Exterior view, Riad Chbanate in Essaouira
Superior Double Room, Riad Chbanate in Essaouira
a large swimming pool in a hotel room, Riad Chbanate in Essaouira
Lobby, Riad Chbanate in Essaouira
Lobby, Riad Chbanate in Essaouira
Interior view, Riad Chbanate in Essaouira
a dining room table with a balcony overlooking the ocean, Riad Chbanate in Essaouira

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240 reviews

240 reviews

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Location rating score

Excellent location
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Rafia Craft

210 m

Le Souk

260 m


270 m

Spice Souq

270 m

Chaim Pinto Synagogue

330 m

Closest landmarks
Fikra Shop in Morocco

340 m

Galerie La Rochelle

400 m

Espace Othello

440 m

Afous Argan

510 m

Association Tilal des Arts Plastiques

530 m


Riad Chbanate

Essaouira City Center, Essaouira, Morocco - See map

Conveniently situated in the Essaouira City Center part of Essaouira, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options.


Sparkling clean

Top Value

Front desk [24-hour]

Excellent room comfort & quality

Airport transfer

This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call

Airport transfer

Pets allowed

Car park

Shuttle service

Hot tub

Fitness center


Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Value for money8.0
Distance to city center1 km
Location rating8.0

Rooms available at Riad Chbanate

Superior Double Room
  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 queen bed
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Comfort Double Room
  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 queen bed
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Superior Suite with Panoramic View
  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 king bed
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Romantic Suite
  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
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Comfort Suite
  • Room size: 27 m²/291 ft²
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Suite with Panoramic View
  • Room size: 44 m²/474 ft²
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Dar Les Sirenes
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        Suite Single Room
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          Frequently asked questions

          What time is check-in and check-out at Riad Chbanate?

          Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The riad offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

          How do I get to Riad Chbanate?

          Riad Chbanate is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the riad know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Riad Chbanate also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the riad. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Riad Chbanate has a car park available for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Essaouira with private transportation, the riad can arrange car rental for you.

          What is the smoking policy at Riad Chbanate?

          Riad Chbanate does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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          240 reviews
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          More about Riad Chbanate

          More about Riad Chbanate

          Set on the city wall, this beautiful riad offers a rooftop terrace overlooking the old medina of Essaouira. Its spacious guest rooms are elegantly decorated with Moroccan design and a fireplace. All of the air-conditioned rooms at the Riad Chbanate are also equipped with a TV and a luxurious bathroom with bathtub. They all overlook the riad’s indoor patio. A continental breakfast is served every morning and can be enjoyed in the guest rooms. The bar and the cosy lounge rooms are ideal to relax. The 24-hour front desk provides tour desk and car rental services. Riad Chbanate is just a few minutes’ walk from the beach and 100 metres from Place bab Marrakesh.

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          Amenities and facilities



          Languages spoken
          • English
          • Arabic
          • French
          • Spanish
          • Bicycles
          Internet access
          • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
          • Internet
          • Internet services
          • Wi-Fi in public areas
          Things to do, ways to relax
          • Canoeing
          • Fishing
          • Fitness center
          • Hiking
          • Horseback riding
          • Hot tub
          • Massage
          • Pub crawl
          • Snorkeling
          • Solarium
          • Tours
          • Wind surfing
          Cleanliness and safety
          • Anti-viral cleaning products
          • Body thermometer
          • Breakfast in room
          • Cashless payment service
          • Doctor/nurse on call
          • First aid kit
          • Free face masks
          • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
          • Hand sanitizer
          • Hot water linen and laundry washing
          • Individually-wrapped food options
          • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
          • Room sanitization opt-out available
          • Rooms sanitized between stays
          • Safe dining setup
          • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
          • Shared stationery removed
          • Staff trained in safety protocol
          • Temperature check for guests and staff
          Dining, drinking, and snacking
          • Alternative meal arrangement
          • Bar
          • Coffee shop
          • Restaurants
          • Room service
          • Snack bar
          Services and conveniences
          • Air conditioning in public area
          • Currency exchange
          • Food delivery
          • Heating in public area
          • Invoice provided
          • Laundry service
          • Luggage storage
          • Meeting/banquet facilities
          • Safety deposit boxes
          • Smoking area
          • Terrace
          For the kids
          • Babysitting service
          • Kids meal
          Land sports
          • Golf course (within 3 km)
          • CCTV in common areas
          • CCTV outside property
          • Fire extinguisher
          • Front desk [24-hour]
          • Non-smoking rooms
          • Pets allowed
          • Security [24-hour]
          Getting around
          • Airport transfer
          • Car park [on-site]
          • Rental car
          • Shuttle service

          Food and dining

          Restaurants on site
          • Cuisine: Moroccan
          • Menu: Buffet


          179, Chbanate, Essaouira City Center, Essaouira, Morocco, 44000


          Property policies

          Children and extra beds

          Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

          All children are welcome.

          Children 0-2 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
          Guests 3 years and older are considered as adults
          Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
          • Please note that there is no charge for children aged 0 – 2 years old. Extra bed is available for children aged 3 - 12 years old with charge. No extra bed is available for adults. Only 3 room types: Souira, Bereber, and Tyfina can provide extra bed.
          • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

          House rules

          INTERNET WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge. PARKING Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable. PETS Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges. CHILDREN AND EXTRA BED POLICY Children of any age are allowed. Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an available cot. Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an existing bed. Children from 3 years old to 12 years old stay for € 40 per person per night when using an existing bed. People 3 years old and over stay for € 40 per person per night when using an available extra bed. Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management. Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

          Some helpful facts

          • Check-in from15:00
          • Check-in until21:00
          • Check-out from07:30
          • Check-out until12:00
          Getting around
          • Distance from city center1 km
          • Travel time to airport (minutes)20
          The property
          • License Id / Local Tax ID/ Entity Name44000MH0465

          Property announcements

          Please inform Riad Chbanate in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

          Reviews of Riad Chbanate from real guests

          Provided by verified guests of Agoda
          Value for money8.0
          High score for Essaouira
          9+ Exceptional (1)
          8-9 Excellent (0)
          7-8 Very Good (0)
          6-7 Good (0)
          <6 Below Expectation (0)
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          Joan from Spain
          Comfort Double Room
          Stayed 1 night in March 2016

          One of the best rooms i've been to”

          We had a lovely night in Riad Chbanate - room was cosy, warm and had excellent amenities (fire place, romantic bathtub, etc.). Def recommend it

          Reviewed May 09, 2016

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