Stay in the heart of Essaouira Excellent location – show map

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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located in the historic center, Riad Dar Maya is a luxury guest house with a rooftop terrace, a hot tub and a library. Guests can also enjoy the steam bath or a massage treatment, at a surcharge.

The air-conditioned rooms at Riad Dar Maya are decorated in an elegant style and include a fireplace. Some also feature a balcony. Free Wi-Fi access is provided.

A continental or Moroccan breakfast is served daily on the rooftop terrace, in the patio or in the dining room. You will be welcome with Moroccan pastries and drinks.

Other facilities include a fountain, a common computer and an IPod Docking station. You can request airport transfer and plan your excursions at a surcharge.

The riad is located a few-minute walk from the sea front and 9.3 mi from Essaouira Airport. Marrakech is a 2-hour drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Essaouira, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Riad Dar Maya has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 26, 2013

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Essaouira, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental


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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Plage d'Essaouira

    8.4 Very good beach
    1,700 feet from property

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Essaouira’s old town or "Medina" is surrounded by an ancient city wall. Browse the souks to see what they're selling before stopping at a cafe or bar.

What's nearby
  • Golf de Mogador
    3.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Plage d'Essaouira
    1,700 feet
  • Cap Sim Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Essaouira Mogador Airport
    9.1 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: African

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Riad Dar Maya
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
View
  • Inner courtyard view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Cooking class Off-site
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Hot tub
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Sauna Additional charge
Living Area
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Car rental
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Check-in

9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Check-out

7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

4 - 17 years
Extra bed by request
€ 20 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Riad Dar Maya accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

FAQs about Riad Dar Maya

  • Guests staying at Riad Dar Maya can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Riad Dar Maya on this page.

  • Riad Dar Maya has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Riad Dar Maya is 800 feet from the center of Essaouira.

  • The prices at Riad Dar Maya may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Riad Dar Maya include:

    • Suite
    • Double

  • Check-in at Riad Dar Maya is from 9:30 AM, and check-out is until 7:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Riad Dar Maya.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Riad Dar Maya by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Riad Dar Maya offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Pedicure
    • Beach
    • Facial treatments
    • Bike tours
    • Steam room
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Body scrub
    • Cooking class
    • Manicure
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Beauty services
    • Body treatments
    • Spa facilities