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Apartment in Old Medina, Atlantic Coast Morocco

Bedrooms 1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

annick van de Poele
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch, arabic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018


Old Medina Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.2941175 based on 17 reviews
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The best and worst of Essaouira

  • 2 of 5

This is a really tough review to write because I want to be fair and honest. Clearly much thought and care had gone into the furnishings of this Riad with wonderful Moroccan rugs, artisan objects, paper lamps, tapestries etc. Anneke was always quick to respond in early days of booking.However,on the night I arrived, Pierre the house man who was friendly and kind, came to collect me and I was brought to a filthy dark corridor on Rue Chbanat and into a dark hallway then up filthy, slippery and steep stairs in pitch black as there were no lights. Pierre had to use his phone flash to light the way. The place felt unused in a long time. I was told to keep the plastic paper over the shower drain to prevent the smells from coming in. In the morning there was a smell of sewage. I went out into the hall and saw open piles of garbage beside the door. I went to see the terrace, managed to get the door open 6 inches but then it absolutely stuck. The people in the apartments beside are obviously desperately poor and living in really tough conditions. They were incredibly kind in helping me with doors that didn’t open ( One women climbed up on a window sill and pulled over head the door so that I could get in on returning in the afternoon. This was my 4thPlace in 2 weeks staying in Morocco and it didn’t feel right. The first night I made myself cous cous and vegetables, was meticulous boiling everything and using bottled water for brushing my teeth. The next day I was violently ill, and for 24 hrs went in and out of consciousness. Pierre said it must have been the snack I had from the place he took me to when I arrived. The long of this is that I knew I had to get out. When putting the key underneath the door I saw cockroaches on the floor. After numerous attempts to get up, I made it outside to the stairs and then collapsed. I came to with the neighbour women propping me up , holding my hands and putting water on my face. This is the best of Essaouira - the kindness of the people who helped me, got an ambulance, and who are genuinely good and honest. I was told at the hospital that they had a lot of calls from that area.

I don’t want to be cruel, but this is not the place for anyone but intrepid young men and women who are used to staying anywhere. The building needs to be clean, the doors need to work, and there has to be well lit stairwells and stairways to make this safe for travellers. What I will remember are the women next door who stayed with me.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent séjour. Merci pour tout. Un bel appartement.Merci Gérard pour la visite guidée super et tout votre aide.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Very nice flat inside th...

  • 5 of 5

"Very nice flat inside the Medina close to the Bab Doukala door. Received by Monsef, who is an excelent chef, our 5 days in Essaouira were very nice. It is a boiling city with a lot of local activity. Totally recomended!"

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wirklich tolles Appartement

  • 5 of 5

Lasst euch durch die Haustüre nicht abschrecken, drinnen erwartet euch eine tolle Unterkunft. :)

Alles ist sauber, die Küche ist toll ausgestattet (Töpfe, Pfannen, Mikrowelle, Kühlschrank, Gasherd, Mixer und und und), das Wohnzimmer ist bequem (mit TV und DVD Player) und das Schlafzimmer gemütlich. Die Lage war ein Traum (10 Minuten zu Fuß zum Strand), alles was man braucht gibt es in der Nähe. Die Betreuung durch Youssef war super - sehr zuvorkommend.

Einziges kleines Manko: die Waschmaschine funktionierte leider nicht und konnte auf die schnelle nicht repariert werden. Aber ich bin davon überzeugt, dass dies bald behoben wird. :)

Bei unserem nächsten Besuch in Essaouira kommen wir gerne wieder zurück.

Danke :)

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Appartement pas assez souvent occupé par le propriétaire. Odeur de renferme vaisselle poussiéreuse.

  • 3 of 5

Bien situé dans la médina ce petit appartement à du charme si on accepte le fait que l'immeuble est très ancien et habité par de vrais locaux. Mais mal ventilé ou pas assez souvent aéré les odeurs sont déplaisantes. Vaisselle et cuisine sommaire.

Mais jolie décoration

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Appartement conforme à la description ! Très confortable, très clair (plutôt rare dans la médina !), décoré et meublé avec goût dans le style local, proche de tout.

Je recommande sans hésitation cette adresse.

André et Dominique

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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(Text automatically translated) Marrakech take Supratour conditioned bus (3H). In Essaouira, Bab Doukala take the street Malaika, 36, access to the right before the bread oven.

(Text automatically translated) Surfing, to sailing, kite surfing, horse riding and camel quad on a huge beach. Grilled fish on the harbor, nice restaurants at very low prices, walks, hikes in the area, bike hire, small typical Moroccan markets Medina = World Heritage; Many festivals (Gnaouas, classical music, Andalusian Atlantics , ... You will find in the apartment all my interests.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

tarif dégressif en fonction de la durée, acompte/arrhes à la réservation, remise des clés par un ami du propriétaire .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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