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Riad Lunetoile

191 Rue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Ranked #25 of 156 Essaouira B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2009

We stayed here for 2 nights at the end of a trip to Morocco and wished we could have stayed longer! The location is great, really easy to find which was helpful for us as we arrived late and in the dark. Our room was very large and well equipped with everything down to hot water bottles! Breakfast is served... More

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

WOW! Very Very nice write up! Thank you! This is what makes this business Rewarding, enables it to Grow and Blossom! Reports. Back from our guests, like this!! Thank you so much from us all....Sue More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2009

A very happy stay and we thought the riad was perfect. Sue Hunt was excellent, friendly and quick to respond to phonecalls, giving us tips on all the good places to visit and eat. The rooms were clean and had plenty of Morrocan charm. We loved the roof terrace and being able to have breakfast up there. My only recommendations... More

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely write-up and I fully understand your comment re 'the sheets', which are new, and,( I was told), were 100% cotton ...but, yeh .. I, too, have the same ones, and I, too, am disappointed! Point taken...and I will certainly begin to 'phase them out'. Just to say that we actually do have portable reading... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2009

Lunetoile is a gorgeous, intimate b&b operating out of a centuries-old riad in the medina, where it borders the mellah (Jewish district). There are just two rooms on each floor and all are simply but tastefully decorated with traditional rugs etc and framed paintings/photos of local scenes, as are the common stairwells and 'lounge'. The owner/host is Sue, who speaks... More

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

"A Brilliant Place to Stay, in, what must be, one of Morocco's Loveliest Towns"! I agree!! And thank you for writing such a beautiful comment. Many thanks, Sue More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2009

We stayed in the apartment at Lunetoile during the music festival this summer. Lunetolie is beautifully furnished, the staff very welcoming & friendly - they were very encouraging with my very rusty schoolgirl french! The apartment at the top of the building was just what we wanted - enough space to "charge our batteries" before the evening festivities & breakfast... More

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you very much for being OUR guest, in our "Oasis of Calm" in the Centre of the Medina. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2009

It was a pleasure for us to stay in this riad, its very kind and friendly and a very special place to stay... if we come back, we will try to stay again in the Luentoile...

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"Kind, Friendly and Special" Thank you! Sooo pleased that you loved it. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

The arrival was without problem. We were greeted by staff from the riad within 10mins of contact at the bus station. The riad was near Mellah part of the medina and at night it didn;t feel very safe by intuition although we got no problem returning around 10-11pm at night. The place was nicely decorated in a moon and stars... More

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Hi - I am the owner of Lunetoile in Essaouira, and would like to respond to the latest review which I find terribly unfair and unjust. The gentleman from Hong Kong/ China, stayed with us for 1 night, in room 3, as he correctly stated. We pride ourselves in running a very clean and charming and friendly guest-house, with daily... More

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Address: 191 Rue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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Riad Lunetoile, situated in the heart of the Medina, with sea-views from the top terrace and from apartment 5, is the ideal relaxing, comfortable, holiday home / guest-house / B&B, to rent, in Essaouira. Ideal for surfers, individuals, couples or families... our Moroccan hospitality will enthrall you.....so, Submit yourself to a gentle introduction to true Moroccan hospitality, mixed with a little European comfort, and spiced up with a few Indian accessories. Enjoy all, that the Orient, has to offer, whilst still being in Africa!Savour our home-made BISUITS and sip mint tea from our sea-facing, rooftop terrace and listen to the waves of the Atlantic Ocean, crashing onto the rocks, whilst you let yourself drift into the mysteries of this far-away, Arabic, land. ... more   less 
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