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Riad Dar L'Oussia

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04 Rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud - Bab Sbaa | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for two nights while touring Morocco on our honeymoon. We stayed at the much pricier La Mamounia in Marrakech and had a wonderful experience, but we might have enjoyed our stay at Dar L'Oussia even more, and at 1/5th the price! The hotel is beautiful and in a very convenient location. Staff are all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My Fiance and I truly enjoyed our time here in mid April. I bought the nights from a voucher via Groupon and did the Spa as well as cooking class. The staff was friendly, kind, and really approachable about things to do around Essouria. They organised a car to pick us up from Agadir which stopped at amazing locations to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The Dar l'Oussia is well situated in Essaouria. The reception staff were helpful. We had a junior suite which was an impressive large room with a lovely draped four poster bed. However - the floor was gritty and the room wasn't clean. the room was next to the street and there was a lot of noise until 4am which kept... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Large center courtyard with plants, 4 stories and terrace, no elevator. Comfortable, spacious room with 2 small windows looking out to the courtyard (room 34). Pleasant staff. Hotel restaurant. Seagulls circling above the terrace with views of the ocean and beach. Breakfast was average for a riad. Very convenient location between Orson Welles Square and Avenue du Caire.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A group of us used this riad for room space, but some of us used the restaurant as well. I would recommend this riad for the location, close to the hustle and bustle of the harbour and fish restaurants, and near to the souks and street cafes. The staff are so helpful and friendly, and it looks grand and welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This hotel was a secret TREASURE! There were very few people staying there. The hotel was SO beautiful, gorgeous grand decor. The room was very large and again so elegant. In contrast to the usual holidays we have everything was seamless from the meeter and greeter at the door to the little old cleaning ladies that did a fantastic job.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This was one of the least impressive Riads we stayed in during 14 nights in Morocco. The public areas were lovely, especially the rooftop area where we enjoyed breakfast each day. Our room was quite dark and stuffy (no fan), unless you opened the windows onto the walkway outside every room. this of course would allow anyone going by to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This riad really is the most welcoming and beautiful place we have stayed. The staff are friendly and welcoming and really can't do enough for you. it is situated in the medina in a perfect location close to both the souks, beach and harbour. the room was light and comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

My husband & I stayed here after switching our original booking due to building works at the first riad. We found it by chance walking into the medina. This beautiful riad on the larger side than we had stayed in Marrakech was perfect for us. We were updated to larger room after the first night, ate great food in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This Riad is really beautiful, the style is a good mix between authentic/local decoration and modern touch. It offers a quiet and comfortable atmosphere and very good service. It was just perfect, elegant and simple, you don´t feel overwhelmed with the Decor and colors...Yves the owner did great job with this hotel and his staff are very friendly and helpful... More 

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