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Villa Maroc

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10, rue Abdellah Ben Yassine, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #18 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Joseba A Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had amazing stay in the hotel. The decoration and staff was excellent. The Breakfast is really good and you can get a good masaje as well. The views from the terrace are so nice you can see all the beach. Hopefully we´ll go soon again.

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Villa Maroc was lovely. The staff were extremely accommodating. I travelled with an elderly man who had difficulty with stairs, and they went out of their way to give us rooms near each other and on lower floors. Food was fabulous.

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Sicily, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An interesting hotel with inter-connecting old courtyards and a patchwork of roof terraces. The communal spaces were all great however our room in the rooftops was very charming but very small and difficult to manoeuvre baggage etc.

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Brussels, R?on de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here in 2013 with my daughter, and we loved it so much that we brought all the family (14 of us) here for our silver wedding in 2014. We booked early, so were able to get wonderful rooms (which we'd spotted on our first visit).Hard to say what was the best - everything was superb. Breakfast on the terrace,... More

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in May this year and enjoyed the atmosphere of both the hotel and the medina enormously. As other reviewers have said, the long established good reputation of this riad is recently confirmed. The standards are maintained by the current owner against strong competition. Among the strong points: respect for traditional architecture (an intriguing labyrinth of staircases... More

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Essaouira, Morocco
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many have tried to copy the premier hotel and Restaurant in Morocco. With a long standing reputation as the first Riad hotel and restaurant in Morocco, The Villa Maroc continues to strive for perfection and excellence with it's 20 year expert owners Cornelia and Abderrahim Ezzaher. For us, whenever we have a special guest or family visiting us, we immediately... More

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visted during Ramadan and had to move rooms as rooms at the front were too noisy for any sleep. Bedrooms beautifully appointed and decorated. Steep stairs not suitable for anyone with mobility problems. Good beakfast on roof terrace (but did not see anyone eat the doughnuts). Public areas full of little seating/dining areas with beautiful individual furnishings. Staff attentive and... More

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I immensely enjoyed my stay at Villa Maroc. I loved the atmosphere. I found the decor peaceful and attractive. The staff was professional and very helpful, which we so appreciated. The food was marvelous and the dining area charming. It was easy to book the rooms, dinners and airport transfers through email. Steps from everything. I look forward to returning... More

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Dublin, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This riad boutique hotel comprises a wonderfully preserved authentic old building. Location couldn't be better just inside the old city wall near the souk, yet only a very short walk to a car if you choose to drive or take a taxi. Staff very friendly and helpful..they will organise rentals, trips, etc. Breakfast on rooftop great food and views. Bill... More

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31 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Accessibility No direct vehicle access. Nearest parking about 200 yards away, drop off may be possible a little closer. No ground floor rooms. No lift. Steep stairs. The tower suite also has an internal staircase. Staff happy to take bags up. Food Bread, muesli and crepes breakfast. Scaled down version can be served early by prior arrangement. Hotel has a... More

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Address: 10, rue Abdellah Ben Yassine, Essaouira, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Maroc 3*
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The leading Riad Hotel in Essaouira. Villa Maroc has everything you could dream of for an unforgettable holiday. Great location tucked inside the ramparts of the historical medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Villa Maroc offers you breathtaking views of the sea and port, 21 rooms with simplicity, spirituality, elegance and refinement, as well as an Oriental Spa. Just a few minutes from the sea and port. Close to both shops and beaches. Villa Maroc is famous for its regional cuisine and romantic candlelit dinners round an open fire. Villa Maroc is the meeting place for artists, actors and musicians." Good Wifi connection throughout the hotel. ... more   less 
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