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BBQ Facilities, Terrace
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Windsurfing, Hiking, Cycling, Horseback Riding, Solarium, Spa, Massage
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Private Check-in/Check-out, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Daily Housekeeping
Family Rooms, Heating
French, Spanish, English, German, Arabic
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged EUR 15 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 2.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
Based on 77 reviews
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Well situated and easily accessible, this charming house offers a calm and authentic atmosphere in the heart of the beautiful Medina of Essaouira. Guest rooms are stylish and well furnished.
Score from 108 reviews Good
Riad Sidi Magdoul is located in the area of Essaouira Medina. It is close to the beach, shops and local market place. The hotel offers an airport shuttle service and free Wi-Fi in each room.
Score from 141 reviews Very good
Located in one of the oldest parts of Essaouira, the Medina, near Moulay Alhssan Square, the Riad Dar Latigeo welcomes you to a comfortable and refined environment.
Score from 286 reviews Excellent
Located in central Essaouira, this traditional Moroccan bed and breakfast is 330 yards from the beach. It offers individually decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 339 reviews Excellent
The staff, rooms and the building in general. It is a nice place to stay while you're visiting the town. The terrace on the top is lovely, don't miss it
You have to notify the time you're arriving
Great kitchen and roof terasse, lovely freshly squeezed mandarins juice at breakfast, we fried our own eggs and cheese to add to breakfast offered. Lovely cafes and souk nearby.
4 bedded room is in the dark dampish ground floor with no light and little ventilation unfortunately, otherwise rooms good. High tax 2e /person per night added plus higher exchange rate insisted upon by staff (perhaps pay in euro to avoid)
The room and the shared bathroom were nice and clean. A shared kitchen is available and we used it to cook some of our meals. The terrace was very pleasant and the breakfast served was simple (bread/jam + juice/coffee) but also very nice. We were out of the main tourist season so it was also good value.
Our room in particular was a bit humid. There was also not too much light since the windows face the inner yard. The wi-fi works best downstairs but that is only a minor issue.
Everything is almost new and clean. Very good equipped kitchen
Wifi don't work on terrase and in some rooms
Nice, clean comfortable Riad. Friendly helpful staff. The only thing is that it is a bit difficult to find in the Medina as the locals don't seem to know it but the lady in charge will meet you to show you the way. I did not read my email in time so it took more time but all good in the end.
Nothing much to dislike here. The only thing is to maybe use a hot flask to serve the coffee for breakfast and leave it on the table as it tends to go cold too quickly in the cups.
Beautiful and well preserved traditional building. Good confort for the price.
Windows with see-throw curtains to the inside common area don't provide the feeling of privacy you'd expect
The staff were very helpful. Location is great
Spacious, downstairs studio in the Riad was good when you're travelling with group of people (2 double beds plus 2 singles). Nice roof/terrace on the top, where you can rest after day out. Tasty breakfast each morning served by friendly staff. Good location, close to the Souks; great restaurant nearby the Riad - amazingly good food, great atmosphere inside.
quite dark inside the Riad, no windows and therefore not fresh air comes throught
Room was peaceful and pretty. Staff pleasant.
No WiFi in rooms Slow drainage
A very friendly and spacious riad, close to all the sights and streets of essaouira! Owner is super friendly, we were greeted with freshly squeezed orange juice, and she was very attentive and helpful throughout our stay! Spacious rooms and nice roof terrace.
Great location, large and comfy room. Bathroom was also sufficient. Wifi worked in the room which was a bonus. Staff on arrival were friendly and breakfast was served when requested and was yum. Rooftop terrace was nice to enjoy the sunshine.
The staff were lovely and friendly to us, was a lovely room, clean, wifi was excellent, even managed to skype home! Could have breakfast at any time we asked. Even with some of the problems I would recommend this place to others because it felt lovely and homely, and everything was excellent aside from arrival.
We walked right past the door several times! Then all lights were off, had to wait in the Riad opposite for someone to come to the door. Then our bed wasn't made in the room we had booked, and there were no other customers in the riad! (maybe because low season). but once everything was done it was lovely.
Riad Darko is a very nice place, well located in the heart of the medina. Thanks to Khadija and Latifah for their reception.
Beware - mould! The only ventilation to the rooms is to the central inner yard of the riad - which had unwisely been blocked off by building a glass ceiling. This meant no ventilation and a very strong smell of mould everywhere. I even had furry white mould growing on my bathroom walls. Not nice and definitely not good for the health! The staff were lovely and I purposefully put my review of the place low even where it should have been higher (E.G. location was great) because I don't want to recommend a place to anyone that's a potential health hazard.
Lady which accepted us was very friendly and warm. It felt like being at home.
We loved the fact we were the only ones in the riad! it was low tourist season. Breakfast was so filling on the roof in the sun with the sound of the guls and the sea. lovely big blue bathroom. Siham was very kind and had a sweet smile. The Mellah is a beautiful quarter and the riad is positionned in a Darko street just round the corner from a beautiful littel square with 2 delicious looking restaurants.
the xmas tree in late january
Very friendly staff, very clean rooms, and a nice terrace!
Pretty nice bedroom and shower.
We sprang for the "suite" which turned out to be the ground floor of the riad, meaning the other guests could look down on "our" space, and the staff had to pass back and forth through "our" space to access their office. Add to that a very over-priced meal and a high tax, and the final bill was shockingly high for a rather unrestful stay.
Nice room, good hot shower, good breakfast.
Room was a little bit damp but had a heater on so not too big a deal.
My boyfriend and I stayed in Essaouira for three nights. The riad is very well located close to the port. As we stayed in December, we were the only guests staying in the riad so it was very nice! Radija made a great breakfast every monring and was a great host. They had started renovating the rooms and the new decor is good. The terrace is beautiful but it was a bit cold at the time we stayed to enjoy it.
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