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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 1 week ago

This was our final stop on a tour of Morroco. This is a wonderful riad-style hotel, exactly what I was hoping to find. It's location is perfect, being right on the edge of the old town next to one of the exits. This made it easy for nipping out to explore the souk or the port or even the beach.... More 

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Hertford Hertfordshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The title says it all! This is a most charming Riad very well stuated just inside the Medina which makes it easy to find. It is utterly charming all the rooms are different and very clean. The staff are really lovely and cant do enough. Food is very good. Breakfast is served on the roof terrace and is excellent. There... More 

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Lhasa, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Very nice Riad with c. 20-30 rooms. Nice roof top terrace which is, however also used by a couple of large seaguls :-). But that's the same with all roof tops in the Medina. Breakfast is good and value for money compared to other upscale Riads is also good (paid c. €70/night)

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay here and the service and the food were extremely good. Having breakfast on the roof terrace with the views of the sea was lovely. The room was huge, with a separate toilet and a bathroom with a bath and shower as well as a walk in wet room with 2 showers, a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Such a nice place. We (2 couples) stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. We should have stayed longer! Very nice, clean riad with the most beautiful and scenic terrasse ever! Excellent breakfast overlooking the beach in the morning...hard to beat! The director of the establishment was charming and very knowledgeable. Close to everything it was perfect. We also had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We used the hotel for a two day stay away while visiting Marrakech. Absolutely lovely hotel, spotless, well maintained and modern. We had one room with 3 beds in it. It was quite tight but the beds were very comfortable. We didn't have aircon but Essasouria is very windy so leaving the french doors open was fine although noisy! (Tip... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

As a hotel I'm sure its wonderful, we did not stay there but thought we would try the inviting restaurant. It's ambiance is superb and the waiter was very attentive and helpful, however the food in no way matched the splendour of the venue. Starters were nothing to write home about so I will not bother to comment on them,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Romantic, intimate, outstanding decorations, fabulous food and breathtaking view from the terrace. We have been there many times and it feels like home when you return. Hidden in a small road at the entrance of the Medina is a jewel in the dark. Once visited, you will never forget it

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Close to promenade on Atlantic Ocean good beach. Room spacious with all facilities including WiFi. Staff under the tutelage of Marc ,Belgium born manager, well trained ,attentive obliging and polite. Maitre d' well versed in local wines which are of good quality. Food in restaurant excellent particularly locally caught seafood. Excellent ocean views from rooftop where both breakfast and lunched... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Excellent location close to the medina, port and boardwalk. A very cute property with great service and a relaxing vibe. It is located in a tucked away alley next to several cute shops and restaurants. Note that the road it is on does not allow cars, so you need to drive up outside the walled part of the city and... More 

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