Entire home/flat

10 guests

6 Bedrooms

6 Beds

Entire home/flat

10 guests

6 Bedrooms

6 Beds

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About this listing

The space
Bathrooms: 3.5
Bedrooms: 6
Beds: 6
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £13 / night after 5 guests
Cleaning Fee: £22
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The space

The magical house shares its magic atmosphere with guests in Essaouira!
Situated in a calm, typical part of the old medina, Maison Hiya, is a classic riad, decorated and maintained with attention to detail.
It is nearby Essaouira's main attractions including beach, local vegetable and fish market, shopping streets and port, only five to eight minutes walk to all places.
The house is on four floors, built around an atrium with a glass roof which lets in the light.
On ground floor, there is well equipped kitchen, living room with fire place and guest toilets. On first floor, we call it "the cozy floor», you can find two rooms for kids and parents: one large double bedroom for couple and one cute child's room full of great colors and fun furniture for your kids. The two bedrooms communicate with a typical bathroom with a bathtub, giving good privacy and space.
On the second floor, there are two bedrooms: one double room and one single room. At this floor there is also a shared bathroom for the both bedrooms.
On third floor two comfortable double rooms are proposed. Both of them are on terraces. One has a fabulous view over the medina. There is a private sheared shower for those rooms. At this floor you can find a kitchenette which is usable to all the guests of the house, as the terraces.
The house is perfect for family, group of friends or for couples.
The sunny terrace, the quiet atmosphere and the comfort of the house make it a perfect place to enjoy Essaouira. Ourselves appreciate a lot local foods, varying from fresh fish arriving every day, to fruits, vegetables and meat coming from nearby countryside. We will be very happy to show you where to get all those good things for your meals to prepare at the house or have it cooked in a local café.
The house is perfectly secure. You will be free to take your room key and the main door key with you just like being at home.
Free Internet wireless connection in your rooms and in the entire house is always at your disposal. Cleaning cloth, babysitting or child care is possible, breakfast and other meals can be provided too: those services are available on request with a small additional cost. Extra beds (single bed, baby bed) are available on request for free.
Parking with guardians (20 DH per day) is only 3 minutes walk from the house nearby the small gate of Bab Marrakech.
We are happy to guide and assist you during your stay. We speak arabic, french and english.
We are looking forward to welcome you in our house of sun, flowers, birdsong and quiet atmosphere!

Guest access

You are free to use the common areas (living room, kitchen and terrace) knowing that each guest should help to keep communal spaces clean and functional.

House Rules
No parties or events

Very important :

1 - Unregistered guests are not permitted entry into Maison Hiya.

2 - The house is fully furnished, decorated with a warm ambiance and also equipped with the most beautiful artisanal objects.
Generally do all actions to return the House in the condition you found it.

We would really appreciate if you could keep remember these internal instructions and thank you for understanding.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

2 nights minimum stay

19 Reviews

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Artemis User Profile
May 2017
Just wow! My friends and I were blown away by the the Drissi family's Riad. It is perfect. It made our Essaouira experience complete. Naima and Hamid were so hospitable and responsive. They gave us great tips and arranged everything for us. Thank you Naima and Hamid, we hope to return again in the future :)

Lene User Profile
March 2017
Loved this house and Hamid is a great host!! Everything was just perfect! We stayed with our big family, the kids also loved it!

Laura User Profile
April 2016
Naima and Hamid were wonderful hosts. Naima gave us many recommendations on places to eat and booked us camel rides and trips to the hammam. The house itself was really characterful with plenty of room for our 2 families. The kids really enjoyed the pinball machine and the kids toys and the adults loved the roof deck for breakfast and after dinner stargazing. The beds were very comfortable and the whole house was clean and nicely decorated. Naima and Hamid made us feel very welcome.

Javid User Profile
August 2015
Naima and family were lovely hosts, very helpful, warm and knowledgable about the area. The riad was amazing, very unusual and plenty of space. If you stay, try to get the rooms on the roof or the first floor, as they were the best out of the selection.

Hanane User Profile
July 2015
We had a wonderful time at Maison Hiya. Naima met us from the Bus station and showed us to the property. The house is well located and is within walking distance to the beach and town centre. Naima was very helpful and if we had a question about the house we would receive a response almost straight away. The roof terrace is really relaxing especially at dusk. The kitchen was also functional as we like to cook a lot. Our room was comfortable, our 2 year old adored the children's room that he stayed in, so much so that it was hard for him to leave! We loved it!

Jerry User Profile
April 2015
We had the most wonderful stay at this beautiful house, we really couldn't have asked for more in terms of communication and we felt very looked after at all times by our warm, friendly and discrete hosts, highly recommended, we couldn't have dreamed of a better holiday

Stephen User Profile
January 2015
Naima and Hamid are the perfect hosts. On arrival Naima showed us around not only the house, but also the town. She made sure we had everything we needed. We were given a local mobile phone to call her if we needed to. She and Hamid were very quick to respond whenever we had a question or needed help. Maison Hiya, is a very charming and characterful house. It is special. Our rooftop room was perfect for winter sun. We loved the sun terrace which seems to be one of the highest ones in the neighbourhood. The house is in a quieter part of the medina, the street is occupied by craftsmen making boxes, rugs, clothes in their workshops, but no shops.

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Essaouira, Morocco · Joined in May 2012
Drissi Family User Profile

Hamid, Naima and Ilias are native moroccan family living in awesome Riad with the most beautiful decor and a cozy atmosphere, We love to share our passion for all things like Foods, Cultures, Lifestyles, Languages, Travels, Hobbies, Music,.... related to our life.

We are always smiling for life and trying to keep our family peaceful and happy :)

We all speak Arabic, French and English and one of us has some notion of Turkish.

We own a travel agency and shops located in the heart of the medina.
Our agency Enjoy Essaouira will be your personal guide to discovering Morocco. From booking your accommodation, to choosing your activities, we provide a full range of services to help you design your Moroccan experience. Whether you seek Hammam, Car rental, Transfer from the airport, a cooking classes or kite, Wind surfing, shopping in the medina or adventuring to the Sahara, travel as singles, couples, groups or families, we will help you design and book the itinerary customized for you.

Our shops Koulchi Recyclage are very popular so you will have to stop by in order to enjoy the Moroccan Mint Tea with Hamid and discover our wide range of original product 100% typical Moroccan, natural and recycled .

We pride ourselves on offering the highest quality of service, and designing the best experiences to make your trip safe and memorable.

We look forward to welcoming you to our country!

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