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Rabat, Morocco
Reviewed 14 November 2011

We have stayed at Riad Watier three times this year - and each time has been better than the last. My wife and I have a young daughter (7 months) and we have stayed here with both my mother and her mother, and all of us have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The owner, Jean-Gabriel, has assembled a great team in...

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2011

We stayed for 4 nights in Riad Watier in August. The kids loved the room and we all felt very much at home. I took lots of photo's as the Riad is very pretty. JG and the staff were exceptionally friendly and welcoming and JG even drove us for 30mins to a local nature reserve where we walked down to...

Thank Jo T
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2011

We returned yesterday from staying at the Riad for two weeks. We couldn't have asked for a more comfortable and welcoming place. Jean Gabriel and his staff are all charming and helpful and felt like family by the end of our stay. Our room was luxurious and the bed was the most comfortable I've slept in. The only downside is...

Thank Jackie B
Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 22 October 2011

Riad Watier reflects Essaouira - cosmopolitan and laid back. JG and his staff are helpful and the service was attentive. The riad is bigger than we expected and our room was comfortable, clean and quiet. Essaouira is a fun town and when we return, we will definitely stay at Riad Watier again.

Thank BobfromRedondo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Stayed here for 2 nights and fell in love with Essaouira, its medina was quaint and navigable, unlike those in the larger cities. Inside the riad, fell in love with its owner Jean Gabriel and his spectacular art collection. Everyone here was wonderful and helpful and generous. The food was excellent. The suite was spectacular, they kindly upgrade my friend...

Thank lucymagoo
gold coast, queensland
Reviewed 24 September 2011

A family group of 11 of us recently stayed here and celebrated my father's 80th birthday. Nothing was too much trouble for Jean and his team and we thoroughly enjoyed the books and art plus Jean's enthusiasm for the final of the U.S. Open. Highly recommended.

Thank mandy c
Reviewed 25 August 2011

The place was situated a little down some windy roads in the center of the old Essaouira, however ariving late with the bus from Marrakesh the owner of the place resolute took his bike and came to welcome us and showed us the way to the riad. It is a riad full of books, charm, stories from the people who...

Thank Nordsjaelland
Reviewed 20 August 2011

A large family group of adults and children stayed here last year to celebrate a ruby wedding anniversary - we all had a fantastic time and thought the riad was a lovely place to stay, the staff were very friendly, helpful and attentive, the large airy rooms were very comfortable and breakfasts on the terrace wonderful. The riad was in...

Thank HappyBuckinghamshire
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Jean runs a slick operation with Nisrine, Hayat and Samir his team of folks that really focus on making your stay memorable and pleasant. Informality pervades dealing with customers as friends and providing ample advice on where to go, what to buy an where to buy it. Essaouira is a gem, and these guys do their part to make it...

Thank Jam100
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 July 2011

Riad Watier is located in the Medina in a quiet alleyway just off of the main shopping strip but is a nice quiet haven to retreat to when you have had enough of the tourist crush of the medina. The owner, Jean, is a wonderful host who makes you feel welcome as soon as you enter the door of the...

Thank RiflemanWellington

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

Additional Information about Riad Watier

Address: 16 Rue Ceuta | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $105 - $4,680 (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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