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L'Initiale Hotel-Restaurant

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Casablanca, Morocco
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I went there in december 2015 and it was good. I went back with my wife and it's still good. this place has no pretention. they serve good food with good wine at reasonable prices. you can sleep there if you want. it's 5 min walking distance from the beach.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel with fantastic location! View to ocean and lagoon! Great place for taste oysters! Stuff so friendly! Thanks to Manager for our lovely staying!!! I dream to return next year to see flamingos again!

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Oualidia after a recommendation.The place is the paradise on earth.Booked Hotel L'Initiale just in last minute and luckily got a room.The hotel itself is basic but very clean and comfortable plus its location is the best.Positioned between the ocean and the beautiful lagoon only couple of minutes walk from both.Had a really good swim in the lagoon despite is...

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Bogoe, Denmark
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A very cosy restaurant in a small hotel in idyllic Oualidia. The place is known for oysters, sea-food and fish, and the atmosphere is relaxed. We enjoyed our 2 night stay and the dinners we had in the restaurant.

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Malaga
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Love the restaurant but not so keen on the hotel. Standing between the beach and lagoon at Oualidia, this small hotel is in an ideal spot. Normally we stay at a private house when in Oualidia but this stop wasn't planned so we opted for a second stay at L`Initiale. On both occasions the rooms were on the small side...

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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I recently went for dinner and was thoroughly disappionted. It was the most expensive fish meal I've ever had in Morocco and the poorest. Won't be going back, fish was covered in garlic paste, no frites as asked for and no salad. Almost £70 for our food and device and brandy which tasted like pharmaceutical brew served with sugar?? Probably...

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Chefchaouen, Morocco
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Lovely place, super clean rooms, well equipped. Ideal location next to lagoon and beach. French owner really nice and helpful. Good restauraunt offering a choice of seafood and Moroccan dishes, with well stocked bar. Highly recommended.

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2Thank Terry G
Mold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This is not really a hotel but a restaurant with rooms and they are much better at the restaurant part than the hotel. We had a good fish dinner there the first night and the breakfasts were good. The second night when I was fished out there was a limited choice and the vegetarian options very limited. The Hotel part...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2014

My wife and I decided on a week of easy winter sun this December and went for Morocco as a new destination. A cheap flight from Bristol, and a hire car from the airport, got us to the coast and the Hotel L'Initiale in Oualidia. The lack of road signs and darkness, made the journey twice as long as it...

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2Thank Philip H
UK
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We had a great stay at this well run french restaurant / hotel. There are 6 basic but comfy rooms most with sea views and best of all is the excellent fish restaurant. We particularly enjoyed the set meal of calamari and grilled John Dory, they also made a really good Paella. The friendly staff also made our stay very...

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“The other rooms we saw looked as good as ours, but we recommend the lagoon view which has more happening.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipH851, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“From what I could tell, it looked like rooms 1 and 2 would have a great view of the lagoon, rooms 3 and 4 overlooked the main street, but could still see the sea, room 5 (where we stayed) had a great view of the sea and room 6 didn't seem to have much of a view.”
 of 5 bubbles travelnblues, 4 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Room number 5 has a view of the ocean (most if not all other rooms don't).”
 of 5 bubbles JohannesH114, 1 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Room No 5 has the best sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles IfuWeni, 15 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 has the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles WendyJ688, 15 Jan 2013 | Read review
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