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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We have just had a week in Morocco, as a family of four. Four nights in Marrakech then three in Le Jardin Des Douars. The cab journey took about two and a half hours but was on a good, straight road. About 5 or 6 kilometres before you reach the coast, a few minutes along the road to Agadir, and...

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Hello Joanne! It was our pleasure to welcome you here! Many thanks for your very detailed review, it will be helpful for our readers. Say hello to the kids, and maybe see you soon "Inch Allah" in Essaouira! Toute l'équipe du Jardin des Douars

Braine-Le-Chateau, Belgium
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I 'm just back from Essaouira at "le jardin des douars" 3 weeks ago this is one of my favorite place on earth, I go there at least once a year and it is still and always better the team is very friendly and you can really see the managing is constantly striving to improve the staying experience at this...

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Dear Eric, We warmly thank you for your feedback! As always, it was great to see you here, even without the kids. We are glad that you have noticed all our improvements and have been pleased with it. We wish you a very good resumption, and we wait for your next visit! Toute l'équipe du Jardin des Douars

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights after staying up the road at the beautiful villa Gonatouki, so our standards were high after our amazing experience here. Disappointment is an understatement. The hotel is stunning to look at and filled with beautiful flowers and a gorgeous infinity pool. But dont be fooled by the aesthetics. My birthday was on the first...

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Off course we are disappointed if you have not been able to enjoy your 2 nights stay at Le Jardin des Douars. Even if it was 5 months ago (September), our staff perfectly remember that it was not easy to make you appreciate your stay, despite all little attentions (like preparing a special surprise birthday cake, offering a...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed here last year and returned again for our New Year break. It was perfect last time and it remains so. All of the staff are kind and caring, without exception, nothing is too much trouble. They have been working on their English and this was noticeable, more that can be said for our French and Moroccan Arabic! We...

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Dear guests, What a pleasure to have you back here! Thank you very much for your nice review and all your compliments. Yes we have worked a lot on our English, and yes we have expanded the lunch menu... All year we try to improve in order to welcome you better each time! Again we wish you an happy new...

Reviewed 6 January 2015

We spent three nights here in late December and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. All the staff were very friendly and welcoming and the hotel was very Moroccan and comfortable. The food was delicious and the eating areas were very nice. I could not fault this hotel. It was in a quiet location but the hotels shuttle bus made it very...

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Hello Alison, We are glad you enjoy your stay here! Thank you for your nice review, and all your words about us. We hope we will see you another time around Essaouira, and we wish you again an happy new year, and a good trip back home. Toute l'équipe du Jardin des Douars

Reviewed 6 January 2015

Amazing place! everybody was very nice & attentive. Unbelievable landscapes all around us! we'd been upclassed in such a large appartment!! we've loved the spa ! we came from Paris in november & enjoyed a few days stay! We were so sad to leave this little paradize !

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Hello Marie, We warmly thank you for you review! It has been our pleasure to be nice and attentive, and to make you discover the surroundings areas. We hope you had a good trip back to Paris, and we wish you the very best for 2015! Toute l'équipe du Jardin des Douars

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Having visited Essaouira from Marrakech previously we decided to make it our base for whole holiday and we certainly choose the right Hotel. For first time visitors to morocco flying into Marrakech I would suggest you get Hotel to collect you - although the drive is reasonably straight forward it is half hour to get out of Marrakech that is...

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Dear Steph, We warmly thank you for your very detailed feedback! For sure it will be helpful for the readers of this page. It was our pleasure to welcome you here, and to share all the best things Essaouira has to offer. We are glad you appreciate our little paradise, but also all activities we can organize in the area....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We stayed here as part of a big group, and as one of three families in the group, we were in one of the fantastic villas. The whole place is wonderful-beautiful surroundings, excellent food and friendly helpful staff. We'll definitely be back!

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Dear Alistair, Many thanks for your feedback! We were pleased to welcome you in one of our villas for this amazing stay with your friends. Also, we are glad that you enjoyed every little thing about the hotel and Essaouira. Feel free to visit us again whenever you want! Toute l'équipe du Jardin des Douars

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Great location about 15 mins. out from Essaouira and very peaceful. Place where you can totally relax with two lovely heated outdoor pools. Meals and bar service were great with staff very helpful. Nice touches such as afternoon mint tea with cake laid out by the pool. French owners who were very helpful to us Brits with our pigeon French....

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Dear William, Many thanks for your review! We have been pleased to welcome you here during your stay in Essaouira. Indeed Essaouira is way different than Marrakech, both has to be visited, but we definitely prefer Essaouira too :-). The main reasons are you can find in Essaouira peace, authenticity and true kindness, which are sometimes harder to find in...

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Fantastic place. Super clean, delicious food, beautiful views and gardens, helpful and friendly staff, an excellent place for a complete break and some rest and relaxation. I would totally recommend it for families - both pools are great, and the environment is welcoming to children.

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Jardindesdouars, Propriétaire at Le Jardin des Douars, responded to this review

Dear guest, We warmly thank you for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed the food, the gardens and our staff. It was our pleasure to welcome you here with your family. We wish you a very good trip back home! Toute l'équipe du Jardin des Douars

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Spa
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Essaouira hills, sheltered from the high winds in a magnificent natural setting formed over millennia by the Ksob Oued (river), the Jardin des Douars is a beautiful guest ksar (palace) dedicated to lovers of nature, authenticity, simplicity and kindness. A guesthouse of charm in voluptuous forms, constructed in accordance with Moroccan traditions and materials, combining a subtle refinement of decoration with the luxuriance of a garden for real relaxation and simplicity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Jardin des Douars

Address: Douar Sidi Yassine - Ida Oueguerd, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $172 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Jardin des Douars 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Le Jardin Des Douars Hotel Essaouira
Le Jardin Des Douars Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Essaouira
#3 Business Hotel in Essaouira
#6 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
#8 Family Hotel in Essaouira
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“The luxe rooms have their own private veranda areas - very well worth it in the evenings.”
Annwfyn, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The "Luxe" room has a beautiful domed ceiling and a large private terrace”
lecurry, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the second floor. Rooms on the bottom floor can hear footsteps overhead.”
bignellwarren, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are all slightly different but all are beautifully appointed”
Family_LL, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms so you can enjoy the early morning stroll in the garden”
simonw968, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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