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Dar Maya is a luxury boutique hotel, offering five rooms, a spa and rooftop hot tub in a chic, tranquil riad in the heart of Essaouira's historic medina. Having successfully blended a mix of understated Moroccan and contemporary European styles, Dar Maya oozes elegance, subtlety and intimacy. Our aim is to make your stay at Dar Maya as enjoyable as possible, and we offer an impeccable level of service that only a small luxury hotel can provide.With stunning ocean views from the terrace, the hotel is a few minutes walk to all the main attractions and amenities including the bustling cafes and restaurants, souks, port and beach.
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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My husband and I stayed at Dar Maya for 2 nights as part of my 30th birthday trip to Morocco, and we just wish we could have stayed longer! We arrived in Essaouira at the bus stop (we got the Supratours bus from Marrakech) - a member of staff from Dar Maya met us at the bus stop
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We loved this modern, stylish, and tastefully appointed Riad in a great location central to everything in old town Essaouria. The jacuzzi on the roof is a real treat. The staff was wonderfully attentive, welcoming, and helpful, and kindly accommodated our early breakfast. We
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Simply put, this is a modern, well designed riad close to the sea walls in the médina, & makes for a calm & comfortable base with anything you want to see close by. On arrival we were met by the owner, Mr Turpin, who welcomed us & put us in the very capable & obliging care of
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We had two nights at this Riad. It’s sleek and comfortable and the bed and sheets were excellent quality. The interiors are a modern take on the traditional Riad and it’s all very cool. There’s a glimpse of the crashing Atlantic at the corner of the roof terrace but not a sea
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Met by owner Gareth, lovely boutique Riad ( 5 rooms ) with a modern twist, great attention to detail from decor, to fresh flowers and candles in the evening. Rooms spacious, all round warm, welcoming and luxurious feel. We stayed in the winter and not only was there a radiator
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I don't remember if there were handrails on the stairs but there don't appear to be any ground floor rooms.
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Hi there. I just got back from staying at this hotel. There don't appear to be any first floor rooms and there is no elevator, only steep stairs.
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"Akal was perfect, but what we saw of the other rooms they all looked great!"
"Top floor if you’ve got the legs for it."
"Some rooms have a balcony, ours was one of the larger rooms. It was superb."
"All the rooms looked lovely, but of our two, Tigana was slightly nicer than Akal."
"We had the very spacious room on the top floor with a lovely lounge next door. Great for us but maybe not if you struggle with stairs."
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PRICE RANGE
$97 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MoroccoMarrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionEssaouira
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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