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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Riad Villa Maroc

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
10 Rue Abdellah Ben Yassine, Essaouira, 44000, Morocco

3-star beach hotel with spa, near Essaouira Beach
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
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Restrictions related to your trip

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  • Gorgeous, old fashioned charm, fabulous location and wonderful staff!Nov 22, 2019
  • A beautiful hotel in the Médina near the port. Our room was lovely and clean, a comfy bed…Oct 11, 2019

Hotel Riad Villa Maroc

  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Suite
  • Room, Sea View
  • Family Room

What’s around Hotel Riad Villa Maroc


  • In Medina
  • Essaouira Beach - 4 min walk
  • Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum - 3 min walk
  • Place Moulay el Hassan - 3 min walk
  • Mellah - 5 min walk
  • Skala de la Ville - 5 min walk
  • Skala du Port - 6 min walk
  • Bordj el Berod - 3 mi / 4.8 km

Getting around

  • Essaouira (ESU-Mogador) - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 21 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Morocco may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

  • Train station pick-up*


  • Onsite self parking (MAD 20 per day)

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Year Built - 1875
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Oriental Spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Traditional Restaurant - This family restaurant specializes in Moroccan cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Hotel Riad Villa Maroc’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Riad Maroc
  • Hotel Riad Villa Maroc Essaouira
  • Hotel Riad Villa Maroc Hotel Essaouira
  • Hotel Riad Villa Maroc
  • Hotel Riad Villa Maroc Essaouira
  • Hotel Villa Maroc
  • Riad Villa Maroc
  • Riad Villa Maroc Essaouira
  • Villa Maroc Riad
  • Hotel Riad Villa Maroc Hotel


Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: MAD 450
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: MAD 225 (from 2 to 10 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: MAD 1100
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: MAD 550 (from 2 to 10 years old)
  • Resort fee: MAD 26 per person, per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs MAD 20 per day

Rollaway beds are available for MAD 300.0 per day

Cribs/Infant beds are available for MAD 150.0 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MAD 200 per vehicle (one-way)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Riad Villa Maroc

  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Riad Villa Maroc?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Hotel Riad Villa Maroc?
    Yes. Self parking costs MAD 20 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Riad Villa Maroc?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Riad Villa Maroc?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Riad Villa Maroc?
    Yes, Traditional Restaurant offers Moroccan cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Shyadma's Vegan Food (3-min walk), Caravane Cafe (3-min walk), and Les Alizes (4-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Riad Villa Maroc?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is MAD 200 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do at Hotel Riad Villa Maroc and nearby?
    Hotel Riad Villa Maroc has a spa and a Turkish bath, as well as a garden.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 30 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
I stayed here 20 years ago and was so pleased to see that the style of the hotel had not changed at all. It is a relaxing and calm place to stay. The food is excellent and the friendly staff are very helpful. The bar area was a great place to meet other guests before dinner.
gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful Riad in old part of town
Villa Maroc is a beautiful hotel in the Medina of Essaouira, next to the port, with a stunning view from its terrace. The rooms are beautifully and individually decorated, as are the commons areas. Service is impeccable and the food delicious. Definitety recommended!
Ann, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect location inside the Médina, yet with amazing views over the port, plaza and beach. The conversion of several riads into a beautiful hotel provides an authentic Moroccan experience yet with superb comfort and convenience. The rooftop breakfast is very special, as are the fireside dinners, each dining group cozily placed beside their own real fire. It was a special experience being here in early spring when we could enjoy warm sun-filled days walking the beach, Médina walls and Souks, yet have warm candlelit dinners in the cool evenings. The Moroccan/Swiss owners do a fantastic job mixing the best of their cultures to provide such a tranquil and homely environment. We definitely hope to return one day.
us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Centrally located stylish clean riad
I booked the Family Suite for 4 people which is so big that it could pass for a house. Sitting room downstairs with a fireplace and one toilet. Walking upstairs from the middle on to two opposite sides. One double bed on one side open like a studio flat with only a curtain to block the view from the opposite side where there is a room with a door and two twin beds inside. The twin beds are not narrow but a bit 'short' for adults. Nevertheless the lighting in this room is bright and pleasant. We stayed here for one night and I got lost every time I left the room. I know I do not have a good sense of direction but I literally had to ask for direction to the reception. This hotel is made up by two connecting riads so there are many walking up and down as well as turning left and right. This riad is beautiful and the staff is nice. Upon my request the lady at the reception arranged a log fire to keep the room warm for us while we went out for dinner. Water hot enough and pressure strong. To be fair we only stayed here for one night we did not have enough time to get familiar with the hotel.
Yena, hk1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Elegant converted Riad in a perfect spot to explore the Medina. Wonderful views from the roof terraces where you take breakfast. Staff couldn't be friendlier or more helpful
Andy, gb7 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Comfortable, Cosy and Very Welcoming.
What a wonderful place. A traditional Riad, well four Riads actually combined to make one big one, with amazing decor, a haven of peace in the busy Medina, and an amazing rooftop terrace where we had a DELICIOUS breakfast every morning, Traditional Morroccan fare, with eggs to order if desired. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the decor was lovely, a really great stay. Cool indoors which was not unwelcome as it was hot outside.
Emma, gb2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Their website is very misleading, we booked through Expedia and when clicking on the hotel details it said ‘free breakfast’ when we arrived the receptionist told us we had free breakfast and times etc, some time later she came to tell we did not have free breakfast, the next day we had emailed the details which clearly stated free breakfast, we went to reception to sort it out, but were made to feel very embarrassed in front of other guests being told no breakfast, they even admitted they sometimes made errors on their website, not our concern, they should have honoured it. Also although I know it does not say they have a pool, but on their website there is a picture of one, so my error, but misleading, but of course you can go to their other hotel that does actually have a pool and it’s only £25 per person, wow, oh but it does include lunch. The riad itself is very lovely, although our room no. 14, was very dark and damp, so be aware and sometimes there’s was a slightly sewerage smell in the bathroom
dwayne, gb7 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Very authentic experience Hotel is very well located.
gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect location, lovely hotel
Beautiful hotel in the perfect location within the medina but right near the beach. Gorgeously appointed hotel with excellent breakfast and dinner. Spa was great-- large and lots of options Unfortunately, there is no pool but the sister property is 15-mins drive away with a large outdoor pool, BBQ, and beautiful garden property
CL, us4 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Stunning property in Medina
Lovely property consisting of four riads joined together. In Medina with sea views from the large roof terrace. Full of character and all staff friendly, professional and willing to go the extra mile. Breakfasts are exceptional consisting of muesli, yogurt, fresh fruit, cheese with tomatoes & olives, eggs any which way, pancakes, pastries,breads & jams together with freshly squeezed orange juice & an endless supply of (real) coffee or tea. Our double room was spacious with a queen size bed with extremely comfortable mattress & a large walk in shower. Our linen was changed daily & we always had fresh flowers (in a vase & on the bed!) We had a day at their country house which was lovely with heated swimming pool, beautiful gardens (peacocks included) & barbecue lunch.
Bluebird, gb7 night trip

Hotel Riad Villa Maroc