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Riad Dar Darek

86 rue Moulay Smail | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Dar is well located and quite beautiful. It is quiete (for once we could sleep!) and absolutely clean. This place is however more of a tiny guesthouse than a riad: the hosts do their things and let you do yours. You kind of feel you're in their house. Perhaps a little more work could be done to greet the... More 

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Pascale T, Propriétaire at Riad Dar Darek, responded to this review

We thank you Josée for your review. We are very disapointed by reading that we have not greet your familly warmly. All our guests write the opposite as we always do our best to be friendly, available and helpful. As usual we have greet your familly with a nice smile, we have carried your grandmas luggages to their rooms. Then... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Dar Darek is the perfect place to stay for a visit to Essaouira. Its central location, in the heart of the Medina, was ideal for exploring the town on foot (a tip: make sure you have a map to hand when trying to find it for the first time - we had to ask for help from a friendly Moroccan... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Dar Darek is a real guesthouse. The owners, a french couple, are always available to share their experiment in Morocco and give a lot of helpful advices. Breakfast is excellent with homemade jams. Beds are very comfortable. This riad is really beautiful, very well decorated and very clean. We have spent a very good time in Dar Darek.

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