We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Riad Watier

Travellers' Choice award winner
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Riad Watier
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

482 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 343: English reviews
Start your review of Riad Watier
 Click to rate
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely, friendly place to stay and we had a great three days here in early February 2017. Riad Watier is hidden away down a side street in a central location in Essaouira. We were made very welcome from the moment we arrived by owner Jean-Gabriel and manager Hyatt. Both speak good English as well as French and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this Riad. Hayat is a lovely host who looks after you without crowding you. Our double room was spacious, clean and had the added bonus of a fire for cooler evenings. Beautiful, original art and decor throughout. Yummy breakfasts on the roof terrace. Right in the heart of the medina which is a shopper's paradise. Would love to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Alice G
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautifully restored and tastefully decorated ryad this is...I knew that I was going to love it it the moment Hyat the house manager and hostess opened the door and warmly welcomed me in, she is so charming and delightful as were the rest of the team. My single room, Papamar up on the 3rd floor was perfect...very comfortable...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kitty o
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely 4 night stay here, very friendly place, beautiful surroundings,lots of art and books, fire in the room at night..Hayat does a great hostess job..we enjoyed our chats, the food was delicious...hope the new kitchen turns out well! It was also good to meet Jean Gabriel and the other guests from around the world for chats over a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sazza60
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked this riad. Run by lovely people, great breakfast on a rooftop terrace (you can just see the sea), lovely decor. Clean and comfortable. We were in Watier room which has it's own mini terrace and is super quiet.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank lynnelynnelynne
Norfolk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here the night we arrived and enjoyed our only alcohol of our trip! Super room, more of a suite of rooms, and breakfast on a rooftop terrace overlooking the sea. Loved the way the seagulls pounce on your plate the moment you leave the table! In the middle of the old town, yet surprisingly easy to find, this...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RobertAshton
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 14 nights and had a wonderful stay. It is in a great central location within the Medina. The room was large with a very comfortable bed and linen bedding. Our quiet room had an open fireplace which was lit for us each night, including candles plus aromatic oil. In addition to the fabulous breakfast ( on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank John T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed at Pepe Rotto room which was situated on the first floor facing the tiny garden. The room is extremely quiet, clean and spacious (although it is slightly dark to our likings). The team working at the riad is the best. They'll do everything for you and put you first. Hayat is the sweetest and THE BEST manager you...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Michelle C
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Riad Watier is a unique a wonderful place due to the care and warmth of the staff and Hayat, who manages the house. The accommodations are lovely, we enjoyed dinner by he fire in common dinning room and breakfast each morning on the terrace in still warm December sunshine. The house if filled with artwork which inspired us to meet...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Seth R
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Riad Watier has beautiful rooms with interesting furnishings & décor. It is spotlessly clean & in a good location. Excellent breakfasts & evening meals. Hayat & her team do a superb job - nothing is too much trouble.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 794Y32

200 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (172)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (43)
Viewed
Room/Suite (23)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Dining (27)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (75)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (28)
Viewed
Room/Suite (25)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Essaouira hotels
1.9 km away
Riad Zahra
Riad Zahra
#8 of 77 in Essaouira
742 reviews
8.7 km away
Villa Gonatouki
Villa Gonatouki
#1 of 2 in Ghazoua
576 reviews
8.9 km away
Riad Baoussala
Riad Baoussala
#1 of 77 in Essaouira
623 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Riad Malaika
Riad Malaika
#15 of 77 in Essaouira
780 reviews
0.8 km away
Le Medina Essaouira Hotel Thalassa Sea & Spa - MGallery Collection
0.1 km away
Dar Maya
Dar Maya
#6 of 77 in Essaouira
413 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Riad Watier

Address: 16 Rue Ceuta | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: ₹ 6,848 - ₹ 10,873 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Watier 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Prestigia, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Riad Watier reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Riad Watier Essaouira
Riad Watier Hotel Essaouira
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#5 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#11 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Riad Watier staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Riad Watier staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We loved the Watier room but I think they are all good. First or second floor rooms are probably better than ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 424MikeB, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“email Ryad Watier directly and tell them what you're looking for.”
 of 5 bubbles michellecW5248BA, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lovely rooms and since the Riad is on a quiet lane a block of the main street, it was still and quiet a night.”
 of 5 bubbles Seth_206, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Front alley-side room was VERY noisy during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles babtzia, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor a perfect sailor-style room for singles, fantastic family rooms with duplex accommodations for the children in lofts.”
 of 5 bubbles caroka, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5