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Dar El Pacha

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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good14%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
  • 17 Mar 2016
    “The best place to stay in Essaouira”
  • 22 Jan 2016
    “Great location, sociable atmosphere. ”
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Family Rooms
Business Centre
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

If you miss staying here when in town, you're missing a lot. Great staff, free pool table, free international sports on the telly, quality chilled music during the day, friendly staff, very central location, good value, laid back atmosphere, comfortable rooms, several showers on every...More

Thank Justin C
Response from Ben M, Emperor at Dar El PachaResponded 18 March 2016

Lovely review! Very nice when people appreciate us as we do them.

Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Right in the heart of the medina. Clean comfortable room. If you are keen to socialise with other travellers and not lock yourself away this is the place for you. Good base for exploring the town. Great terrace and common areas. Nearby food outlets and...More

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Response from Ben M, Emperor at Dar El PachaResponded 20 February 2016

I wish I had been there during the time of your stay!

Reviewed 1 December 2015

Ben, the owner is wonderful. He is very friendly and happy to help. Unfortunately the two girls working in the hostel are absolutely miserable. From the moment we walked in they were extremely unfriendly, never smiled, never even said Hi. We have stayed in hostels...More

Thank moorewe1
Response from Ben M, Manager at Dar El PachaResponded 2 December 2015

Yeah yeah just attack all of us and tell lies. This is the place to do it and I do not care. There will be no staffing change as they are great and this little campaign is outrageous but part of the nature of things...More

Reviewed 30 November 2015

Awful place and poor view of a true hostel business meaning. Smelly, moldy, bad beds and sofas, dirty showers and not a good atmosphere to enjoy with others travellers. Ben, the owner, rude and childish, and his mother, who live there, don´t care about other...More

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Response from Ben M, Manager at Dar El PachaResponded 2 December 2015

This person has decided to attack us (me the manager mainly) because of one reason only: He made us shut down our system as he dossed around on the setee all day by blaring music from his personal computer. I decided that it is not...More

Reviewed 17 September 2015

I could try describe my experience here; the hilarious nights, the crazy characters, the laid back feel, the excellent music. But words seem to diminish it in my mind. All I can say is, what sort of person are you? Are you a fussy person?...More

Thank Pablo P
Response from Ben M, Manager at Dar El PachaResponded 19 September 2015

You were here during 'the birthday party'. Quite a big night yes! I will say thank you for the review though I am not sure it is quite fair and it sounds really wild or something! We are a place that can be many things...More

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Dar El Pacha has undergone big changes and renovations. The aim is to be the best in Essaouira! Close to the beach inside the Medina, we offer a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, a Computer for guest use, a More terrace with panoramic views, a free pool table, music plays all day and there is a big screen showing live sports, and drinks are served all day! The reception is open 24 hours and a kichen is available for the guests. As this is a new venture from April 2015 we are very low priced to begin. Less
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Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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"rooms smell like smoke and no windows"
1 Dec 2015
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"Find other hostel"
30 Nov 2015
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"The rooms are so nice and clean, there's one in the corner with a bathroom so pretty"
27 Aug 2015
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"accessibility, quietness, cleanliness, location,"
17 Aug 2015
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