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Wales UK
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kabira the lovely housekeeper met us at the bus station and walked us to the riad which is very easy to find and located within easy reach of the shops, harbour, ramparts etc. On arrival we received a very friendly welcome from the owner, Sue. We were shown around the riad and all the rooms we saw were beautifully decorated... More 

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Thank Eligmon
Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for a truly beautiful comment! Next time, come for longer...Essaouira and Riad Lunetoile, merit at least a few days... :) Thanks from all of us....Sue More 

London, Canada
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our first stop in Morocco and we loved the city. I emailed and messaged Sue it seems like a dozen times before we got there and it felt like I was visiting a friend instead of a guest house. She had us message her out expected arrival and had someone waiting for us at the front gate to... More 

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you very very much!! We will be waiting for your return, "in a heartbeat".....Sue More 

Basel, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2016

everything very warmly and nice, very clean, very quiet, a perfect situation for visits in the souk, on the beach, nice Restaurants just around the Corner - and a perfect oceanview from the Terrasse. very friendly staff and a very charming owner :-)

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you very much....we so appreciated your visit, and of course, we so appreciate you taking the time to comment! THRILLED 👍 More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 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
Reviewed 21 June 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
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 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
Reviewed 21 April 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
Reviewed 16 November 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 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 November 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
Reviewed 10 November 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 

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  • Beachfront
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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
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: $41 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Lunetoile 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 1 had no street noise but is centrally located within the riad”
 of 5 bubbles christac622, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“there is also a big appartment......”
 of 5 bubbles susanbeslama, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to suit all needs. In the middle of the medina and easy walking to many great little restaurants.”
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  • My room, with private bathroom and sitting area
 of 5 bubbles O9498RDkathym, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“accessibility, elegance, romantic”
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“Apartment 5 is absolutely worth the extra money.”
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