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Villa Daba

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Douar El Ghazoua | km8 route d'Agadir, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #7 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
trait1972 Marrakech, 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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Marrakech, Morocco
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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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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Fitjar
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We stayed one night at Villa Daba but we could have easily stayed longer. The villa is really beautiful with lovely gardens, a pool and charmingly decorated rooms that were very clean and tidy. Bernadette and Didier were fantastic hosts making us feel completely at home, welcome and part of the family while also allowing us lots of privacy. Their... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed 6 nights at Villa Daba. As most reviewers say Bernadete and Didier are excellent hosts and cooks. We ate dinner there all 6 nights. Most dinners are 18 Euro but my husband told Didier to cook what was the best and if we had to pay more than 18 Euro then so be it. He had a different... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

My wife and I arrived in Essaouira on a Supra Tours bus and were met at the terminus by Didier, the proprietor of the Villa Daba. We were guests of Didier and his wife Bernadette for 5 nights. It was a short drive to the Villa which is located approximately 8 kilometres from Essaouira. The villa stands in a large... 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Family Hotel in Essaouira #7 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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