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Riad de la Mer

7-9 Rue Khalid ben Oualid, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Ranked #25 of 158 Essaouira B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned last week after spending 5 nights in Riad de la Mer which was a welcome break after the hussle of Marrakech - superb location in central Essaouira. Less than 5 minute walk from the beach and to the shops! Lovely - would definitely return. Word of warning about the wind, although it was mid August, the wind was still... More

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Te Awamutu
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Excellent location 2 mins from the sea and a nice place to stay. Could be hard to find but Diane was very helpful in organising someone to meet us at the bus station. Room was nice and comfortable and the breakfast on the terrace adequate. Small issue in that you could only get wifi on the ground floor

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I almost want to keep this place a secret...but I won't! This was our second visit to Riad De La Mer, and we are very much looking forward to our third. Fantastic location, beautiful riad and amazing service. Whether you are travelling as a family or couple, at any time of the year, this is the place to stay. Thank... More

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st helens, uk
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Stayed at riad de la mer in nov. We had the top floor room which was lovely, with our own terrace which had lovely views over essaouira. Abdul was very helpful if we needed any information. His wife and son served breakfast on the terrace and were very courteous. Essaouira is a lovely place, and if we return we would... More

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We had a very pleasant stay in Essaouira, very nice little town, laidback and relax... not as busy as Marrakech, vendors not as pushy as in Marrakech. No noise of cars, truck, buses etc.... We liked the riad very much... our room on the fourth fwas great, we enjoyed our private terrace a lot, great place to watch the sunrise/sunset.

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New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We rented the entire Riad for a week during August and it was simply the best decision we could have made. Booking was easy and Diane was extremely responsive and helpful. The Riad is just an amazing house, with six rooms and i lost track of how many bathrooms - tastefully decorated and super comfortable. We were three couples and... More

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I inhabited the room on the top floor – including a large double bed and a small washbasin, sea view and a private roof terrace with the most splendid panorama oft the Médina, the harbour, the bay and the ocean – for one week. The bathroom is half a staircase below and even shorter people must watch their heads inside... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

This was our second Riad having travelled by bus from Marrakech . The arrangements worked well- we were met at the bus station and our luggage transported by cart to the Riad. We had the roof top accommodation with stunning views of the sea, harbour and the typical rooftop vista. It was delightfully furnished, secluded and yet in the heart... More

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We had a lovely stay at the Riad! We had the top floor room which was so light, airy and dreamy. I loved that you could just watch the sunset from our room. The entire riad was very charming and the staff was more than gracious. We loved the dreamy and sleepy atmosphere. The view from the rooftop terrace is... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Riad de la mer! 9 days with an excellent and warmhearted breakfast service by locals. Big roof terrace with incredibly inspiring views of the harbor and the surf off the island of Mogador. Very centrally located, yet quite at night time. Good value for money. We can heartily recommend the clean and friendly Riad... More

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Address: 7-9 Rue Khalid ben Oualid, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
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