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Essaouira Beach Hostel
2.5 out of 5
N 18 Rue Lalla Hasna, Quartier Des Dunes Dublin, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £19 per night
0.86 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Ostello moderno ed accogliente, tra i ragazzi dello staff c'è un clima rilassato e positivo. Nonostante l'inizio dell'attività sia recente, l'organizzazione è eccezionale Ottima la pulizia delle aree comuni, camere e bagni e buona anche la colazione tipica marocchina! Ideale per chi è di passaggio ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2019

Essaouira Beach Hostel
Villa Al-Jaouhara
3.5 out of 5
Douar Ait Sraidi Lhararta, (Route D'Agadir), Essaouira
The price is £149 per night
3.45 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Alors la villa es à l Exterieur d Essaouira mais franchement la propreté des lieux entretien les chambre spatieuse coin piscine barbecue au top à refaire sans hésiter et que dire de la gentillesse de Khadija à l arrive et tous le long de notre séjour un grand merci à elle Pour tous ce qu elle nous ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jun 2018

Villa Al-Jaouhara
Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa
5 out of 5
Domaine Mogador Diabat, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £98 per night
3.07 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (220 reviews)

"We spent an amazing couple retreat , 3 Wonderful nights , we were really impressed by the excellent condition of the facilities . The Staff professionalism was outstanding . We would life to thank Mariam and Basma at the front desk for all the efforts they made to make our stay an unforgettable one. ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul 2020

Sofitel Essaouira Mogador Golf & Spa
Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa sea & spa-MGallery by Sofitel
5 out of 5
Avenue Mohamed V, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £67 per night
0.43 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (522 reviews)

"came here for 4 nights with some friends.the hotel is situated quite close(5mins)from Medina,across the road from the beach.it is advertised as a 5 star,but to be honest,is more 4 star.it has a worn look in some ways-paintwork etc.some of the staff were so so nice,reception staff not so really.when ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa sea & spa-MGallery by Sofitel
Dar Essaada
3.5 out of 5
The price is £72 per night
0.73 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel and incredible hospitality. We felt very welcome and at home!"…"

Reviewed on 13 May 2018

Dar Essaada
Villa Daba
3 out of 5
Douar El Ghazoua, BP 164, Km 8 - Route De Agadir, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night
5.44 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"Great host and wonderful rooms. Everything was clean and nice and owners are very helpful. We stayed for 2 days and we were the only guests during that time, so it was very quite and relaxing. Villa Daba isn't near Essaouira's city centeral, but it is within driving distance. It takes anywhere between ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2019

Villa Daba
Villa Gonatouki
3 out of 5
Tagaydrt - Douar El Ghazoua, Essaouira
The price is £101 per night
4.74 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (108 reviews)

"Extremely friendly and accommodating. Bruno offered us to check out anytime we want and arranged a fishing trip on the spot with his caretaker Mostafa. The road is dirt road for 2 Km otherwise excellent experience"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2019

Villa Gonatouki
Atlas Essaouira & SPA
5 out of 5
Boulevard Mohamed V, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £77 per night
0.94 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (698 reviews)

"Clean and close to everything. Good staff as well who were very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2019

Atlas Essaouira & SPA
Hotel Emeraude Essaouira
2.5 out of 5
228 rue Chbanate, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £32 per night
0.29 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)
Fantastic

"Lovely riad inside the medina and close to the beach. Everything is walking distance and safe. Inside everything was as pictured although the room was bigger than it seemed in the photos. Very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was fantastic and the staff was very accommodating. They allowed us ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Hotel Emeraude Essaouira
Riad Mimouna
4 out of 5
62, Rue D'Oujda, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £51 per night
0.09 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (180 reviews)

"Very helpful, kind staff. Spectacular views from restaurant and rooftop terrace. We had a ocean view "mini-suite". That made it a special treat to have the view, and crashing waves right out of the window. The rooms have limited outlets, and lighting, but that is not a major inconvenience."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Riad Mimouna
Riad Mumtaz Mahal
4 out of 5
5 rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira
The price is £58 per night
0.19 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (94 reviews)
Wow! 10 on 10!

