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“Wonderful Family house in Medina”
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Riad -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region

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Hester_Ez...
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
“Wonderful Family house in Medina”
Reviewed 7 September 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Dear readers,

Me and my family had a wonderful time in the house DAR BO. We spend a very special time there since our baby boy turned 1 year. We are a Dutch Moroccan family and since the moroccan family members were not there on his birth we decided that it be wonderful to at least celebrate his first birthday in Essouira. Nicole really helped us to settle in and she even recommend the best place on the beach for the birthday party. At the end we had 12 family members all staying in the house and relaxing together. The house is very well located in the Medina and inside there is only peace and harmony.. no sounds and wonderful colors and objects.

Another nice detail my son learned the clim the stairs during our stay!

I would really recommend this house to any family who would like to spend lots of time together but also like to have a moment on their own in the wonderful bedrooms with bath.

Hope you will enjoy your holiday as well .. we hope to come back if we have another opportunity,

Hester, Ibrahim and Khalil

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Liked best: the calm colors
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Michael B
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Chic riad tucked away in the medina”
Reviewed 16 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

You'll find Riad Dar Bô tucked away up at the top of one of the main streets in Essouira, at the start of the Jewish quarter. It's run by the same people who run Riad Baladin, and also own a pasta shop: our point of contact was Nicole, a friendly Swiss émigré who has many useful tips for where to go and what to do, should you need them. The riad is renovated to a high standard - modern, but respectful of the traditional structure - and has a good kitchen and a very spacious living room. The bedrooms all have en suite and are decorated to a high standard and clean. There's two terraces: the top gets the best sun. The medina is compact enough that's it's relatively easy to get around: it's a 15 minute walk from the riad down to the harbour. Would recommend for all ages.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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ruth r
London, United Kingdom
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“fabulous ambiance and great location”
Reviewed 7 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

two terraces, beautiful rooms and a huge space to relax, live and enjoy Essaouira. The house was really clean and beautifully decorated, we felt instantly at home, and it's in the heart of the medina just slightly out of range of the full-on tourism further in.It's a stones throw from the market so we could buy food to cook at home, or try the nearby restaurants. Essaouira is small enough to navigate with ease, and our host was incredibly helpful, professional, and charming, recommending the best places in and around the town. She provided a fabulous couscous dinner when we arrived late. A perfect holiday rental which would be wonderful for a party, or just a chilled week or two away.

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Liked best: atmosphere
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
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a m
Paris, France
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“a real get away in a wonderful environment”
Reviewed 9 December 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Riad Dar Bo is a beautifully renovated riad (traditional house) inside the walls of the medina. There is lots of space (3 large suites for a family of 4) a wonderful housekeeper (who also took us shopping for the ingredients and then cooked a very tasty meal.

The riad is impeccably clean, the sheets in nice cotton, and the decoration, very pleasing. A really oasis inside the medina/

Nicole, also runs the Balladins hotel which is about 5 minutes away on foot, is a wonderful source of information and contacts.

I recommend Dar Bo.

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Liked best: impeccable condition
Liked least: I needed to stand on my toes to see the sea (but I knew that when I booked).
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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