We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hotel Orson Welles

    No 19 Rue Al Akaba, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    US$ 57
    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (2)
    Villa Quieta
    474 reviews
    #3 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    0.5 km
     
    Riad Zahra
    849 reviews
    #8 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    0.4 km
     
    Villa Maroc
    747 reviews
    #9 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    1.7 km
     
    Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery by Sofitel-
    1,603 reviews
    #17 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    1.1 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good18%
    • Average12%
    • Poor25%
    • Terrible6%
    21 Sep 2016
    “delicious buffet at Dame des Dunes”
    6 May 2016
    “Pleasent stay at a reasonable price”
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Babysitting
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    3 Dec4 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 57.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Essaouira hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "175c7237b797467fb3c697a03d0afd7b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1379062,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32704145],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":57,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"175c7237b797467fb3c697a03d0afd7b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":58,"lowestMetaPrice":57,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":58,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":58,"lowestMetaPrice":57,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":58,"hotelName":"Hotel Orson Welles","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjE3NWM3MjM3Yjc5NzQ2N2ZiM2M2OTdhMDNkMGFmZDdiIiwiQUlLIjoiMDExN2U0MDEzMzRiNGFkMjg1ZDNhOTZkYzQ2NzgwNTUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 57", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32704145":"Expedia","54246057":"TravelocityEWS","65728798":"Hotwire","78931369":"OrbitzEWS","109277996":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    200
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (32)
    There are newer reviews for Hotel Orson Welles
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    11 - 15 of 17 reviews

    Reviewed 5 October 2012

    Don't bother with this hotel: I spent 3 nights there this week, and will never go back. The service was poor, not once in my stay did housekeeping enter my room to replace towels, empty the trash, replace toiletries or even make my bed. The...More

    Thank Robert K
    Reviewed 21 August 2012

    The staff are very friendly, but don't expect too much help. We stayed there and had to change rooms three times. In the first room, the shower flooded the entire bathroom. Although there was a hairdryer in this room, there was no balcony or separate...More

    Thank Embev4
    Reviewed 7 May 2012

    There are many cheaper hotels in medina. And it makes this hotel not very attractive. Looks like it has no clients for some time when we arrive, so roooms without good ventilation had a specific smell. Wide rooms, short distance to the beach are advantages...More

    Thank Dangis K
    Reviewed 28 October 2011

    A hotel of charm and beauty furnished with local produce.Absolutely friendly & welcoming staff. Continental breakfast served in the quaint café.The restaurant was not open during my stay so cannot comment.Lovely garden on the rooftop carefullly looked after by a very nice lady. The hotel...More

    1  Thank Rene S
    Reviewed 12 July 2011

    A small hotel with good atmosphere, pleasant staff and nice rooms. This hotel was perfect for our short stay. Very good value for money.

    Thank ojah46
    Villa Quieta
    474 reviews
    #3 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    0.5 km
     
    Riad Zahra
    849 reviews
    #8 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    0.4 km
     
    Villa Maroc
    747 reviews
    #9 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    1.7 km
     
    Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery by Sofitel-
    1,603 reviews
    #17 of 75 hotels in Essaouira
    1.1 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 52 - US$ 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Hotels.com, HostelWorld, Orbitz, Hotwire, Cancelon, HotelQuickly, TripOnline SA and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Hotel Orson Welles reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Morocco >
    • Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region >
    • Essaouira
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (20)
    Nearby
    Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery by Sofitel-
    1,603 reviews
    1.11 km away
     
    Villa Maroc
    747 reviews
    1.74 km away
     
    Riad Zahra
    849 reviews
    .37 km away
     
    Villa Quieta
    474 reviews
    .55 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Gusto Italia
    643 reviews
    .58 km away
    Zahra's Grill (Riad Zahra)
    643 reviews
    .37 km away
    L'Amiral
    115 reviews
    .37 km away
    Les Delices de Zahra
    107 reviews
    .37 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Essaouira Beach
    1,453 reviews
    1.27 km away
    Dar Souiri
    38 reviews
    1.52 km away
    Palma Quad
    639 reviews
    .52 km away
    Lima Dromadaire
    538 reviews
    .74 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Hotel Orson Welles staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Choose a room with windows to the yard."
    Read review
    "bad smell in the room"
    Read review
    "Rooms at the front of the hotel will get some road noise; free wifi seemed to fade as you reach the 2nd floor."
    Read review
    "It is a fewminuteswalk to the medina which I personallyliked. I tok ashort cut to the beach then walked along..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing