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Riad Dar Nafoura

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Alingsas, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a fantastic stay in this beautifully decorated and cosy riad in central Essaouira. Having found Marrakesh horrible 25 years ago because of the constant harassment of "guides" wanting to show you things, I came to Essaouira with low expectations. But the city rocked me! Also as a solo travelling woman I went around everywhere in the bustling and... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

If you want to be right in the medina of Essaouira in a smart boutique hotel, this is the place, you will get the feeling of the medina, in a fresh, clean and high morocco personality hotel, with the Europea standards. Room as great and the atmosphere is absolutely fantastic. I really enjoyed my time over there. People at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We cannot recommend Dar Nafoura enough! from the moment we arrived we felt welcomed, comfortable and at home, the Riad is easy to find from the bustling streets in the medina and is tucked away from main streets keeping it quiet and calm. Raja runs the hotel and is incredibly helpful, she gave us maps and a really helpful introduction... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

For our first night in Morocco, we booked a room at the Riad Dar Nafoura. The whole experience of landing in Marrakesh, the bustling street life and the experiences along the road to the coast were exciting, until we arrived late in the evening in Essaouira. Finding the hotel, hiding away in the labyrinthine old city, is tricky, a smartphone... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The wellknown riad (bed & breakfast) Dar Nafoura in Essaouira's medina has a new hostess, Gemma. She is running this wonderful, silent, charming and aesthetical riad very nicely. My family recieved excellent service including room service and homemade breakfast with a different meny every morning. Every room in the riad is decorated in a unique way, and e.g. our room... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a lovely welcome by the French lady proprietor. She made a real effort to make us feel at home, even buying us cheese for breakfast (not often found in Morocco). All the rooms are decorated in ver vibrant colours. Breakfast is served on the roof terrace where you have a little glimpse of the sea. Homemade cakes were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The riad is a short walk from the bustle of the centre of the medina. It is beautifully decorated and is filled with plenty of light. The roof terrace provides a great view of Essaouira, and is where breakfast is served. Unfortunately if you bring heavy luggage it's left to you to lug it up the stairs, as there is... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

a gorgeous and very quiet riad in the medina. a joy, as was veronique and also her staff. the breakfast on the terrace in winter sun from roof turret unforgettable with my essense of coffee and cigarettes before being able to talk. will be returning next month to sample her tajines; she only let us know she cooked on our... More 

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Monique J, Propriétaire at Riad Dar Nafoura, responded to this review

Dear Paul and Suzan, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your observation with us following your stay at our Riad. Our team is working hard every day to make our guest feels happy and your satisfaction is the best reward they could receive. On behalf of the entire team and me, we are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We chose to spend 12 days in Essaouira in order to relax and enjoy this seaside town out of season. The atmosphere at Dar Nafoura was just perfect for that. After a long stroll along the beach going back to the Riad was a pleasure. The fireplace would be on and Monique would offer us mint tea or coffee (and... More 

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Monique J, Propriétaire at Riad Dar Nafoura, responded to this review
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Chers John et Ciro, Nous vous remercions d'avoir pris de votre temps pour poster vos commentaires sur notre Riad. C'est... More 

Grand Cayman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Although the Riad itself is very nice, and the new owner is nice, I did not appreciate having to take my 2 weeks piece of luggage to the 4th floor myself in a narrow staircase. I believe if you have 4 floors, you should at least have a "monte-charge" otherwise, it's good if you're a backpacker. Breakfast was good, dinner... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Riad Dar Nafoura

Address: 30 Rue Ibn Khaldoun, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $49 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Dar Nafoura 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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