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Palazzo Desdemona

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12-14 rue Youssef el Fassi, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #35 of 78 Hotels in Essaouira
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had originally planned to stay here for 9 nights but had to move after not having any water after 4 nights. Although the service was excellent and we had fantastic views from the Terrace Suite, the room was pretty basic; no air conditioning, windows that didn't open or keep out much noise, curtains that didn't fully close, basic fittings.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 2 days at this hotel. In the room was no water, so you couldn't flush the toilets. Or take a shower. WiFi wasn't working either. When we asked the staff for this they Said this is normal. But off course it is not!!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just beautiful, the architecture and the decoration is very charming. And the staff, Munir and Hassan, were really helpful. We asked for a quiet room and got one on the top most floor with its own balcony. The street is a bit noisy but it didn't bother us. Breakfast was very nice as well.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stopped three nights at this hotel in Essaouira which was very comfortable & clean. As we were right in the Medina it was quite noisy at night. Overall we felt Palazzo Desdemona was very good value for money. Be careful of a scam running at the car park next to the Port right in front of the Medina. When... More

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Klagenfurt, Austria
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My friend booked this hotel via booking.com during the world music festival in june 2014 for 9 nights via the onlinebooking platform "booking.com". Even two days before our arrival this dudes from the hotel (which by the way is owned by a french woman ) was already overbooked. The wanted to place us 20 km outside of essaoura in the... More

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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I absolutely love this hotel! I stayed here twice, once many years ago and once last year. First I was afraid to come back because often you are disappointed when coming back to a place that you loved the first time around. But in the end I decided to go for it - and it was as charming and beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We were in the Palazzo Desdemona with two children (9 and 10), and both suites we stayed in were very suitable. It is a very stylish hotel, with lots of charm, very cheerful and friendly staff and a breakfast to look forward to every day (esp. liked the home-made yoghurt).

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Toulouse, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The first plus was that, in addition to the bookings.com confirmation, we received a personal mail from the hotel confirming the arrangements. There followed a dialogue about arrival times which was reassuring. Hotel is in an excellent location within the medina and five or more minutes by foot from the Suprabus stop. Next to a Societe Generale cash machine. We... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

You probably can't do better in Essaouira medina. It is just inside the medina walls on a quiet square with a little bit of garden. The ground floor is a pleasant salon de the where they serve breakfast( included in the price.) My room was clean and comfortable. It was up a couple of flights of steep narrow stairs and... More

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Bogø by Danmark
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I love to visit beautiful places and that includes places to stay. This luxury riad is a jewel and so is Essaoira so it was difficult to choose , stay in the room or go out... Everything is beautiful from the doors to the beds , and still very comfortable . Lovely staff , beautiful rooftop view , perfect situated... More

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Address: 12-14 rue Youssef el Fassi, Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Palazzo Desdemona 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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