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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Stayed here for 2 nights and fell in love with Essaouira, its medina was quaint and navigable, unlike those in the larger cities. Inside the riad, fell in love with its owner Jean Gabriel and his spectacular art collection. Everyone here was wonderful and helpful and generous. The food was excellent. The suite was spectacular, they kindly upgrade my friend...

Thank lucymagoo
gold coast, queensland
Reviewed 24 September 2011

A family group of 11 of us recently stayed here and celebrated my father's 80th birthday. Nothing was too much trouble for Jean and his team and we thoroughly enjoyed the books and art plus Jean's enthusiasm for the final of the U.S. Open. Highly recommended.

Thank mandy c
Reviewed 25 August 2011

The place was situated a little down some windy roads in the center of the old Essaouira, however ariving late with the bus from Marrakesh the owner of the place resolute took his bike and came to welcome us and showed us the way to the riad. It is a riad full of books, charm, stories from the people who...

Thank Nordsjaelland
Reviewed 20 August 2011

A large family group of adults and children stayed here last year to celebrate a ruby wedding anniversary - we all had a fantastic time and thought the riad was a lovely place to stay, the staff were very friendly, helpful and attentive, the large airy rooms were very comfortable and breakfasts on the terrace wonderful. The riad was in...

Thank HappyBuckinghamshire
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Jean runs a slick operation with Nisrine, Hayat and Samir his team of folks that really focus on making your stay memorable and pleasant. Informality pervades dealing with customers as friends and providing ample advice on where to go, what to buy an where to buy it. Essaouira is a gem, and these guys do their part to make it...

Thank Jam100
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 July 2011

Riad Watier is located in the Medina in a quiet alleyway just off of the main shopping strip but is a nice quiet haven to retreat to when you have had enough of the tourist crush of the medina. The owner, Jean, is a wonderful host who makes you feel welcome as soon as you enter the door of the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 20 July 2011

We stayed with my wife at Ryad Watier in July 2011. For the price paid the ryad is an excellent choice. It is not the most luxurious available in Essaouira but what really puts it above the rest is its owner Jean Gabriel and the staff. They are kind, generous and charming people that are always available to help you....

1Thank totoman
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2011

We stayed for a week ............without the owner there for the first few days.......and the service,care and attention were faultless even before he came back. Space is present in abundance.......not that common in riads. Our room was the special one with a terrace and it was wonderful to be able to chill out in it, see the original eclectic artwork...and...

1Thank Dorsetblue
Reviewed 30 June 2011

My family of four just spent 2 nights at the Riad Watier. The riad is great. The staff is eager to help. This is not a luxury riad but rather, a great, welcoming, warm place to stay that is perfectly realized and situated. It does in fact have the luxury of space. We stayed in a 2 bedroom room on...

3Thank hotelfan
Lincoln, California
Reviewed 2 June 2011

We stayed two nights. The ryad is very clean and comfortable. The staff went out of their way to make us happy. We enjoyed seeing the scrap book with all the photos of the renovation. Food good. Breakfast on terrace nice each morning with fresh squeezed OJ and house made yougurt. Thanks to Jean-Gabriel and his staff.

Thank shj073

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Riad Watier

Address: 16 Rue Ceuta | Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Price Range: ₹ 7,540 - ₹ 10,570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Watier 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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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
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“All rooms are quiet, no traffic in the Medina. Contact Riad direct and Hyat will advise. Book early to get the best.”
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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