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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really liked this place. Very welcoming upon arrival, and we ate breakfast here each morning. The room was beautiful and I could not get over how amazing the hotel interior was. It's the perfect location too. The restaurant seemed a bit expensive, even by the standard of some of the high end dining in Marrakech, so we did not... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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255 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel feels like an enclave. Behind the white walls and big doors from the busy medina street its all hushed calm, pot plants and lots of tiling. Its just inside the gates from the south side of the medina. All of the rooms appear to be opening onto an internal courtyard with a pool, bar terrace on the roof.... More 

Thank Casa62
f_laustriat, General Manager at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

"on behalf of the team Heure Bleue, thank you for your nice comment. .we are going to share with the breakfast team your comment in order to improve the détails. we wait for the pleasure to welcome you again at Heure Bleue Palais " More 

Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building itself is beautiful, with a large inner courtyard and nice rooftop pool and bar. Very beatify sitting room where pre-dinner drinks are served. Well-decorated rooms in "african" style, with lots of dark wood, tiled floor. We had a standard room (the smallest category) which I thought was on the smaller side, even comparing it to other riads we... More 

Thank Andreas S
f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review
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Merci beaucoup pour votre commentaire. Nous prenons très au sérieux votre impression sur le service dans le restaurant et nous... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building was stunning and we were welcommed with fresh juice and biscuits. We were given a tour of the facilities before going to our room which was ready even though we arrived at midday. Majority of staff were very polite and friendly. However, what has stopped me giving it 5* was the breakfast service. 1st morning we arrived at... More 

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

The whole team of Heure Bleue thank you for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. we will do our best to improve the little details. I hope to see you soon in our Riad ! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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151 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I arrived at this hotel I felt like many other commentators. My room seemed tired and in need of a refresh. But after a day or so I began to appreciate what it is and what it is not. The staff is wonderful, the interior courtyard is beautiful, the cuisine (breakfast and the Moroccan dinners) are wonderful. The views... More 

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your comment. We really appreciate and we do hope to welcome you again in Heure Bleue Palais More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly staff, the pool on the roof top is amazing, and nice terraces! The food was good too. All in all could not say anything bad at all about this hotel, very good if you are looking to be in the middle of everything in essouira!

Thank Christopher H
f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, it's true that being in the Medina gives a very special atmosphere. And the heated pool is something unique! we wait for the pleasure of seeing you soon at L'Heure Bleue More 

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51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very unique place in the world. We stayed for two nights and felt sad when we left. What is great: The location - an old palace at the outside of the medina just behind the wall and a city gatl. You can actually drive to it, they have a private parking outside the gate. The service: warm... More 

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. thank you especially to be very precise and objective in your comments. Towels for the terrace will be delivered this week, thankfully! We all hope to see you soon and will be delighted to welcome you again at Heure Bleue Palais. More 

Hong Kong, China
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57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Honestly, is such a sleepy seaside town heure-bleue is a lovely escape, which lights up at night. Lovely rooftop pool, but it just lacks a bit of life. We felt like we are the only people in the place which meant no-one was serving on the roof. The room, which was sizeable smelt musty, like it hadnt been used for... More 

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions with us - we do value and respect every guest's opinion and as such I'm truly sorry that you found nothing to like in Esaaouira or at Heure Bleue Palais. From my own point of view, I love managing this unique house as well as working with a team that... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel has a beautiful inside garden. The bar is very impressive and the breakfast was very good. The staff was nice and inviting. But- the room that we stayed in had no windows and although the staff lid a scented candle - it had a moldy smell of a room without a window. To be correct - there was... More 

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed our Hotel. It is true that the tradition of the riad is that the windows on the outside is virtually nonexistent because it protects from the outside, the sun, wind, noise and crowds. The windows overlook the patio. The atmosphere of our rooms is subdued. This is the principe... More 

Darwin, Australia
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49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed in a Premium suite on the third floor, which has a separate lounge area and office space, as well as minibar. The bed is king sized, very comfortable, and there is plenty of wardrobe space. The bathroom is large and well designed,with bath, separate shower and toilet, all designed in marble. The staff are very helpful and friendly.... More 

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

All team of Heure Bleue joins me in thanking you for your very kind words about our beautiful home. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon to share good times! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A masterpiece of the Essaouira medina...this palace of marvels lies in the heart of this town loved by artists and aventurers alike. The panoramic outdoor pool on the terrasse overlopks the medina and the ocean. the cuisine offers a subtle blend of french and Moroccan influences ... more   less 

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Address: 2 Rue Ibn Batouta | Bab Marrakech, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: RM640 - RM1,474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — L'Heure Bleue Palais 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
l`Heure Bleue Palais Hotel Essaouira
l`Heure Bleue Palais And Spa
l Heure Bleue Palais Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Essaouira
#4 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#11 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#23 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“We were on the side that faces the busy city road outside the main gate. It seemed loud at first, but quieted down after 10pm.”
 of 5 bubbles davidX6295RW, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Better get a higher tier room”
 of 5 bubbles Moreyoucando1, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The premium suites on the third floor are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles ntflyingdoc, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“One looking away from the central courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles philippah391, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Calm, Elegance, Pool with views, Gastronomy”
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