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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here as part of our Intrepid tour so am not sure what the hotel's rates are, but for a 1 star hotel (based on TripAdvisor's rating), this place packs a punch. Great location on the medina's main street, strong hot water every time you turned on a tap, clean beds/room & ok WIFI. Negatives include noise, not from...

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic location, good clean beds and really nice interior. Downsides are that it's very noisy - you can hear all the guests no matter what floor they are on. Wifi speed is very slow, and the hot water doesn't last for all guests. The rooms are cold in winter and have no air conditioning so I'm not sure about how...

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Lima, Peru
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights, on the whole, I was impressed. They're really helpful there, they let me do my own laundry there for free, which was really nice of them, and they got us a taxi to the airport when we were leaving too. Only downside was the slightly mouldy room (seems to be common in morocco) and...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This riad was one of my favorite stays while in Morocco on an Intrepid tour. The stairs are steep but every floor has a gorgeous view into the lobby of the riad or onto the rooftop courtyard. I stayed in a room facing one of the main streets of the medina and loved our view looking out through the stained...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were supposed to carry our own luggage here because the minivan cannot enter the Riad. But it was raining so there were carts that hauled our luggage as we plowed into the puddles. We arrived and got checked into our rooms. I was at the terrace but I asked to be moved because it smelled so moldy. I don’t...

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philadelphia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here two nights on an Intrepid tour. This place is basic, but cute. Some elements of the riad such as the courtyard, tile, the TWO rooftop terraces, and the stained glass in our bathroom was very nice. Not a luxurious riad, but was quite sufficient. The layout of my room was quite odd, with one bed right up against...

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This riad was a really cute stop on an interesting Morocco tour. It was a little confronting to walk onto the floor and realise you were looking at your bed through the windows opening onto the common area, but closing the windows and curtains fixed that. The room was sparsely decorated, a nice change in Morocco, and felt very clean....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Spent 2 nights here recently. The Riad is traditional and charming, with local art and furnishings providing a welcoming touch. The shower hose in my bathroom was split, so that most of the water flowed out of the split, wasting on the floor while very little came out of the rose, thus an unpleasant shower experience for the guest. In...

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Larkspur, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This town is fantastic, and staying at this Riad totally enhanced our stay. We were lucky enough to be here when it wasn't windy at all. We loved the call to prayer and weren't bothered by the volume, as that was what we were here for! Centrally located in the medina. Breakfast was the usual fare, and staff was attentive...

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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

The rooms were clean and except for the calls to prayer that were played over loud speakers throughout the medina, the riad was quiet. The service was good when we needed it and they had plenty of hot water for showers. It's in a coastal town, so the damp complaints don't hold water ( pun intended!). Also, Moorish architecture did...

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Address: 4 rue Malek Ben Rahal, Avenue de l_Istiqlal | Medina, Essaouira, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $55 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Dar El Qdima 1*
Number of rooms: 14
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“have stayed in 2 different rooms. all of them are great!”
 of 5 bubbles martynovak, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quiet and close to the roof terrace”
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 of 5 bubbles FredTone, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The rooftop rooms are by far the best (if you are happy to walk a few flights of stairs)”
 of 5 bubbles RebeccaJaneD, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in room 1 and would avoid it in future as it can only host a single bed, to small for a double bed. The other rooms were very good and all the rooms are quite.”
 of 5 bubbles Lengau, 26 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 was very secluded and there weren't many stairs, which would make it a good stay for someone older or with health problems. Some of the higher rooms had terrace access, which would be lovely for breakfast or a nighttime tea.”
 of 5 bubbles MadelineW_13, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
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