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Riad Watier

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not the most beautiful of the places we stayed in Morocco but it was our favourite. It is beautiful, though, in its own way, and rather idiosyncratic. Located in a quiet alley, in the centre of the medina. Our room was large and comfortable, with excellent bed linen. Absolutely no problem with shower pressure - an issue someone...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely lovely place! 1. Beautiful room with a fireplace that was kindly lit on several occasions for us on request (along with a bottle of wine-perfect!) 2. Great location, very close to all the bits and bobs you need 3. Extremely attentive staff- Adelaine was always on hand for advice/questions 4. Great breakfast- lots of it!! 5. Has a...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a day or two walking the streets of Essaouria, and getting lost, which is half the fun, it was always a relief to find Bobs Music, take a left , walk a few paces, ring the bell of Riad Watier, the door opens and you are admitted to the quiet of the Riad's courtyard. Even better, to relax...

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Pahoa, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

riad watier is a sparkling gem in this lovely seaside town. perfectly placed on a side street within the heart of the medina, it is quiet yet conveniently close to everything. as a silver haired woman traveling with my blonde daughter, we experienced no safety concerns and felt comfortable walking everywhere at all hours of day or night. the spacious...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved staying here! Such a charming, well-maintained hotel in the heart of the medina. Hotel manager Hayat was so hospitable and made us feel so welcome with her attention to us-- making us tea and serving our kids cookies on arrival, showing us on a map the best way to see the city in the short time we had,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ryad Watier is the best place to stay in Essouira! No need to look further. Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the medina, the courtyard, rooms, roof (with view of the ocean) are bright and uniquely decorated bridging old and new Morocco. Heyat, who manages the place is lovely, as are the rest of the...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This riad is such a cool place. It's pretty much an art gallery inside. Hayat and the staff are great. The rooms have a modern touch and are well done. It's right in the middle if the Medina but off on a side street so it's quiet at night. Word of advice, try and get the rooftop room, bit of...

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Our stay here was delightful. It feels like staying in someone's home not in an hotel. Our room was very large with a sofa and chair and a terrace with recliners. We ate our evening meal here on 2 occasions, all the guests ate together at a huge table and we met some lovely people. Hyatt and her team of...

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights, and had the most wonderful time. Hayat and her team were incredibly hospitable, very welcoming, and extremely helpful. The Riad is beautiful, light and airy. The room was very spacious and very well equipped. Breakfasts were a lovely way to start the day on the rooftop terrace. We also dined here in front of...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

A real haven of tranquility and a remarkable gem hidden away behind an historic doorway. Jean's home not some bland chain-run enterprise and you are made very welcome. Comfy bed and a delicious rooftop breakfast with a glimpse of the sea

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
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  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Riad Watier

Address: 16 Rue Ceuta | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $83 - $3,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Watier 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Riad Watier Essaouira
Riad Watier Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#5 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#11 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“Front alley-side room was VERY noisy during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles babtzia, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor a perfect sailor-style room for singles, fantastic family rooms with duplex accommodations for the children in lofts.”
 of 5 bubbles caroka, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“You will be more than happy in any of the rooms.”
  • View of the central atrium that surrounds the rooms.
 of 5 bubbles chrisv876, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“The Lakhdar suite is perfect for three. It has a proper bedroom on the main floor, and then a mezzanine above with two twin beds.”
 of 5 bubbles EstherCanada416, Jun 12, 2016 | Read review
“They will be sensitive to your needs and will go out of their way to respond to these in order for you to enjoy your stay to the full.”
 of 5 bubbles Hilariousnicity, May 18, 2016 | Read review
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