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Dar Warda

Dar Warda

9.2
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Overview

***PROMOTION***   Seotember Special:  Book 2 nights and get the 3rd night free!!!

Lurking deep in a picturesque solace in the heart of the medina, just behind the century old wooden heave door lies an oasis of peace and contemplation.  An authentic Moroccan Riad where elegance is only matched by serenity.  Dar Warda is a beautifully restored traditional Riad.  Local artisans created this riad with a respect for tradition and modernity by using traditional techniques such as zelliges, carved woodwork, and tadelakt beijmat from Fes. 

Taste the charm of a cup of tea in the "Bouhou" outdoor living room, or experience dinner by candlelight in the dining room with its endless bench.  Or read a while in the little cozy library complete with a colorful sabra handwoven ottoman.  Relax by the fire in the cool of the evenings.  Don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful sunset on the terrace (3 terraces on 3 levels).  From that view the Koutoubia mosque seems to entice you to enter the peaks of the Atlas Mountains.

Layout:
The riad is composed of five rooms: two doubles and a triple.
Around the central patio is a small but beautiful swimming pool for your relaxing pleasure.  The Bhou room, the dining room, and the library/lounge area face the central patio and swimming pool.  The library has free wifi and has a computer with free internet access.  Enjoy two lounge areas on the middle floor and the solarium on the 3rd floor where you can enjoy a mint tea in the shade on the benches.  The remarkable view of the snowy Atlas Mountains from the roof top is breath taking. 

ROOMS  (Note: See the pictures under the “Rooms & Rates” tab)  - 5 Air-conditioned suites
1st Room:  ROSE DES SABLES: 2 / 3 persons
First floor and breakfast is served on the terrace. A large double bed and a shower room which is done in sand color with an attractive copper bowl sink.   The sitting area is decorated in velvet sabra cushions and plumb colored Berber carpets. 

2nd Room:  The OASIS: 2 persons
Ground floor, directly overlooking the patio, facing the fountain, this room offers one king size bed or two singles.  A very cheerful room decorated with bright colors, predominantly greens and oranges.  The shower is green tadelakt with a beautiful copper sink.   

3rd Room:  The DUNE: 2 Persons
The Dune room is a large and elegant room on the first floor completely done with pinkish beige tadelakt.  The large high ceiling gives it a majestic look.  Furnished with a large double bed, this room also has a small Moroccan living room.  The material for the chairs is hand woven to give you a special feel of comfort.  The bathroom has a beautiful copper sink.  

4th Room:  The NOMAD: 2 people
Nomade is situated at the top floor with direct access to the riad’s terrace with both sun and shade throughout the day.  It has a large double bed, a shower room done in the Marrakech tadelakt red and it also has a beautiful copper sink.   The décor is African-inspired with Berber comfort and elegance.  A lovely little window looks down on the patio.

5th  Room:  The ARGANA: 3 persons
Located on the first floor near the DUNE room, it also overlooks the central patio.  Furnished with 1 double and 1 single bed, its walls are also finished with cream colored tadelakt.   Its decor includes Berber carpets and silk hand-woven raspberry color chairs situated by the fireplace.

Each room is air conditioned in summer and heated in winter.
The reception and hospitality you will experience is a reflection of the Moroccan tradition of friendliness and courtesy.  The staff, composed of Fathia (manager of the Riad), Element (who speaks perfect English and French), and Farida (for maintenance and kitchen) will ensure your well being and will help you if you want to savor the many facets of the authentic Moroccan cuisine. They will also be able to help you in all your other travel needs such as excursions, car rentals (such as 4x4s), spa services, and other restaurants for your dining pleasure.

WIFI is free.  We can provide a baby bed and you can park your vehicle in a guarded parking lot close by our property. 
Other Services include:
Air conditioning and heating
Breakfast included.

Services available (at additional cost):
Snack and lunch (10 € / per person without wine)
Diners (20 € / per person without wine)
Airport transfer - 30 Euros per taxi round trip (4 people)  

The entire riad (max. 10 pers.) : from 500 to 600 € per night according to the season.  Tax 1.5 Euros pre night per person. 

