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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   26 Rue Ibn Khaldoun, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #36 of 156 Essaouira B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014
espenri Stavanger, Norway
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My wife and I spent three nights at Dar Dayana, and the place was just great. The owners were helpful and friendly, and the staff was very kind and service minded. The room we had was nice and clean, although the bathroom a bit small. The breakfast was delicious. The outdoor areas were truly amazing, and was worth the money... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Dar Dayana was, in one word, WONDERFUL. Reasonably priced, good breakfast, rooms tastefully decorated. The patio has a very unique tree, with birds that only show up and are active at night. Quite interesting actually, looked almost as it was out of a Hitchcock movie. But fear not, it was just a little dark touch, in an otherwise bright place.... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed here for three nights in December; Hakima was really helpful on arrival, telling us of the best places to go and restaurants in this laid back town. Essaouira is a great place to visit, especially after the hecticness of Marrakech, this riad is easy to find, and has plenty of space for chilling out and enjoying mint tea!

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We spent there a couple of nights and our stay was really great in Essaouira. The Riyadh is very well located close to one of the many roads. The owners (a French couple) were really helpful giving tips for places to visit or yo have dinner. The rooms are quite big and decoration is nice, the breakfast was generous and... More

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This riad provides an excellent price-value ratio. The hospitality of this family-run (?) riad is excellent. Located in the center of Essaouira's medina, everything is in walking distance. The riad itself is tucked-away in a side-street and upon entering you find yourself in the midst of a small little oasis in the city as the patio is full of greenery.... More

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Irby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

I think we had been spoiled by our Riad in Marrakech so this was a little disappointing. Room was a bit dusty but that is probably due to the wind and sand, shower could have done with attention as the water just ran everywhere and the tea and coffee was cold and the posted plants would benefit from a bit... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I stayed here with my mum for 3 nights, we felt very well looked after and the breakfast was excellent. The Riad has a lovely garden area and terrace. We stayed in the Corail room and it was perfectly adequate but a little bit on the small side. Our hosts were very kind and helpful and gave very good advice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly guesthouse through which we discovered a lot of great things and met really nice people. It's clean, beautifully decorated with local arts and crafts and you receive an excellent breakfast. We recommend Dar Dayana! Lisa & Lucas

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Had a great stay here in the turquoise room, which was lovely (but also peeked in the other rooms, and they were all beautifully decorated). The staff was very hospitable and welcoming, the breakfast was superb, and the cooking class with Hakima was fun and delicious. Overall, good value for the price and we would highly recommend this riad.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I stayed here for 3 nights with my boyfriend and had a fantastic time. The owners were exceptionally welcoming when we arrived and gave us complimentary tea and biscuits along with very good advice as to where to go and what to do. The building is beautiful with a lovely garden area and roof terrace. We saw all of the... More

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Address: 26 Rue Ibn Khaldoun, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dar Dayana 3*
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Rare! Riad of charm in the heart of the medina with garden. Located in a quiet street in the heart of the medina, close to the souk, all shops, beach and fishing port, this charming house will enchant you with its garden of banana trees, hibiscus and bougainvillea. Tastefully renovated in the pure tradition (tadelakt zellige, bejmat and thyua ceiling) this house has a lounge and kitchen open onto the garden, 4 bedrooms (amethyst,coral,Turquoise and Onyx), a sun terrace overlooking the rooftops of the city. ... more   less 
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