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Reviewed July 17, 2011

While our family loved the Essaouira medina, we found the beach to be so windy and cold -- even in July -- that we couldn't spend time on it. So we wish we'd chosen a riad in the medina rather than a hotel near the beach. However, at Zahra the staff was lovely and the public spaces were nice and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 7, 2011

We spent four days here and would have been happy to stick around longer. The staff were very helpful and spoke excellent English. Our room was of a decent size, with a particularly large and wonderful shower, but was decorated extremely garishly in green, red and yellow. The place itself is beautiful on the inside, with trees, plants and paintings...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 30, 2011

As soon as we arrived we were greeted with a warm welcome by all staff members who were friendly and most helpful throughout our entire stay. The hotel is decorated beautiful with its bright and airy reception and lounge area, atmospheric restaurant/ bar and charming pool area, which was crawling with the hotel’s very own family of tortoises. Our bedroom...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 21, 2011

We had a wonderful time at the RIad. It's a beautiful building, very well located and utterly tranquil. Every single member of staff was welcoming and extremely helpful. Lovely pool and balcony. The restaurant also served up some great food: excellent value all-round. I'd thoroughly recommend staying here and hope to be back in the near future.

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London, UK
Reviewed June 13, 2011

Perfect place to stay if you are here for the beach sports. A simple, yet well equipped hotel with a pool and separate raised sun terrace; on 2nd floor - perfect for catching those evening rays, out of the wind! Less than 5 min from the water sports centres and main beach cafe/bars, but 1.5km from the medina. Very comfortable...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 10, 2011

If you want a small hotel (23rooms) with great personal service, right on the beach near the main sea sports centres for surf, widsurf and kitesurf (and camels, quads...), and importantly a pool out of the wind; but don't mind a short 25min walk (or cheap petit taxi back at 7 drhms) to the mellow medina - this is a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 6, 2011

me and my partner stayed at the riad zahara in May 2011 and we are so pleased that we chose it. It felt like a home from home and the staff did all they could to make us feel welcome. The food - in particular the tapas happy hour was great value for money and the breakfast was generous! the...

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 19, 2011

We had a wonderful 4 night stay in this hotel. It was just by a clean beach where you could walk for miles. The Medina wasa lovely walk ( 20mins) along the coast. The staff were helpful, friendly and the hotel was spotlessly clean.The breakfast was delicious and evening food also very good. We had 6 and 8 year old...

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London
Reviewed April 12, 2011

Stayed here for a week in March, absolutely loved it. Very relaxing, nice food, nice and clean rooms, will def return. The people that run this place are probably the friendliest i have ever met!

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Coye la Foret
Reviewed March 18, 2011

Thoroughly recommend it. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The food is great, both breakfast and dinner. I swam in the pool which was too cold really but I got to share my swim with the two tortoises. Very laid back but always helpfulif you need it. downsides: very hard bed, and we had to steel ourselves sometimes to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $53 - $87 (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
#6 Best Value Hotel in Essaouira
#9 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#18 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“Request for a room away from the main lobby and view to the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles BlueMountain1, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 21 is superior room with two balconies, lovely light room.”
 of 5 bubbles colinbZ4078KE, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“The Superior rooms have more space and two double beds”
 of 5 bubbles maxb868, Feb 7, 2017 | Read review
“best location, welcoming home approach, clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles HanaSuslova, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“There is no air conditioning which was fine as the Riad tended to stay cool but take bug spray as having the window open at night did attract mosquitoes. ”
 of 5 bubbles 935katrinas, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
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