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“We love the Heure Bleue Palais for being so different to standard hotels. This superb Relais & Châteaux property makes you really feel like you're in a private home, and the service reflects that. The location is brilliant, right next to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Medina, so you can easily head back to comfort after a day of walking the ancient streets. We definitely recommend evening drinks on the rooftop terrace where you not only look over Essaouira, but also the beach.”
In the laidback seaside town of Essaouira, Morocco, within the walls of the medina, lies this luxury boutique riad hotel. L’Heure Bleue Palais is a chic and peaceful hideaway, with exquisite Moroccan architecture and a stunning interior filled with elegant furniture and extravagant furnishings.
The hotel offers 33 richly decorated rooms and suites clustered around a central courtyard and designed with African, Oriental and European influences. Spacious suites come in a choice of styles with king-size beds and oversized bathtubs. Some also have their own fireplace.
Here you’ll find a choice of gourmet dining experiences.Enjoy a light lunch by the rooftop pool or a sumptuous feast of Moroccan and French cuisine in the opulent Moroccan restaurant, which specialises in seafood.
The hotel’s impressive roof terrace features a stunning pool where you can relax by the pool or unwind with a cocktail at sunset, enjoy a massage on the terrace or a revitalisation treatment in the hammam. You can also play billiards, bridge or watch a movie.