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Dar Qawi

Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    A Little Something Different

    When the intense summer heat and the hustle and bustle of Marrakech get too much, those in the know head two hours west to Essaouira. First ‘discovered’ in the Swinging Sixties by the likes of Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones, this historic small fishing port on the Atlantic coast, with its pretty blue and white medina overlooking a seemingly endless golden beach, remains a firm favourite with actors, musicians and those who appreciate its laid back charm and relaxing ambiance.

    One of Essaouira’s best kept secrets is Dar Qawi, a British owned riad, in prime location within the old city walls and only five minutes walk from the beach. Step over the threshold and the tinkling of an antique alabaster fountain welcomes you into this peaceful oasis...
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
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    Listing #FK137182 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Default - - 3 nights
      Aug 1, 2014 Aug 31, 2014 7 nights -- --
      Sep 1, 2014 Sep 15, 2014 3 nights
      Sep 16, 2014 Dec 17, 2014 3 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    • Damage deposit: $166 / stay - Deposit
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    All rates are for rental of the house in its entirity. Possible discount for bookings of two adults or less. Please contact owner.
    10% discounts on bookings longer than 2 weeks. A £100 security deposit against damage, returned within 14 days of departure
    25% non refundable reservation fee upfront on booking, 75% balance payable one month before arrival except for Gnaoua Festival bookings which requires full balance payment in advance.
    Three nights minimum stay except over Easter, during the Gnaoua Festival, in August and over Christmas and New Year where we take minimum bookings of a week.
    Dinner, babysitting, transport, excursions at extra cost. Please contact owner.
  • Property location
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    Additional Location Information
    In prime position within the historic medina, away from the hustle and bustle, the property is just five minutes from the beach and no more than five minutes from shops, restaurants and bars.
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago for a stay in August 2014 NEW

Excellent location and tastefully decorated. Kitchen on top floor so we could cook in if we wanted. Redoin, the housekeeper's son, was absolutely brilliant assisting and advising us with activities and day excursions, a gem! Bedrooms were a little small and each had an en-suite, the accommodation overall was charming. Really glad we were lucky enough to stay here as... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review. In August the Essaouira 'council' sometimes cut off general water supply, so when this is the case we switch off the water fountain to prevent the pump from running dry and breaking. The safe does actually work. Perhaps you didn't find the instructions? I am sorry to hear about the arm chairs... more

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2014

We had a wonderful time at Dar Qawi and Essaouira. We loved everything about this riad, it was beautifully decorated, had comfy beds and pillows, spotlessly clean, we enjoyed chilling in the living room upstairs, having plenty of bathrooms and lots of space so that we weren't always under each other's feet. Zara's breakfasts and dinners were an absolute treat... more

William H
Lancashire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Our first visit to Essaouira via Marrakech and we loved it and the icing on the cake was the beautiful riad we stayed in, Dar Qawi has been thoughtfully and tastefully furnished to a high standard and ticks all the boxes for a comfortable and relaxing holiday. Fresh flowers, towels and robes along with bottled water in each bedroom, breakfasts... more

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kia Armstrong
Speaks English, French, German
Listed since : Aug 2009
Response Rate: 91 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
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