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Rooms of the riad
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Double Bedroom 2

from 67.00€ /night
2 people or 2 single beds

Twin room of 15m2 with a large sunny window. With its chocolat/beige tone, it is a charming and very resting room.

Double Bedroom 5

from 67.00€ /night
2 people - 1 double bed

Double Room ( siez bed 160/200) of 14m2, all in yellow/orange with a beautiful window on the patio, ensures calm and peace.

Double Bedroom 6

from 67.00€ /night
2 people - 1 double bed

Double room of 15m2 with a large sunny window. With its green and red woodworks of Berber style, this room offers coziness and exotism.

Double Bedroom 1

from 78.00€ /night
2 people - 1 double bed
(1 extra bed)

Mini-suite of 22m2 with a fireplace. 1 double bed and 1 additional single bed. This room is in the rear side of the house and is consequently very quiet. Arranged with woodworks painted by a souiri artist, it offers an independent living place.

Double Bedroom 3

from 78.00€ /night
2 people - 1 double bed

Doubles room of 20m2 with a 160/200cm bed. This room is very bright and sunny with its two large windows. With its furniture out of wrought iron and fuchsia fabrics, this room offers romanticism and relaxation.

Double Bedroom 7

from 78.00€ /night
2 people or 2 single beds

Twin room of 20m2. The harmony between its orange walls and its two large sunny windows invites you to serenity. Its furniture is made out of black wood decorated with henné.

Double Bedroom 9

from 78.00€ /night
2 people - 1 double bed

Double room of 16m2, located on the terrace. With its fireplace and its pink tadelakt walls, this room offers a charm full atmosphere.

Suite 4

from 91.00€ /night
2 people - 1 double bed
(2 extra beds)

Large L-shaped room of 35m2 with a 160/200cm bed and two additional single beds. This suite offers comfort and space. Its red and orange tones provide a very cosy atmosphere. It has a large window.

Suite 8

from 91.00€ /night
2 people or 2 single beds
(2 extra beds)

Large L-shaped room of 35m2 with a large window and 4 individual beds. This room is ideal for families or groups of friends.

Suite 10

from 100.00€ /night
2 people - 1 double bed
(1 extra bed)

Adequate for a couple of for a family, this terrace suite of 24m2 with a fireplace provides independence and peace. Decorated with Berber woodwork and covers, it offers a real change of scenery.

Entire Villa Garance

from 800.00€ /night
20 people - 6 double beds or 8 single beds
(6 extra beds)

Maximum capacity : 26 people. Rate for 20 people.
The house, built by a rabi a hundred years ago, will charm you with its exceptional beauty and the harmony of its construction blending the Arabic, Berber and Jewish influences. The light of the external windows in italian style mixes with the brightness of the patio; the wooden painted ceilings and the thuya ones coexist in harmony, and the Andalusian zelliges contrast pleasantly with the furniture of Arabian-Berber style, plunging you into the unique mix of cultures which shaped the spirit of the city.

Description and services

Fallen under the spell of Essaouira, Pierre and Marie looked after a guest house to realize their dream. The beauty and authenticity of Villa Garance seduced them. They started their new life in September 2014.

Located in a quiet alley at the intersection of the main centres of interest, the guesthouse allows you to alternate visits to the colourful medina with relaxation on the terrace, which towers above the roofs overlooking the sea, or with massage sessions in our well-being centre.

Eight spacious rooms are arranged around the patio to welcome two or four guests in great comfort.They also have windows opening on to a quiet and bright street.

Every room is located near one of the several small lounges of the villa,allowing one to meet with friends. Both four bedroom suites have their own private lounge.

Two additional rooms located on the terrace (one double room and one suite) afford you complete privacy.

Additional services
  • Airport transfer : 15.00€ one way for 2/3 people
  • Breakfast : included
  • Massage : 28.00€
  • Lunch : 8.00€ /people
  • Rollaway bed / day : 20.00€ /people
  • Dinner : 14.00€ /people
  • Baby sitting : 4.00€ /hour
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
Forms of Payment
  • Visa
  • Cash
Property Services
  • Childcare
  • Open 24/7
  • Private Dining Room
  • Crib Available
  • Wifi
Spa & Wellness
  • Massages
  • Terrace / Solarium
  • DVD player
  • Moroccan Style

Guest reviews

The ratings and comments are written exclusively by our customers after their stay in this riad.

Overall rating of the riad : 9.4 (34  reviews)

Isida - United Kingdom 10
The Riad was beautiful. Nicely decorated and very comfortable. Breakfast on the terrace was amazing. The host was super friendly and accommodation. The location was spot on and I would recommend this riad to anyone that visits Essaouria.
Nicholas - Ukraine 9.6
We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Garance. The owners and the staff were all wonderful and they really made us feel comfortable and welcome. Couldn't recommend Villa Garance highly enough!
Wilkinson - Australia 9.2
We had a lovely stay, thank you!!
Amy - United Kingdom 10
Christine and staff were so welcoming and accommodating, we were made to feel at home! We look forward to another visit the villa was beautiful.
Virginia - Spain 7.6
El Riad es muy agradable, la habitación amplia y luminosa. Los desayunos estaban muy bien y en la terraza que se estaba genial. El personal y la responsable del Riad fueron muy atentos y generosos. El precio nos pareció un poco excesivo, quizás fue por la demanda debido al Festival de música Gnaua.
Boyce-flowers - United Kingdom 9.2
The ryad we stayed in was lovely exactly what we were expecting. The staff friendly and helpful. .
Noëlle - France 10
Nous sommes très satisfaits de notre passage à la villa ''Garance''.
Jennifer - Canada 10
Thank you for a lovely stay! Would recommend to all looking for a friendly and inviting atmosphere!
Erika - Canada 9.2
The owners were very friendly & helpful, spoke English, and provided wonderful suggestions for restaurants and activities.
Jennifer - United Kingdom 10
We loved Villa Garance and were very sorry not to have been able to stay there longer. The villa itself is gorgeous with a roof terrace that is set out over several levels and we had a really comfortable room. The staff were wonderful; friendly and extremely accommodating. We would definitely stay at Villa Garance again (wish we were there now!).
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Reservation and cancellation policy

In the event of a reservation cancellation, the Villa Garance apply the following cancellation policy and will charge any applicable fees to the client credit card used during the reservation process :
-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.

Cancellation fees will be charged to the credit card supplied during the reservation process.

Tourism taxes

Tourism Promotion Tax : 1.50€/pp/night
Municipal tax : 0.80€/pp/night