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Palazzo Desdemona

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12-14 rue Youssef el Fassi, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #32 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Hilversum
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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
2 reviews
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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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

An outstanding family run hotel in the very centre of the old Medina. Our room was typically Moroccan decor, clean, and a pleasure to spend 3 nights in. Delightful staff who speak excellent English. Very nice breakfast and all well priced. No alcohol but there are several bars in the town. Would thoroughly recommend this hotel.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We had a very simply furnished room and bathroom on the top floor of the hotel and up several flights of steep stairs – note that there is no lift!! From the little balcony outside our room we had views over the rooftops of Essaouira. The port and the souks are short walk away, and the staff were very friendly... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Rachid and hotel staff were very friendly and provide a good service. I will come back one day with my wife, for sure. Great location, and close to car parking. Shower had not a courtain, it is the only thing I was not happy about. I love the building, in general.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I stayed here last week whilst travelling alone. The place is lovely. The rooms (I stayed in three of them during the course of my 6 day stay!) are clean spacious and comfortable. The staff are outstanding & really go out of their way to be helpful. The location is good. I would recommend highly.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This is the second time that I came to Palazzo, and will be the second of many. I live in Marrakech and Essaouira is always my favorite getaway. I have stayed at several properties in the town, but none have been more accommodating and comfortable as Palazzo; it feels like home away form home. First time I came, I visited... 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*
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