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Essaouira, Morocco
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Warm welcome at hotel Orson Welles. A delicious buffet in a beautiful setting. Compliment to the chef. Highly recommended. Good luck to the new owners of hotel Orson Welles. The lovely hostess Sigrid and the charming host Michel.

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I did not book the room in advance, just stopped and asked for the price which was reasonable and cheaper than on the internet. I have read the reviews about the hotel only after staying there and I can confirm than they are much worse than reality. I loved hotel decoration, is very unusual and traditional. There are beautiful oil...

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Not at all what I expected, a cockroach running over my hand while I was cleaning my teeth, summed it up for me. Dark and dingey, only wanted tv for news, it did not work. Ditto the WiFI. Very basic facilities.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2015

The hotel was dark,like in the cave ..TV didnt work,phone didnt work..NO BREAKFAST BUFFET..only 1 egg,1 coffee in the morning..bathroom located same room with living room..horrible curtains..and bad smell in the room...and we SAW A cockroach :-(

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Goreme, Turkey
Reviewed 4 May 2014

They welcome us well, the price was reasonable, they serve good and satisfying breakfast.. Rooms are comfortable, just a few problems in the bath room but not as a big problem.. A good choice to stay in Essaoria if you want to stay in a Hotel..

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UK
Reviewed 15 June 2013

I stayed for one night on a day trip to Essaouira. It is the second time I have stayed here after a day trip as the prices are very reasonable. I love how the hotel has been decorated and the furniture they use - tiles and beautifully carved wood. It appears that it has been decorated with love. The rooms...

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Fes
Reviewed 21 May 2013

The Orson Welles is located on a rather anonymous avenue in Essaouira's new town, not the medina. Even so, parking is easy and free, and it's only a short walk to the beach. The hotel looks as if someone has put their heart and soul into the decor; my spacious room had a traditional tiled floor, tadelkt bathroom, and beautiful...

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California
Reviewed 2 May 2013

I stayed at the Hotel Orson Wells for 9days and nights in lovely Essaouria, Morocco. I arrived a day early and they were flexible and honest to accomodate me earlier at the same price as my booked time there. I had a lovely large room with lovely artwork throughout hotel. The staff spoke terrific English,always warm and friendly, got whatever...

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South West London
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Just back from staying in the suite at the Orson Welles. There was plenty of space, even with our double and the two fold-up beds for the kids. The room was absolutely spotless, it's true that it's very dim, but we opened the windows and balcony doors to light it up a bit. The shower took 5-10 minutes to heat...

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London
Reviewed 1 December 2012

alright, here you go ... we got to the hotel about 02:00am, the bloke that opened the door for us was polite but that's where the niceties end, He took us to our room upstairs (no lift so if you're like me with heart/breathing problems forget it) . He took us to a 'room', opened it, and there you go,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel has just been completely renovated from the inside out. No money has been spared in creating an original atmosphere from the impressive facade to the decoration in the lobby, bar-restaurant area as well as the 12 doubles and 2 suites with terrace, all with a different decor finished with the best artiste materials. The hotel is in a peaceful setting near Essaouira city centre and only 5 minutes walk from the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Orson Welles

Address: No 19 Rue Al Akaba, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: RM158 - RM215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Orson Welles 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a room with windows to the yard.”
 of 5 bubbles 246marinai, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“bad smell in the room”
 of 5 bubbles syrts, 23 May 2015 | 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Mark_Willenbrock, 20 May 2013 | Read review
“It is a fewminuteswalk to the medina which I personallyliked. I tok ashort cut to the beach then walked along the beach to the medina daily and loved the fresh air and exercise. No poolneeded as the beach is closev by with camel n horse rideing as well as kite surfing. py only 7Dh for taxi to city center if you prefer and the Classical Music Festival was free and heavenly end of April.”
  • spacious quite clean rooms with hand carved closetn lovely art
 of 5 bubbles ACAC, 1 May 2013 | Read review
“The suite (rm 9) was lovely - and although it faced the road, the traffic didn't keep us awake. It may be worth asking for a room on that floor.”
 of 5 bubbles getawaymoreplease, 14 Apr 2013 | Read review
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