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Riad Dar Afram

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10,rue Sidi Magdoul, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Riad Dar Afram
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There’s nothing not to like about this place. Nice rooms, good food, incredible location, roof terrace overlooking the water. Also Taz seems to treat people like they’re a guest in his house. He makes it really easy to meet other people and goes out of his way to help you with whatever you need. Nighttimes are all about sitting around... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, easy walking to fishing boats, medina sights, cafes, beach, Supratour bus. Had large en suite room--preferred one w window as people do smoke in common room and smell permeates upstairs. Great bed, good shower, spacious room. Wifi only in downstairs common room. Great breakfast included little omelette every morn. Very nice helpful caring people there. Enjoyed chatting w... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

i found myself and a mate at dar afram back in jan 2014. what greeted us was the best ever hosting/hotel experience iv ever had - back then, or since. my man abdul - what can you say. he made the place not a hotel or riad - he made it our home. the food, the set-up, the music, the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This riad is located right in the heart of Essaouira. It's funky cool as well as friendly. Why is it a good choice in Essaouria? The rooms are enormous and have character. The hosts are great. They are a father - son team Australians of Moroccan heritage. They have done a magnificent job of making guests feel right at home... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

There was a really nice vibe about this place. The communal area was well set up and a comfortable place for a few catch up drinks with fellow travellers. The terrace where breakfast was served was lovely. Our room was big and spacious and all the artwork on the walls gave the room real character. The central location right inside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We are a couple in our twenties from New York that traveled to Morocco for the first time for 2 weeks in November. We are seasoned travelers and found Dar Afram to be the most relaxed, charming place we stayed at. In fact, we were supposed to stop over for one night but really fell in love with the vibe,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Lovely staff, lovely vibes, lovely tunes. I would recommend this place to anybody who wants to relax, unwind and listen to good music with awesome people. Very clean compared to any other hostels I've been to!

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Island of Malta, Malta
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were in Morocco for 2 weeks and Dar Afram was the best played I stayed in. The Riad is stylish and original at the same time and the staff are friendly and welcoming. Walking into Dar Afram almost feels like walking into your own house.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Riad dar Afram was the best place we stayed at during our 9-day holiday in Morocco. The room was nice, big and clean. We were welcomed by the hosts who were nice, friendly and welcoming throughout our stay. On the first evening we had a lovely dinner in the riad, followed by live music. Breakfast on the terrace was nice,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place is wonderfully decorated throughout, with a lovely terrace, nice rooms and ample common areas. The friendly staff frequently treats the guests to singing and guitar (their own songs, even).

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