"Oh wow! What do I say about this place. It was an awesome experience, comfortable clean and cozy. This is the most authentic Moroccan/Arabic themed hotel we saw. The Ros are so classy, comfortable and cozy. Well located and away from the extremely noisy places. The terrace area was fantastic with ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Riad Mumtaz Mahal
Riad Sidi Magdoul
2 out of 5
21 Rue Sidi Abdesmih, Essaouira
The price is £21 per night
0.07 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (85 reviews)
Amazing location in clean Riad with lovely staff

"Very friendly and helpful staff who speak good English. The room was very clean. Its an amazing location; very central."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

Riad Sidi Magdoul
Villa Océane
4 out of 5
Douar Lamssassa Lairaiche, Essaouira
The price is £103 per night
1.53 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (15 reviews)
By far the worse villa iv stayed in.

"We were expecting a nice place by judging at the pictures. Butwhen we got there it was completely opposite. The pool was dirty with insects and very cold, no guests bothered going into the pool due to its condition. The rooms very in poor shape, the wall sockets kept coming off when you unplug something. ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan 2020

Villa Océane
Hotel Riad Villa Maroc
3 out of 5
10 Rue Abdellah Ben Yassine, Essaouira
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £143 per night
0.14 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)

"Gorgeous, old fashioned charm, fabulous location and wonderful staff!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2019

Hotel Riad Villa Maroc
Riad Perle D'eau
4 out of 5
64, rue du Koweït, Essaouira
The price is £90 per night
0.15 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (96 reviews)

"A very well located hotel in the center of the Medina on the seaside, loved their breakfast and the view from the roof top terrace where the breakfast was served. Rooms are nicely decorated and well equipped. Also the service was mostly super friendly and staff helpful. However, we had ordered a ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Riad Perle D'eau
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Visiting Essaouira

History buffs will enjoy exploring Essaouira, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This secluded city also attracts tourists with its live music. A top sight in the city is Essaouira Beach.

  • There are 278 hotels and other accommodation options in Essaouira
  • The closest major airport is in Essaouira (ESU-Mogador), 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Essaouira

The city is well known for its live music scene and cultural venues like Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Place Moulay el Hassan, Bordj el Berod, and Skala de la Ville. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Essaouira Beach and Sidi Kaouki Beach.

In Bani Antar, you can choose from 278 hotels and other accommodation choices to make planning easier for your perfect retreat at an affordable rate. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Villa Quieta - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Ryad Watier - Our customers like the quiet location and room size at this riad. Guests who stay at this 3-star riad in Medina can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Riad Chbanate - Guests who stay at this 4-star riad in Medina can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Dressing for Essaouira

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 19°C and the night-time average to be 12°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 21°C during the day and 14°C at night
  • July to September averages 23°C during the day and 18°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 23°C during the day and 12°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Essaouira is 9 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually September and October with an average temperature of 22°C, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 12°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Essaouira?
Villa de l’O is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. It is located a short 2-minute walk from Essaouira Beach. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Dar Rahaothello and Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa sea & spa-MGallery by Sofitel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Essaouira, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Essaouira.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Essaouira?
Based on reviews, Villa Quieta is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Riad Sidi Magdoul and Riad Inna & Watersports Center.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday to Essaouira?
Hotel Riad Villa Maroc is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Dar Loulema and Hotel Riad Benatar.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to Essaouira?
Hotel Riad Villa Maroc is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features comfy beds and 24-hour room service. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Les Terrasses d’Essaouira and Casa Lila & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Essaouira?
Hotel Sahara is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Dar Loulema and Dar ayour appartements.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Essaouira?
Dar Ness is a top beach riad with free breakfast and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your beach trip include Riad Etoile de Mogador and Darzayna. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Essaouira Beach or Sidi Kaouki Beach.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Essaouira?
Palais des Remparts is a 5-star riad with an ocean-view restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Atlas Essaouira & SPA and Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa sea & spa-MGallery by Sofitel are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Essaouira?
Riad Belle Essaouira is a favourite 4-star guesthouse with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Villa Quieta and Riad Mumtaz Mahal are a couple of other boutique hotels.
Where's the best place to stay in Essaouira that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Riad Villa Maroc is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Other choices near historic sites include Les Terrasses d’Essaouira and Riad Chakir Mogador. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Mellah.
What are some accommodations with pools in Essaouira?
Hotel Sahara is a top hotel with an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Villa Quieta and Atlas Essaouira & SPA.

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