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Riad Dar Afram

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 August 2016

To stay at the Riad "Dar Afram" was a really nice adventure, Abdul and his Wife Doris get us a really warm welcome. We eat together with other guests lunch or dinner with "candlenight" feeling and always great music in the background. Its also possible to play music there or paint pictures on walls, we also had the pleasure to...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Dar Afram is an interesting place to say the least. Within the first hour of our stay, I heard our host (Tarek) tell another American guest that there were some other Americans there but they weren't " you know, cool" and were some young people traveling with their parents. As one of said young people, I would argue that my...

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DarAfram, Manager at Riad Dar Afram, responded to this review

Firstly, thank you for your visit. I do apologise to you and your family for any disappointment and if a misunderstanding did occur but I truly believe you have misunderstood something in regards to what you think you overheard. You will see from our reviews that our riad is known to be very friendly, very clean and our guests feel...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My husband and I stayed at Dar Afram for two nights and had a great stay. It is beautiful, clean, and comfortable. Nabil met us down the street to make sure we could find it and was helpful and friendly throughout our stay. Dar Afram feels inviting and has a culture of music and community. The location is excellent.

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I had a fantastic stay at here. No wonder the place is considered as a "rare to find". I couldn't have asked for better, very friendly and personal atmosphere(unlike the functional and big hostels), good musics, loft top with a ocean view, and kind staff. I can say everything was just perfect. I really enjoyed chats with the staff -...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed four nights towards the end of Ramadan. The lovely Nabil met us from our taxi and showed us the way, very helpful as its easy to get lost! Our room was enormous, clean and had lots of character. The roof terrace was a lovely place to have breakfast, nicer and more substantial than anywhere else we stayed. Nabil...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Dar Afram is a nice Riad in the medina. The location is great, close to everything but far enough from the noise. The Riad is really big, with lots of rooms and an amazing roof terrace. The staff were always helpful, rooms were clean and comfortable but it lacked atmosphere. We visited during Ramadan so it wasn't very busy, and...

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1Thank Asherleee
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The Diad Dar Afram is by far one of the best places I have been in Morocco. It has a very personal and friendly atmosphere and a beautiful view from the rooftop terrace. Almost ervery evening we had live music from some of the band members of Afram, who are also the owners of the Riad. If you are in...

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1Thank Vincent E
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay. One of those places where you really feel at home. Clean rooms, beautiful rooftop terrace and very friendly staff. I would highly recommend this riad to everyone. If you are a music lover you should definitely visit, great tunes all day from the stereo or from the owner playing some guitar. Loved it!

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here three years ago over Christmas and it was a Beautiful way to spend Christmas. The Riad is a special place and the welcome was so warm. The food cooked by the local chef was amazing and a welcome treat from the standard Moroccan food served in the other tourist spots in Morocco. Clean, comfortable and a great...

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Maryland
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

There are positives and negatives regarding our stay at Dar Afram. We arrived late and they met us at the bus station. This was very helpful as it would have been difficult to find alone in the middle of the medina. Our recommendation is that you ask to be met; they are very helpful and willing to accommodate guests. We...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Afram is famous for music, a funky vibe and a special, unique atmosphere. A beautiful traditional riad run by friendly aussie-moroccans.There are 6 high standard spotless bedrooms like apartments with private bathroom and showers, sleeping 2 to 4 people. There is also a single and shared rooms available.You can enjoy a fantastic 360 degrees view of the sea and see far accross the roofs of the medina.Breakfast is included and is usually served on the terrace. Sunset barbeques is another feature of this wonderful terrace.Communal evening meals are organised everynight with some of the towns finest chefs and live music follows. Musicians and artists from all over the world visit dar afram. We even have an online you tube channel that captures some of the talent flowing through. Check out Dar Afram TV for some of the live perfomances.As written in our trip advisor and lonely planet reviews, Dar Afram is the pefect place to meet people and make new friends.A house of charm, inspiration and good feeling which is beautifully decorated with various art and antiques.Our guests often stay longer than expected and truly feel at home. ... more   less 

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Address: 10 Rue Sidi Magdoul, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $32 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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