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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Riad Zahra is a near perfect vacation spot. I spent my two days two nights eating great food in their restaurants, walking to the medina along the beach, and relaxing by the pool. It's really nice to stay someplace where the staff greet you personally every time they see you and make sure that you're as happy as possible. I... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, our restaurants and we are very glad we met your expectations. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back again soon and thank you so much for recommending the Riad Zahra.... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon as we walked in to this charming riad we were greeted like old friends. Xavier and his staff cannot do any more to welcome you further. The big plus in this place is the friendliness of the staff, the simple but delicious breakfasts which are served to you and the free resting pool. The jewel in the crown... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We are glad to read that your stay was pleasant and you enjoyed the service and quality of food . Thank you also for your constructive feedback with regards to the room. We hope to have you back at the Riad Zahra in the not too... More 

Leighton Buzzard, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned from this weekend retreat and we absolutely loved it. The staff and owners are so helpful and welcoming and the Seafood in the restaurants in the Riad and the rest of the resort is amazing. We will definitely be returning if only to revisit the poolside turtles!

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

Dear Caroline, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Riad Zahra. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the service provided by our team, the quality of food, and our turtles. We hope to welcome you back to Essaouira in the near future. Kind regards, Xavier More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel , great hosts and we had a lovely 3 days there. We really enjoyed the service we received and the staff paid great attention to the needs of the guests. Restaurant meal upstairs was lovely and we would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to experience Moroccan hospitality!

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. 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 meal in our Restaurant Zahra's Grill. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. All the best Xavier More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a few lovely nights at this Riad and can recommend it. Away from the medina, but only a 20 minute walk along the most amazing sandy beach to the old town. Room was huge and very clean. The staff were excellent and helpful and always pleasant. Breakfast was plentiful and the turtles and tortoises by the pool were a... More 

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

Dear Iain, We are happy to hear that you fully enjoyed your stay with us and would like to thank you for your positive review and for recommending the Riad Zahra. Many thanks and I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. All the best Xavier More 

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a pretty hotel with nice rooms and a good restaurant on the ground floor with friendly staff and good (if relatively expensive) food. It's a good location out of the town centre, just a 20 minute walk down the beach. There's a tapas restaurant at the top of the building too, but unfortunately it was closed when we were... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am glad to read that you loved the room, the restaurant, the staff and the location of Riad Zahra, but I'm very sad to know that we not meet your expectations.However, I don't know where is the failure. The price for the fresh and copious Moroccan Menu... More 

Olympia, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from Marakesh, we felt kind of harassed and exhausted, so were glad to have 4 nights in this charming refuge. This small hotel is graciously appointed with scroll iron work and colored glass skylight and Moroccan art. Staff are super-friendly and someone is always available to answer questions and help plan your trip. The two intimate restaurants make it... More 

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

Dear Heidi, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Riad Zahra. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the staff, the quality of food, and our house. We hope to welcome you back to Essaouira in the near future. Kind regards, Xavier More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely family run riad. Excellent value, friendly and very helpful. It is a 25 minute walk to the medina but a lovely one and also convenient for the camels if you fancy a go! As other people have commented we appreciated Xavier's honesty about the building work and were glad we went ahead with the booking. A... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing us. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many greetings to your daughter Kind regards Xavier More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing stay in Riad Zahra with 3 other girl friends . Location is very good, nice 15-20 minute walk along the beach to the medina. We normally walk to the medina then take a taxi back (10 dirhams). It is really the staff and the service that makes us want to come back to this riad. Everyone in the riad... More 

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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 stay an enjoyable one, we look forward to seeing you again. All the best Xavier More 

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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 

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