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Riad Zahra

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place to stay for a family of 5 children. Excellent service and food. Very safe environment for children. The staff were always exceptionally friendly. Reasonably priced. We would defiantly return. Thank you all very much. The owners were always on hand. Essaouira is exceptional for surfing, kite surfing.

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Haythem and family, Thanks for the great review!!! We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and found the food excellent and the staff exceptionally friendly. I will pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to seeing you in Riad Zahra again soon! Many greetings to you and to your wonderful family. Xavier More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely holiday we had in Morocco. We booked directly with Xavier (Owner) and his emails were always prompt and reassuring. The taxi organised by the hotel was waiting for us when we arrived at the airport and we were very warmly greeted by the owners of the riad. Every where was very clean and every member of staff... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Katrina, Many thanks for your great and detailed review. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially that you found the decor beautiful,nice food in our Restaurant Les Delices de Zahra and the staff helpful. We do hope to see you coming back with another visit too! Many grettings to you all!!! Xavier More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Riad zahra during a two day stay in Essaouira. The Riad is in an excellent location a few metres from the beach. The staff are very friendly and the rooms were clean and nicely decorated. We ate at the restaurant and the food was very nice although the service was a little slow. The only negative... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thanks for your visit and for your comment. I'm happy to know that you found the staf friendly, rooms clean, nicely decorated and very nice food. We don't have air conditioning, because the Essaouira temperatures in August during the night are around 17 celsius degrees. We had the 2 hottest nights since 10 years during your stay and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lunch just off beach front - hotel itself looks very nice but we just had lunch here. Traditional Moroccan food with generous glass of wine. I noticed they offered morrocan wine tasting too. We are at the more casual one adjacent to pool, there is a #1 trip advisor Zahara grill also there. Kite surfing holidays available too!

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Customers, Thank you for your positive review of Les Delices de Zahra Restaurant. I am very pleased to hear that you had a nice lunch with us. I would love to see you again in the near future. Warm regards, Xavier More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from our second visit to Riad Zahra. I have stayed in hotels all over the world, and never stay in the same place twice.....until now!!! The Riad is absolutely fantastic and a wonderful stay if you want to recharge your batteries in a beautiful setting. The rooms are spacious. We had one with two balconies! The... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Customers, Thank you for your 2nd visit and for the fantastic review!!! I was really glad to read your comments, I have passed these onto the team here, its exactly the type of feedback we love to hear. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your room, the quality of food, and the friendly staff. Our team is... More 

Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 14, including children, teenagers and grown-ups and we all had a wonderful time at Riad Zahra in June. The pool and terrace is a great place to relax and have fun and the food is very good at both restaurants. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We can really recommend this place to everybody.

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Ida Marie, It is with pleasure that we read your comments, many thanks for your kind review, we do hope to see you coming back with another visit too! Many grettings to you all!!! Xavier More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely people. Wonderful venue. Location is excellent, away from medina but all walking distance. Really close to some fantastic beach bars. Excellent value for money. We stayed here 5 nights for a really good price. Lovely swimming pool and they do excellent tapas and beer between 6-7pm for 35 dirham. What an excellent stay!!!

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Sam, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing us. We are so glad that you had such a great experience with us. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards Xavier More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay at Riad Zahra. The staff were very welcoming and friendly, and nothing was too much trouble. Anytime we needed info or wanted to arrange something they had no trouble helping us out. The pool was very well kept, although the Essaouira winds got a bit strong at times. The room, a standard double, was simple... More 

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Many thanks for this review and for recommending the Riad Zahra. We are very happy to read that our hotel was able to answer your expectations, and we will be very glad to welcome you back in the future. In the meantime, we wish you all the best. Warm regards Xavier More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owners and staff at the Riad Zahra were exceptionally welcoming about everything, and in actual fact, is nicer than the official photos portray. We were very happy to have chosen this hotel and would certainly recommend it to other travellers looking for an economic place to stay. Simple but charming.

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Shauna, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad to read and feel the meaning of a great stay with us. Your comments and tips will be useful for other travelers looking for a place to stay in Essaouira. All the team will be glad to welcome you back one day soon. Best regards, Xavier More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our month long stay in Essaouira for kiting is, sadly, coming to an end. Have had a fantastic time and the family who run Riad Zahra are the most welcoming, helpful and charming hosts anywhere! Would definitely contact Riad Zahra for accommodation for our next trip to Essaouira.

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Thank Martin M
XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Martin, Thank you for your review and great comments.. We are glad that you had a lovely time during your visit and I hope to see you next year. All the best!!! Xavier More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just two minutes' walk from the beach and 20 minutes from the Medina and souks, you'll find this family run Riad with its 23 bedrooms has everything you need for a delightful holiday as a family, a couple or with friends. Riad Zahra is in the residential quarter of Essaouira. All its comfortable bedrooms are decorated in traditional Moroccan style and have en suite bath rooms, satellite TV and Wifi. There are family sized rooms, others have balconies and some enjoy a sea view. And you'll enjoy meals in our two restaurants whose great range of Moroccan, Asian and Spanish dishes is enhanced by a wide choice of the Kingdom's wines. Open air swimming pool, terraces and parking. We'll happily help you organize your stay and can recommend places to visit, restaurants, surfing and kitesurf schools, rides on horse or camels, transfers from airports, vehicle hire ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Zahra

Address: 90 Amira Lalla Meryem | Quartier des Dunes, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $59 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Zahra 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Riad Zahra Mogador Essaouira
Riad Zahra Mogador Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#9 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#18 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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