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Riad Dar L'Oussia

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   04 Rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud - Bab Sbaa | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #21 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff of this hotel is really friendly and helpful, when you have any question you can go to the nice lady at the income and she will give you a brief explanation of what you need to do. Also the Meals are great and delicious, if you have no idea what to eat, just ask the waiter, he will... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were assigned a delightfully spacious room with a lounge area and excellent bathroom facilities. Beautifully furnished and draped. The windows opened out onto the inner courtyard. Very nice indeed. Wifi was good. The hotel in general is very clean and well set up. Breakfast is served on the uncovered roof though where the meal is served is covered which... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Riad-style hotel is within the walls of the town of Essaouira. The location is really good with easy access to the town and sights and also to the beach, prom and harbour, which is full of fishing vessels. As is typical with Riads, the room look our onto a bright central courtyard. There is a rooftop area with loungers... More

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Greenwich, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location was perfect right inside the walls - large room with plenty of closets - breakfast was served on the upper terrace with a breath taking view of the ocean. We ate both nights at the in-house restaurant and it was superb. The entire staff was very helpful

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80 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a wonderful seaside town and absolutely worth visiting. I was sorry not to stay for more than the three days that we were on-site. There is a small, manageable shopping area and several terrific seafood restaurants. We loved this hotel, and the views from the roof dining area were magnificent. Our room was huge – and gorgeous.

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We just arrived in essaouira and nothing but amazing meals in Marrakech so we were excited to try someplace new We stumbled upon this beautiful riad and were quite taken with its beauty We were starving and it was 2:00 pm The dining room was dark and empty so we asked if there was a terrace After climbing many stairs... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Lovely hotel, open plan seating area downstairs, beautiful restaurant with English-speaking waiters, helpful lady on the front desk, fantastic cleaners who not only cleaned our room but folded our pyjamas and left them on our beds and tidied up our stuff in to neat piles, nice room but would have been a bit chilly without the heater provided (but we... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Looking for something a bit less hectic than Marrakech and this deal on Groupon caught my eye. And we were so glad it did. Having been disappointed with our 2 night stay in Marrakech we were so pleased to find this lovely Riad (actually more like a hotel) in Essaouira. We travelled on the supratours bus (also pleasantly enjoyable) and... More

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Chesham, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Nice hotel with Moroccan influence. All rooms look into a central open courtyard. very chique but makes the rooms very dark, I had to get an extra light put in. Finding your clothes in the dark is a pain.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is a small riad, atmospheric, well-situated just inside the medina, with a superb roof terrace looking over the port and the south beach, (though it was windy!), lovely staff, excellent food, and good rooms. The toiletries are good quality too. I am vegetarian and found there was plenty of choice. Good wine and drinks list too.

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Address: 04 Rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud - Bab Sbaa | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Riad Dar L'Oussia 5*
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