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    Riad Darko

    3 Rue Annasser | Medina - Quartier El Mellah, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible8%
    23 Nov 2016
    “Well-hidden riad with nice service and spacious roof-top terrace”
    30 Jun 2017
    “Horrible”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Pets Allowed
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 25 reviews

    Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

    I had a bad experience: Dirty sheets, humidities on the wall, bad smeell. The stuff don't speak English or French. Nobody at the arrived time, we have to wait for them. Positive way: comfortable bed, nice terrace, good location in the center of medina.

    Thank Mila G
    Reviewed 23 November 2016

    After arriving quite late at night, we found Darko surprisingly easy, even though it is hidden deep in narrow streets of Medina right in the centre of essaouira. Latifa didnt speak much english, but still more than us french or arabic, showed us our small...More

    Thank JohnnySmito
    Reviewed 10 March 2016

    Be aware that you will most likely have a bit of trouble finding the hotel. It's tucked away in a beautiful little part of the Medina, but a little hard to find at first. Once you get your bearings in the Medina you won't have...More

    Thank kelleyjo76
    Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

    Best little riad we've had the pleasure of staying in Morocco thus far. The two ladies who run this place are the nicest and sweetest ever! They speak a little English, but it was nice to communicate with them in the little French we knew....More

    Thank katie_bamba
    Reviewed 27 January 2016

    I wouldn't ever again participate to parties which hotel arranges. They will make you pay a lot more than agreed or what ever was discussed they will leave out other expenses what you have to pay. It will be expensive evening if you participate... Hotel...More

    Thank Elli55555555
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    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 21 - US$ 36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region >
    • Essaouira
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