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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay here. Lovely staff, beautiful room and a delicious breakfast. The riad is beautifully decorated and Wafaa was kind of enough to explain the medina to us as well as give us some recommendations for places to eat and things to see when we arrived, over some delicious mint tea! We stayed in the Toureg room... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a lot to say but reiterate all previous positive comments. Had an enjoyable stay with excellent hosts. Situated just inside Medina with easy access to beach and restaurants. Should you have any walking difficulties, best to request a lower floor room. As with many Riads there are lots of stairs.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute gem in a great location. The owners, Lara and Giovanni, were extremely welcoming and had some brilliant advice on things to do around Essaouira. The rooms were lovely and breakfast was very nice. My girlfriend treated herself with a massage with Wafaa, and said it was incredible. When we return to Essaouira, we'll be staying here again.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is the most wonderful Riad right in the heart of the medina in Essaouira. The owners, Lara and Giovanni, Wafaa and all the staff are warm and friendly and offer fantastic help and advise of what to see or do and where to eat. The riad is spotless and very comfortable and is a perfect escape from the hustle... More 

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Reviewed October 16, 2016

Having traveled extensively, I thought I would try a bit off the beaten track and it was suggested that I try Essarouira in Morocco. I was recommended to try the Riad El Paco - and it was one of the best places I have lodged in - ever! The hostess Wafa couldn't have made our stay any better, she was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit here and it never fails to impress. It's a small authentically Moroccan riad, with wonderful staff who can't do enough for you. The manager Wafa, is so helpful, she's like family after a few nights. The breakfasts are simple well prepared fare, more than enough to start your day. There are lovely cafes and restaurants... More 

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

What can I say. This is as good as it gets! Staff are incredible, so welcoming and helpful. The 5 rooms in this riad are all named after the 5 tribes of Morocco. Breakfast is freshly made each.morning. The riad is right in the.Medina so everything is within walking distance. We do hope to return. It felt like.home. Thank you... More 

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Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

The place is really nice, very well located and our room was very comfortable, I was visiting with my wife. Staff was very nice as well, they helped us calling and translating a conversation with staff from the next hotel where we'd stay in Fes that same day. The place has a very nice, peaceful rooftop where you can see... More 

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Reviewed June 13, 2016

I had a lovely stay at Dar El Paco in Essaouira. I liked it so much there, that I stayed almost two weeks. Thank you Lara and Giovanni for your hospitality. It was a home away from home. Quaint, lovely decor, perfect location, delicious breakfast, fresh towels and housekeeping daily. What a dream!! The office manager Wafaa is so kind... More 

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Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Good room and amazing breakfeast. Its a nice place too stay because its very calm, clean and very ship. Its near off all you need. I go their it my girlfriend and we love. Maybe in the next year we came back.

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Riad Dar el Paco is a small peaceful house in the heart of the Medina. Close to the souk, but on a quiet little side-street in the Mellah. Everything is in walking distance and everything is possible. We serve a traditional Moroccan breakfast every morning and all our 5 rooms have a private bathroom with shower and in 4 rooms we can accommodate 3 people (with a small charge). Panoramic terrace on the top floor with the option to book a relaxing massage. ADSL WIFI functions very well in all the RIAD. The common spaces includes the living room, fridge on the kitchen and the guest toilet on the ground floor. You will be greeted by us Giovanni & Lara, the owner of the house, we are Italian and we speak French, Spanish and English. With us other Moroccan lady who is fluent French, English and Italian. The house is perfectly secure, you will be free to take your room key and the main door key with you just like being at home. We will be there to answer all your questions, recommend you placed to visit, restaurants to eat and of course, tell you some general information about the city and culture. We are happy to guide and assist you during your stay. To ensure you a better service we would kindly ask you to communicate us the arrival time in Essaouria by email or what's up, the day before or the same day of arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about RIad Dar El Paco

Address: 10 Rue Draa, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $32 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — RIad Dar El Paco 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Try for a lower room if you have mobility problems.”
 of 5 bubbles nellien2013, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor room with independent bathroom very close to terrace. Big room. Super comfortable bed.”
 of 5 bubbles saraheO6677TC, Jun 13, 2016 | Read review
“Anyone of the two to rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles jackbucks, Dec 9, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms above the 1st floor cannot receive the free wifi signal”
 of 5 bubbles terpsic0re, Sep 20, 2015 | Read review
“We had the top room which had a lovely big window that let in a really nice sea breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles Nikolatate, Aug 22, 2015 | Read review
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