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Dar Al Bahar

1 rue de Touahen, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My room was beautiful, with an amazing view on the ocean, very clean and comfortable. The location in the medina is great. Breakfast is excellent, and the staff is very pleasant. This is a very good hotel if you are looking for a peaceful place, and not for luxury or trendiness. The only caveat is that the common area where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This hotel is located in the medina, next to the see, but nevertheless rooms are peaceful thanks to sounproof windows... Breakfast can be taken on the roof with a very nice view to the see and the city. Our guests were very kind and thoughtful.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Pleasant stay, accommodating staff, attractive lobby, decent rooms. Easy walk to just about everywhere. I would give it a 3.5 if I could. Had a massage and Turkish bath - they had to use a regular hotel room for the massage, but had a room for Turkish bath... I expected spa type accommodations but all in all a good stay.

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Hi there! My and my girlfriend spend two nights at Dar Al Bahar and the first impression when we arrived was "wow". We booked our stay in "Malika" room which has a window in the sleeping room facing to the sea. There is nothing between this window and the sea besides some seagulls flying around. First thing I did was... More 

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Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Directly on the sea in the center of medina, yet very peacefull. Unfortunately the rooms are rather dark and not good lamps. Also the walls around the roof terrasse are so hight, that you have to stand up to see the wonderfull ocean right below you. But on the other hand it's rather cheap.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

There's nothing like slowly falling asleep with the sound of seagulls calling waves breaking over the reefs. That's what you get at Dar Al Bahar. Nice location along the ramparts of Essaouira, Dar Al Bahar is a quaint restaurant with extremely friendly staff and a traditional feeling. Clean rooms, good breakfast, free wifi, and many restaurants and sightseeing opportunities within... More 

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Malaga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A nice Dar! Clean presentable and accommodating hosts. Great views with sound of sea waves rocking you off to sleep. Breakfast basic but fine. Could do with a few more options such as toast or eggs. Prepare to park car outside of medina and walk to the Dar as it is at the far end best to park in port... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We booked through booking.com which certainly helps in Morocco. Staff was great, helpful and accommodating. View from certain rooms is great, but you do pay for it. Terrace has a stunning view as well and breakfast is basic but very satisfying. Overall, if you care for a view and sound of sea to put you to sleep and wake you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

As a solo traveller, I stayed in the room on the ground floor for two nights and while the room was small, it was neat and clean and suited me just fine. The light in the bathroom could have been brighter, so shaving was more of a challenge, but hot water came on instantly, so I'll take that! Breakfasts are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed at Dar Al Bahar for two nights in April. It's a lovely little Dar, perfectly set location off the main hustle and bustle, beautiful terrace with views overlooking the sea. The star were warm and friendly, breakfast nice. The rooms were each unique and individually decorated, clean and comfortable. Would highly recommend Dar Al Bahar.

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