Dar Kawa

The Hidden Design Gem

The Story
Dar Kawa is owned and renovated to the smallest detail by Belgian born textile and interior designer Valerie Barkowski. You will find Valerie’s touches everywhere from the bed linens to the furniture in every corner.

Valerie has restored the riad back to how it looked in 17th century and a splash of Moroccan colours are found on pared back modern monochrome throughout the riad. You can see Valerie’s daily inspirations on her blog here.

Dar Kawa holds only three suites and one room which makes a perfect escape from lively spice market just few steps away.

All photographs courtesy of Dar Kawa.

Love
Valerie’s design detail throughout the house, the location, the staff, the food at the riad

Tip
Go when the owner Valerie is around – Valerie will give you her top tips in shopping and getting around in lively Marrakech. Dar Kawa is located very near the spice market so you can always go back and drop your bags or have a breather in between your shopping trips to busy souk.

Highlights
Rooftop Terrace, Patio, Sitting Room, A/C, Wi-Fi, Cooking Classes & Massages on requests

Rates
Double room Baboune from €90/night, breakfast included for all rooms
Junior suites from €130/night
Suite Muntaz from €150/night
Or you can gather your friends together and get the whole riad for €500 per night, the price is for 8 people sharing. You can check the current rates here.

Address
Dar Kawa, Derb El Ouali N°18, Kaat Benahid, 40000 Marrakesh, Morocco

Reviews
On Tripadvisor.

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