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Villa Garance

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10, Rue a. Eddakhil, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • 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
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Valparaiso, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

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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 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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 

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Seattle, Washington
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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 

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Dublin, Ireland
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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 

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London
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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 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were so pleased with our five night stay at villa garance. Christine was so welcoming and really took us under her wing! With all the insider information we were about to make the most of our trip to Essaouira. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Rooms were clean and bathrooms well kept, with the layout of the riad, windows opened... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It is a lovely place, right in the middle of the old town. The owner and staff are very helpful and friendly. Our room was on the roof so it was nice to be able to sit outside and relax in the evening. It is quite a pleasant room (no. 10 I think). Other people have mentioned the school below... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had a lovely 2 night stay at Villa Garance. Our room was large, with a separate curtained area and twin bed for our son and a private bathroom. We had a delicious breakfast each morning on the rooftop terrace. The women owners were lovely and very helpful at answering any questions we had. We enjoyed Essaouira thoroughly.

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My wife and I spent three nights in this lovely bed and breakfast. Our room was large, nicely appointed and comfortable. The entire house was beautifully decorated with colorful fabrics, kilims and hand painted furniture. One of the two owner/sister team (and her husband) spoke far better English than the other, but both were quite helpful. We loved the rooftop... More 

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