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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the owner”(45 reviews)
“minute walk”(25 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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26 Aug.27 Aug.
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I was traveling solo to Essaouira and booked this riad based on price and location. The owners are simply lovely and luckily are multilingual. The rooms are comfortable. The food is great! Although it felt a bit too chilly to use the pool, I enjoyed...More

Thank Joanna C
Response from XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad ZahraResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Joanna, I would like to thank you most sincerely for sharing your thoughts of Riad Zahra with us and our future guests’ on the tripadvisor. To receive such praise from our guest is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed so much the wine...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Spent a few days cooling off in Essaouira after walking in the Atlas Mountains. Hotel was very traditionally decorated despite being in the modern part of town. Good pool, large rooms, reasonable prices and good quality food.More

Thank doug8910
Response from XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad ZahraResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Doug, Many thanks for your wonderful review and I’m happy to hear you enjoyed our Riad and its culinary delights. Our team members are truly an asset to Riad Zahra and I shall personally pass on your compliments. We look forward to your return...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Stayed here for 3 nights in June. The hotel owners and staff are very friendly and the hotel was clean, but unfortunately, the hotel itself is really rundown and needs a bit of a facelift. Our windows didn't lock and a safe was not provided....More

Thank Nicola C
Response from XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad ZahraResponded 3 July 2018

Thanks Nicola for your visit but I am very sorry to read that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. We hold our service to a high standard, and when we fall short of expectations, we work with extra focus on our service...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you like big, anonymous, impersonal hotels with large crowds and a humming ice machine in the hallway, stay away. This is a small, family-run hotel with an atmosphere. The atmosphere is due to the decoration where you feel the care and personal taste, but...More

2  Thank podel2017
Response from XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad ZahraResponded 11 June 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting the Riad Zahra during your recent trip to Essaouira. I am delighted to know that you had a wonderful experience at the Riad. Positive feedback from our guests is always a strong motivation to all of us to continuously...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Riad Zahra is a really great place to stay in Essaouira- really near the cool beach bars and kite surf centre yet only a short walk into the Medina. The hotel has a great sheltered pool, good food, drinks and lovely owners who will make...More

2  Thank Christinamarian
Response from XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad ZahraResponded 4 June 2018

Dear Christina, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback and for choosing to stay at the Riad Zahra in Essaouira and thank you for the endorsement of our food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back . All the best Xavier .

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 61 - USD 90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#7 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#7 Best Value Hotel in Essaouira
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#18 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 61 - USD 90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#7 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#7 Best Value Hotel in Essaouira
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#18 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dining (101)
Pool & Beach (76)
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Karim E
10 May 2018|
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Response from XavierEssaouira | Property representative |
Hi No air conditioned in the rooms. kind regardd
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Hannah L
14 March 2017|
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Response from XavierEssaouira | Property representative |
Dear Hannah, Is not a problem for the payments with Mastercard. You will can to pay with Mastercard or Visa, no Ametrican Express. Kind regards Xavier
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Iqra Y
12 November 2016|
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Response from XavierEssaouira | Property representative |
Hello, Yes , We have electrical heater in the rooms . City taxes= 2.50 euros person/night Kind regards Xavier
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