For requests to rent the riad entirely, we can arrange at the request of the parties with musicians and dancers to the riad for special occasions, birthdays, etc. ..  (see the room & rates tab for pricing on the entire riad)

Children under 4 years of age free


IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION: Dar Warda will apply the following cancellation policy :

 - Cancellations received  before 30 before the confirmed arrival date: no cancellation fee

 -Cancellations received 21-30 days before the confirmed arrival date are subject to a cancellation fee of 30% of total projected room costs.
 -Cancellations received 11-20 days before the confirmed arrival date are subject to a cancellation fee of 50% of total projected room costs.
 -Cancellations received 0-10 days before the confirmed arrival date are subject to a cancellation fee of 100% of total projected room costs.
 
If you  wish to pay your room charges with a credit card they will be subject to a 3.5% service fee.  We accept:
Carte Bleu, MasterCard, Visa

Amenities

Air Conditioning

Heating

Simple Room

Double Room

Triple Room

Quadruple Room

Private Terrace or Patio

Large Room

Suite

Restaurant

Alcohol served on site

Massage / Spa services

Pets allowed in rooms

Free Wifi

Shuttle Service

Cooking Classes on site

Guided Tours

Riad in the medina

Roof Terrace

DVD player available

DVD / Books / Games

Babysitting for infants under 3 years

Laundry Service

Arabic Spoken

French Spoken

English Spoken

Reviews

Total

9.2
Based on
1
reviews

Detailed Totals

Cleanliness
9.5
Service
9.5
Comfort
9.6
Value
9.5
Charm
9.6
 

j'ai confiance qu'on reviendra

9.5

See English translation below.   On est resté 4 jours à dar warda et la détente qu'on a éprouvée était incroyable.  On a dormi dans la chambre "oasis" bien nommée et ce n'était pas facile de sortir dans le labyrinthe de la médina, quand on ressent tellement de paix ici.  On ne peut pas dire assez à propos de la gentilesse que Abdel nous montré.  Du thé à la menthe à la fin de chaque journée ou pendant le petit déjeuner au soleil, il savait toujours nous acceuillir comme des invités distingués.

je regrette qu'on ne puisse pas rester une semaine mais j'ai confiance qu'on reviendra à la maison des roses bientôt

English translation:  We stayed four days at Dar Warda and relaxation that we experienced was incredible. We stayed in the room "oasis" and aptly named it was not easy to go out into the labyrinth of the medina, when you feel so much peace here. We can not say enough about the kindness shownus that Abdel. Of mint tea at the end of each day or during breakfast in the sun, he always knewwe welcome such distinguished guests.

I regret that we can not stay a week but I am confident we will come home soon roses

Cleanliness
10
Service
10
Comfort
10
Value
10
Charm
10
 

une petite oasis dans Marrakech

From the Riad Guestbook

Dar warda est une petite oasis dans Marrakech, un lieu plein de poésie et des petites choses qui font la vie humaine plus belle.Fatihaet Abdel sont très gentils et acceuillants ils font tout pour se sentir chez soi, l'hospitalité arabe..

thank you very much for this great time at your beautiful "dar warda" this riad has been one of the highlights of our time in marrakech.Thanks for your hospitality

 

We couldn't recommend highly enough.

From the Riad Guestbook

From the moment our driver, Mohammed, met us at the Airport and delivered us the short distance to the little ally nearest to Dar Warda, we knew we were safe and caring hands. Abdel at Dar Warda was most helpful in arranging a delicious tagine evening meal on our arrival, and on our behalf made restaurant bookings, organised an excellent English-speaking guide for the Souks, and we had Mohammed's service again for a day in the Atlas Mountains. It was great to be in the middle of the Medina, enjoying peace and simple elegance of Dar Warda. The staff of Dar Warda were unobtrusive, yet smiling and ever helpful. We couldn't recommend highly enough.

 

Thank you for an enjoyable stay

From the Riad Guestbook

The hotel was a wonderful retreat- the atmosphere was calming and relaxed with staff more thn happy to help with questions and requests. The building was wonderfully restored. Breakfast on the sun terrance was a treat and the is was great to receive a breakfast on the day we were leaving even though this was an early departure. Thank you for an enjoyable stay

 

worth the effort!

