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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2010

A fantastic Riad in a great location. The Riad looks great with fantastic attention to detail. We were in the top story room. In the evenings we would open the windows, feel the night breeze and listen to the ocean and the sea gulls. The Riad was really nice and the best place we stayed in in our 2 week...

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

ha ha ha - yes, sorry, no elevators in the old riads in the medina, so, luggage has to be carried up. That's a (momentary), down-side, to the otherwise, very up-side, of staying at the top of the riad, with it's privacy, self-containment, and sweet, little, private garden terrace. We very much enjoyed your stay with us...and thank youi for...

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 June 2010

Lunetoile is a wonderful riad in one of the quiet alleys in the old town. Charmingly decorated with real Moroccan character. The service was excellent, with great suggestions from Sue of places to eat. We had the lovely apple-pie in the restaurant a few minuts walk from the riad. Thank you Sue, Latifa and Kabira!!

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you sooo much...we always appreciate and love having guests who feel at home and comfortable and at ease, which is what we aim to provide...Moroccan hospitality..and living the dream!

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 June 2010

Walking through winding streets until your head is spinning with the sights and sounds of the Medina in this beach side city, you finally reach Lunetoile. An authentic Riad that has been fully renovated, it is cool and beautiful on the inside. Sue, the proprietor, (who came out to meet us at the opening of the Medina-- how would you...

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you so much for having , and taking, the time to write a lengthy review, albeit, more about Essaouira than Lunetoile, but, that, too, is of interest to would-be guests. Many thanks. We do, as you noted, meet all of our guests. It is a courtesy, even if our riad is one of the easiest, perhaps, to find, as...

Aarau
Reviewed 27 May 2010

- beatiful rooms - near to the sea - delicious breakfast - excellent service

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

THIS is what we LOVE to hear! Thank you so very much - this is the reason for doing what we do! Giving a service which is appreciated and loved....Many thanks, Sue, Kabira and Latifa

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 May 2010

We have had a wonderful stay in Essaouira. Everything was done to make our stay a perfect one, and with succes! The guidance from the bus station, the warm welcome with moroccan tea and biscuits. And then the room... We stayed in the appartment and it was fantastic: clean, cosy, well decorated and bright, with the extra luxury of having...

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

So glad that all went well, with your car-hire, and trip, to the Oasis. Also, thanks very, very, much for your kind comments ~ "Lunetoile IS heaven". Thank you, and come back soon.

guildford
Reviewed 8 May 2010

Lunetoile is a gem of a riad in one of the quiet alleys in the old town. Charmingly decorated with real Moroccan character. The service was excellent, with Sue on hand for any suggestions of places to eat or explanations about Moroccan life. Great breakfast as well and lovely roof terrace.

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you - thank you - thank you..... I would just like to add, that, in fact, as opposed to being situated on some 'quiet alley', we are, actually, on the main road in the medina, but, up at the quiet, northern, end, which makes it easy to find, and easily accessible at night. Thank you, again, for your input,...

Kent
Reviewed 6 April 2010

Great price and location. really nice touches like fresh flowers, petals on the bathroom floor, nice towels etc. dont expect the views as on the website from apartment 5 anymore as new buildings have blocked it but apart from that its great. Big breakfast included and very friendly staff.

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Lunetoile, Proprietor at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review and compliments. Yes, very sad about our diminished sea-view - I'm still trying to fight the situation, but it seems to be a lost cause! The consolation for clients, is the diminished price, which was done immediately the building appeared - over-night! Always very satisfying, thank you, for clients to notice and appreciate, the...

Boston
Reviewed 20 March 2010

Not sure what else can be said that hasn't already been said about this great place, but....really - if you find yourself in Ess, contact Sue and stay here! There'd been alot of love and care put into this riad. It's got so much character, so many special touches, and so many cool things about it. I'm a guy, and...

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Lunetoile, owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

WOW! THANKS SO MUCH! Thanks for 'being a guy that notices and appreciates'! A rare find, in itself....bravo. I wil pass on, this lovely, encouraging, message, to the girls in the house....this makes me very proud, and will make them very proud, too. Thank you!

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2010

found this interesting riad with great rooms great location , very good service from the staff who were extremely helpful and firendly. Very good attention to detail eg rose petals on shower room towels / interesting buiding . As a solo female traveller felt very very safe , and after walking the local souks and port which were very interestingt...

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, ''discerning traveller'' ...I, too, being a discerning owner, and ''solo female'', feel that our Riad is in an excellent location, at the top end of the main road, as opposed to down some small alley, which can be a daunting feeling for a woman on her own. How nice to have happy guests,...

Guildford
Reviewed 17 March 2010

This place was great! The rooms were massive and really nice. The people were relaxed and friendly. The terrace on the room had a view up one of the main streets but it was quiet.

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Lunetoile, Owner at Riad Lunetoile, responded to this review

AWESOME ROOMS and a GREAT TERRACE!! YESSSSS!!! We think so, too..thank you so much for taking the time to write...very much appreciated!...from all of us at Riad Lunetoile

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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: $40 - $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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