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Riad Al Zahia

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4 Rue Mohammed Diuri (Skala de la Kasbah) | Medina, Essaouira 40000, Morocco
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Riad in the small street in Medina. Very good and quiet location! Comfortable room with lot of lovely decorations! Friendly and helpful staff! Breakfast on the rooftop terrace with nice views! I will definitely stay here again during my future stays in Essaouira.

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Niagara Falls, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 5 nights in October 2015. Very happy with our choice. Good location. Easy to walk everywhere. Loved the décor in the Riad. Owner helpful and spoke good English. Great views on the rooftop where breakfast was served each morning. Adequate supply of food to begin your day. Really enjoyed hearing the Call to Prayer several times each day. After... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Arrived by taxi arranged by Riad with a man who helped with our bags to the riad when we arrived at the medina. Staff very helpful giving us tips on what to visit in our one day. The Zahia room was beautiful as expected, lots on space, great bathroom and well designed shower. Breakfast was lovely, cereals, jams, bread, yoghurt,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

The best place with best value for money during my travels in Morocco. A beautiful Riad in the middle of the Medina but in a calm street. As a solo female traveler I felt very safe. My room was spacious, very clean, with a big bathroom and nicely decorated. Breakfast was delicious and more than you can eat. The view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We stayed there for two nights in the "Yasmin" room. Beautifully decorated. A spectacular view from the roof terrace, where you can also have a nice mint tea while enjoying the view. Despite the central location, the room was silent.

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1 Thank Yael M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful Riad in the middle of Essaouira. Rooms and bathrooms are excellent. The decoration is a Mixture of Morrocan an Southern European style. We stayed in a ordinary double room and a family room for the three children but they do have suites which are even prettier. Breakfast is served on the roof terrace with a view of the ocean.... More 

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Phu Quoc, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife, son (14) and I stayed at Riad al Zahia on Dec. 28 and 29. We had two adjoining rooms at the very top of the stairs, just below the deck on the roof where they have breakfast. It's a nice riad with a fireplace and lounge downstairs. Breakfast on the roof is lovely -- great view and lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Great location extremely close to the ocean yet still right in the middle of the medina and surrounded by great restaurants. I stayed in a third-floor suite there, for the price of a tiny room with problems in another location closeby. Spotlessly clean, this is an honest Moroccan-style riad without any new-age klimbim. The odd disinterested staff member (some reviewers... More 

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Gallarate, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this riad with my friend. We booked a double room for one night and then we decided to stay one more night, but as the same room wasn't available, they gave us a bigger room at the third floor (actually it was a small apartment equipped with a kichenette) at the same price. The rooms are well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I live in Morocco and my family came to visit. We went to Essaouira as our last city before they returned home and the LOVED everything about it, especially the Riad. It is the prefect place to stay in the old medina and the staff and atmosphere was so enjoyable. The rooftop view was our hang out spot every night,... More 

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