From the Riad Guestbook

I spent a couple of nights here in order to explore old Marrakech. Upon arrival this place is very well hidden! Not really known by taxi drivers, requiring help from locals in the street to locate. But wow is it worth the effort! When you arrive you find yourself in an amazing courtyard servicing just a few rooms. Because there are only a few rooms there are only a few staff - but they are amazing!! I have to thank Abdel now as he was a star arranging food for us, booking places for dinner, arranging transport and sending champagne to the roof on request! It really is a little hidden oasis in the old city, only ten minutes walk from the main square. For the price is stunning. I can only recommend you give it a try, you wont be disappointed.

 

The service was excellent, welcoming and extremely discreet.

From the Riad Guestbook

Dar Warda is a small (only 4 rooms) Riad, the local answer to small boutique hotels. The service was excellent, welcoming and extremely discreet. Meals are only available by one-day advance arrangement, and when I asked if I might invite a group of friends staying elsewhere (8 people!) there was absolutely no problem. It was a delightful meal and flawlessly executed. Although the Medina is a very busy place, once you're inside the riad it is extremely calm and peaceful. The roof terraces are wonderful for just reading and relaxing, as well as for breakfast.

 

blissful relief

From the Riad Guestbook

Dar Warda - blissful relief from the streets of Marrakech

Coming from the noisy and cacophonous streets of Marrakech, the first thing that strikes on entering Dar Warda is the wonderful peace and tranquility, an unexpected quietness, interrupted only by the gentle murmuring of the courtyard water feature, bobbing with freshly picked roses. The check-in reception we were first met with - juice, tea, cakes, while our documentation was taken to be processed - left a deep impression on two travel-weary and thirsty guests, and in itself would entice us to return again. The style of the tastefully renovated riad is elegant, the service excellent, staff flexible and helpful and the owner very informative and pleasant. A helpful stock of travel books and picture books on Marrakech are available to browse too.

 

Thanks again for your great service and help

By Ilse

From the Riad Guestbook

I just wanted to thank you, and the rest of the team, for y our help with this matter. We had a wonderful time in Marrakech and I would like to underline that the Riad Dar Warda is really fantastic, with a perfect service, magnificent rooms and a magic atmosphere, characteristic for Marrakech. The Riad is really significant for Tablet Hotels! Thanks again for your great service and help

see you soon,

ilse

 

Just Magical

From the Riad Guestbook

Just magical....The riad is an escape to paradise. Abdul and fatiha our hosts were perfect. They provided info, did bookings for us, cooked excellent  meals especially the fabulous breakfasts.We really enjoyed our stay at a truly special place to stay

 

Rooms & Rates

***PROMOTION***   Seotember Special:  Book 2 nights and get the 3rd night free!!!

Lurking deep in a picturesque solace in the heart of the medina, just behind the century old wooden heave door lies an oasis of peace and contemplation.  An authentic Moroccan Riad where elegance is only matched by serenity.  Dar Warda is a beautifully restored traditional Riad.  Local artisans created this riad with a respect for tradition and modernity by using traditional techniques such as zelliges, carved woodwork, and tadelakt beijmat from Fes. 

Taste the charm of a cup of tea in the "Bouhou" outdoor living room, or experience dinner by candlelight in the dining room with its endless bench.  Or read a while in the little cozy library complete with a colorful sabra handwoven ottoman.  Relax by the fire in the cool of the evenings.  Don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful sunset on the terrace (3 terraces on 3 levels).  From that view the Koutoubia mosque seems to entice you to enter the peaks of the Atlas Mountains.

Layout:
The riad is composed of five rooms: two doubles and a triple.
Around the central patio is a small but beautiful swimming pool for your relaxing pleasure.  The Bhou room, the dining room, and the library/lounge area face the central patio and swimming pool.  The library has free wifi and has a computer with free internet access.  Enjoy two lounge areas on the middle floor and the solarium on the 3rd floor where you can enjoy a mint tea in the shade on the benches.  The remarkable view of the snowy Atlas Mountains from the roof top is breath taking. 

