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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We only stayed in there for 1 night, but we had a great time! The riad is well decorate and comfortable, Sue was a great host and the location was absolutely ideal. It right in the middle of Essaouira, be quiet and tranquil with great views from the roof

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Lunetoile, Propriétaire at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you sooo much for your visit...and thanks for taking the time to comment, so favourably!! From us at 'The Perfect Location'.. RIad Lunetoile Essaouira More 

Bologna, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great stay -- Sue and her coworkers are all great and helped us organize a fantastic stay in Essaouira. Our room was brilliantly decorated, breakfast was yummy and location in general was right in the heart of Essaouira, yet tranquil and reserved. Definitely a come-back!

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Lunetoile, Propriétaire at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

"Definitely a Come-Back"! YAAAAY?...thanks! More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Stayed there for 2 nights and it was really good. The location is calm and central - could not wish for better; the rooms are rather spacious; the terrace is very cozy and breakfast is big. The staff is nice. Just the riad is slightly damp (no mold though), but i guess this is this the problem with all houses... More 

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Lunetoile, Propriétaire at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thanks very much Jana. No, we have no mould, in fact, I always believed that our Riad was remarkably dry! But, evidently, in comparison to the Riads in Hot, Dry, Marrakech, perhaps, our houses here, do seem damp? We do,our best to keep it beautifully dry and aerated, and, thankfully, you loved it! Manynthanks for your comment. More 

Almunecar, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Sue has created a gorgeous place to stay. Beautifully decorated, comfortable in a great central location within the old city. Breakfast on the rooftop patio, lovely welcomes from Sue and her staff, and lots of help to make sure you have a great experience in Essaouira. I would recommend Riad Lunetoile with no reservations!

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thaaaank you, Kathy! So glad you loved our colourful, authentic Riad Lunetoile. There is nothing more pleasing for us, than guests who love their room, and the whole Riad and its decoration and service...That is a pleasure! Come back soooon? More 

Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We spent two nights in Lunetoile Riad last september ; we had a wonderful experience. The atmosphere is simple and elegant, yet very comfy and welcoming. The room we rent was spacious and romantic. You have the experience of the high standard hotel with the charm of a traditional moroccan hotel. Highly recommended !

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

What a wonderful comment, Felix, thank you! It portrays our lovely, traditional, Moroccan, Riad, exactly how it is... "A high standard, spacious, romantic and charming"! Thank you very very much...Sue More 

New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I absolutely loved my too-short time spent at Riad Lunetoile! Sue is a magnificent hostess, and clearly a community cornerstone in Essaouira. My room was perfectly comfortable with a real Moroccan riad flair. I would highly recommend this riad to anyone looking for quaint, comfortable, and affordable accommodation in Essaouira!

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thaaaank youuuu Kelly! Praise indeed from someone who works in the very high-end of the tourism industry. Come back soon wonderingfreespirit.....so glad that you loved Morocco! Sue More 

Perth, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Sue is a very bubbly and enthusiastic host and we felt very welcome. Essaouira was definitely a highlight of our three week visit to Morocco and we managed to score the top floor suite at Riad Lunetoile for a three night stay. The riad is very funkily decorated and the staff were lovely and very accommodating. We had a great... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Oh wow! Thanks!! Sooo happy that you loved the Riad, and US! Much appreciated...love to have happy guests...thanks for taking the time to write a wonderful comment! Sue More 

Cologne, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Sue was a outstanding host and the stuff was verry friendly. Great Riad with a nice area around an great tips from Sue. She prepared an excellent map with places to visit. She arranged a traditional haman for us as well. But the water pressure in the appartment is verry low.

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you so v much for your visit, and, for taking the time to comment. I am very happy, that we met your expectations, and that we provided you with the service you deserved. Thank you for being a wonderful couple of guests - and, yes, you are right. We actually found a leak behind the shower tiles, after you... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Lovely, clean, well run Riad with wonderful staff. We had the apartment on the top floor and spent 11 nights here in late June. Centrally located within the Medina ... plenty of restaurants within a short walking distance. Thanks Sue ... you're a great host!

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Ahh thanks very much.... So glad you enjoyed it!! We loved having you stay...thanks to oth of you! More 

Cirencester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

The Riad itself was well-decorated and had nice staff. However the beds and the general environment was damp and dingy. The wifi does not work except the first floor. On the last day before we left, the owner accused us of leaving a few dots of henna stains on some fabric and charged us 225 dirhams, which was in some... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

WOW! Suffice to say that you were the FIRST occupants, as you well knew, in the beautifully and freshly decorated and re-furnished, bedroom number 2! I was distressed beyond belief, as you noticed, and even a little tearful! By the way, do try staying in ANY establishment, and permanently stain and disrespect their belongings, and you may find the response... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Riad Lunetoile

Address: 191 Rue Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdullah | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $38 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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