About this listing
£60 per night if you book only for 3 nights- reduces to £35 per night if you book for a week- £235 per week. Only £800 if you book for a month!
A bright tastefully furnished one bedroom, quiet third floor apartment.Sleeps 2 in a king-size bed, a bed can also be made up for a child in the living room. Bed linen and towels are provided.
Private balcony with plants, sun and shade, looking onto greenery in Marrakech's fashionable Gueliz district. Well equipped kitchen. Within easy reach of the old medina (a 25 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride for 2 euro equivalent). A few minutes walk to a wide range of Morrocan, French, Italian and now Asian-fusion restaurants, as well as traditional markets and a modern supermarket. Five minutes walk from the newly opened La Renaissance restaurant with its Skybar offering panoramic views of Marrakech.
There is air-conditioning, a combination lock safe, a standard fan and heating. The appartment's 2 rooms cover an area of 54m square with a balcony running the width of the flat. The balcony faces south west and gets a lot of sun in summer, with a fair deal in winter. Views of setting sun behind Guelize hills.
The pool is in the gardens of the 4-star Hotel Diwane (100m along a quiet street), a day pass costs 100 dirhams (10 euro) per person and includes loungers and towels and sun umbrella. The appartment's balcony has a child-safe wall and wrought iron railing. There us an oblong Moroccan zelige inlaid table and wrought iron chairs, a small round zelige table with teak chairs among large balcony plants of bamboo, ficus and flowering oleander. Secured free off-road parking is under the building.
The dramatic snow capped High Atlas Mountains, visible on clear days from Marrakech, are within easy reach for days excursions with its villages untouched by time. Ask about discounted personalised visits for Residence Nadia guests.
In this upmarket area of Marrakech, banks, little souks, haute cuisine restaurants (four in our street) traditional Morrocan restaurants, cheap eateries, pizzerias and bars abound. Have traditional Morrocan pancakes for breakfast a stroll across the street in the Petit Riad.The well stocked French-style supermarket Acima (10 mins walk) sells fresh fruit and veg, alcohol, Moroccan patisserie, spices etc. Marrakech’s best nightlife is right here in Gueliz. with its chic Monte Christo nightclub and restaurant (live blues and jazz music) and the newly opened La Rennaissance Skybar for th highest view over the city. Check out the small souks and artisan shops in Gueliz but go to the Medina (5 mins in taxi) for a wider range. The Hotel Diwane's tiny shop sells Morrocan leather, ceramics, mirrors, metal work etc. at fixed prices often cheaper than the medina souk. Beside the flat is one of Marrakesh's best new French restaurants (l'Annexe) at v reasonable prices and 100 yards away is the much awaited newly opened Libzar restaurant. Yves St Laurent's delightful Majorelle Gardens is up the road and the perfect place to cool off and drink mint tea.
All guests are required to fill in Police registration forms. There is a doorman on the door downstairs. People who stay in our flat are not allowed to bring other guests into the property.
3 day minimum rental.
About the Host, David
David is a lecturer in English at a British University, creative writer and organiser of writing retreats (website hidden)
Michele teaches French and English and organises French residential courses for all levels at our house in France (website hidden)
David and Michele are both Francophiles and have lived in France a collective 10 years. When not in Cambridge, we run intensive French residential courses in our house, 'Le Verger' (Dordogne) and its converted gite in the grounds, 'La Porcherie' (The Piggery). Both enthusastic teachers, our courses give all our students a massive confidence boost in French at beginner, GCSE and A level French. Our new course : French for living and holidays.
David is a writer and teaches creative writing. Contact us if you are interested in a Writer's Retreat: space, peace and quiet and time to write that novel or memoire with all meals (including wine) and guidance if needed. For both French and Writing Retreats, get a group of 4 or more together and get your place discounted....