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Riad Villa Gonatouki - Essaouira

3 star Riad Essaouira

Tagaydrt - Douar El Ghazoua - Essaouira

Price starting from MAD 819.96
Villa Gonatouki is a 3 star Riad in Essaouira, Morocco, where guests will enjoy a pleasant stay between desert and sea, and discover the Medina, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Essaouira is situated 3 hours from Marrakesh and Agadir.

While on holiday in Essaouira, guests will be able to practice various activities such as fishing, canoeing, wind surfing and kite surfing, horse riding, hiking in the forest, biking, and golfing. The hosts at this Essaouira Riad will also help with organizing guided visits of the Medina and its main attractions.

Facilities and services at the Riad include maid service, panoramic terraces, children's swimming pool, 24-hour security, restaurants serving delicious local cuisine, storage space for water sports equipment, a full-service wellness center including a hammam, roundtrip airport shuttle and transfer services to the beach, shopping center and train station, all available upon advanced notice (24 hours prior to arrival for airport transfers) and for a fee, and babysitting service. A meeting room with banquet facilities and complimentary wireless Internet access is also available.

This Riad also offers luggage storage, medical assistance, designated smoking areas, dry cleaning/laundry service, multilingual staff, express check-out, wedding services, security guard, music library, supervised child care/activities for a surcharge, and half/full board rates. A complimentary manager’s reception is offered daily.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 9.5 Outstanding!
Based on 9 hotel reviews © 2015

My family and I stayed here for two nights in January 2015 and had one of the est ...

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Breakfast at Riad Villa Gonatouki

A free continental breakfast is available between 6:30 AM and noon.

Riad Facilities at Villa Gonatouki

  • Baby sitter
  • Laundry service
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Hairdresser
  • Beach umbrellas and deck loungers
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Barbecue
  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Free parking
  • Children swimming pool
  • Meeting Room
  • Internet/Email services
  • Indoor entertainment room
  • Spa/Wellness Centre
  • Turkish bath

Know before you go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: between 4 PM and 4:00 PM.

Check-out: before noon.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: MAD 12 per vehicle
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: MAD 12 (from 0 to 18 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MAD 165 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: MAD 30 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.
  • Resort fee: MAD 30 per person, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Bicycle storage
  • Internet access
  • Self parking
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping/cleaning fees/gratuities

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.











Villa Gonatouki Riad reviews

10 Outstanding!
  • November 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

What a beautiful place. We stayed in a superior room just for one day at the end of a touring holiday of Morocco. We arrived early intending to look around Essaouira later that afternoon, but the Villa was so relaxing and our welcome so pleasing that didn't leave the Villa until it was time to checkout. We swam and relaxed for the rest of the day and had an excellent meal in the evening followed by probably the best breakfast we had during our whole stay in Morocco. What a pity it was that we only had one night!

10 Outstanding!
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Norway

We absolutly loved the place, it is soo beautiful. It is more like a home the A hotel. Everything was perfect and we did not want To leave! Hope to go back again.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

The proprietor, Bruno, is a wonderful host, and his staff is friendly and accomodating. It feels more like you are visting the house of a friend than staying in a hotel. Some of the rooms are very spacious, but the least expensive a much smaller. A beautiful property with wonderful people.

10 Outstanding!
  • April 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • United Kingdom

An amazing place with wonderful staff, we all had the best time and the kids best holiday.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • November 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Slovenia

Villa Gonatouki is a special experience. It is a little bit remoted from Essaouira (8 km), the road to the villa is in a quite bad condition, but after you visit the villa, you easily forget this trifle. It is really worth it. To say so, villa has its own soul. It is special. The materials are unique and well selected, the architecture is great ( I especially enjoyed the narrow, at the time of our visit, heated swimming pool), the view from the balcony is superb. The personnel is charming and very professional, the food was great. Very fresh and tasty. It is obvious that the hotel is managed by a person who loves and enjoys his work. And really, Mr. Bruno, the owner and the manager, is simply a great guy. Very attentive, with excellent knowledge of how to treat his guests. He did everything to make us happy in his place. It is a fact, that this kind of hotel managers are rare this days. Absolutely recommended!

10 Outstanding!
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Netherlands

A magnificent villa, a fantastic host (Bruno), delicious food (Sawira), great guests: simply a dream come true. The place to be in Essaouira!

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8.3 Very Good
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

7.6 Good
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

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Room Details

Book your family-friendly accommodation at Villa Gonatouki, offering 10 guest rooms with private pools and espresso makers. For comfort and convenience, each individually furnished and decorated guest room comes with a separate sitting area. In-room kitchen amenities include full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops and dishwashers, allowing you to save on dining expenses while you travel. A good night's sleep in supportive Select Comfort mattresses with premium bedding will have visitors waking up refreshed and well-rested throughout their holiday or business trip.

Business travelers visiting the Essaouira area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access. Rooms also include soundproofing and blackout drapes/curtains.

Bathrooms are outfitted with slippers, hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Extra beds
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Riad Villa Gonatouki

Bordj el Berod - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Essaouira Beach - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Skala du Port - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Place Moulay el Hassan - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Mohammed Ben Abdallah Museum - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Skala de la Ville - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Sidi Kaouki Beach - 11.1 km / 6.9 mi
The preferred airport for Villa Gonatouki is Essaouira (ESU-Mogador) - 8 km / 5 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Riad Villa Gonatouki

  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the railway station
  • Free parking