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Dublin, Ireland
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There is a reason that Villa Gonatouki has a 5 star rating from everyone on Trip Advisor. Bruno & his team are exceptional and the Villa itself is fantastic. My girlfriend and I spent 7 lazy days relaxing in the 2 heated swimming pools (or on our private balcony) and eating exceptional (French/Moroccan) meals and drinking lovely Moroccon wine on...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 1st trip to Morocco. After 3 days in Marrakech, we were ready for a calmer pace of life. Having compared the reviews of a few places,we decided Villa Gonatouki looked like the perfect place to unwind. I had read about the 3 km track from the main road to the hotel, but by following the detailed instructions...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review,Helene&Wilfred. We are happy when people feel well as soon as they arrive. It's important to begin well. And for us that's the same. It's very pleasant to see that people will be relax at Gonatouki. Thank you to speak about soaps and Shampoo. We made that with an English guest who...

Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself, partner and child stayed at Gonatouki for 3 nights and had the most wonderful time. Bruno and the girls really looked after us. We enjoyed our daily leisurely breakfast complete with home made bread and pancakes and also enjoyed a lunch and evening meal at the property. The food is very reasonably priced and fabulous, we wished we had...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much Julia for your very good review. We were very happy to accommodate you 3, that's so easy when people are always positive like you. Yes food is good here. It's traditionnal, Moroccon food is good, and the products are note beautiful but very tasty. We stay in touch because you want to come back in October...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bruno, Marlika, Amina and Cati and the other staff are just wonderful, very pleasant & very helpful with details of things to do and places to visit. Really lovely people. The food is perfect too. As Bruno said on our arrival, "make this place your home", it definitely was a home from home, just nicer ☺️ My wife, Sarah, and...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much Dave for your very kind review. It was great to accommodate you with Sarah. You were so friendly with us and the other guests. All of them told us the pleasure to meet you. Thank you to write "it definitely was a home from home,just nicer". It's our primary objective. If you feel well, we are...

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Had a 3 night stay here to relax after a few days in Essaouira. It is a beautiful building, we had a lovely room with enormous terrace on which we sunbathed and starwatched, and people and donkey watched. The food was really lovely, prepared by Cathy and Maliki. We had a swim one day, but it was still too cold...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review. Cathy and Malika were happy to welcome you even they don't speak English (but they learn a little...). I am sorry because usually when I am not on the spot somebody comes instead of me speaking English. We have a wonderful team, very nice with everybody but missing a little of rigor....

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Such a relaxed time at the lovely villa. More like staying with friends than at a hotel. We had 2 days at the Heure Bleue in the town, which was nice. But staying at Villa Gonatouki was fab!! So easy going and relaxing. The food was excellent and all the staff were wonderful. . Guilleme picked us up from Heure...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review, Annie. Guillaume was very happy to meet you with Astrid and the whole team loves you. We are very pleased that you felt at home. 70 lengths, that's about a big mile. That's good! Yes, the Sunday market is interesting. That's the true life in Morocco campaign. I hope you'll come...

Reviewed 5 January 2017

My other half and I stayed here in November and absolutely loved it. The Villa was spacious and stunning, set in a secluded area called Kilometre Huit. Bruno collected us from the airport and was charming, unfortunately we only saw him for the one night, but we were looked after by the rest of the staff so well, it didn't...

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Valby
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

If You are looking for at place to relax completly this is the place. We stayed for 3 days and could easily have stayed for 3 more. You feel very at home and there are so many places at the house where you can chill. Big rooms, Nice pools, video rooms and fireplaces. The surroundings are great and it's a...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you so much Dino for your very kind review. It was a big pleasure to accommodate you with Paulina and very pleasant to speak with you. We are always happy when somebody says that he felt at home.In fact we are a big family and the team loves when people feel so relax. Thank you for your last sentence.We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A friend and I went to spend 4 nights at the Villa Gonatouki in October and were absolutely stunned by the place, the people and the service. Bruno, the owner of the Villa doesn't treat you like customers but like guests and you end up leaving having won a friend. Always available for anything needed and with the best advices...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much Claire for this very nice review. You were a wonderful guest and as you say we are friends now. That's wonderful! Yes the team is very nice and good. I think we eat here one of the best couscous in the world! And the masseuses do that with their heart. Thank you very much and come...

London, England
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing is too much or too strange to ask for here. Can-do attitude prevails. Beautiful secluded villa with heated outdoor pool, spacious inside area and entertaining, interesting host. Everything we wanted, we got. I recommend the outstanding dinner too - this was easily the best place we ate in Essaouira. Not essential but it probably makes most sense to stay...

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Bruno E, Propriétaire at Villa Gonatouki, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I love your title! The staff is happy when you are happy. You are right, if you want to visit around it's better to have a car. Thank you also for the cook, she cooks with her heart. I wish you all the best for the future and I hope we'll see...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A wonderful and peaceful place with a sea view, Gonatouki is located at roughly 10km from the beach.With its 10 bedrooms and suites you will be enchanted by the villa, its architecture and its 2 swimming pools (one with a kids' pool).A place you will never forget!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Gonatouki

Address: Km 8 Route d'Agadir | El Ghazoua, 44000, Ghazoua, Essaouira, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira > Ghazoua
Price Range: $119 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Gonatouki 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Any room you choose at Villa Gonatouki will be a great room!”
 of 5 bubbles actondavid1986, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are individually styled, we chose one with a balcony and was really glad we did.”
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