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Dar El Qdima

4 rue Malek Ben Rahal, Avenue de l_Istiqlal | Medina, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #48 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
peripateticously New Delhi, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little Riad is very conveniently located (all the major sights are a convenient walk away). The inside, though a bit cramped, are comfortable. Breakfast is a bit sparse but still good enough to get you through a day of walking and sightseeing. Free WiFi in the rooms

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Ely, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This hotel was in a great location and easy to get to. The room and bathroom was clean and the bed was comfortable. Could use a shower curtain as the water sprays all around in the bathroom when you take a shower but an extra towel on the floor prevented any accidents. The common rooms were great spaces to lounge... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

I just loved such accomodation. Extra-friendly staff, good location, extremely reasonable price. The room was reasonably clean and comfortable. Highly recommended! The owner helped me in contact the bus companies (much appreciated), arranged the laundry service, didn't complain was I decided to change the duration of my staying.

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Table View, South Africa
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The hotel is very well located inside of the medina, just off the main road. The hotel is clean, the room ok, the one I had was a little small. The bathroom was nice and big as was the shower. Service was very friendly as the staff speak reasonable english. Breakfast is typical Moroccan.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I've traveled quite a bit around Morocco, and stayed once before in a decent Dar in Essaouira. I found this place through a friend, so I might not have the usual standard of service, but this was absolutely the best stay I've ever had in Morocco. The staff were so kind and friendly, and helpful in every way. The quality... More

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new york
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights with an Intrepid group- woke after the first night here covered in what appears to be bed bug bites. Staff was notified, and nothing done- I was told no other rooms available due to the current music festival, and no other options considered. Fortunately, there was a spare bed in another room with someone else... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

It seems that the staff has taken the feedback in because my stay was seamless. The staff couldn't have been any nicer and helpful and we thought the place was lovely.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

My usual Riad was full due to the festival (the excellent Maison du Sud) so we stayed in the next one down the list in the Rough Guide. A BIG mistake and let down. There were two of us, and I had to beg for a towel at 6pm, and was only given one despite being promised that another would... More

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15 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

We stayed here for two nights. No frills accommodation. Everything is very very damp. The bed sheets seemed wet to the touch and when we left all of our clothes were damp. No air con and minimal air circulation. Our room had a small window high up near the ceiling.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2008

we had a room on the roof which was very pleasantly situated. But very basic and smelling of damp. The main problem was the scam perpetuated by the reception at the hotel. When we enquired by calling at the hotel what the price for this room would be, we were told 350 per night per person. When, three days later,... More

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Address: 4 rue Malek Ben Rahal, Avenue de l_Istiqlal | Medina, Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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