Daranur is a small house in the historic center of town. Close to the souk, but on a quiet little side-street in the mellah. Everything is in walking distance and everything is possible: you can book one standard double room for 35 euros/night
Daranur is a relatively small house in the historic center of town. It is located nicely directly behind the vegetable market, but on a quiet little side-street. Everything is in walking distance, we found it very convenient for example to buy food just around the corner. And everything is posible at home: they would like to adapt the house to your wishes.... so they can offer you that you want: one triple room and double room at the first floor, two double room in the second or one appartment in the third... 35 euros/night is the standard price of double room/one night.......
"The house _our guess Robert wrote_ itself is renovated with very good taste and full of charming details. The first floor has two separate bedrooms, each with its own bathroom; the second floor has a similar layout. The third floor holds a comfortable apartment and above that is a beautiful terrace. Since the overall dimensions of the lot are limited, the stair is pretty steep, and some of the bathrooms are small. To us it didn't any harm although we traveled with a two years old child. The terrace is for the use of all the inhabitants of the house. It is so nice! There is a little kitchen where you can prepare your own breakfast or little snack. The house is pretty close to the sea and from the roof-terrace you have a great view to the sea. Above the terrace is even a little extra wooden deck, where you have an even better view, since it is higher than all the surrounding roofs. The rooms are furnished with beautiful old wooden furniture, wich were all individually collected by the owners. Each room has different colors, blinds, fabrics, etc., it is really enjoyable!".
Everything is posible at home... so if you want you can cook or we can cook for you in the kitchen on the top, at terrace that we share to everybody....
Interaction with Guests
WE _Milouda, Hassan, Soedade and Ferran_ want to take care of you.... we would like you to feel at home. Welcome. Marhaba. benvida....
We had 3 wonderful days in Soedade's and Ferran's apartment. It is a beautiful and cosy place. Thanks so much for hints around Essaouira and lots of laughter. Next time we will stay for a longer time and especially enjoy the stunning roof top terrasse a lot more. We will definitely come back! Thank you so much.
Amazing! We had 3 amazing days in this lovely Riad. At first we just booked 2 nights but than we stayed for another.
The view from the rooftop is stunning and we had a peaceful time out up there of the vivid hustle and bustle in the medina of Essaouira.
On the rooftop is also a small kitchen which can be used by the guests. We bought our food at the markets and prepared the breakfast there.
Soedade is a lovely host, she received us warmly and whenever we had a question she or her husband helped us. We will definitely come back some days!
We went very much last minute to Essaouira and Soedade's home looked to be in the most perfect central Medina location - and so it was. We travelled by Supratours excellent coach service from Marrakech and Soedade and her partner Ferran met us on arrival and guided us to their home. There were a few touts (not much of a nuisance) also meeting the coach so it was nice to be collected. We had a beautiful suite of rooms on the first floor - two bedrooms (one with a double bed with a separate bathroom off the living room and the second one with a double bed and a fun extra bed on a high-level platform which was en-suite) these linked by a very comfortable living room in between. Plenty of hot water, lovely towels and shampoo etc (incl. a hairdryer) provided. Excellent free wifi. The whole place was beautifully furnished and immaculately clean. We couldn't have been made more welcome - we felt completely at home, with a roaring log fire for the cold evenings and a glorious roof terrace on two levels with 360 degree views for when the sun shone - and even when it didn't the sea view was always magnificent. We made our own breakfasts in the extremely well equipped kitchen (coffee, sugar, spices and many, many other basics supplied) - Soedade explained where the local oven was to buy piping hot bread and all the other necessary breakfast things were on our doorstep - though she would have made us breakfast for 35 dirhams a head which I am sure would have been delicious. It was very cold at night but there were plenty of blankets provided and at no time did we feel chilly. It is a very laid back town, impossible to get lost in but still full of plenty of back streets away from the main tourist avenues, and even though we were only there two nights, the suggestions and recommendations from Soedade and Ferran meant we could make the most of our time. We hope to return especially as EasyJet are going to start flying direct. Thank you Soedade and Ferran for a wonderful stay. There are many other places to stay but I suggest you review this home before you make a final decision! A true home from home.
Highly recommendable. Stunning place, good organisation and very personal atmosphere. With an excellent eye for detail and guests potential wishes.
Wir hatten eine super schöne, entspannte Zeit bei Soedade im Haus. Es ist so wunderbar gemütlich eingerichtet und die Dachterrasse ist einfach unschlagbar schön! Diesen Ausblick muss man mind. 2x am Tag genießen. Wir hatten das Apartment für uns. Es war immer super sauber und aufgeräumt. Die wunderbare Fee Miluda hat uns die Zeit definitiv noch gemütlicher gemacht - zB. am kalten November Abend den Kamin vorbereitet :) Wir würden definitiv wiederkommen und können Daranur wirklich nur empfehlen.
Une vue magnifique sur la médina et l'océan, une petite maison pleine de charme et décorée avec goût, rien que le cadre est une garantie de belles vacances! Mais en plus, il y a le sourire et l'accueil super chaleureux de Soedade, qui est une hôte qui , avec simplicité et efficacité, fait vraiment son maximum pour que tout le monde se sente bien chez elle! Et ça marche! On y est tellement bien chez Soedade, qu'on a déjà envie de revenir pour profiter notamment de son très chouette appartement, des petits déjeuner sur la terrasse et de la délicieuse Harira....
No Need to describe this beautiful House with its beautiful inhabitants. Only women, very tasteful interior. But on the other hand of this totally perfect home, there is this heartwarming host with an open mind that welcomes everybody with open arms, we felt, not only welcomed but invited to live together. Could have stayed there for month, a pity that we couldn't. We (my girlfriend and me) fell in love with essaouira and saudade instantly. She is such a nice spirit. And we have to admit that We would be very sad if we wouldn't be able to see her again. So we decider to stay with her love in Barcelona (where we are now) to have a little bit from what we miss so much.
Shall a rain of kisses fall on your head.