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Riad Shama

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   22 Taht sour Ikbir | Zaouia Abbassia, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #218 of 461 Hotels in Marrakech
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Riad Shama and its sister Riad nearby were both stunning, as the pictures suggest. We stayed as a couple for 3 days at Shama and then 1 night at the other Riad. We stayed in the suite at the end of the pool, the room was 30 foot long (or more) with a double vaulted ceiling. The doors opened on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We have spent 4 days at this riad with 5 friends. Staff was very nice. The location is a little bit far from the centre, but we could always count on our 'angel' driver Fetah to bring us to the centre and pick us up late at night! What a great service!

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in a good room in this beautiful riad not far away from the main ancient medersa of the medina. A special thanks to Youssef for his dedication when he fixed our ac troubles. Good value for the money.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

There are some very good things about Riad Shama and some not so good. 1. The Riad itself is charming with a lovely pool in the centre of the hotel (garden / courtyard). This is great for relaxing and some guests seem to just sit here all day, bathing when hot and calling for drinks or food when required. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My daughter and I have just spent four days in this Riad. The staff very friendly and looked after us well, very helpful except when we asked them to book a table at a restaurant outside the Riad! Room was great, clean and spacious. They also have wi-fi which was great for us as we were able to download films... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

It has been long and discouraging to work with Riad Shama in Marrekech. We paid for our 3 nights up front, since that was the only option, and then when I suffered an injury and could not walk, there was no question of making the trip to Morocco. 4 other reservations in different cities canceled and refunded any money we... More

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Béatrice T, Responsable commercial at Riad Shama, responded to this review

Hi, You have booked in December a non refundable stay with a central reservation. This non refundable rate was cheaper than the refundable one. It means that the debit is immediately done by the Riad. We have had the kindness to offer you to report your stay for the next three months. You have selected the month of May, at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed here for three nights in Feb 14. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and can all speak English. You are given Moroccan tea on arrival. Our room was spacious and clean. The location is about 20 - 25 min walk from the main square (Jama El Fna) on the Souks side. This was fine as gave us... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Stayed at the Riad Shama with a group of work friends, and we clearly made a good choice. The hotel arranged for us to be picked up from the airport and to be shuttled back again (yes, there was a charge for the shuttling, but definitely worth the convenience). When we arrived the staff were very friendly, offered us tea... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

great riad!! very nice and spacious bedrooms, welcoming / nice atmosphere.. the hammam at the riad was very nice and relaxing.. although the receptionists couldnt speek alot of english they still did their best to help.. they also prepared us breakfast (which was always very good- moroccan food ) before we left in the very early morning.. would definetly recommand... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I am travelling by myself in Marrakech and the hotel is really nice...nice room, nice infraestructure but the staff doesnt speaks english...just arabic or french wich make really difficult to comunicate. But the worst part is tha the Riad is very very far from the touristics places so every day coming back to the Riad is a nightmare because all... More

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Address: 22 Taht sour Ikbir | Zaouia Abbassia, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
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Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Shama 3*
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