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Riad Watier

16 Rue Ceuta | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #5 of 78 hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nine of us stayed here 23 to 26 March 2014 and all of us thoroughly enjoyed the experience. You could not fault anything about the the place, the rooms were luxurious and tastefully decorated throughout and the beds comfortable. Jean-Gabriel made us most welcome and was a mine of information and advice. We were very impressed by his assistant Hayat,... More

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19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Riad Watier is tucked down a side street close to the Medina and to the sea front. So close that when the wind really blows, the spray makes it into the central courtyard. Jean Gabriel and his staff are really helpful in advising on places to go and things to see, the rooms are spacious, comfortable and individual, and if... More

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Stratford upon Avon, England
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Riad Watier from 2-4 February, and would recommend it most highly. Jean-Gabriel the owner and his efficient assistante Hayat were on hand whenever we required with hints, advice and conversation. The Riad is beautifully decorated in the seaside colours of Essaouira, with a beautiful roof aspect for breakfast and just lazing around. It is a traditional Riad... More

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Looe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Riad Watier was as it had been described to us, friendly, central and really comfortable, Our host Jean Gabriel made us feel very welcome and at ease. The hotel is individually decorated and furnished and has an abundance of original art collected by our host. The beds are comfy and the linen fabulous. Breakfast on the roof top terrace was... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We recently travelled through Morocco for 11 days on a fantastic tour arranged by Authentic Morocco. Our final destination, after visiting Marrakech, the High Atlas, the desert and the gorges, was Essaouira where we stayed at Riad Watier. Right in the middle of the medina, only accessible by foot, this riad was our favourite of the entire trip. We were... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We just spent one night at Riad Watier and we left wishing to come back. We had a spacious, beautiful room with lots of light and amazing artwork. At night, Hayat lit a fire at fireplace that we could watch from our bed. I slept like a baby. The breakfast was also excellent. All in all, the brief stay at... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Just returned from a lovely holiday in Essaouira, we want to recommend to others this charming riad. We have had a very pleasant stay thanks to Jean Gabriel and his helpful staff. A special thanks to Hyat and to the kitchen who introduced us to the Maroccan food. Very exiting and tasty. As a family we felt most welcome an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

We spent a few days in Marrakech prior to arriving in Essaouira. Essaouira is a nice break from the bustling big city. This riad is owned by Michael who made us feel welcome right away. The riad has a good location and was big. The rooms were big and very clean. At night the riad offerred dinner with the other... More

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København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We came back to Essaouira with more family and spent a long vacation at Riad Watier, and everything was just as we left it! Super high quality service, cleanliness and the atmosphere was just as we like it - relaxed, calm and intimate. The food at Watier was even better this time than last time! Thank you Sadya!

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52 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The characteristic feature of this riad is the air and volume of the open space inside the riad. Amazing artwork on the walls makes for an interesting stay. The rooms are also large. Topping it off, the owner and his staff were really doing their best to make our stay perfect. They answered all our questions about Morocco and Essaouira... More

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Also Known As:
Riad Watier Hotel
Riad Watier Essaouira
Riad Watier Hotel Essaouira
Address: 16 Rue Ceuta | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#11 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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