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Dar Zette (under new ownership)

Dar Zette, A special riad in the heart of Essaouira's Medina. Sleeps 8: 4 Dbl bedrooms,  3 bath
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Dar Zette, A special riad in the heart of Essaouira's Medina. Sleeps 8: 4 Dbl bedrooms,  3 bath
Courtyard with fountain and olive tre, leading into the salon Looking upwards from the courtyard, riad split over 4 floors
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4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
Dar Zette, A special riad in the heart of Essaouira's Medina. Sleeps 8: 4 Dbl bedrooms,  3 bath
Courtyard with fountain and olive tre, leading into the salon
Looking upwards from the courtyard, riad split over 4 floors
First floor covered terrace, the riad is recently built but using traditional methods and materials.
One of the 4 double bedrooms, all with lots of light
Smaller sun terrace on 2nd floor, bedroom in background
Dining room, leading on from the Salon.
Bathroom with double bath/shower.
Elegant entrance, leads to a passage that leads on to Rue Mohammed al Quorry.
Sadir who looks after Dar_Zette and all your needs
Kitchen available for making breakfasts or if you decide on a night in!
Top terrace for sun-lovers (not overlooked)
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4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Dar Zette is a house in the heart of the bustling medina, yet once inside the house, the atmosphere is one of complete calm and tranquility with the added advantage of a large pretty courtyard complete with fountain. Perfectly situated for the busy souks selling spices, carpets, jewelled slippers & Thuya wood boxes with cafes and restaurants nearby and the wide sandy beach of Essaouira only a minute away. Surrounding the open courtyard on two sides, the house offers light and peace. The wide folding doors of the salon allow the ground floor rooms and courtyard to become as one – wonderful by candlelight in the evening. Built on 4 floors, the house allows much privacy for reading and sunbathing. Kilim covered armchairs, hand-painted furniture, old chandeliers and antique rugs throughout, Dar Zette has it all. .
About the owner, Arnold N
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 12 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2007
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL20223 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 5 reviews
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picnic b
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

We recently enjoyed our second stay at Dar Zette. The place is peaceful, beautifully decorated, stunningly spacious and simply magical – after a day in Essaouira you can step off the bustling street into absolute calm either in the courtyard, the living room or one of the terraces. The people looking after us at Dar Zette were wonderful, too. Foued... more

Susie S
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011 for a stay in October 2011
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After the heat and bustle of Marrakech, it was a relief to arrive at Dar Zette. A rooftop for sunlovers but wonderfully cool shade and a refreshing breeze on the balcony and in the comfortable rooms so all we needed for a relaxing week. Lots of places to eat out within the colourful medina and loads of bargains in the... more

penny t
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011 for a stay in October 2011
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We couldn't beleive our eyes when we came through the door into this wonderful courtyard and house. So light and many hidden areas to sneak away and read. Full of wonderful artefacts and beautifuuly laid out without being stuffy. Sadir who cooked for us when asked was full of smiles and Fouedd who met us from the taxi with perfect... more

  • Balcony
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground Floor
WC, Kitchen & dining room. Salon with wide doors opening onto the courtyard with olive tree and fountain.
First Floor
Two bedrooms with shared bathroom which has magnificent double bath and WC. There is the covered terrace for quiet relaxation and contemplation in the shade.
Second Floor
Two bedrooms, each with own en-suite shower and WC. Small sunny terrace
Third Floor
Larger sunny roof terrace which is the size of the 2 bedrooms and shower rooms below; this is the area for the sun-worshippers.
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The published rates are for up to 8 persons. There is a surcharge for more than 6 persons to cover costs.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Marrakesh: 111.8 mi
Fly to Marrakesh or Agadir and then either bus or taxi to Essaouira

Airlines to Marrakesh include Atlas-Blue, Easy Jet, Ryanair and Thomson Fly.

Good bus service to Essaouira called 'Supratours' which costs around 60Dh (about £3.80) and takes 3 hrs

A taxi can be arranged to meet you at the airport; these are Mercedes saloons and cost about 600Dh (about £38) and takes about 2.5 hrs.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 mi.
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