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Riad Zahra Mogador

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Amira Lalla Meryem, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

All staff we met were helpful, polite and happy. The young man and lady on the front of house desks especially so. The room was a lovely size, comfortable, clean and all we needed. The rooms all face into the centre lobby, which is very large and echo's well. With the hardwood floors this means you hear people walking to... More 

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Ampuero, Spain
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's an old well conservated building, with swimming pool. The best of the hotel are the owners. They are spanish and they arr always taking care of the clientes. They help you all that they can. I' d comebach without hesitate.

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

Dear Raul, Thank you for your review, we are glad to know that you had a nice and enjoyable stay. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back one day soon, All the best!!! Xavier More 

Durban, South Africa
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59 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful village Essaouira is. And topped off with a wonderful riad. Lovely rooms, excellent hosts. Beds need updating though. Only 1 room has seaview and we could not get it. Breakfast is super by the poolside just a damper was eggs was a charge of 3.5 euros, which is a dampener when u are 18 to 1. Internet... 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 found the rooms lovely and excellent hosts. The breakfast served is a complet breakfast and you have been informed before of the extra price for the eggs 30 dhs = 2,50 euros We hope... More 

cmckinnon1
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay here very much. I loved the pool, found the food quite good, the rooms were clean, and the hosts were accommodating and friendly. I also really enjoyed being out of the medina but still so close to it and so close to the beach. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for the fantastic review. I was really glad to read your comments, I have passed these onto the team here, its exactly the type of feedback we love to hear. I hope to see you again!!! Kind regards Xaver More 

Durban, South Africa
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in the quiet and cozy sseaside Essaouira, Riad Zahra was a charming hideaway that boasted beautiful balcony views and traditional Moroccan style setting. Friendly owner and helpful staff made for a lovely stay overnight. room was spacious and fairly comfortable, but found breakfast a bit disappointing. Apparently, eggs are not featured on the ,frankly, bland breakfast menu. Surprising, seeing... 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 found the rooms spacious and confortable and the staff friendly. The breakfast served is a complet breakfast and you have been informed before of the extra price for the eggs 30 dhs = 2,50... More 

chichester
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. They made an effort to make the bed large enough for my tall husband! Sadly the pool was freezing cold (I should have checked as this can also be a problem in some Hotels in Tenerife this time of year) and you couldn't sit by it... More 

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

Dear Jacky, Thanks for your visit and I very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Riad Zahra. The water temperature in the pool at winter season is 17 Celsius degrees due to cool overnight temperatures. The neighbor building works will be finished in about 2 months. I hope to see you in October, the best month in... More 

Birmingham
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This is run by a very charming expat couple (French and Spanish). The facilities were efficient and clean. Unfortunately the mattresses were hard, but this was compensated by the warm covers. The decor has character. Their restaurant is ranked 5th in Essaouira and serves many foods including western favourites. They also bring food to your room. Restaurant service is slow... More 

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

Dear George, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience in Riad Zahra. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the facilities and the quality of food. We hope to welcome you back to Essaouira in the near future. Best wishes, Xavier More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We found the place and the owner (Xavier and Edith) extremely welcoming and attentive to the details and special needs of each host. The rooms are comfy, the in-house restaurant very good. Xavier has lots of good advices for tours and visits around Essaouira as well as contacts with other local businesses (reliable one) if one wants to plan excursions... More 

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

Dear Hugues, 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 you all and Happy New Year!!! Xavier More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay. It is quiet and a short walk from the beach. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Xavier and Edith are the nicest owners. Made us feel so welcome and gave us great advice for our trip! Highly recommend a stay here. 3 days was perfect length of time. Many thanks Emily and Naomi Brighton,UK

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

Dear Emily and Naomi, Thank you for your review, we are glad to know that you had a nice and enjoyable stay. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back one day soon. Enjoy your trip and Happy New Year!!! Xavier More 

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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

It's been a completely lovely experience. This beautiful Riad gets you into the real Morocco culture. Jofre and his family, Zahra's managers, have organized all kinds of activities for us to enjoy the most Essaouira! They are really nice :) I strongly recommend Riad Zahra and its restaurants!

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for the fantastic five star review and for your recommendation. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially that you found the staff very helpful and our restaurants nice. I've passed on your comments to the team here, it makes it all worthwhile. We shall see you when you return... More 

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