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Lisbon, Portugal
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming interior. The outside might look a bit old but be the hotel is very clean and not outdated. Very fair price/value. Great location and in walking distance to everything. We stayed here one night.

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Giv'atayim, Israel
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location in the Medina. Easy walking distance from a secured parking area. The room was big and comfortable but quite noisy and not so well maintained. The lobby of the hotel offers large sitting area.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

everyone here is very helpful we were given a free upgrade and had a great room the view from the roof terrace is outstanding and a great place to chill after a busy day very handy position for the beach port and medina breakfast is ok all in all fine place to spend a few days will be back

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Sydney
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92 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Best French style breakfast in Morocco, very friendly staff,big thanks to Amine on reception so funny and kind, loved the gratis upgrade. We really should have spent a week here instead of 3 days, beds comfortable, hot water lots of pressure. The hotel has beautiful decor and is so easy to get to 5 minute walk from Supratour bus office.... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our 5th visit to Essaouira having stayed in two other places previously and definitely liked this the best. So much so that we fully intend to return next year. We had a room on the roof and yes the stairs are many and steep but although I struggled a bit sometimes due to a painful joint... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Large riad/hotel, nice spacious very clean rooms, good Moroccan style breakfast sweet rather than savoury, eggs available for extra 150 dirham, wifi is intermittent in rooms but constant in lobby, staff very helpful with good English. Location is excellent just outside Medina, close to harbour and taxi rank too. You need to remember is not European so vive la difference,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone travelling to Essaouira. The location was great, right at the heart of the city. The breakfast was very good. The room really exceeded my expectations...just beautiful. A+

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The pure minimalist beauty of the hotel. Whoever designed the interior really got it right. Very good staff. Breakfast is simple but fine. All personnel are friendly and helpful. It's a place one is happy to return to after walking all day. The lounge is pleasant and a great place to meet other travellers. Very near everything.

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Amine A, Responsable réception at Palazzo Desdemona, responded to this review

Dear Madame/Sir, Thank you for your comment and kindness, we are glad that you had enjoyed and valued your stay at our establishment, looking forward to host you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

When I arrived I was greeted by the very friendly receptionist. Our room was not ready he was very apologetic and gave us Moroccan tea and biscuits whilst we waited. The staff were very helpful and friendly they suggested good places to eat and shop. In the morning breakfast was served in the lobby. Breakfast was delicious and fresh. Overall... More 

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Amine A, Responsable réception at Palazzo Desdemona, responded to this review

Dear Madame/Sir, Thank you for your comment and kindness, we are glad that you had enjoyed and valued your stay at our establishment, looking forward to host you again soon. More 

Casablanca, Morocco
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Positives: Charming hotel We loved the location, it's near the beach and the medina. Pleasant staff. Negatives: Wifi slow at times Shower faucet needs fixing There's bi shower curtain or glass screen, so the bathroom floors get wet when showering One of each item is served for breakfast,1 piece of bread, 1 crepe, which is not really enough unless you're... More 

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Amine A, Responsable réception at Palazzo Desdemona, responded to this review

Hello Sir/MMe, Thank you for you comment and kindness, We would take notes of your observations, Looking forward to hos you again soon. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Palazzo Desdemona

Address: 12-14 rue Youssef el Fassi, Essaouira, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: RM185 - RM446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palazzo Desdemona 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Palazzo Desdemona Hotel Essaouira
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#30 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“You can ask for a room on the roof with its own terrace, or a room with a balcony overlooking the medina”
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