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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Experience the traditional Moroccan hospitality and find a home away from home at Riad Baoussala in Essaouira. Just south of the city, the guest home is located inside a luscious gum tree forest, adding a natural element to an already eco-friendly structure. Riad Baoussala is an eco-lodge, meaning it’s designed specifically with its surrounding environment in mind. The riad touts...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had originally booked the Red Room for three nights, but ended up staying four nights because we were so comfortable. The rooms of this cosy Riad are all individually styled, giving a unique flavour to one's stay, and the buildings and grounds are designed/landscaped for style and comfort. The staff is exceptionally friendly and kind - and Leah and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Baoussala for the first time with our young family of four (a 3 year old and a 3 month old baby) and their grandparents. This was the best and most relaxing that we have had with kid(s). Dominique and her staff were very hospitable, providing us with care and amenities to make sure we had a lovely...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliantly run extended family style Riad, down a dubious looking dirt Road, a beautiful oasis of calm and serenity. Fresh food available virtually all day in this 6 bedroomed home. Each room has a open fire if morrocan nights are cold. A free Hamman, heated pool and total relaxation made my stay rejuvenating particularly after a superb massage given by...

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Paris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying an Baoussala is a truly lovely experience. Lovely hostess Dominique and her team make sure you very at home and very comfortable. The small scale nature of the accomodation allows for great flexibility. It was easy to plan for the needs of our two small children ( 2 & 4). Kids meals at kids times were provided with love....

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Travelling to Baoussala for the third time in three years, we were afraid we would miss the excitement of discovering a new place. Our anxiety was very short lived as Dominique and her wonderful team ensorcelled us again with their customary charm and hospitality. Rooms were well appointed, food/menu was customizable and delicious, and the various encounters+activities were wonderful. Baoussala...

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

We understand your point of you, of course no more surprise when you come so often to Baoussala, but still... we always try to improve with new decoration, new food, new music ! It is good to hear your kind words and recomandation ! Thank you so much L&D

London
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have just returned from an amazing 3 days at Riad Baoussala. From the moment we arrived we felt completely welcomed, relaxed and looked after. Leah, Dominique and all the staff offer great service and nothing is too much to ask. The riad itself is truly beautiful, colourful gardens, quiet spaces to relax, as well as friendly donkeys! We will...

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, it is a real pleasure to read your feedbackand we hope to see you again soon on Baoussala ! L&D

London
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stayed here for 11 nights in November. Having a 3 month old baby and taking her abroad for the first time we were very anxious to make sure that we stayed in the 'right' accommodation in the 'right' location. Well we couldn't have made a better choice with Riad Baoussala! Dominique has created an oasis - a home from...

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

What a nice and complete review ! Thank you Carly ! it was not a problem at all to take care of your adorable baby, our staff loves kids, and in Morocco Baby are like gem ! We hope to see the 3 of you very soon again L&D

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Everything about this riad is just excellent. Comfortable, great amenities, charming hosts and staff and terrific food. Great value there are fantastic touches like breakfast at any time, food and drink of a very high standard, comfortable and attractive rooms, a hammam, great pool, massage, lovely gardens and warm and sunny. Best of all are the staff accommodating and cheerful...

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dominiquebaoussala, Directeur général at Riad Baoussala, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, you have understand the way Baoussala is, it is home away from home, and the whole staff do it with the soul ! thank you and see you soon, L&D

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We needed to relax, sleep, eat and generally unwind and chose the sunshine of Morocco and the tranquillity of Baoussala. It fitted the bill perfectly. Can properly relax here, treat the place like home and you can be as sociable or not with other guests as you want. There are places all over the site to hang out, whether you...

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Thank you very much for your really detailled review about your experience at Baoussala! we hope to see you coming back soon !

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riad Baoussala is a lovely house situated in the nature, 9 kilometers south of Essaouira, and near by the wild beaches of Sidi Kaouki. This charming hotel is composed of 3 rooms and 3 suites, all differents, comfortables and stylish, they offer a quiet and peacefull atmosphere.From the gardens to the roof terraces, the pool to the Hammam, with your family of just as a couple, the Riad Baoussala is the perfect place to chill out and enjoy a stay near Essaouira.The pool is now heated at 28° all year arround thanks to an ecologique system. We offer a free access to the Hammam and we propose scrubs and massages upon request.Dominique, Leah and their team welcome you in this uncommom place where modernity and tradition are mixed for your pleasure! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Baoussala

Address: Douar El Ghazoua, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $119 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Baoussala 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Riad Baoussala Essaouira
Riad Baoussala Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#3 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“Ask for their advice before choosing a room. Mosquito plugs are provided.”
 of 5 bubbles Carly_Dawn, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms looked great - we were in red room which was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles gp280216, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“blue Suite is super”
 of 5 bubbles juliapI5226LU, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“only six rooms which are all different to suit needs”
 of 5 bubbles lesleyo797, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the hammam suite, which we adored”
 of 5 bubbles jeremyseal, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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