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Hotel des Iles

Blvd Mohammed V, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Essaouira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel is situated right at the beach and the medina. Very nice rooms und friendly, helpful staff. Nice garden with a pool and even a little playground. Many rooms have seaview. We arrived at Agadirairport and the Hotel organized the shuttle.

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Barwell, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stayed at Des Iles for 7 nights 23rd Jan - 1st Feb 2015. The room was slightly old fashioned but clean. For the first 3 days we had no hot water and it was only when I got angry and requested to move to another hotel that we were allowed to have a shower in another room. ..Des Iles... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We have stayed in this hotel 3 times and love it. The staff are friendly and the hotel has character. Its position is excellent only 100 metres from the Medina. The rooms are large and we found them very clean. Yes there are a few idiosyncracies but they seem to add to the charm. Hope to make it 4 visits... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

We really liked the layout of the rooms. Numerous electrical outlets to charge cameras, readers and etc. So often missing in most hotels. Excellent location to the medina, fishing wharf and the beach. Breakfast is skimpy but adequate.

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Tucson
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The best thing about this hotel is its location right across the street from the beach. The pool area is also very nice. Other than that, the hotel is dated. In my room the shower curtain rod was rusted as was the area around the drain in the bathtub. There was only one plug in the bedroom and it didn't... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Orson Welles photos in the restaurant tell the story. Grand old hotel now poorly maintained. Old stained carpets, dark halls, damp, doors don't even close in the room. wifi only in lobby though it is good in that area. breakfast is poor, scrambled eggs were good, but the breads were stale. Service at our group dinner slow, the lamb ball... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Have stayed in Riads before in Morocco & fancied something different this time. The hotel is ideally situated just a two minute walk away from the walled medina & right across the road from the beach. Taxi rank also just by the gate to the medina. This must've been a top class hotel in its day & still retains an... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The hotel is pretty big, yet seemed to be quite empty which may explain why I got such a good discount walking in off the street to book.Room is fresh and comfortable with a great view over the beach. A little bit of traffic noise but with the sliding window closed, this helped a lot. Breakfast is reasonable. A grand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is a beautiful older-style hotel in Essaouira, featuring traditional Moroccan design in the public areas and in the rooms. The hotel is a block from one entrance to the medina and my room had a view of the Atlantic. Staff was helpful and congenial. Breakfast was great, and the omelettes were wonderful. There was a bar in the hotel... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I paid about $50 for a single room - and at that price it was an excellent value. Pros: Great pool; nice enough rooms (could use a refresh but clean and good sized, with huge bathtubs); location (steps to kasbah as well as the bus station); the bar has a lot of charm to it, though not many patrons. Cons:... More 

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