The Madada Mogador is a short walk away from the main square, the harbour and the sandy beach of Essaouira. This glorious boutique property has a handful of rooms and is renowned for its cuisine.
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9 rooms and suites of different sizes and with different views. All are en suite and have air conditioning, heating, wifi, safe, and hairdryer.
Mogador Suite is a family suite on the edge of the ramparts which opens onto a private balcony from the bedroom. It overlooks the beaches and the port.
Ramparts Side Loft Suite is ideal for a family or friends as it can sleep up to 4 persons in a twin or double bedroom and a double bed on the mezzanine level. It has a bathroom and independent WC, spacious seating area with fireplace, dining area and independent wifi access. It has two entrances – one next to the hotel reception (via Madada’s kitchen) and one directly onto the street.
Panoramic Cabana room is on a terrace with great views of the ocean - this luxurious white wooden cabin is seriously romantic and you can have breakfast for two on a high table outside . Small but functional bathroom with a walk-in shower.
La Table Madada is a former carob warehouse where the king's traders stored their goods in order to export them to Europe. Today this restaurant is renowned for its fish and shellfish, but other dishes are available as well. Reservations are essential.
The bar, both chic and relaxed, offers a different daily cocktail in addition to its already extensive drinks menu. There is occasional live music.
The Comptoir Madada sells a selection of furniture, carpets, crockery, and African crafts reminiscent of the days when Essaouira was an old trading port nicknamed "port of Timbuktu" for its trade with Senegal or Mali.
The hotel has a lovely terrace with a great view of the port.
J Treadgold, UK, Oct 2015