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Riad Zelaka

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Rue Zelaka, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #32 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Nicely furnished, clean and quiet place with lovely hosts (not too present) where you can really feel at home! We got the choice between 3 rooms, all authentic and really decorative! Simple breakfast by a lovely lady who can give you great shopping tips :) Just one thing, however they state so, the wifi was not working (temporarily). But anyway... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We found this brilliantly located Riad inside the medina. The rooms were pleasant, breakfast was great and the staff were very helpful. The property was great value and I would recommend it to any travellers staying in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed in this riad for 5 nights in December 2012 and loved it. Laure, the owner was super helpful and friendly and recommended the best restaurant in town to us. We arrived late at night but Laure walked us to the restaurant to show us through the narrow alleys of Essaouira. The riad has a nice terrace where you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Nice place to stay, with fab location, good breakfast and clean rooms. Has a computer if you need one and were generally very accommodating. Perhaps a little basic for some people but we felt it was exactly what we were looking for - relatively cheap accommodation in a nice setting.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The Riad Zelaka is a perfectly adequate accommodation, but be sure to ask for a room off the street (we did not, and slept little) Non-French speakers will have a difficult time communicating with hotel staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The Riad is on the eastern edge of the Medina by Bab Marrakech, down an unappealing alley. It was a fairly tortuous walk to the centre along the main Medina roads but quicker via Rue Agadir. A very friendly and hospitable proprietor. The breakfast was adequate but nothing more; the coffee was good cafe au lait. The 1st room we... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

We stayed in the riad for one night in November and found it to be a lovely experience. Having never been to Essaouria before we did initially have some difficulty finding the riad, however the location is excellent, conveniently located within the medina and so it is perfect to relax in after a day of browsing the markets. The owner... More

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Rennes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We were in the RIAD for a week early May. It was a nice stay and we keep in memory all the kindness of the morocco people in our heart. The Riad is quiet with average and large rooms. Breakfast from Hasna and Amina were fantastic ! During our vacation we met people from different country and with the help... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

This riad is really cozy! So much so that on my 2nd and final night I decided to stay in instead of joining the action outside. The rooms are tastefully furnished, clean, and most important - warm! It started to get cold when I was there. Laure, the owner, and the two other ladies who work here are really friendly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The renovations in the riad are beautiful, the room we stayed in was bright and clean and the bathroom and showere were wonderful Good things --Laure--she welcomed us and gave us a selection of rooms to select from as it was the slow period before christmas and gave us information about the town. --The rooms are beautifully decorated and very... More

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Address: 9 Rue Zelaka, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Hotel Class:2 star — Riad Zelaka 2*
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