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Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2013

This hotel was faultless, however, we did leave early as we went for the wind and sadly we hit the only time for ages there was none! :-( We exhausted other activities and not only did we have no wind the weather was poor, the sun shone for max 2 hours over 5 days, and there was an awful sea...

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XavierEssaouira, Propriétaire at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Hi Kelly, Thank you for taking the time to share such a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you fully enjoyed your stay with us and would like to thank you for your positive review. Our team is working hard every day to make our guest feels happy and your satisfaction is the best reward we...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Fantastic hotel that far exceeded our expectations. The owners were lovely and really made us feel welcome, speaking near-perfect English. They also helped us organise a camel ride and quad biking and made it very easy for us. Breakfast and dinner was also lovely, with speciality Moroccan dishes that were delicious. The pool was also large and had turtles in...

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XavierEssaouira, Propriétaire at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear guests, We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed the service provided by our team and the quality of food. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We will be very glad to welcome you back in the future. We wish you all the best Xavier

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I could not fault anything, room was lovely, and so quiet that we overslept every day. Breakfast was lovely and plentiful. Staff and owners were friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again. In a nice quiet area, only 10-15 mins walk into the medina.

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XavierEssaouira, Propriétaire at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Riad Zahra. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the service provided by our team. On behalf of the entire team, I look forward to welcoming you back to Riad Zahra. Kind regards Xavier

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Learning how to kitesurf was our reason to go to Essaouira and we are so thankful for having been booked into Riad Zahra for that week. We had an awesome week in Essaouira - met great people, experienced our own borders, saw great landscape, ate incredibly well, had funny nights out, shopped veeery nice things, spent relaxing hours at a...

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XavierEssaouira, Propriétaire at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your time and for your kind review. We are very happy to read that our Riad was able to answer your expectations, and we will be very glad to welcome you back in the future. All the best Xavier

Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2013

I stayed in the Riad Zahra, one of a group of 11 windsurfers, during the first week in May 2013. We arrived from the airport very late at night, tired and ready for sleep. We were greeted very courteously and shown to our rooms with no delay. I shared a twin room which was plenty large enough although, to be...

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XavierEssaouira, Propriétaire at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. Was a pleasure for us to have '' 11 windsurfers invading the place for a week." We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the service provided by our team and I hope to see you the next year. All the best Xavier

Amsterdam
Reviewed 8 June 2013

A perfect spot for a kitetrip in Essaouira, located very close to the beach. The rooms are big, the breakfast is the best & the owner, his son and all the other staff who work there are very kind, all really nice people. They make you feel like home immediately and they help you with anything, anytime, always! There are...

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XavierEssaouira, Propriétaire at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Marjolein, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, and was very glad we met your expectations. I hope to see you soon Kind regards Xavier

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2013

My family and I have just returned from 5 nights stay at Riad Zahra really great location if you want to take part in water sports and the taxi to the Medina in the evening is 50p so no big deal. Excellent hospitality with a lovely breakfast each morning. We all enjoyed relaxing by the pool after our surfing etc...

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XavierEssaouira, Owner at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for writing such a positive review of our hotel on Tripadvisor. We hope to welcome you back to Riad Zahra in the near futur. Kind regards Xavier

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2013 via mobile

Just spent six nights @ Riad Zahra & cannot speak highly enough of the place, the management, & staff. The riad is 250 meters from the beach & was the perfect location for us as we were in Essaouira to go kite boarding. Our room overlooked the pool & gave us sweeping views of the beach. There are two restaurants...

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XavierEssaouira, Owner at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear guests, Many thanks for this review and for recommending the Riad Zahra.We are glad to read that your stay was pleasant. We hope to welcome you back to Essaouira in the near futur. All the best Xavier

Sunbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2013

My husband & I spent 5 nights at this lovely Riad. We were in a standard room on the top floor & found it very spacious. The breakfasts were plentiful & there are 2 restaurants to choose from in the evenings, both serving wonderful food. The large swimming pool is an added bonus despite the cool temperature, & you might...

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Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Riad Zahra. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the hotel and the quality of food. On behalf of the entire team, I look forward to welcoming you back to Riad Zahra. Sincerely Xavier

Izmir Province, Turkey
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I went to Riad Zahra from the 20th of May 2013 for almost 10 days. I was a bit worried because it was the first time for me in Morocco, but I had a wonderful stay. Xavier (I am not sure if the name is correct) the owner is very welcome and he has been able to accomplish ANY of...

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Grazie Raffaele per questa magnifica recenzione . Many thanks for recommending the Riad Zahra. We are very happy to read that our hotel was able to answer your expectations, and we will be very glad to welcome you back in the future. Xavier

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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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 

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: ₹ 3,453 - ₹ 5,708 (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
#6 Best Value Hotel in Essaouira
#9 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#18 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“Request for a room away from the main lobby and view to the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles BlueMountain1, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 21 is superior room with two balconies, lovely light room.”
 of 5 bubbles colinbZ4078KE, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Superior rooms have more space and two double beds”
 of 5 bubbles maxb868, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“best location, welcoming home approach, clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles HanaSuslova, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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