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Dar El Paco

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3.0 of 5
10 Rue Draa, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very friendly and kind hosts. The Riad was in the middle of the Medina - a great place to explore Essaouira from. Breakfasts were fresh and tasty - you must try the moroccan tea over coffee! Cleanliness and tidiness was immaculate: Our clothes were all folded and hung up for us! Others have commented on the call to prayer early... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Dar El Paco to be everything we could have wanted in a Riad. Staff were really friendly and helpful offering useful tips and advice on where to go and what to see, room was spotless and wonderfully decorated and breakfast was great. The location is perfect, 30 second walk to the main streets but slightly set back so... More 

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Australia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a 10 minute walk from the bus terminal this Riad is in a great location to explore the whole inside of the walled city. We arrived by bus from Marrakech after a comfortable 3 hour trip (there is a 20 min break halfway). We travelled with Supratours which is a government run company that provides buses to locations in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were very happy with our stay. Its fantastically located and very easy to find. On arrival we were welcomed warmly and given a thourough explanation on what to do and see. In particular the beach café that Paco recommended us was fantastic. The rooms are very tidy and comfortable. All I can point out is that the wifi doesnt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

From the minute we arrived Paco and Khadija were the friendliest and welcoming hosts we could of hoped for. Even though Paco only speaks french we still managed small conversation, Khadija speaks excellent English and helped us book a couple of activities, a night out at restaurant and also our taxis. We stayed in the room called Sahara which was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Paco and his wife are wonderful hosts in their 5 room facility. However, they are not helped by noisy neighbours adjoining the rear of their building and the adjoining Mosque. Also Booking.com describes the rooms as having, refrigerator, Microwave and Kettle BUT they have not. MISREPRESENTATION. Otherwise great.

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Paco C, Gérant at Dar El Paco, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment In the description it is specified provision of the fridge and mico wave, the device is in the kitchen (free) we just have not given a false statement. You have been alerted and will restate our layout. We were delighted to receive you because you were charming client. Regars Khadija More 

Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It was in good location, nice furnished and equiped. Everything very fine! I remembered one day, when we came back from town we found our clothes and lugagge packed and in great oreder :) It surprised me in a very good way. I do recomand this place !

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darelpacoessaouira, Propriétaire at Dar El Paco, responded to this review

Hello When we receive a note like this, we are committed to continue to make efforts so that our customers put us and future comments as positive. The whole team say Thank you. best regards Paco More 

Sutter Creek, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This little riad has a great location, wonderful staff, and nicely decorated. My only complaint is that I booked early and requested a particular room, but when we arrived we were given a different room than expected. but for the quality at this price I can't complain.

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darelpacoessaouira, Gérant at Dar El Paco, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Dar El Paco during your visit to Essaouira. We hope to welcome you back to Dar El Paco next time you visit Essaouira. BEST REGARDS KHADIJA More 

Moscow, Russia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We travelled 2 weeks in Morocco, stayed in different hotels in different cities, but for sure it was the best one! Friendly personal and they even put in order our things! What's bad - poor breakfest & be ready to wake up 6 a.m. as mosquee just next door and they starts to pray.

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darelpacoessaouira, Gérant at Dar El Paco, responded to this review

DEAR Thank you for choosing Dar El Paco during your visit to Essaouira. We hope to welcome you back to Dar El Paco next time you visit Essaouira. BEST REGARDS KHADIJA More 

Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The riad is on a quiet back street. Staff were super nice. We rented the smallest and cheapest room and it was still lovely (the top floor). Despite some reviews that said the top floor did not have wifi, we found that to be untrue - we had great wifi. The bed was exceptionally comfortable and room tastefully decorated. Nice... More 

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darelpacoessaouira, Gérant at Dar El Paco, responded to this review

hello Thank you ! We hope to welcome you back to Dar El Paco next time you visit Essaouira. Best regards. KHADIJA. More 

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