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Riad Zahra Mogador

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Amira Lalla Meryem, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a great time at Zahra, Xavier and the team were brilliant. Food was 1st rate as was the service from all the staff. Second time to Morocco and certainly our best trip by far. Xavier made us aware of the building works next door but that didn't bother us in any way. Highly recommended.

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing us. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and we had a great time too with you . We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many greetings to your wife from Riad Zahra. Xavier More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit, just as good as last year. It's a family run place with two good restaurants in house. Rooms are good and staff very friendly. There is a lovely swimming pool when the wind drops and the beach is too hot. Situated right next to the kite surfing beach. We will be back again next year.

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review, my team and I are happy to have made your 2nd stay an enjoyable one again, we look forward to seeing you next year. All the best!!!! Xavier More 

Buddina, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed for three nights in early May. We loved our ocean view room! Our room was very spacious and bright. The staff were very helpful and friendly and so kind! Breakfast was typical french/Moroccan ... And more than substantial. We loved the location... A pleasant 20 minute walk along the beach-side esplanade into the main medina of town. The... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Natasha, Many, many thanks for your very kind review, my team and I are happy to have made your stay an enjoyable one. We working hard every day to make our guest feels happy and your satisfaction is the best reward we could receive. Look forward to seeing you again! Al the best Xavier More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family who run this riad are so lovely, helpful, nothing was to much trouble, they gave us advise/ recommendations, drew us maps. We wish we had time to stay longer. Our room was gorgeous and well decorated with comfortable beds. It is a 1 minute walk around the building onto the beach and far enough from the medina to... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Katy, It is with pleasure that we read your comments, many thanks for your kind review. I am glad that you had an enjoyable stay with us. I am pleased that you found the staff to be friendly and helpful, and enjoyed lunch in our Restaurants. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. All the best... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this riad for 2 nights at the end of our week's trip to Essaouira. The first 5 nights were spent in the medina, so we wanted to stay for a while at the other end of the long beach. Zahra and the riads at this end of the beach are better for people who want to enjoy... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us and I hope to see you again when the construction will be fully completed in 6 or 7 months. Kind regards Xavier More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never having been to Morocco before, we were not sure what to expect but we were more than pleasantly surprised by the wonderful welcome we received on arrival, the friendliness of the family ,Xavier, his wife and son, and the ambiance of the Riad. There are two restaurants both of which serve superb food. The staff were all so friendly... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Tony, Thanks a lot for your very kind review. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the staff and the quality of food. We hope to welcome you back to Mogador in the near future. Best wishes for you and your wife. Xavier More 

Cardiff
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we booked, on recommendations of trip advisor -Xavier looked after us. He came out to the taxi to meet us and greet us when we arrived. The whole family is very friendly and attentive and nothing is too much trouble.Xavier says he loves his life and it shows! The Riad is a beautiful building with large bedrooms... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear David, Thanks a lot for your visit and for this very kind review. Yes David, I love my live, my job and my guests. Was a pleasure for us to have you, your wife and your friends in Riad Zahra. My team and I are happy to have made your stay an enjoyable one, we look forward to seeing... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to all the wonderful staff here for making us feel so welcome in this beautiful Riad, they were ready to reply all your questions, friendly people, very comfortable bedrooms and nice breakfast. Highly recommend riad in Mogador !

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, Great to hear you had such a good experience and many thanks for your recommendation. I hope to see you soon!!! All the best Xavier More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just wanted to offer my compliments and thanks to the fabulous family who own this beautiful riad . We have been welcomed and attended to with 5 star treatment since we arrived in Essaouira. The location is wonderful and the riad is spectacular, but as most reviewers agree, it is the hosts that make your stay so special . they... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Many thanks for your very kind review.I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and thank you once again for recommending us on Tripadvisor. Riad Zahra's team is working hard every day to make our guest feels happy and your satisfaction is the best reward we could receive. I hope to see again in the future.... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Our family of four has just completed a fabulous 10 nights at Riad Zahra. With two small children we wanted somewhere quiet, with a pool, where we could choose to spend the whole day relaxing if we wanted. The location is great - just 2 minutes onto the best beachside cafes, where you can do all the watersports you like,... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra Mogador, responded to this review

Dear Julian and Family, Thanks a lot for your fantastic post . It was a pleasure for us to have you as guests. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the comfort of the room, the quality of food, and our services. Our team is working hard every day to make our guest feels happy and your satisfaction is... More 

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