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Riad Dar Darek

86 rue Moulay Smail | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #68 of 156 Essaouira B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
JoseeCV-Bouchard Noumea, New Caledonia
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Address: 86 rue Moulay Smail | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Our riad Dar Darek is located in the heart of the ancient walled medina. Surrounded by typical little grocery shops, kind of ali baba caverns, public baker's oven, hamman... and at 5 minutes walk from the beach. Our guests experiment a true taste of Moroccan life. Moreover Dar Darek with only 4 rooms, is intimate and charming.Dar Darek means in moroccan language «home away from home». Indeed our keywords are: hospiltality, customised service, professionnalism.Dar Darek is easy to find. 5 minutes walk from the bus Station Supratours and 3 minutes walking from the main wall Door Bab Marrakech and its secure parking. ... more   less 
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