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Villa de l'O

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Orinda, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is well situated, where the ocean meets the Medina. The breeze is very nice, and view from the roof pleasant. The staff is very accommodating, helpful and pleasant. The lobby is lovely and comfortable. We were welcomed in the lobby on our arrival with very good cookies and sweet mint tea. The included breakfast is served on the... More 

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Orebro, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

In this riad, all rooms are differently decorated in a romantic adventureish fashion. Some have windows to the outside and some have them towards the atrium in the middle of the buliding. The atrium is covered with a glass cieling, which makes it possible to sit and relax outside your room even on widy days (this town is on the... More 

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Helmsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We started at the Villa de L'O for four nights, two of which were during the 2016 Gnoua music festival. The significance of this is that the population of Essaouira quadruples for the festival...but the Villa De L'O retained its air of peace and tranquility. The service is efficient and generally understated, although our chambermaid seemed a little obsessed with... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Beautiful and very stylish riad. Amazing design and rooms. Lovely view from the terrace and very good location - close to all attractions, CTM station, port, restaurants and the beach. Totally fell in love with the view from the rooftop and the bed!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I like this hotel and its position just inside the Medina. It's a little "frayed" in parts but this is a 300 year old building in Morocco. It is very clean and the staff are very pleasant and very helpful. Breakfast on the roof terrace was excellent although it can be fairly windy hence the reason why all the windsurfers... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Hotel Villa de l´Ô We went around in Essaouira and stumbled by chance on this wonderful hotel . So despite that we have not booked this hotel in advance, we got a beautiful room where we could feel us at home at once. This boutique-hotel has 12 rooms, some with different views out to medina ans sea, and some with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We got to the hotel, check in was fine, we got to our room and surprises started. There was a deep dust smell. My wife started sneezing since she is sensitive to dust. The room felt very old. The bathroom is open to the room, even the WC is open to the room and there is NO ventilation so any... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This hotel is dripping with charm. It has a nautical theme to some of the rooms made of really fine old wood. I recommend the room in which I stayed which was on the top floor and had a deck with 2 reclining beach chairs and that looked over the water. The hotel is well situated.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Myself and my husband are returning to Morocco for the fourth year and have stayed in many Riads. We have mainly good experiences but Villa de L,O is the first one we couldnt wait to return to. Its hard to put a finger on it. The relaxed, snug ambiance, the style of the rooms, it s perfect position in Essaouira... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

After being some what skeptical about traveling to Morocco, Villa De l'O was a welcome surprise! Nestled in the medina with a view out over the Atlantic it provides a comfortable escape from the hustle and bustle. Excellent staff who couldn't do enough to help. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace is a must!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sheltered by the Medina walls, Villa de l'O is located at few meters from the beach, the souks, and at the doors of the Essaouira golf court. Eighteenth-century riad, the architectural spirit of Villa de l'O is given by the subtle alchemy between stone, sculpted wood, and the quivering of the beautifully made fabrics. Refined, the modern decoration of the house combines the oriental and colonial spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa de l'O

Address: 3 rue Mohamed Ben Messaoud, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $109 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa de l'O 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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