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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
  • 9 Nov 2017
    “Perfect place in Essaouira!”
  • 12 Apr 2017
    “3rd Trip Back!”
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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 9 Nov 2017
Dar Skala is peaceful, charming and special. The rooftop terrace is amazing for having breakfast, doing yoga or just sitting there and watch the sea.The location is quiet, central and close to the beach.
Thank peppon86
Reviewed 12 Apr 2017
I always stay at Dar Skala when I visit Essaouira for shopping. I love it's quirky appeal and Jorge is such a aimable host. This time I visited with a Morrocan friend and it was her first trip to both Dar Skala and Essaouira, needless to say she loved both of them. Thank you so much Jorge for having us stay and as always being so easy going. It's a simple quirky old house, but oozes character and has such an amazing terrac. Will be back again inshallah.
Thank Sarahatwatford
Reviewed 1 Oct 2016via mobile
I commute to Essaouira and my resting point is always at Riad Dar Skala .
Homely with a great character , very quiet , comfy bed , nice hot shower , free wifi , great breakfast served on the terrace facing the ocean .
The terrace is a treat offering one of the best sea view from morning to sunset .
Its my secret escape place .
Thank you Jorge .

Thank ShebaPop
Cristina L
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016via mobile
Ancient house in the Medina , with nice terrace but with no maintenance over the years. Bathrooms, kitchen, terrace furniture need to be renewed because of oldness and cat pee smell.

I went with an allergic person and due to the dust and the cats we could not stay and needed to book a riad room.

Thank Cristina L
Veronica D
Varese, Italy
Reviewed 10 Aug 2015
If you come here sooner or later you need to come back. so stop getting stress at work, book a flight and write that book you never had time to start. Here in the morning you can find the inspiration you need in front of the ocean and the sounds of Morocco.
Thank Veronica D
Dar Skala, a traditional Moroccan house is situated behind the ramparts very near the main square. It is on two levels, comprised of 4 bedrooms, kitchen and living-room, where you can enjoy cozy evenings by the More fire. A delicious breakfast is served on the sunny terrace with breath-taking views of the ocean. Individual rooms or the entire house available for rent. Local cook at your disposal for tasty traditional dishes. Less
Hotel Amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$34 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$34 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Traveller (85)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"Ask for the Beldi room"
4 Dec 2014
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"beldi room is the best"
30 Sep 2014
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"We had a lovely room on the upper floor near the roof terrace."
21 Mar 2013
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"Just make a reservation before going since it may filled up very quickly"
13 Oct 2011
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