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Ryad Lyon-Mogador
Ranked #22 of 75 Hotels in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The staff were extremely friendly and helpful when it came to restaurant recommendations and places to go. The rooftop terrace where we had breakfast had stunning views over the medina and the breakfast was great (Moroccan pancakes, croissants, fruit salad, eggs and fresh orange juice). All of the rooms are a good size and decorated in their own unique style. The ryad is less than a 5 minute walk from the main streets. Overall, Carole (the owner) looked after extremely well throughout our stay and made it a very enjoyable experience. I would definitely recommend staying here.

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  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful riad in the middle of the medina. comfortable beds, good shower and great breakfast on the rooftop terrace with a 360 degrees view of essaouira and the ocean. We recommend staying here to everyone!

Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank Ruben B
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

A long overdue review for our visit Jan 2016. The ryad is nice and the new owner is lovely; very sweet and helpful. The ryad is centrally located and has a gorgeous view from the roof where wonderful breakfasts were served. Breakfast included eggs which was welcome after all the bread everywhere else. We were warmly greeted by the owner, served treats and a nice beverage and given a map and oriented to the town. She made some great recommendations as well. We quite enjoyed Essaouira which was more laid back and chill. The ryad is a bit difficult to find down a tiny alley but the helpful person who helped bring our bags by cart (recommended) asked along the way and we got there without problem.

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Erin C
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This riad really is a "safe haven" in a peaceful part of the medina. The roof terrace offers fantastic views during breakfast and if you just fancy chilling out and catching some rays on the sun loungers. Staff are so attentive and more than happy to help with any enquiries. Jerome and Carol are amazing people and full of knowledge. We were given recomendations for dinner each night and they were spot on too! Rooms were clean and decorated tastefully.
Can't recommend this riad highly enough.

Stayed: July 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Lois_Dani
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

We (2 people) stayed here for two nights. The host (Carol) was just awesome! She always was in close touch with us via email before our arrival wanting to know when we would arrive so they could prepare for our arrival. Upon arrival we were greeted by the lovely housekeeper (I believe she speaks primarily French) and we were shown our room. After settling in we made our way to the terrace to meet our host Carol who is originally from France. We were treated with refreshments. Carol's first language is French but was very still helpful and understandable in English. We unfortunately did not get to meet her husband during our stay though, I'm sure he would have been equally as helpful. Apparently Carol's husband would be doing all the greeting/instructions if English is preferred but Carol did a great job still! She gave us a map and the breakdown of the medina and recommendations for restaurants etc etc - very helpful! She also made sure we were happy with our room right in the beginning. The riad on the inside is very beautiful and has a great architectural build. I would suggest booking a room where the wall that seperates the bathroom from the bedroom is completely sealed at the top. Carol was kind enough to let us keep our baggage at the riad after check out time as we had a later bus in the day back to Marrakesh and didn't want to drag our bags around.

  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ryad Lyon-Mogador

Address: 39 Rue Ceuta, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Essaouira
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Essaouira
#8 Spa Hotel in Essaouira
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Essaouira
#16 Family Hotel in Essaouira
Price Range: S$94 - S$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ryad Lyon-Mogador 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the old Mogador, on the edge of the Atlantic, the Lyon-Mogador is a "safe haven" in the heart of the medina in the magical city of Essaouira. This charming 18th century house, organized on 4 levels, wraps around the skylight. 11 authentic rooms and a terrace offering a panoramic view of the ocean and the Medina, will contribute to make your stay unforgettable. The breakfast, different every morning but each time delicious and copious, served on the roof top terrace, will help you start your day with energy and enthusiasm ! ... more   less 
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