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Villa de l'O

5.0 of 5 Inn   |   3 rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Ranked #23 of 156 Essaouira B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

VIlla de L'O is one of the best hotel in Essaouira in my opinion. Its perfect position is in the Medina (but away from the noisy part), facing the sea and perfect to park the car. The breakfast on the roof is incredible, great comfort, and very very good staff. Sophie at the reception is a star and knows well... More

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Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful Riad positioned just behind the walls of the vehicle free Medina. Parking is close by and safe. The villa has a wonderful old colonial feel about it and has been lovingly restored and decorated with nostalgic old pieces and wonderful photographs on canvas of typical Moroccan scenes. The rooftop has vistas of the sea as well... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

One of the best places we have ever stayed. Unique decor with buckets of character. Stayed in a number of their rooms and they are all amazing. Can't recommend it highly enough. Staff very helpful and breakfast on the roof is to die for

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

A little late, but my wife and I stayed here in late October 2013 for our honeymoon. Villa de l'O is a beautiful, calming place and the rooms are so wonderfully designed. We stayed in l'Oxalis, which was amazing with a huge bath, then we stayed one extra night at the end and moved into the l'Odyssee (which was also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed here for five days during our honeymoon. It really is a beautiful hotel - we loved the quirky little touches such as old telescopes and marine paraphernalia that really remind you that you're in a seaside town with a rich history. The rooms are stunning. We were in the amazing and spacious L'Opium, with its magnificent views out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My partner and I recently stayed at Villa de L'O for 3 nights and had a wonderful stay. Would definitely recommend it (and the Hammam) and return if we find ourselves in Essairoura again. Clean rooms, very friendly staff, beautifully decorated and in a great location. It has a lovely "chill out" room where we drank red wine and played... More

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Essaouira, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Villa de l'O. It is very cosy and the room I stayed in (l'Obe) was very spacious and cosy. The food is very good. However, the one con with the food is that they serve the same food for lunch and dinner, which is fine but i have never met anyone willing to eat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This is a gorgeous boutique hotel. The rooms are beautifully done, with an appropriately nautical feel. Sophia is a warm, exceptional host. They greet you with delicious local pastries upon arrival. The breakfast is phenomenal. It is perfectly quiet and tranquil - great sleeping! And very-located: just inside "the wall" so your car/taxi can pull up less than a block... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We had two rooms, the Oxalis is on the street side but the window is over the entry to a larger hotel that had some bar activity that let out at midnight. Also repairmen were working in the narrow street till one am. The second room called the Orient was quiet but did not have a window out. Both rooms... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Lovely sea view suite and excellent roof terrace for sun and breakfast. Staff were friendly and provided everything you asked for. Only negatives was the restaurant was very limited and staff not at all proactive. We arrived late and decided to eat in the Villa, mistake, the food was extremely limited and service slow it was OK but very dreary.... More

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Address: 3 rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa de l'O 5*
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Sheltered by the Medina walls, Villa de l'O is located at few meters from the beach, the souks, and at the doors of the Essaouira golf court. Eighteenth-century riad, the architectural spirit of Villa de l'O is given by the subtle alchemy between stone, sculpted wood, and the quivering of the beautifully made fabrics. Refined, the modern decoration of the house combines the oriental and colonial spirit. ... more   less 
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