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Hotel des Iles

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Blvd Mohammed V, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #61 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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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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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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143 reviews 143 reviews
36 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Chose Hôtel des îles for being walkable distance to medina and beach, very well located. Parking on site. However: - no Internet in the rooms, only in lobby - no hot water in the room (reception said they were fixing something) - no towels provided in the room. We had to call reception to have towels delivered. - room was... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Des Isles is a classy older hotel in Essaouira, the wind-surfing capital of Morocco. The hotel has spacious rooms, a huge garden patio with swimming pool, and a good buffet breakfast. The staff is helpful, speaking English and French. Essaouira is a charming town with old Portuguese and French fortifications in good condition. There is a harbor full of working... More

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Cologne, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly, nice Chambers, Lovely people, good (kite)Surf-spots and nice souks, Beach and Medina close to the Hotel, cool traditional music, relaxed Life-style, little Port, nice food, people are not into the Face, calm mentality with a lot hospitality

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Spent week after Christmas here - hotel is closest (5min) outside old town to walls and fishing harbour with its dozen or so fishermen's restaurants with their daily catches on display for your selection and cooking - exceptional - drool with the memory. Hotel itself is sort of 30s Moorish, clean, tiled floors, large pool garden area surrounded by chalets... More

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103 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Our huge tour group had lunch at the top most floor of this hotel . It was an al fresco seating set up, and it was nice enough . After the salad consisting of green leafy vegetables , our table was served a seafood basket with different varieties of fish , and some shrimps . After which we had salad... More

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Albany, NY
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18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

My spouse and i stayed at the Hotel des Iles as part of a tour group. Our room overlooked the water and was quite comfortable. One night we had dinner at the hotel that was just awful, but that might have been the responsibility of the tour group management. Breakfast was adequate and all the usual items were available. Adequate,... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

April 2013 we stayed in Essaouira for two nights. The first night we stayed at Atlas hotel which looks really swanky and nice. It cost over $125 a night. It was a huge disappointment. We stayed at des Iles the next night and it was perfect for only $65 per night! It was clean, conveniently located to the medina and... More

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Address: Blvd Mohammed V, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel des Iles 4*
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