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“Luxurious and stylish haven in a perfect location”
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80 reviews
Blue Salon
Master Bedroom
Master Bathroom
Bedroom 2
En suite shower room 2
Twin room
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Ground floor Reception
Ground floor Reception
First floor landing
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Blue Salon
Breakfast
Outside the Blue salon
Top Terrace
Top Terrace at dusk
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Riad -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region

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nicwils0n
London, United Kingdom
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“Luxurious and stylish haven in a perfect location”
Reviewed 27 June 2012 for a stay in May 2012

The Riad - Dar Qawi (riad by the sea) was the perfect setting to a great holiday and I would love to (and will) return... errrrr right now if possible?

From stepping off the coach, the service was impeccable. Sandra, who remained the point of contact throughout my stay, was available to guide me through the Medina to the wonderfully central location.

The Riad itself is breathtakingly beautiful. Obviously lovingly cared for and hugely considered, the interior offers a luxurious but bohemian vibe, making it instantly welcoming but also enabling you to feel like you're staying within a high end and stylish retreat! Every room has their own interesting features and it's clear that the owners have an eye for design and a passion for travel.

The layout of the property is fantastic. The open-plan salon on the ground floor provided snug, quiet and shaded corners away from the sun. The uniquely styled bedrooms which sit around the stairwell enabled a sense of privacy. The first private roof terrace, with adjoining kitchen and large lounge/dining room was great a great place to take in breakfast and evening meals and the further roof terrace was the perfect place to lap up the sunshine or to watch the sun go down... away from the hustle and bustle... in fact I can't rave enough about the roof terraces I would have been happy spending my whole holiday pottering between the two but I did tear myself away and venture out....(honest!)

The overall experience was amazing and helped by the wonderful housekeeper and her son who provided delicious food and fantastic local knowledge. In addition to this Sandra was always on hand for great recommendations and general advice.

I will certainly be returning in the near future and have passed on details to friends and family!

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Liked best: Interior, location, service
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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London UK
Reviewed 25 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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London
Reviewed 21 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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Hampshire
Reviewed 19 June 2012 for a stay in April 2012

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Management Response
19 Jun 2012
Oh dear! Shocked to hear about the tea kettle on the table. There are several nice teapots of varying sizes at the riad, lots of mugs and most certainly linen napkins!! In fact, Zara normally lays the table with extra care and linen napkins are presented in locally made napkin holders which we have gone to great lengths to choose! I will immediately take these issues up with her and apologise that things were not presented as they should be. We take enormous pride in making things not just comfortable for our guests but also beautiful! This will not happen again!
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Banff Alberta Canada
Reviewed 7 June 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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