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17 rue Zayane, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Ranked #7 of 77 Hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had two rooms on the top floor in December, the biggest downside being having to walk up the stairs past the kitchen with delicious French-Moroccan fusion wafting through the air at all hours of the day. The hospitality is notable for its attentiveness and elegance, and things are prompt, thanks to the wonderful French owners.

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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The highlight of our ten days in Morocco! The Riad is beautiful and the manager and staff are just so helpful and lovely! The room was gorgeous, just loved the whole experience. We ate dinner there one night - Amina is an excellent cook. The dinner was our best in Morocco by far and was beautifully presented and cooked with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in this little gem for one night on our recent trip to Morocco. We received mint tea on our arrival and the staff gave us lots of great info on what we could do during our stay. The room was absolutely gorgeous, spotless and beautifully decorated with little touches to make us feel welcome. The breakfast was delicious... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful riad, elegantly restored, owners very attentive and the ladies in the kitchen do a splendid job with lovely free local ingredients. The set evening menu is delicious but we struggled with the quantity offered. Owners emailed in advance to check how and when we were arriving and to offer any help. We were offered a choice of rooms on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not really know what to expect but once we entered we were totally taken aback by the beautiful interior and the very friendly staff. We were even more surprised when we were taken to our 'penthouse' suite. The decor is classic yet traditional and stylish. The staff went out of their way to please us and the food... More 

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London
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this Riad with a friend in September and never got round to writing a review at the time (I hope the staff can forgive me!), however I have gone back to Tripadvisor specifically to do so as the experience was amazing! The riad is very relaxing and decorated beautifully, and the rooftop terrace was great too although... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our first riad experience in Marrakech, this Riad exceeded our expectations and cemented a love of them. The place has been designed beautifully, but not OTT, with friendly local staff. The room we stayed in (8) had windows with light coming in which was nice, however, it is a bit small and the shower space is tiny and water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the riad, a great 'army' of helpful staff, an accomplished kitchen serving delights, nice location, pick up and drop off at supratour stop was very helpful, riad looks stunning at night time. Recommended!

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Sydney
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8 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This riad is everything I dreamt Morocco would be and more. For a very reasonable price the rooms are spotless, the service impeccable, food delicious and the whole feeling is one of tranquillity. We had the suite on the top floor, by default, and it was perfect. The breakfasts are delicious and we just ate a stupendous meal tonite. Big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This Riad is simply beautiful and the staff couldnt be more helpful. We booked on the phone whislt on the bus to Essaouira, by the time our bus arrived an hour later someone was already there to great us. The Riad itself cannot be faulted. Perfect location and all the rooms seemed fantastic. We saw two rooms and both had... More 

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Address: 17 rue Zayane, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
#10 Family Hotel in Essaouira

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