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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely destination. 2 minutes from the beach and a short stroll by the sea to the medina. The food was excellent and the room was very clean and comfortable. What really made the trip was the hosts. All of the staff were very friendly and I even got a free lift to the airport as mein hosts were getting...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Danny, 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 room, service ,our food and facilities, Your positive feedback has been shared with the team, which...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Xavier and Edith are wonderful hosts being always about to talk to and attentive to guests needs. The Riad itself is beautiful and the food changes daily but is always good and tasty and the staff are efficient and friendly. A great place to make your centre when visiting the area

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Cliff, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip advisor comment following your recent stay at our Riad and . I’m so pleased to know that you had a great Christmas holiday with us. It’s a great pleasure to read a great comment regarding our Riad, the food and services delivered by our lovey team members. We...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Away from the main hub of activity in Marrakesh and into a more peaceful Essaouira was aided by this Riad. It's 20 mins from the Medina and 2 mins from the beach. Has a lovely pool which was too cold when there but looks a good morning swim in warmer months. Staff all brilliantly friendly and on hand for info...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review, my team and I are happy to have made your stay an enjoyable one, we look forward to seeing you again in spring or summer :) All the best Xavier

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for a lovely stay! Amazingly helpful and friendly team at Riad Zahra who helped with any request and made my stay really comfortable. Room was basic but clean and view of the sea, just what I needed.

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Many thanks for your wonderful review and I’m happy to hear you enjoyed our Riad and our staff. Our team members are truly an asset to Riad Zahra and I shall personally pass on your compliments. We look forward to your return for more unforgettable experiences! Our best wishes!!! Xavier

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly hosts, very clean and comfortable room, nice fire place in the restaurant. The draw-back is a bad wifi. It did not work in my room at all, and was on/off in the reception area. I stayed for a week, my fav treat was mint tea and Moroccan sweets:) breakfast is ok, missing cereal. But very delicious crepes!

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your kind review. It is with great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm sorry but we had a technical problem with our Wifi system, but now is repaired. Next time you come to Essaouira we hope you can stay with us again. Happy New Year and best wishes!!!!...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

+ location is great: 2 min walk to the beach where you can ride camels/horses (my kid loved it) and to all the beachfront restaurants with good views + The riad is beautiful and nicely decorated + Big, clean pool with little garden around: it was kinda cold and pool wasn't heated but we still enjoyed a swim in the...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your recent review and for choosing Riad Zahra as your accommodation provider. Your kind comments have been shared with our staff and I am very pleased with their efforts. Thank you again for sharing your review with our readers and we hope you had a safe trip back to home. Best wishes Xavier

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

After a hectic few days in Marrakech this was exactly what we were looking for, nice clean rooms, a quiet pool (with entertainment provided from watching tortoises) close to the beach and only 25 minutes walk from the Medina (along the sea front which is very nice) the staff were very accommodating, posted our post cards, showed us directions to...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Rosie, Thank you for your pleasant review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our pool and your room. It is truly pleasing to read your kind comments about our staff, I will make sure to share your review with them all. Thank you for taking the time to write to us, and for sharing your great experience....

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely riad with lovely staff. The food is excellent. The rooms are small but we never spent very much time in the room except to sleep The Riad is very well positioned on the beach I highly recommend it !

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Dear Guests Thank you for your pleasant review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our Riad and our food. It is truly pleasing to read your kind comments about our staff, I will make sure to share your review with them all. Thank you for taking the time to write to us, and for sharing your great experience....

Reviewed 25 November 2016

We spent 2 nights at Riad Zahra and had a great experience. It's just off of the beach and about a 25 minute walk from the Medina (straight down the beach) which was perfect for us. The loacation was perfect for us to enjoy the Medina but have a more relaxing, quiet place to go back to. It's family-run and...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Lauren 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 pool area, service ,our food & Moroccan wines and facilities, Your positive feedback has been shared...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We came to arias Zahra in easter 2015 and loved it so much we returned for the exact same holiday in October 2016. This is the first time in our lives we have returned to do the Sam holiday. Xavier and his family are so welcoming. Our children loved the hot chocolates and pancakes for breakfasts; the swimming pool with...

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Dear Julain, Thank you for taking the time to write a Trip advisor comment following your new recent stay at our Riad and I’m so pleased to know that you had a wonderful trip. It’s a great pleasure to read a great comment regarding our breakfasts and our pool . We all look forward to welcoming you back again at...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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 

Additional Information about Riad Zahra

Address: 90 Amira Lalla Meryem | Quartier des Dunes, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: £45 - £69 (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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