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Dar Sana, Boutique Guesthouse Marrakech, Morocco - MMS001

Lovely two bedroom courtyard house located within walking distance to the souks and all the main attractions of Marrakech.

Dar Sana is the perfect retreat to relax away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, yet still being in the heart of the Medina. It is only available exclusively so makes a more peaceful and individual option than a shared riad but still good value, although you will be sharing with Ali and Nino (the two much-loved resident tortoises).

Dar Sana has been rebuilt and restored with great care. The interior designer has thoughtfully given each room a different tone, yet all reflecting the charm and serenity of the Dar.

Located in an excellent position near to the Bab Doukkala mosque, only ten minutes from the souks and the main square, ten minutes from the modern city of Gueliz and within minutes of some of the best restaurants in Marrakech.

Situated in a quiet derb (passageway) in the medina (or old city) with good road access for taxis or parking.

The house is pretty and stylish, built around a central courtyard with a fountain. It is built over two floors and has two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning.

On the ground floor there is a sitting room and a dining room - both having fireplaces for colder winter evenings. There is also a kitchen, guest bathroom and utility room and a large patio area.

On the first floor there are two double bedrooms with en-suite (showers). There is also a large summer seating area overlooking the patio and with its own fireplace.

Click below to see the bedrooms

Click to see the view of Bedroom 1

Click to see the view of Bedroom 2

At the top of the house there is a terrace with dining table and chairs, sun loungers and seating area.

The accommodation in the house is suitable for up to four adults (two double bed-rooms).

Features

2 en-suite bedrooms with air-conditioning
2 sittings rooms with fire-places
Dining room with fire place
Guest cloak room on ground floor
Utility room on ground floor (for luggage storage)
Patio with fountain
Safe for personal effects (in one bedroom)
Large roof terrace area
The riad is also equipped with a cover ("bache") over the open roof space of the riad during winter months
Service of an English manager (who can arrange excursions, personal shopping, guides etc, and meals to be prepared in-house)
Service of a maid during the day
Airport transfers by arrangement
Resident tortoises

The house can be rented for periods as short as 3 nights.

Additional Information:
Light lunch : 100 DH, Dinner : 200 DH per person (Christmas Day meals are at a supplement to these prices)
Laundry and ironing: 100 DH for each service per load
Drinks: Water (Sidi Ali): 15 DH. Coca Cola etc : 20 DH. Guests are welcome, if they wish to purchase their own beverages at local stores.
There are spa/hammams nearby: one is at the top of Derb Zaouia where the house is situated, the other at Maison Arabe
Dar Sana doesn't provide cookery lessons although Maison Arabe (very close!)does run such courses
A hair dryer is provided for sharing between the two rooms of the house.

Dar Sana, Boutique Guesthouse Map

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Other Useful Pages

Listing of all Marrakech Riads
Morocco Holidays Homepage
Morocco Holiday Reviews

2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
£120 - £150 per room per night

Fabulous space and value for 2 couples
Good location 10 mins walk to the main square
Lovely House Keeper who also cooks great meals
Free Wi-Fi