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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2013

We came to this Riad as a group of kitesurfers and were lucky to stay somewhere that fitted our needs so well. Not only is the Riad conveniently situated next to a kitesurfing school, but it is also right next to the beach. On top of this, a wind-meter on top of the hotel and sea-views made it easy to...

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Riad Zahra Mogador was a great place to stay at with such lovely and kind staff that were extremely helpful and advised my group on where to go and eat, which shops in the market to go to and any other queries we had. As a young group of people we felt very welcome and looked after. It is situated...

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Thank Leila Z
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2013

great place, lovely rooms with great views. staff are really nice and the owners are really friendly and helpful in every way! made our stay in morocco amazing! definitely going back if i'm in the area

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Thank Greg B
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Really great hotel, great staff and owners. Perfect location for anyone who enjoys water sports and exploring interesting cities. Will definitely return one day, and would recommend to anyone! Great food in the restaurant, served with a smile. All the rooms our group had were really nice and comfortable. Definitely felt like a home away from home for our 10...

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Scotch Corner, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Wonderful situation, clean, very friendly staff and extra bonus of having its own pool and restaurant. Many options available for excursions which are all organised at ease by the riad staff. Beautful beach walking and only 15 minutes along the beach to the centre of Essaouira with cafes and restaurants enroute.

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Thank ANomadicSoul
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Perfect location close to the beach, nice and clean rooms (altough very windy - even with all the doors and windows closed) and really good service. Extra plus for the tortoises by the (cold) pool! Our conclusion was: a good hotel for a good price, but nothing special. We liked the generous breakfast, but the lunch was tasteless and boring.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2013

This is a great place to stay. Easy to get to town and very close to the beach. The staff are excellent and friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Rooms are well appointed and the decor is traditional. For what you pay it is well worth it. We would stay here is we come again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2013

What a particularly nice family run this really good little hotel. Not pretentious in any way, just good, clean, comfortable, and excellent value. And an enormous breakfast was included. I asked where I could hire a car and they kindly organized a car to be delivered to hotel which saved a lot of hassle and was good value. The owners...

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Between two kite-surf lessons we wanted to have a proper lunch. although we didn't expect there to be a real restaurant (since it's called a riad), it happened to be one of the best experiences in Essouira (not the cheapses anyway). The view from the restaurant over the ocean (one block away from the beach) is brilliant and the food...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2012

My friends and I had a fantastic time at Riad Zahra. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. The Riad was beautiful (I've since been inspired to decorate my own place in a similar style) and very reasonably priced. The rooms were lovely. Location was great too. Close to the surfing area and not too far from the Medina. The...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Thanks Rozzie for your fantastic review and I hope to see you again in Essaouira and in Riad Zahra. All the best Xavier

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just two minutes' walk from the beach and 20 minutes from the Medina and souks, you'll find this family run Riad with its 23 bedrooms has everything you need for a delightful holiday as a family, a couple or with friends. Riad Zahra is in the residential quarter of Essaouira. All its comfortable bedrooms are decorated in traditional Moroccan style and have en suite bath rooms, satellite TV and Wifi. There are family sized rooms, others have balconies and some enjoy a sea view. And you'll enjoy meals in our two restaurants whose great range of Moroccan, Asian and Spanish dishes is enhanced by a wide choice of the Kingdom's wines. Open air swimming pool, terraces and parking. We'll happily help you organize your stay and can recommend places to visit, restaurants, surfing and kitesurf schools, rides on horse or camels, transfers from airports, vehicle hire ... ... more   less 

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Address: 90 Amira Lalla Meryem | Quartier des Dunes, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: €49 - €74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Zahra 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Riad Zahra Mogador Essaouira
Riad Zahra Mogador Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Essaouira
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#9 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#18 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“There is no air conditioning which was fine as the Riad tended to stay cool but take bug spray as having the window open at night did attract mosquitoes. ”
 of 5 bubbles 935katrinas, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We really enjoyed having a bigger room with the balconies this year, especially if you are staying more than a couple of nights.”
 of 5 bubbles Gail3man, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beach and Friends is a nearby beach bar. It's got good staff, food, bar, music, sun loungers, etc. Good to sit out and enjoy the sun.”
 of 5 bubbles brendankilkenny, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is on the ground floor. The window has sun loungers right outside it, not private when window open.”
 of 5 bubbles EwanPhoto, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the swimming pool room excellent”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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