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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I commute to Essaouira and my resting point is always at Riad Dar Skala . Homely with a great character , very quiet , comfy bed , nice hot shower , free wifi , great breakfast served on the terrace facing the ocean . The terrace is a treat offering one of the best sea view from morning to sunset...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Ancient house in the Medina , with nice terrace but with no maintenance over the years. Bathrooms, kitchen, terrace furniture need to be renewed because of oldness and cat pee smell. I went with an allergic person and due to the dust and the cats we could not stay and needed to book a riad room.

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Thank Cristina L
Varese, Italy
Reviewed 10 August 2015

If you come here sooner or later you need to come back. so stop getting stress at work, book a flight and write that book you never had time to start. Here in the morning you can find the inspiration you need in front of the ocean and the sounds of Morocco.

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Reviewed 4 December 2014

Great location! Jorge is a great host. We did reserved the "Room Berbere" that's maybe good for 1-2 days but since we were staying for 7 days we ended up taking the larger room "Beldi" well worth the extra dollars. Don't forget to ask Jorge for a list of good restaurants in the neighborhood.

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Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

Difficult to find so make sure you call someone to meet you. Definitely a hostel not hotel but a very lovely unique hostel with AMAZING sea view. Good breakfast served on the terrace. We had a very spacious room. Location Is perfect. Would recommend.

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Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

We met our host Jorge not far from our home for next 3 nights. Listen...this accomodation was definitely best for us. All trip was amazing, but this place you have to see and have to stay. Respectfull and charm Jorge with his smart Son with clever and usefull tips for meal and places for good to visit. The house! Kitchen,...

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

not only is this place greatly located near the remparts inside the medina (so it has a wonderful view from the rooftop, sunsets AND sunrises) but the host jorge is very helpful and will give you the right tips (good eats and logistics) to make your stay in essaouira even more enjoyable. best room : 'beldi' on the last floor....

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Thank alllexis
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2014

After staying 4 nights in Dar Skala I can't imagine wanting to stay anywhere else in Essaouira. This place exudes the same rustic charm as the city and the roof terrace offers amazing views of the coast, ramparts and Medina. Watching the waves crash over breakfast, the dramatic sunsets and Jorge's fantastic restaurant recommendations were some of the undoubted highlights...

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Thank Andrew R
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We had a great time in Essaouria (much better than Marrakech!) and Jorge was greatin helping us get settled. The room is comfortable with windows that overlook the street (don't worry it's not noisy). The roof terrace had great views of the sea and was lovely to have a morning coffee up there. We booked through air bnb and communication...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I booked a stay here through Airbnb, and have a more lengthy view there. Suffice to say, the riad is full of rustic charm. Jorge is a good host and gave us some good recommendations in Essaouira. The rooftop terrasse provides a beautiful view of the ocean, ramparts, and Essaouira. I would highly recommend this riad to anyone staying in...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Skala, a traditional Moroccan house is situated behind the ramparts very near the main square. It is on two levels, comprised of 4 bedrooms, kitchen and living-room, where you can enjoy cozy evenings by the fire. A delicious breakfast is served on the sunny terrace with breath-taking views of the ocean. Individual rooms or the entire house available for rent. Local cook at your disposal for tasty traditional dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar Skala

Address: 26 Ibn Rochd | Medina, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $60 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for the Beldi room”
 of 5 bubbles christianb268, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
“beldi room is the best”
 of 5 bubbles alllexis, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“We had a lovely room on the upper floor near the roof terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles 601BarbaraR, 21 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Just make a reservation before going since it may filled up very quickly”
 of 5 bubbles manolowski, 13 Oct 2011 | Read review
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