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Palazzo Desdemona

12-14 rue Youssef el Fassi, Essaouira, Morocco
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switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Palazzo Desdemona. The staff was very friendly and helpful. the interior of the Hotel is beautiful. Each room is different and the furniture and decorations are traditional and very tasteful. We were upgraded to the next level and thoroughly enjoyed the 4 nights in our room, with a window to a little fairly... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I guess I can't express how much we enjoyed staying in this place. Firstly, the location is amazing. You can't want anything else. It's by the main square, main streets, port, beach, practically everything. The room we had was clean and beautiful. The staff was really helpful, very polite and not annoying at all. Great breakfast, good laundry service. Amazing... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Hotel located next to one of the Medina gates. It's close to everything (medina, bus station, port, beach). Place is very stylish and elegant witha very helpful staff. We were staying one night in a roof top apartment which I have to recommend as the balcony view, overlooking medina and ocean, was amazing. Continental breakfast served in a cafeteria in... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We stayed here for three nights and loved it! The rooms are very clean and nicely designed; loved the colors. It is also perfectly located at the entrance of the medina. Good breakfast and free wifi! We'll definitely stay here again next time!

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Pros: Folding a private breakfast for each guest, the hotel looks beautiful on the outside and inside, as if the time stood still, Before arrival, I was very keen to book a room with a balcony on the roof and I was not disappointed ( beautiful view of the harbor and the entrance to the medina from the harbor through... More 

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wirral uk
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This was a lovely hotel would and will happily return. Breakfast simple but so fresh with homemade yoghurt fresh bread jams fresh fruit juice tea or coffee. Staff extremely friendly and helpful, it's centrally located two minute walk to the medina five minute walk to beach and harbour Fab beach long and sandy. Loved the library area was a bit... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights. Jason is right, it's more of a hotel than a riad. But is a beautiful place and we chose it for more of an "upmarket" experience. It is a quiet, smart hotel located just inside the medina walls and very close to both the souks and the port. There is a gorgeous art gallery... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This place is nice enough. Feels more like a boutique hotel than a Riad. Stayed in some very cool spots so this was just ok for the same price. Had a big room with smallish sized beds which were not the most comfortable and had very itchy heavy blankets. Biggest complaint was the smell of musty damp which was a... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This Riad is superbly located, very close to all the amenities and workings of Essaouira, but maintaining a calm and restful air. The staff couldn't have been any more helpful including giving us some really interesting local history. They also were kind enough to help in sorting out various other travel arrangements we needed to make during our stay.The room... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We'd stayed here with friends in November and liked it so we stayed here again in March. Strangely we got the same room The rooms are lovely with high ceilings and all have 4-poster beds. Decent sized bathroom with heater and large shower The room we had also had a large seating area with 2 sofas which could be child... More 

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