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Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection

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Ely, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good position on ocean front. But extensive highway works right outside. Rooms dated but ok. Slow reception check in. Breakfast and restaurant service excellant. Every room pool facing has its own balcony but no privacy from adjacent balconies. Indoor and outdoor pools ok. Facilities poor. Very close to medina and fortified battlements and fishing docks. Didn't wander far after... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Le Medina is a large modern Sofitel “Chain” hotel with traditional Moroccan features. Le Medina is on the seafront, set in a perfect location close to the Medina, port, beach and lots of local restaurants. It only takes about 5 minutes to walk to the medina walls and a couple more to the port. We were greeted by the friendly... More 

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Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Nick, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Médina Essaouira Thalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery by Sofitel-. I'm very happy to read that you found our room large and clean. Our staff is our wealth and it's always a pleasure to read that our team is friendly. Your satisfaction and the recognition of our... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous hotel with an impeccable service level of the front office. The welcome in this hotel was one of the best or may be just the best I ever experienced. And they keep being on top off everything during our whole stay. Always friendly and very willing to help. But, this excludes the service at the pool. The guy was... More 

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Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Ruchama, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Médina Essaouira Thalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery By Sofitel-. I'm delighted to read that you found our hotel gorgeous and the welcome was one of the best or may be just the best you ever experienced. At Médina Essaouira Thalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery by Sofitel-,... More 

Littleborough, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has a great location across the road from the town's main swimming beach. This is enhanced by the fact that traffic is now banned from this section of the corniche where full paving and pedestrianisation is being undertaken. The rooms are large, the beds are comfortable and we had a room with a terrace which overlooked the pool.... More 

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Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Médina Essaouira Thalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery by Sofitel-. Thank you for your beautiful description of our rooms and compliments regarding our staff. It's always a pleasure to read that you liked our beds 'MyBed' and that you found our employees friendly. Please rest assured... More 

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59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We post reviews here because we use TripAdvisor to filter our choices of where to stay/eat so it's only fair that we post our thoughts too. If I were old enough to be a hippy it would be karmic (my wife thinks that I am old enough). Reading some of the reviews of Le Medina one would not rush here,... More 

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Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Greeting from Essaouira and thank you for your kind comment regarding your last stay at MédinaThalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery by Sofitel-. Honestly, I could hardly give a better description of our hotel and facilities. As you said, some of reviews of the hotel are far away from reality and not constructive, so taking his comments into consideration... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our last two nights in Morocco and we had a lovely time in this hotel, rooms were nice, bathroom well appointed, balcony with great water views. Essaouira is known as the windy city and can get quite cold even in the summer. Lovely pool, full spa services, great breakfast. Lots of little spaces to relax.

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Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Rona, Greetings from the Médina Essaouira Thalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery by Sofitel-. Thank you for your comment, we are proud to read that you had a lovely time in our hotel, and that you found our room nice, well appointed, balcony with great water views. We sincerely hope you'll have the opportunity to visit us again and if... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Le medina is a stone's throw from all the restaurants and markets and has a good pool to relax by at any time of day. The rooms are clean, beds are huge and comfortable, and the staff all friendly and polite.

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Thank Sarah H
Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Thank your for taking the time to share your experience at Médina Essaouira Thalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery by Sofitel-. It's a pleasure to read that you found our location great, The hotel is located facing the sea and a 5 minute walk from the beatiful medina of Mogador. Your satisfaction and the recognition of our staff quality,... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This wasn't our first choice of hotel so I suppose that didn't help. However, the welcome was not particularly welcoming and then the key to our room didn't work - even the housekeeper had a job getting in. Once inside, the safe didn't work and the door to the balcony didn't lock. Not a good start. We were eventually upgraded... More 

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Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Twinter, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feeadback regarding your last stay in Essaouira. We are sorry to read that we couldn't meet your expectations and thank your for raising the different points. We are glad to read that you did appreciate the upgrade and that you’ve found our breakfast very good "- lots of... More 

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The first thing that struck us as we arrived was the furnishings and decor in the foyer of this hotel, beautiful colours and designs. Lots of artwork and taking centre stage a Pink Piano! Seated and offered the traditional Mint Tea our booking details were confirmed. Our room was spacious, two double wardrobes - plenty of hanging space for our... More 

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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great place to stay if you want to be across from the beach and a five minute walk to the medina and port. Hotel was very welcoming with Moroccan tea and biscuits. Staff were friendly. Rooms are clean and offer a turn down service at night. Although the foreshore is currently busy with new footpaths being created, you can still... More 

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Mohamed A, Directeur général at Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear Leilah, Thank you for your great comment regarding your last stay at Médina Essaouira Thalassa Sea & Spa -MGallery by Sofitel-. It's always a pleasure to read that you liked our welcome ritual and that you found our staff friendly and rooms were clean. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Reminiscent of a sumptuous Moroccan riad, the facade of the Sofitel Thalassa Essaouira is painted the traditional red of Mogador. Set on the coast, close to the medina, this charming luxury hotel furnished with thuja and lemon wood cabinets, provides direct access to a luxury thalassotherapy centre. Enjoy an unforgettable leisure and fitness break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection

Address: Avenue Mohamed V, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $95 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection 5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea And Spa - Mgallery Collection
Accor Thalassa Essaouira
Sofitel Essaouira
Essaouira Sofitel
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Essaouira
#7 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#17 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#19 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“Pool view rooms have much nicer balconies”
 of 5 bubbles twinter808, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for pool or ocean view. Garden view may be blocked by planting - there is no garden to view!”
 of 5 bubbles heatherdsansom8, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for floor 4 sea view rooms above reception will see the port and Old town”
 of 5 bubbles 556jonask, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view was nice to wake up to!”
 of 5 bubbles ARHawkins3259, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If the roadworks are concern, book a room surrounding the outdoor pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 507ravis, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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