The 15 best Hotels in Essaouira

Following a comprehensive review of reputable blogs and magazines, , we have 
compiled a selection of the best-recommended, the 15 best hotels in Essaouira, Morocco.
Here is our list of top-notch accommodation choices.
Wishing you a delightful journey!

Hotel Atlas Essaouira & Spa

Rated 7.9 in 1.563 reviews.
“The rooms were big. We had a balcony room and had beautiful sunset views. Pool area was very nice. Close to walk to the Medina.We did not eat at the hotel.” - Guest review

Situated along the beachfront in Essaouira, this 5-star hotel boasts two swimming pools, a fitness center, and a spa featuring a hammam. The establishment provides air-conditioned guest rooms, some of which come with a balcony. Show full description



Riad EspritBleu Essaouira

Rated 9.2 in 87 reviews.
“Great location, beautifully appointed, fantastic staff and a great rooftop breakfast.” -- Guest review

Recently refurbished, Riad EspritBleu provides accommodations with shared lounge and barbecue facilities in the heart of Essaouira. This eco-friendly riad is centrally located, just a 7-minute walk from Plage d’Essaouira and 3.7 miles from Golf de Mogador. The riad offers airport transfers and a bicycle rental service.Show full description


Essaouira Beach Hostel

Rated 8.5 in 1.565 reviews.
Everything!! Amazing atmosphere and staff. Everyone was very helpful, the free breakfast was delicious, and the rooftops terraces were awesome! The beds were super comfy, great pillows, and the black out curtains were perfect! Seriously one the...” -- Guest review

Situated in Essaouira, just a 3-minute stroll from Plage d’Essaouira, Essaouira Beach Hostel offers concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi, and a terrace. The hostel features a shared kitchen, room service, and currency exchange for the convenience of guests. Show full description


Heure Bleue Palais - Relais & Châteaux

Rated 8.9 in 436 reviews.
“Everything about this property is amazing. The location is extraordinarily convenient. This is not a glitzy and modern tourist resort hotel. It is a step back to an age of gentility and civility. And my experience for Christmas Eve dinner, and...” -- Guest review

This opulent hotel showcases a terrace boasting a heated outdoor pool with sweeping panoramic vistas of the Medina and the sea. Centrally located in Essaouira, it is a mere 1312 feet from the beach.Show full description


Hotel Le Médina Essaouira Thalassa sea & spa – Mgallery

Rated 8.1 in 1.064 reviews.
“I loved the style and architecture of the hotel blending Moorish and Art Deco details as well as more contemporary features. The main restaurant and the U-shaped pool courtyard as well as the Thalasso pool really stood out by their understated...” -- Guest review

Located on the seafront, just a 5-minute stroll from Essaouira Port, this hotel is centered around an expansive outdoor swimming pool. It boasts spa facilities, three restaurants, two bars, and complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas.Show full description


Maison Kasba Bonheur & Bien etre Emma & Gilles

Rated 9.3 in 104 reviews.
“I loved the atmosphere! Emma, Gilles and Fatima were so warm, welcoming and friendly. The whole breakfast experience was extraordinary : food, how it was served, the dining room, the conversations with the hosts. I loved everything in this home!...” -- Guest review

Situated in Essaouira, Maison Kasba Bonheur & Bien-être Emma & Gilles offers accommodation featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. The property includes a bar and on-site dining facilities, with Viewpoint located 6.2 miles away.Show full description


Riad Chbanate Essaouira

Rated 9.6 in 449 reviews.
“beautiful riad, well located, delicious dinner and breakfast, lovely rooms, but what made it really exceptional was the kind. thoughtful, and gracious staff!” -- Guest review

Nestled on the city wall, this charming riad boasts a rooftop terrace with captivating views of Essaouira’s historic medina. The generously sized guest rooms showcase elegant Moroccan design and feature a fireplace for added comfort.Show full description


