We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Villa Garance

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
10, Rue a. Eddakhil, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Villa Garance
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

189 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    125
    51
    12
    1
    0
See reviews for
56
92
8
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (13)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (189)
  • Mar-May only
    (53)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (49)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (46)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (41)
All months
Launceston, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the medina, footsteps away from the action you will find this gorgeous villa with the friendliest staff. Rooms are super comfortable and superbly decorated. It is quiet and has lots of places to relax. We had an evening meal on one night and enjoyed it immensely. Breakfast was a treat on the roof top with home made jams and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Beautiful traditional Riad. A lot of care and thought has been put into the style of the building. Great taste and ambience. We were upgraded on arrival which was a great treat. The attention to detail was excellent. Lovely breakfast served on the roof terrace. Freshly squeezed orange juice every morning and great coffee. Very pleasant new owners and efficient... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Villa Garance is located inside the city walls, a convenient 5 min walk from the port. The rooms are very spacious and beautifully decorated. The staff as well as the manager of the place are extremely helpful. Marie spent half an hour recommending good restaurants. I think she might have given us the sweet at a discounted rate as well.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The riad is located off a side alley in the old city of Essouria. Centrally located it gives you easy access to all there is to see in the old city. The rooms are very comfortable and are arranged around a central courtyard. Breakfast is served on the roof with views over the old city roofscape. The sound of waves... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Valparaiso, Chile
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stumbled across this Riad by chance due to a mix up with our booking at another riad ... and we are so glad we ended up staying here! The Riad is absolutely beautiful - with great decor and style. The owners (Pierre and Marie) were also really lovely and helpful. It's a great location and I would also recommend... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I stayed in Villa Garance for a week April with two friends and had a fantastic time. The riad is in a great location in the old town, just a few minutes walk from the shops and the harbour. It's been beautifully decorated inside and the bedrooms are clean and spacious. It also has an enormous roof terrace where you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We can't recommend Villa Garance highly enough! This charming, spacious riad has bags of history and charm, and is located in a small street in the heart of the Medina, only a short walk from the ramparts and the Atlantic ocean. We were truly delighted with everything that Villa Garance had to offer: our elegant bedroom; the large roof terrace... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Villa Garance was our first riad experience in Morocco, and the perfect beginning to our honeymoon! Pierre and his staff were so thoughtful and attentive to every detail, down to flowers, Moroccan pastries, and rose petals on our pillows for when we arrived. The room and riad itself were extremely clean and welcoming, the breakfasts were delicious (including fresh fruit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This was our second visit to Villa Garance, our first being in 2011, and this one was our first under the new owners, French couple Pierre and Marie. We loved the place in 2011 and we loved it just as much in 2015. It is such a special place, a beautiful old Riad in the heart of the Medina with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Villa Garance is a character filled riad housed in a historic building with charming, spacious rooms and suites.There are many communal areas where to enjoy the company of a fire, a book or a wonderful mint tea. Pierre and Marie (the owners) together with their polite and helpful staff made us feel very welcomed. We enjoyed an aperitif and an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

128 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (84)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (11)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (24)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (38)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (44)
Viewed
Room/suite (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (16)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Essaouira hotels
0.0 mi away
Ryad Lyon-Mogador
Ryad Lyon-Mogador
#13 of 77 in Essaouira
4.5 of 5 stars 221 reviews
0.1 mi away
Riad Al Zahia
Riad Al Zahia
#21 of 77 in Essaouira
4.5 of 5 stars 247 reviews
0.0 mi away
Riad Malaika
Riad Malaika
#9 of 77 in Essaouira
5.0 of 5 stars 689 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
Fontaine Bleue
Fontaine Bleue
#17 of 77 in Essaouira
4.5 of 5 stars 67 reviews
0.1 mi away
Riad Perle d'Eau
Riad Perle d'Eau
#12 of 174 in Essaouira
5.0 of 5 stars 191 reviews
0.1 mi away
Riad Orange Cannelle
Riad Orange Cannelle
#18 of 174 in Essaouira
4.5 of 5 stars 129 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay