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Riad El Pacha

21, Rue Abderrahamane Eddak, Essaouira, Morocco


  • 86%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

Property Information:

Riad El Pacha or governor Riad is built in the 18th century to be the palace of the governor of Essaouira in that time. Purchased by European youth in the late 70s, this jewel of the Arab Andalusian architecture becomes the first hostel in Essaouira. A meeting place for the musicians (jimi hendrix , cat stevens )and artists and writers for all the world

It is located in a beautiful riad renovated typical Moroccan. Despite its central location in the middle of the medina, you will experience our hotel as a quiet place of recreation

Our hostel is distinct from its outstanding service and beautiful rooms that have a typical Moroccan architecture. And a terrace with sea view

Our rooms are combined style of traditional Moroccan and modern European, we offer a wide range of room type: private rooms for dormitories.

Ideally located in the heart of the medina of Essaouira, Riad El Pacha allows easy access to many cultural and tourist sites such as the port, fish market, many arts and craft businesses and the place where the Gnawa music festival in the world takes place each year.

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  • Latest Review

    Double room was nice enough and food provided was delicious. Riad was hard to find (must walk as its in the old medina) without clear signs and the alleyway looked particularly dodgy at night. Some interesting looking ppl 'smoking' and hanging out at the front didnt help. Booked an ensuite but upon arrival, they had given both booked nights to someone else.Bathroom Facilities were limited and questionable buts its that old saying, you get what you pay for. For the cost and location, it was good!
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Wii


  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Riad El Pacha Located at 21, Rue Abderrahamane Eddak, , Essaouira.
Riad El Pacha
Essaouira 44000 21, Rue Abderrahamane Eddak
82% 384
31.5143861 -9.7706329
Riad El Pacha
    Rooms available     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     Standard 4 Bed Male Dorm     Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm     Standard 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 3 Bed Private Ensuite     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Deluxe 3 Bed Private Ensuite     Standard 7 Bed Private Ensuite     Standard 10 Bed Mixed Dorm
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