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Riad Lunetoile

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191 Rue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Riad Lunetoile
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Ranked #30 of 174 Essaouira B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015
StephanieU88 Toronto, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My husband and I spent two nights in Apartment 5 and I cannot recommend it enough. The apartment gives you a whole floor to yourself including a living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and your own private terrace overlooking the main street below. The rooms are lovely and bright with plenty of windows overlooking the perfect blue Essaouira sky. The terrace... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

OMG!!!! I want to go there, NOW!!! Thank you so very much for a wonderful write-up, and of course, needless to say, we are thrilled that you had the BEST time!!! THAT is what this business is all about! Sharing the happiness! Thank you from all of us... More 

Casablanca, Morocco
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Beautiful and peaceful riad with an excellent location in the medina of Essaouira. We discover this place thanks to some surfer friends who recommend it to us. Our stay was better than expected. Susanne and the friendly staff make us feel like home. The best part is the breakfast in the sunny roof terrace! I will certainly come back :)

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank UUUU...and THANKS to our Surfer friends for recommending Riad Lunetoile! Til the next time.... More 

bristol
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My husband and i spent 5 nights here with our 6month old baby. It was a perfect home away from home! Our room was spacious and clean, great for the baby with a nice wooden cot and a bath, not often provided. Across the hall we were also given use of a kitchen area to prepare food for the baby.... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

HOW NICE!! Thank you very much! We look forward to,your return...and big hugs to baby.... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I stayed last week.Beautiful place great location friendly and super helpful staff. Latifa met me from the Supratours bus settled me in with a mint tea and cookies also gave me a map with reccomendations and booked a hammam for me.Selection of complementary snacks and free bottles water in the room. Fantastic

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

WOW! Soo glad that you appreciate ALL THE EXTRAS! I am presently travelling in Thailand, and I SOOOO miss a good welcome, a refreshing drink, a map, and an explanation and orientation!!! I, too, believe that a warm welcome and a hot or cold drink goes a long way to perk up the tired guest! And then, to arrive in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great value and service. Beautiful room and lovely staff. Kabira and Susanne were very helpful and accommodating. The breakfast was very good also. There is a beautiful sun terrace on the roof to relax and read. We really enjoyed our stay and would certainly recommend Riad Lunetoile

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you sooo much! And thank you for your visit..happy guests, happy hosts! From all of us at Riad Lunetoile.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A delightful place to stay,capturing the essence of Morocco . We we're looked after very well and nothing was too much trouble . Ideally situated In the Medina. A stones throw from La Cantina a friendly cafe 😀

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

"Capturing the Essence of Morocco" "Nothing Too Much Trouble" "Ideally Situated in the Medina Thank you so much...these are exactly the phrases we would also use, to describe Riad Lunetoile. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely comment. Sue More 

San Francisco
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We were scheduled to stay 3 nights but only stayed two. The staff was excellent. Kabira and Latifa went out of their way to make the oat-bran, that I brought from home each morning. Latifa met us on our first day and had a charioteer to take us down the long winding streets of the medina. Our French was limited... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your comments...and we are thrilled that you had a good holiday...even though you waited for about one a half minutes for me by the front door, as Latifa had forgotten her keys! Heheheh....thanks, Sue More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I chose this riad after reading the great reviews of welcome and friendliness. There were a couple of reviews that weren't so great, that mentioned Sue not being there. She wasn't there when I visited either, and I think this made the difference between OK, and really good. In general the place is fine. I was met at the bus... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you feel this way. Actually, everything is EXACTLY THE SAME whether I am there or not! The only very slight 'niggle' could be IF a guest speaks absolutely no French and has NO COMMUNICATING skills, nor desire to make the effort, because my staff DO actually speak a little English, and, where there is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We found this lovely riad in Essaouira, sue's welcome was lovely and certainly valuable as she gave us a great tips on where to eat and what to do during our short stage in Essaouira. The place is very clean and the terrace is a great place to relax and/or have breakfast. she has different room options and sizes, which... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Yes, you are right! I, too, think that we are rather lucky, and quite unique, to have such a variety of different rooms, catering for a wide cross section of budgets. Our love and passion for Essaouira and its restauarants, is shared happily with our guests...Our pleasure is derived from seeing, and hearing happy, communicative, guests of Riad Lunetoile! Thank... More 

Melbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Thanks Sue, a warm welcome and a memorable stay! I loved everything about this Riad, and the picnic breakfast you can take up to the roof was great. The room was clean and beautifully decorated and the staff so helpful as well. Sue gives everyone a map with suggestions for cafes and interesting walks. She gives personal tips and advice,... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

"PERFECT IN EVERY WAY"... LOVE this Title!! Thank you! Happy guest=Happy Host! And we are HAPPY!! Essaouira is 'stairway city', BUT nothing in comparison to the steep, perpendicular stairways in Coimbra, Portugal!!! Ours, in Essaouira, are a BREEZE!! Almost Stairways to Heaven!! Hehehe More 

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