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Villa Daba

3.0 of 5 Douar El Ghazoua | km8 route d'Agadir, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa Daba is perfect place if you're seeking the getaway from busy streets and tourist crowds. It's location guarantees you the peace and quiet - the only people you'll meet is the lovely hotel staff and the few guests. Only sound is wind in the trees and far-away donkey. Every room on the second floor has spacious balcony with the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Let me first say you do not need to have a hire car to stay here as it's an 80 dirham taxi ride to Essaouira(9 Kms away) and it's the turn off by The Tagine Cafe on the main road and a few Kms down a bumpy track. Didier drives into town everyday and he is happy to give you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

myself my partner and our three teenagers spent a week here in july, the villa was beautifully decorated, everything was really tasteful, the setting is lovely, the pool was great and its really peaceful. Bernadette and Didier were completely delightful and Didier is full of local knowledge, his recommendations for restaurants in Essasouria and in surrounding villages were spot on.... More

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Marrakech, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I find it difficult to write this review as, it would be great to keep Villa Daba a secret place to ourselves! We met a wonderful group of people at Villa Daba and spent great two night sitting around a great big table eating fantastic food, drinking wonderful wine and the management were so friendly to us and our children.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Over a 10 day period we travelled a lot through Morocco and spent 3 nights at the Villa Daba. Didier & Bernadette where fantastic hosts & their staff were very helpful. The rooms where great & the out door space fantastic each room with its own private outdoor area. The garden & pool were lovely, food excellent at breakfast &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Didier David and his wife, Bernadette couldn't be nicer. Didier is a French chef, whose specialty is fish. WOW! We've eaten at any number of Michelin 3 star restaurants mulitple times from Renne Lasserre, LeDoyen, Le Tour D'Argent in Paris, Paul Bocuse outside of Lyon to the Hotel de Ville in Crissier (Freddie Girardet's fabulous restaurant). Didier can cook. it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This place is amazing. Very recommended if you just need to completely relax in amazing and very familiar surroundings. I still thinks about those great dinners we all had together. Thanks for hosting us,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

we spent 1 night, but after checking in mid afternoon, we didn`t bother to go out again........ and we ate there as well........ peaceful, beautifully done, nice dog, lots of little private spaces scattered about, flowers, nice pool, thick towels and comfy loungers........ Evening meal was wonderful.......that man can cook! Not quite sure about the themed bedrooms.......don`t know why they... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Villa Daba is a really special place. Didier and Bernadette have made it an absolutely beautiful place to spend time. They have fantastic taste, their welcome is warm, the place is spotlessly clean and the pool is superb. The breakfast is good and you can choose to pay 18 euros for a superb 3 course dinner with wine extra. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

It was wonderful relaxing by the pool after being in hectic Marrakech for 4 nights. We had a beautiful room - Jaipur on1st floor which looked out over the pool. The owners we lovely Didier spoke little English but we always managed to communicate effectively so that was not an issue. The food was delicious and breakfast was great too.... More

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Address: Douar El Ghazoua | km8 route d'Agadir, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Daba 3*
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