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Chez DarMa - spacious, sunny riad in the medina

21 reviews | other travelers have booked this property
Riad 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms Sleeps 12 Ask about pets Save
Covered seating area on terrace
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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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.
Listing #HL95524
About the Owner, Allison J
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
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5 of 5 bubbles Excellent - based on 21 reviews
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

The Riad is spacious, beautifully decorated and has everything you need for a self sufficient stay (or even partly catered if you opt for it). 8 of us stayed there and loved escaping to the roof terrace in the evening before heading to a restaurant, all of which are a walk away as the Riad is centrally located. Definitely one...

Elaine C
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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....

Matthew W
London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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...

  • 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
House rules
Smoking allowed
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Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
5 nights
Dec 20, 2017 -
Jan 7, 2018
Christmas/New Year
5 nights
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SECURIY DEPOSIT with riad rental : 200 euro/pound. To be paid on arrival in cash

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About the neighborhood
Chez DarMa is situated within the ancient walled medina of Essaouira, a Unesco World Heritage City. <BR>Essaouira is famous for its well organized Gnaoua Music Festival at the end of June. The Alliance Franco Marocaine organizes many sculpture, music events throughout the year. Art Galleries and restaurants abound ranging from the very chic and international to the local Morrocan Berber cafes. Many hotels have swimming pools open to the public for a fee, serve alcohol and good meals.<BR><BR>Day trips include Diabat (new golf course), Sidi Kaouki, Had Draa -Traditional Sunday Market, the Potteries of Safi and Argan Oil Co-operatives.
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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