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Riad Shanima & Spa

#141 of 1,134 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
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175 derb Arset Aouzal - Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The riad was really quiet only with 6 rooms and always with Adil, the responsible for the riad 24hours per day. All people very friendly and helpful. The room was beautiful, very modern and clean. The breakfast was very good always with fresh food.

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Thank you very much for choosing RIAD Shanima & SPA for your stay in Marrakech. Your opinion is very important for us and our future guests. We hope to see you soon in your second house in Marrakech More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful riad with amazing staff. The room was clean and spacious. Breakfast was lovely every morning. We arrived late in the evening and got picked up by riad's driver. A delicious dinner was waiting for us, it was a great start of holiday. All the staff are so friendly and helpful. We loved the riad and Marrakech.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The hotel might be difficult to find and is not exactly close to most attractions, but it is the only newly renovated, sophisticated riad we found in our entire Morroco trip (as you may guess, riads are usually traditional and old-fashioned). Still, it had that riad feel. The room was great, very clean and spacious. The bathroom, in particular, was... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I looked at many different riads in Marrakech and eventually chose Riad Shanima because of the location, good reviews and good price. I was not disappointed and was very impressed with the staff - they really do make you feel at home and nothing is too much trouble. I would definitely recommend staying here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Stayed in this Riad for a couple days and the hospitality was excellent. Very welcoming from the moment we arrived, relaxing with mint tea while our bags got taken to out room, and Asma showed us a map of marrakesh and around the Riad. Our room was great, we were on the terrace with our own sun loungers and table... More 

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Thank you very much for taking your time to post your opinion on Trip Advisor. Our team is delighted that you liked your stay. Everyone was especially delighted to welcome you and make you taste the hospitality and the Moroccan GASTRONOMY. See You Soon More 

Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Excellent everything - location, staff, breakfasts, hammam, wi-fi. I travel a lot and this one of the best places I stayed in. Tea and sweets on arrival were really pleasant. Very informative and helpful staff. Great rooms and indoor area.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed for two nights and it was brilliant. We were immediately welcomed with tea and felt at ease by the exceptional staff. The riad is in a really good location, far enough for the main square it was quiet however very close to where everything is in the medina. My bank card was eaten by an ATM by the... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

First of all the Bab Doukkala neighborhood is the place where you have to stay in Marrakech. Although is inside the Medina is a quite calm area. You can easily access the Riad (not in an obscure derb) and you fell completely safe even at night. The Riad itself is an hidden gem!!! All staff very attentive and nice. Delicious... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This riad is our last stay in Morocco. The car service arranged by the riad is costly and an alternate way may be better. The riad is very modern and very sophisticated. Upon arrival at the hotel, Adil brought us a towel and mint tea to refresh ourselves. We ate our dinner there, too. The menu is limited but the... More 

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Hertfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We stayed at the Riad Shanima for three nights and enjoyed every minute we spent there. From the moment we were welcome through the door with a smile by the lovely, friendly and helpful Adil (who we nicknamed "La Star de Shanima") we were conquered. The riad is extremely clean, spacious, light, beautifully decorated, comfortable, tranquil.... It is situated about... More 

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