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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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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 5 days ago NEW

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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Essaouira, Morocco
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
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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
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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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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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Thank you for your recommendation. Looking forward to welcoming you again at Villa Maroc. More

Dublin, Ireland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We booked this because of its history and I must admit that I had some reservations and feared that it might have lost its lustre or become casual about service in the way that places that get customers without trying can become. What a surprise then to find that the staff were very kind and helpful and that the place... More

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Paris, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Villa Maroc dates back to the early 90s. It was THE place to stay at in Essaouira and I must admit 30 years later; it still lives up to its' fame. A lovely, chick boutique hotel/riad just at the entrance to the Medina. I still have not been disappointed even once. Each and every room is very tastefully decorated .... More

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Thank you for your lovely compliment. We are here every day to make our guests feel at home away from home. See you soon again at Villa Maroc. More

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Spent two nights here and wished it had been more. Beautiful Riad-style hotel in a good location in the Kasbah area of the Medina close to the main square, the harbour and the beach. Also very handy for the Supratours bus terminal. Lovely ambiance, enhanced by the staff, the furnishings and the quirky layout which comes from its conversion from... More

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Thank you for your comment. We are looking forward to welcoming you again at Villa Maroc. More

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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Arriving in Essaouira drive along the front until the end and park in the car park there. Villa Maroc is not far just inside the medina wall. We had the standard room which was basic but clean,quiet and fine. The riad is four houses perhaps not ideal for the very mature!! You can get lost going up and down the... 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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