ROOMS  (Note: See the pictures under the “Rooms & Rates” tab)  - 5 Air-conditioned suites
1st Room:  ROSE DES SABLES: 2 / 3 persons
First floor and breakfast is served on the terrace. A large double bed and a shower room which is done in sand color with an attractive copper bowl sink.   The sitting area is decorated in velvet sabra cushions and plumb colored Berber carpets. 

2nd Room:  The OASIS: 2 persons
Ground floor, directly overlooking the patio, facing the fountain, this room offers one king size bed or two singles.  A very cheerful room decorated with bright colors, predominantly greens and oranges.  The shower is green tadelakt with a beautiful copper sink.   

3rd Room:  The DUNE: 2 Persons
The Dune room is a large and elegant room on the first floor completely done with pinkish beige tadelakt.  The large high ceiling gives it a majestic look.  Furnished with a large double bed, this room also has a small Moroccan living room.  The material for the chairs is hand woven to give you a special feel of comfort.  The bathroom has a beautiful copper sink.  

4th Room:  The NOMAD: 2 people
Nomade is situated at the top floor with direct access to the riad’s terrace with both sun and shade throughout the day.  It has a large double bed, a shower room done in the Marrakech tadelakt red and it also has a beautiful copper sink.   The décor is African-inspired with Berber comfort and elegance.  A lovely little window looks down on the patio.

5th  Room:  The ARGANA: 3 persons
Located on the first floor near the DUNE room, it also overlooks the central patio.  Furnished with 1 double and 1 single bed, its walls are also finished with cream colored tadelakt.   Its decor includes Berber carpets and silk hand-woven raspberry color chairs situated by the fireplace.

Each room is air conditioned in summer and heated in winter.
The reception and hospitality you will experience is a reflection of the Moroccan tradition of friendliness and courtesy.  The staff, composed of Fathia (manager of the Riad), Element (who speaks perfect English and French), and Farida (for maintenance and kitchen) will ensure your well being and will help you if you want to savor the many facets of the authentic Moroccan cuisine. They will also be able to help you in all your other travel needs such as excursions, car rentals (such as 4x4s), spa services, and other restaurants for your dining pleasure.

WIFI is free.  We can provide a baby bed and you can park your vehicle in a guarded parking lot close by our property. 
Other Services include:
Air conditioning and heating
Breakfast included.

Services available (at additional cost):
Snack and lunch (10 € / per person without wine)
Diners (20 € / per person without wine)
Airport transfer - 30 Euros per taxi round trip (4 people)  

The entire riad (max. 10 pers.) : from 500 to 600 € per night according to the season.  Tax 1.5 Euros pre night per person. 

For requests to rent the riad entirely, we can arrange at the request of the parties with musicians and dancers to the riad for special occasions, birthdays, etc. ..  (see the room & rates tab for pricing on the entire riad)

Children under 4 years of age free


IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION: Dar Warda will apply the following cancellation policy :

 - Cancellations received  before 30 before the confirmed arrival date: no cancellation fee

 -Cancellations received 21-30 days before the confirmed arrival date are subject to a cancellation fee of 30% of total projected room costs.
 -Cancellations received 11-20 days before the confirmed arrival date are subject to a cancellation fee of 50% of total projected room costs.
 -Cancellations received 0-10 days before the confirmed arrival date are subject to a cancellation fee of 100% of total projected room costs.
 
If you  wish to pay your room charges with a credit card they will be subject to a 3.5% service fee.  We accept:
Carte Bleu, MasterCard, Visa

Low Season:
rest of the year
Mid Season:
In all seasons, prices include tax and breakfast
High Season:
Dec 18 to Jan 2 and April 1 to May 31
Picture Name Size in m2 Bed Size Capacity Price Per Room
chambre OASIS Speical low price from Jan. 7-15 only - 75 Euros 25 Twin or Double 2 75 Euros Low Season

90 Euros Mid Season

110 Euros High Season
suite ARGANA 25 Double + single 2/3 persons 100 Euros Low Season

120 Euros High Season
suite ROSE DES SABLES 25 Double + single 2/3 persons 100 Euros Low Season

120 Euros High Season
chambre DUNE 30 Double 2 110 Euros Low Season

130 Euros High Season
chambre NOMADE 20 Double 2 100 Euros Low Season

120 Euros High Season
Full House Rental 10 500 Euros Low Season

600 Euros High Season