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Hotel Smara

26 Rue De Skala, Essaouira, Morocco
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Hotel Smara
Ranked #75 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Gdansk, Poland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Very well located - in the heart of medina. Room was simple and could be cleaner but I didn't expect more for this price. The view from the terrace is just great, I recommend to go there to see the sunset.

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Barcelona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I think it's very good option quality/price ratio Rooms were simple but enough for me and the space was clean and tidy. I enjoyed the sound of the waves across my window and of course the sunset in the terrace, unforgeatable! Very well situated "Scala" among antiquares and hand-made shops and near big square Staff was kind and correct with... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012 via mobile

Our first night there we killed 7 bed bugs in room #12. Unfortunately, our stay coincided with the gnaoua music festival and other places in our price range were booked. We told the front desk and one person said the climate is too cool for bed bugs. As a person with a Masters of Science in Public Health (parisitology focus),... More

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

We stayed in the quatro room on the top floor. I'm not a demanding traveler so in my oppion it's quite ok. though the rooms were really not clean, a lot of dirt on the floor and the bathrooms were dirty even as the toilets. A bit anoying, there were no poweroutlets in the room to charge a phone or... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Whatever you do....don't stay here. It was damp in mid summer. It was NOT clean at all and the bathrooms gave your gag reflex a good work out. I arrived and pulled back the covers to inspect the bed only to find bits of wall in my bed. Yes, bits of wall - the plaster was falling off into the... More

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

My two girlfriends and I recently stayed just one night at Hotel Smara, while it is in a good area, close to the ramparts and the sea, this hardly makes up for the severe bed bug infestation!!! After just one night my friends and I have literally hundreds of itchy bites between us! We quickly checked out and ran around... More

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Krakow, Poland
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2011

Located in the heart of medina just behind Essaouira ramparts it is very good choice to stay. You can listen to the sounds of seagulls and ocean waves. Walking distance to the center square, port and beach. Friendly staff. One hint - it could be great to see little ordinary rug on the concrete floor.

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2010

We stayed there only 1 night and found the mattress covered with black little stains. Since we never dealt with bed bugs before we didn't know this was a sign of bed bug infestation. We saw some bed bugs just before going to bed kind of late so we put some essential oil (lavender and clover) in the bed linen... More

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2010

I was recommended the room with sea view by travellers I met in Mirleft a few days earlier. Knowing it was also recommended in Lonely Planet had me feel confident to book in advance. What a big mistake!! The place was very dirty and shabby for even the budget traveller not to comment. OK, I'm used to budget hostels, so... More

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London
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2010

I know it is a long time since i stayed there and they have actually done the rooms up by the look of the photos and they still look horrible. The shower room was covered in flies, toilets (no paper) smelt awful, not often cleaned if someone peed on the floor, and a lot of people share them. Rooms like... More

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Also Known As:
Smara Hotel Essaouira
Address: 26 Rue De Skala, Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Ranked #75 of 78 hotels in Essaouira

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