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Riad Lunetoile

191 Rue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #22 of 161 Essaouira B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 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 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed for eight nights, with our three daughters, in appartment 5 + 5B. We would have liked to stay for more! When you step inside Lunetoile off the busy street (having opened the door with your own key), you step inside a cosy homely place, which smells clean and feels safe. The ladies are around all day if you... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

"We loved it"! Thank you soooo much for all the wonderful compliments, and we, too, loved having you, and your gorgeous family, staying in the top apartment. The rafia-wrapped rose-scented soaps, and petals, in the bathrooms, are just some of the many little details, which we hope, add to your feeling of well-being. We try to appeal to all of... More 

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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was my second visit to this riad. The experience, as the first time that I came in 2012, has been outstanding!! It is pretty good located, cleand and quite. Moreover, it has a wonderful professional team. Susan, the owner, is the best thing of the Riad!

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

"An Outstanding Experience"! Wow!!! Thanks very much! Come back again and again, and we will do our best to maintain, and improve, all aspects of our hospitality! From all of us at Riad Lunetoile....Sue More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Staying here in Essaouria was lovely. Sue and her staff made us feel really welcome and organised some awesome things for us to do! Go to the hamman - truly worth every penny! Argan Oil Visit - this was awesome! The quality of the products and the visit were lovely. Though we spoke very little french - we managed to... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you very much, and it is always good to hear that the HAMMAM and COOKING LESSONS are loved, and 'worth every penny'! The Argan visits are a new 'addition', and seem to be much appreciated by our guests - thank you! Looking forward to "your next trip".... From all of us at Riad Lunetoile More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I did have a good look at LuneEtoile's website before I went, but it did not prepare me for the gorgeous historic building and its setting within the picturesque lanes of the medina. The attention to detail not only in the refurbishment and furnishing of the riad, but also the services provided by Sue and the femmes de menages were... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank You! It is always such a pleasure, also for us, when our guests feel totally spoiled, but comfortable and "at home", during their stay at the Riad. And yes, weather permitting, our SEA FACING TERRACE BREAKFASTS are sublime! So glad that you were able to enjoy Riad Lunetoile and Essaouira, at its SUBLIMINAL BEST! Come back soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The decoration it's just unique. The service is so personal and friendly so as you can feel like being at home. It also has a gorgeous terrace where you can see the sea and be relaxed on very comfortable sofas, I loved it!

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you!! Sooo glad that you loved our Riad...and thanks for taking the time to write...Sue More 

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Address: 191 Rue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Number of rooms: 5
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