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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've just returned from our fourth trip to Morocco. This stay at Riad Zahra stands out like the jewel in the crown. The staff were warm and friendly, the rooms comfortable and extremely spacious. The shower, hot, roomy and really powerful. That's been a negative in past stays in other Moroccan hotels. We ate here most days, either lunch by...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Colin, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments on our tripadvisor page, it is so nice to receive such lovely comments and I am really pleased to read that you found the hotel facilities to be well appointed and the restaurant really good. I will pass these wonderful comments onto all of the team as I am sure...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Riad Zahra is located close to a long, sandy beach which ends at the the walled city of Essaouira, about 20 minutes walk away. The hotel is attractively decorated in Moroccan style with spacious rooms and communal areas including a restaurant downstairs, bar, patio and lovely pool which was just warm enough for a swim in January. During high...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Max, 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. See you soon!!! Xavier (Jofre´s...

Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the local staff were friendly welcoming and extremely helpful this place was not what we were expecting. When we got there the room smelt damp and was very cold. It had been raining and by the time we got back to the room in the evening there was a leak and water inside the suitcase. We asked to change...

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Estimada Victoria, Le respondo en español, ya que fue la lengua utilizada con Usted durante su estancia. Siento mucho que...

Senec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our Christmas Eve at Riad Zahra two nights during Christmas of 2016 and we were absolutely happy to be there. The best thing about Riad Zahra is its location. It is just few meters from the beach in Essaouira and you can walk along the beach to the city medina - it takes only around 10 - 15...

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Hana, 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely riad with proper Moroccan hospitality. Everyone here is friendly and laid back and very very helpful. Visited in January so didn't use the pool but I'm sure it's great in warmer months. Lovely meals, room was perfect, and just a short walk up the promenade to the medina. Highly recommended and we will be back here for sure.

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Dark It is a real pleasure to read your comment! I will share with pleasure with our team. We all do love working here, and it is a treat to read that it shows. Thanks for your visit and for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Chesham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow is the way to describe this place Staff ,food, wine are superb .Location v near the beach Last weekend was my 5th stay and I would not consider staying anywhere else .I am loathed to tell you how wonderful it is as there may be no room in the inn for myself and family

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XavierEssaouira, Propietario at Riad Zahra, responded to this review

Dear Doug Many thanks again for your new visit and 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 an amazing weekend with us. It’s a great pleasure to read a great comment regarding our Riad, the food and services delivered...

Reviewed 15 January 2017

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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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 13 January 2017

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 12 January 2017 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 January 2017 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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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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: $78 - $122 (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
#7 Best Value Hotel in Essaouira
#9 Family Hotel in Essaouira
#18 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
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“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
“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
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