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Villa Gonatouki

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06/12/2017 06/13/2017
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 31, 2015

I stayed at Villa Ganatouki with my boyfriend for a couple of days which was not long enough, everything about our stay was perfect... the welcoming staff, Bruno, our beautiful room which had a open wood burner, the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, the traditional home made Moroccan food, the beautiful interior and exterior of the villa… The list goes on.....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 30, 2015

Everything in Gounatouki is exactly as you would want it to be. My girlfriend and I went for a week to relax and we got a lot more than we had hoped for from our break. Highly recommend Gounatouki for lots of reasons: You can tick off all the basics... it is very clean, the staff are absolutely fantastic, very...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 28, 2015

Where to start? Bruno and Brigitte have created something very special at Villa Gonatouki. THE VILLA itself is a stunning piece of architecture where imaginative design features abound. The layout of the accommodation also induces a relaxing and informal ambience. Meals can be taken in any number of rooms and little alcoves and niches are used to stunning effect to...

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St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 19, 2015

My wife and I spent four days at Gonatouki ,we had a fantastic room with a spectacular view. The food was authentic and tasted incredible.Bruno the owner was a fantastic host and the staff were always smiling.We will return soon and would recommend to anyone.

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed March 19, 2015

I stayed at Gonatouki with my boyfriend and we had a lovely stay. We loved the calm atmosphere in the house. It's a perfect place to relax and clear your mind. Bruno and his team were very kind to us. The food was Moroccan and it was excellent. I would recommend everyone to stay at Gonatouki - I will definitely...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much Michelle for this very nice review. You are in Chili now (I thought it was Brazil) and you let here a wonderful "souvenir". The atmosphere was good also because you were here. It will be a pleasure to see you again next time. Enjoy yourself in South America and send me a few photos of your...

Herning, Denmark
Reviewed March 19, 2015

I was there in jaunary 2015. Everything was perfect. Good food, nice people, and a very nice house. The pools are even nice in january - and the wether is fresh and warm. Rooms and shower is okay too.

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review. Gonatouki is a good place to organize seminars because you can mix work and relaxation. It will be a pleasure to see you again. I learned a lot with the group! I hope your project is improving. Kind Regards Bruno

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 28, 2015

After 5 days of relaxing at Villa Gonatouki, I was very reluctant to leave. A really lovely villa and Bruno is an excellent host. The staff are all very friendly and the food was the best I had in Morocco. It's a very peaceful place and perfect for unwinding. A friend and I went there to write and we couldn't...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much Philip for this nice review. Yes, Gonatouki is a good place to write (we had a lot of writers already) and to find inspiration. I'm sure your book will be a success if it is as nice as you! Food is good at Gonatouki because we have only fresh Moroccan food. As our cooks cook with...

Reviewed February 24, 2015

After a week or so of staying in riads within medinas, Villa Gonatouki gave us just the beautiful atmosphere and relaxation we were in need of. The setting is fantastic, with views of the ocean and herds of goats passing by every so often. And our room was one of the best we've ever stayed in, with both fireplace and...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sarah for your very nice review. It was a pleasure to accommodate you. We have more and more american guests and you are always sympathetic. I'll read your book 'Process : The Writing Lives of Great Authors" which seems very interesting. I hope you'll come back soon with Scott even it's a bit far. Bruno

Copenhagen, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
Reviewed February 16, 2015

I've been to this great house multiple times and I can't recommend it enough. Staying here is a truely unique and special experience. I've been here both with my girlfriend, with family and I held an event here. If you are looking for a different, but authentic experience in Morocco, you should go here. Remember to talk to Bruno, the...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much Nikolaj for your nice review. This one is specially important for me because you come as a guest with his family but also as a seminar organizer. I was impressed by the efficiency of this entrepreneur seminar, every manager starting again with a well advanced project. And you help us to improve on Internet. That's also...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is one of the best places I have had the pleasure of staying in. Bruno is very welcoming and the rooms are superb. We loved the fire in the room. A lovely touch. Excellent breakfast in the morning which is available anytime. Would recommend to everyone. Top class.

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much Craig, it was very nice to accommodate Kaska and you. Yes breakfast are nice and maybe more at this time of the year because it so pleasant to eat on the terrace under the sun, when it's so cold in Europa. It was too short but remember, next time it will be longer with a motorbike!...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A wonderful and peaceful place with a sea view, Gonatouki is located at roughly 10km from the beach.With its 10 bedrooms and suites you will be enchanted by the villa, its architecture and its 2 swimming pools (one with a kids' pool).A place you will never forget!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Gonatouki

Address: Km 8 Route d'Agadir | El Ghazoua, 44000, Ghazoua, Essaouira, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira > Ghazoua
Price Range: $85 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Gonatouki 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We really liked the "prestige room" which was on the 2nd floor, had a fireplace and private patio”
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“Any room you choose at Villa Gonatouki will be a great room!”
actondavid1986, Mar 24, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are individually styled, we chose one with a balcony and was really glad we did.”
vanessan968, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“The upgrade is worth the few €'s extra”
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“Ground floor rooms adjoining and close to the Pool”
shahiea, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
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