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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beautiful old riad isn't making the most of itself. The first things to note are that there is no lift, it is dry and the wifi is very "iffy" in case you need to work. Our first room was L'Orient. This is quite unsuitable for the slightly elderly as the comfortable bed is up 2 steps with narrow access...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed January 12, 2017

Excellent position, nearby the entrance of the medina, with taxi only a few distance, quiete but so close to the median. The room so big and fascinating, fine terrace where to have breakfast. The staff is very kind.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Online this place looked amazing. And the rooms really do live up to the description along with the roof terrace. However it feels like its lacking in a bit of heart. There is no cohesive bar area and they have the room and the design aesthetic to develop that and make it feel much more inviting from bottom lobby up....

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
Reviewed November 22, 2016

I absolutely loved this place. It was like going back in time to the early 30s maybe and then have it decorated by Restoration Hardware. The rooms were beautifully appointed as was the rest of the hotel. Lovely little breakfast room and excellent food. The staff was lovely. Wish we could have stayed here and in this sweet town longer.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We are in the prestige suite with sea view. Surely the best room, ask for Opium suite. Big rooms, huge bathroom with comfy bath with view of the ocean. The view is straight down the beach and lovely at sunrise. High enough up to not bother with road noise but the seagulls take care of that. The seafront is being...

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Orinda, California, United States
Reviewed July 5, 2016

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...

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Orebro, Sweden
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...

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Helmsley, United Kingdom
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...

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Casablanca, Morocco
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
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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: $90 - $178 (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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“Ask for outside windows.”
 of 5 bubbles Chryssie52, 6 days ago | Read review
“Our room had only curtain between bed and bathroom - might not suit everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles traceycc_12, Jan 7, 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have only courtyard windows, You might prefer an outside window, particularly one on the Ocean side which provides a nice breeze”
 of 5 bubbles VirginiaR459, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
“All are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles BewilderedInMorocco, May 2, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view suite well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles Dragendanger, May 2, 2016 | Read review
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