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Riad Dar Afram

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2015

i found myself and a mate at dar afram back in jan 2014. what greeted us was the best ever hosting/hotel experience iv ever had - back then, or since. my man abdul - what can you say. he made the place not a hotel or riad - he made it our home. the food, the set-up, the music, the...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This riad is located right in the heart of Essaouira. It's funky cool as well as friendly. Why is it a good choice in Essaouria? The rooms are enormous and have character. The hosts are great. They are a father - son team Australians of Moroccan heritage. They have done a magnificent job of making guests feel right at home...

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Thank Roger S
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2015

There was a really nice vibe about this place. The communal area was well set up and a comfortable place for a few catch up drinks with fellow travellers. The terrace where breakfast was served was lovely. Our room was big and spacious and all the artwork on the walls gave the room real character. The central location right inside...

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Thank MMH0076
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We are a couple in our twenties from New York that traveled to Morocco for the first time for 2 weeks in November. We are seasoned travelers and found Dar Afram to be the most relaxed, charming place we stayed at. In fact, we were supposed to stop over for one night but really fell in love with the vibe,...

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Thank Meghna D
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Lovely staff, lovely vibes, lovely tunes. I would recommend this place to anybody who wants to relax, unwind and listen to good music with awesome people. Very clean compared to any other hostels I've been to!

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Thank Kathy B
Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We were in Morocco for 2 weeks and Dar Afram was the best played I stayed in. The Riad is stylish and original at the same time and the staff are friendly and welcoming. Walking into Dar Afram almost feels like walking into your own house.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Riad dar Afram was the best place we stayed at during our 9-day holiday in Morocco. The room was nice, big and clean. We were welcomed by the hosts who were nice, friendly and welcoming throughout our stay. On the first evening we had a lovely dinner in the riad, followed by live music. Breakfast on the terrace was nice,...

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1Thank Marla412
SF
Reviewed 2 January 2015

This place is wonderfully decorated throughout, with a lovely terrace, nice rooms and ample common areas. The friendly staff frequently treats the guests to singing and guitar (their own songs, even).

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Dar Afram is alive with conversation, laughter, good music and food. It was the only Riad I stayed in in Morocco that always had hot water too! On a serious note, the place is very welcoming with beautiful decor and a warm atmosphere. From my experience it seems to attract a great bunch of people and makes essaouria an even...

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Thank Jenna A
Denmark
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Dar Afram is a good experience. Nice atmosphere, very friendly hosts that make you feel at home. Fine and clean rooms. Private showers. Big terrace at the top of the building, with a view to the sea. We had planned to stay there 3 nights. But we ended up spending 7 nights and all the vaccation in Dar Afram Essauria....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Afram is famous for music, a funky vibe and a special, unique atmosphere. A beautiful traditional riad run by friendly aussie-moroccans.There are 6 high standard spotless bedrooms like apartments with private bathroom and showers, sleeping 2 to 4 people. There is also a single and shared rooms available.You can enjoy a fantastic 360 degrees view of the sea and see far accross the roofs of the medina.Breakfast is included and is usually served on the terrace. Sunset barbeques is another feature of this wonderful terrace.Communal evening meals are organised everynight with some of the towns finest chefs and live music follows. Musicians and artists from all over the world visit dar afram. We even have an online you tube channel that captures some of the talent flowing through. Check out Dar Afram TV for some of the live perfomances.As written in our trip advisor and lonely planet reviews, Dar Afram is the pefect place to meet people and make new friends.A house of charm, inspiration and good feeling which is beautifully decorated with various art and antiques.Our guests often stay longer than expected and truly feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Dar Afram

Address: 10 Rue Sidi Magdoul, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $45 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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