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RIad Dar El Paco

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We stayed here for 9 nights and while it is directly next to a Mosque and the prayer call might wake you if you're a really light sleeper, we've had a wonderful stay here. The rooms are all a different colour but very much alike in comfort. The bathroom was really fantastic for Moroccan standards, we've never ran out of...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice riad! The owners Lara and Giovanni and all the staff are very kind and always available to give you all the good suggestions to discover the better places of Essaouira and to have a great time to spend there. The rooms are comfortable, well decorated and the breakfast is very good. The riad is in the heart of...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with good location, nice staff, very good service and clean rooms with so tasty breakfast. I like it and im sure every time when i come to essaouira i choose dar el paco and im sure you will like it too.

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Thank Younès J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Thank you Giovanni and Lara - we loved our stay. Riad El Paco has been fantastic. I love the location, the room and the service. I cannot fault Lara and Giovanni - such wonderful hosts! They helped us have a glorious time. We were there for just 4 days, and would easily go back just to stay here and see...

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Reviewed November 20, 2016

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...

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London
Reviewed November 14, 2016

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
Reviewed November 4, 2016

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
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...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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...

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  • Breakfast included
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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 - $36 (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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“All rooms looked lovely to us!”
 of 5 bubbles 834tamarag, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“Try for a lower room if you have mobility problems.”
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“Top floor room with independent bathroom very close to terrace. Big room. Super comfortable bed.”
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“Anyone of the two to rooms.”
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“Rooms above the 1st floor cannot receive the free wifi signal”
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