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Riad Dar Nafoura

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Toenisvorst, Germany
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Finding this Riad was easy, as we were picked up by the owner at Bab Marrakech ;-) The Riad is nicely decorated and owner/staff are very friendly and supportive. We got many tips (and maps) from the owner, so we never got lost. As this Riad is really centrally located you can smell, hear and see the medina, but not... More 

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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed several days in this Riad. The breakfast was different each day, which was refreshing. The room was large, and was well furnitured. A small remark on the width of the bed, which was not that big. The shower was good, as well as the service. We were informed on the various activities and restaurants in the area upon... More 

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Alingsas, Sweden
2 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

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
Reviewed 2 June 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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Reviewed 13 May 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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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 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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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 March 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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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 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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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 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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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 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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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Additional Information about Riad Dar Nafoura

Address: 30 Rue Ibn Khaldoun, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $54 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Dar Nafoura 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Make sure that you have a room with a window (if that is of importance to you).”
 of 5 bubbles annkristinjonasson, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“each room is totally different but if you want to be in one very special ask for the suit one they have a fireplace in one of the room.”
 of 5 bubbles antonioavalosferrero, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Let the hostess guide you picking the excact room you like.”
 of 5 bubbles 954annew, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“go for top floor as closest, obviously, to roof terrace!”
 of 5 bubbles panamdown, 20 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Room “Loubna” – clean and nice”
 of 5 bubbles 288iulianp, 5 Sep 2013 | Read review
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