Riad Dar Abi Essaouira

Rated 9.4 in 192 reviews.
“Fatima was an ANGELIC host. No questions asked—if you’re going to visit, stay at her riad. Our room was so neatly cleaned every morning, the bathroom is huge, the facilities are immaculate and gorgeous (ask her about the antiques!). Not to mention...” -- Guest review

Riad Dar Abi offers rooms with private terraces in the heart of Essaouira. The bed and breakfast provides a private entrance for the convenience of its guests. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, full-day security, and complimentary Wi-Fi.Show full description


Riad Dar Maya Essaouira

Rated 9.1 in 414 reviews.
“The property is stunning with beautiful rooftop views. The building was secure with people at the door consistently making it feel very safe. We loved our stay and suite at Riad Dar Maya.”-- Guest review

Situated in the heart of the historic center, Riad Dar Maya is a luxurious guest house offering a rooftop terrace, a hot tub, and a library. Guests can indulge in additional amenities such as a steam bath or massage treatments, available at an extra cost.Show full description


Riad Lyon-Mogador Essaouira

Rated 9.1 in 782 reviews.
“Most beautiful views of the medina in Essaouira. Rooftop is amazing. Camille, Jean Charles and the staff were very nice and helpful with their recommendations and services.” -- Guest review

This delightful 18th-century riad, spread across four levels, boasts authentic decor in its fully equipped rooms, each featuring a private bathroom.Show full description


Riad Salmiya Dune Essaouira

Rated 9.4 in 473 reviews.
“Best place to stay in Essaouira, Great host, and close to the beach. Delicious breakfasts!”-- Guest review

Situated just 5 minutes from the beach in Essaouira, Riad Salmiya Dune offers free high-speed internet throughout the property via optical fiber.

Each room is equipped with a private bathroom, featuring a bath or shower.Show full description


Ryad Watier & SPA Essaouira

Rated 9.7 in 312 reviews.
“Absolutely everything!! The staff, all women which I loved, were all kind, helpful, full of tips and recommendations. The breakfast, tea, cookies, everything was superb. Our kids loved the cats of the house. My daughter wanted to stay there...”-- Guest review

Nestled in the heart of Essaouira’s medina, Ryad Watier & SPA provides an exceptional setting for a leisurely and tranquil sojourn.

Housed within a renovated traditional Moroccan residence, Ryad Watier & SPA seamlessly combines modern comfort with the preservation of distinctive architectural features. The ryad boasts 10 bright and stylish rooms, each adorned with a unique decor.Show full description


Suite Azur Hotel Essaouira

Rated 8.9 in 764 reviews.
“The hotel is well situated to ramble around the old medina. Very quiet. Great rooftop view. The breakfast was one of the best we had in our 17 day trip through Morocco.” -- Guest review

Offering a shared lounge, terrace, and a restaurant, Suite Azur Hotel is centrally located in Essaouira, just an 8-minute walk from Plage d’Essaouira. The property features a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, room service, and complimentary WiFi.Show full description


Surf HouseMaroc Essaouira

Rated 9.2 in 330 reviews.
“The setup, relaxed atmosphere, and access to the kitchen. The views of the ocean were superb. You look down at the surf, licking the seemingly endless beach below. I hope to come back soon.”-- Guest review

Situated in Essaouira, 12 miles from Golf de Mogador, Surf House Maroc offers accommodations with amenities such as a garden, complimentary private parking, a terrace, and an on-site restaurant. The property features a shared kitchen and provides free WiFi.Show full description


Villa Quieta Essaouira

Rated 9.4 in 474 reviews.
“Beautiful hotel, very comfortable rooms and a very helpful staff.” -- Guest review

Featuring complimentary WiFi, Villa Quieta is situated in Essaouira, offering free private parking on the premises.

Each unit is equipped with a private bathroom that includes a bath or shower, along with bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. Towels and bed linen are provided.Show full description

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