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Riad Zelaka

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Rue Zelaka, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #25 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lymington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I stayed here for 11 nights from the 29th of October 2012. I had a beautiful room, delicious breakfasts every day plus a couple of really incredible tradiitional Moroccan dinners cooked by Hasna. Stephane is the ultimate host and wants all his guests to fully enjoy the delights of Essaouira, Nothing was too much trouble for the team at Riad... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Owner is Stephane, great guy from Nantes, France. We stayed two nights in his Riad which is quite new (after renovation), I think. And we felt there like at home. Good price for, nice rooms, good breakfast, wi-fi connection, is possible to use hotel computer for free... Stephane gave us a lot of information about Morocco, Essauira and people who... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This place is great, nice and big rooms, the owner is from France and really friendly. We really enjoyed our stay there. The breakfast is really good, the price is quite low for such a nice place. We can really recommend it. Thanks for the nice time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

i like this place i slept here 2 nights and tew owner stephane is a honest and friendly manager. it is a new nice guesthouse in thw center of medina. i am sure to back here if i come back again to essaouira. reccomended. thanks stephen.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We spent 10 days in Morocco, Essaouira was the last point of our trip and we were lucky to choose this very nice ryad! Comparing to our previous hotels in medina, Zelaka is very easy to find. Stephane met us like his friends. The amtosphere was very pleasant and all accomodations done with a lot of care. The second day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Riad just inside the medina, but in a quiet part, near one of the gates. The riad is very light inside, has nice rooms and has a terrace on the roof. The breakfast is good with fresh juice. I would recommend this riad to friends!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

I stayed here for three nights with my boyfriend. As soon as we entered we were taken care of and nothing was too much trouble. Stephan even walked us to some local restaurants (which were lovely) to show us where we could go for lunch as we were starving. The riad is beautiful and our room was lovely. The riad... More

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riadzelaka, Propriétaire at Riad Zelaka, responded to this review

Merci Liz , see you soon ... inch'allah Stephane More

Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I had the best time ever at Riad Zelaka. From the moment you enter, you feel the positive energy all over the place. A beautiful, cozy, warm place, very close from everything. Rooms are all so beautiful and clean that it's hard to choose which one to take. Laure and Hasna, the riad team, are extremely friendly, helpful and always... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

My girlfriend and I found Riad Zelaka through tripadvisor and chose to stay there because it looked great and had wonderful reviews. As soon as we arrived we knew we had made the right decision. The Riad was easily found - it was a short walk from from the enterance to Essaouira's Medina (very near to the supratours bus station... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

A riad not advertised in the Rough Guide and found on trip advisor. We had three days in Essaouria and were very pleased with our stay in Riad Zelaka. Location wise - perfect! Very easy to find from the Supratours bus station if you have a simple street plan of the Medina. The Medina in small and so everywhere is... More

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Address: 9 Rue Zelaka, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
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Ranked #25 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Riad Zelaka 2*
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