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Riad Watier

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16 Rue Ceuta | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Riad Watier in Dec 2007 and again in July 2015. Beautiful place, wonderful hosts (Jean Gabriel, Hayat) and great service. Home from home. We would highly recommend it and will definetly be back soon. The rooms were beautiful and comfortable, while the food is delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 nights and really enjoyed my stay. The owner and his staff are both friendly and give great service. I was in the single room at the top of the building which was perfect for me but might not be ideal for a couple. However it is great for the roof terrace and the nice views to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I made the right choice when booking the Ryad Watier for my last stay in Essaouira. It is a beautiful, peaceful and well-kept place. The owner, Jean-Gab, and his team are very friendly, welcoming and were very helpful with my many requests. My room was very spacious and comfortable and had lots of character. A really big breakfast was served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Jean-Gabriel and Hayat are amazing hosts in an wonderful and charming riad. We were greeted like family returning. They anticipated every wish we may have and can always advise on multiples choices or what is the best time or date to visit any particular place. Their knowledge of the people there and their advices on how much to pay for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We arrived early Friday morning and immediately was made to feel at home with a drink of Berber whisky (Moroccan tea) and some pastries. We where then given the choice of three rooms and opted on room Watier which has its own small balcony and several windows, this is unusual in a riad. All of the staff throughout our stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Staying here is a dream. I went with my daughter in late May and we both loved the place, the team—Jean-Gabriel and Hayat and everyone else who works there. Charming, sympathetic people. We had a room with a terrace overlooking the lovely backyard with canaries and a variety of flowers; in fact there a plants all over this elegant inspired... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This Riad is a magical place. comfortable and very clean. located in the heart of the Medina, we took our breakfast on the large terrace looking at the ocean. On all floors, art works are exhibited, with an exellent taste. The team that receives you is warm and helpful. A place that I plan review and where to send my... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you are looking for a riad to stay in Essaouira then go ahead and book riad Watier. It is ideally located just off the main street in the medina, and just a few minutes walk from the port and the beautiful, endless sandy beach. We were greeted by Hayat who couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We are a family of 4 and stayed in the Riad Waiter for 4 nights and absolutely loved it. The rooms were spacious and light. The kids had their own area on the mezzanine and we had our own bedroom. It was spotlessly clean everywhere and the staff were very discreet. The breakfasts were large and varied with the only... More 

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Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This Riad is everything you would want in Essaouira. I stayed with a group - and the evening meal prepared was the best cous cous - meal with 3 meats and vegetables that we had in Morocco. The staff and very helpful professional and courteous. Definitely recommend this beautiful, light spacious, and homely Riad, filled with interesting art for your... More 

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