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Hotel Riad Benatar

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29 rue Agadir, Essaouira, 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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164 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was a good getaway after traveling to Fez, the desert, and Marrakesh. Quiet and peaceful. Nice room with three beds for the 3 of us. Because it was January, it was cold. And the open air of these riads made it very cool. We asked for a heater in our room and we got one. We had to leave... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Was so happy to find this riad after a bad experience elsewhere . I walked the streets of essoueria asking to see the rooms before I booked....my main reasoning being that I had been so cold in a previous riad and wanted to find a comfortable room. This hotel had clean sheets with a proper duvet and they brought me... More 

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review, we keep hope to see you again in a warm ambiance. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

my wife and i stayed here on 25th September it was a very pleasant stay, very nice room, nice views, nice location, and absolutely loved it! the hotel is ideally situated for exploring the Medina and the souk: you really get the flavor of the local culture.The riad Benatar itself is an oasis of calm with a sunny roof-top terrace... More 

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Dear Malak, 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, and was 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 Riad Benatar. Kind regards More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This riad is on the edge of the medina so it is very close to walk to all the tourist areas such as the bastion wall, the beach and the shops. The medina itself is easy to navigate with some straight streets as well as the usual maze like smaller streets. The staff here are all very friendly and welcoming.... More 

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Dear client, 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. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Best wishes! More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A hidden beauty! we just walked the streets of Essaouira, looking for a hotel, and accidentally bummed into this hotel. A very nice hotel, good beds, good and clean sanitary and a nice roof terrace for heaving breakfast. The receptionist speaks English very well.

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Looking forward to welcoming you again at Riad Benatar. Fatima Ezzahra ELALAMI More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Simple and relatively inexpensive hotel in the heart of Essaouira. Recently refurbished, quiet at night, despite being a riad, clean and welcoming. Great breakfast served on the terrace with views of the bay and the Isle du Mogador. Definitely worth considering if you want to avoid the full-of-character kind of tourist traps (read damp and tired). Never had a problem... More 

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! We hope that our Riad Benatar will be your stop station again in a lovely Essaouira :) Regards, Fatima Ezzahra ELALAMI More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms great service, lovely rooms

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we will be happy to share your experience with our next hosts. Regards, Fatima Ezzahra ELALAMI HOTEL RIAD BENATAR More 

Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

If I will ever come back to Essaouira i will sleep in this Riad. It was a cosy and big bed, friendly stuff, a good breakfast on the roof with sea view. It's a new and clean Riad with a beautiful patio. It's quiet but near to the souks and the beach. A hairdryer would be nice. It has no... More 

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we will be pleased to meet you again in your future trip to Essaouira. It was nice to welcome you! Fatima Ezzahra Elalami More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I have been coming to Essaouira for many years, this is the first time I have changed hotelsi n years....I have a feeling I won't change again! As one of the first guests in this 15 room Riad, I was very impressed. First by the quality and decor of the rooms: tadelakt bathrooms.. every room is immaculate down to the... More 

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Fatima Ezzahra E, Responsable réception at Hotel Riad Benatar, responded to this review

Dear customer, We were happy to read from you. You'll always be welcome in our Riad, and we'll be happy to meet you again and again. Regards! Fatima Ezzahra ELALAMI More 

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