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Chez DarMa - spacious, sunny riad in the medina

Covered seating area on terrace
5.0 of 5 bubbles
19 reviews
Covered seating area on terrace
lounge area on ground floor
Patio, ground floor
Cozy TV room
Ground floor kitchen
Lightwell - 1st floor
Light well
Green room bathroom
Gold room bathroom
Red room
Gold room
Beige room
Peach room
Green room
Green room
Seating area
Terrace kitchen
Light well
One of the two top terraces
top terrace
View from  top terrace
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Riad -
5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Chez Dar Ma is a newly renovated traditional riad on three levels with 5 en-suite bedrooms (3 double, 2 twin) that can sleep 12. All rooms face onto a sunny central courtyard. The riad is beautifully decorated and has a relaxed, cosy inviting feel. <BR>The riad is fully-equipped with everything you need as well as a daily maid for a perfect, relaxing holiday. <BR>Ideal for families and groups<BR><BR>On the edge of the medina, Chez DarMa is walking distance of many restaurants, galleries, the souk, harbour, ramparts, cafes and the beach. It is also 2 minutes from parking facilities and taxis.<BR><BR>We also offer 'Bed and Breakfast' - great for couples looking for the riad experience in a friendly, relaxed homely environment.
About the Owner, Allison J
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL95524 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 bubbles Excellent - based on 19 reviews
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Date | Rating
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Elaine C
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We stayed at Chez Dar Ma for the most relaxing 10 days. This riad is charming, spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated. Allison provides an excellent place to recharge your batteries well located in the Medina and near to the beach. She provides an endless source of information about life in Esaaouira and is happy to find good deals on activities....

Matt W
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at Allison's Riad in Essaouira - the Riad was in a great location within the Medina, and was a tranquil break from the hustle and bustle of the town. Allison met us and took us to the Riad, which was large and spacious with lovely quirky touches. The terrace in particular was spectacular. Allison gave...

Patrick J
Barmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
person found this review helpful

My wife and I stayed at Chez Dar Ma for three nights in early October. Weather is perfect for us, not too hot, but still bright and warm. Essaouria is just the right size of place for our length of stay, interesting shops, fish from the harbour and walks along the coast. Alison was so friendly and also incredibly helpful...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
Sep 4, 2016 -
Dec 18, 2016
Autumn. - up to 6 people
3 nights
Dec 19, 2016 -
Jan 8, 2017
Christmas, New Year
5 nights
Jan 9, 2017 -
Apr 9, 2017
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
SECURIY DEPOSIT with riad rental : 200 euro/pound. To be paid on arrival in cash

Please note that standard price shown is for up to 6 people. There is an additional charge for each guest.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Essaouira or Marrakesh: 0.0 mi
From UK direct to Marrakesh by Easyjet or Ryanair taking just 3 hours.<BR><BR>Taxi from airport to Riad takes 2 1/2 hrs for £50.00 (we can arrange taxi pick up for you).<BR><BR> Air-conditioned bus (Supratours) to Essaouira £6.00.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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