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Riad Shama

22 Taht sour Ikbir | Zaouia Abbassia, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Ranked #208 of 481 Hotels in Marrakech
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to a riad in marrekesh. It was incredible to enter this oasis after a busy day in the hustle and bustle of the medina. The rooms were beautiful, very unusual. There were some housekeeping issues, so don't expect the slickness of a 5 star hotel. The male waiting staff were very friendly, they gave advice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a transfer from the airport which was 15 € , the price locally should be70 /80 dirham but you wouldn't necessarily know that when you arrived. It was good to have someone waiting for us at the airport and not have to worry about getting to the Riad and walking the last bit to the door .Really lovely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although hard to find and a little off the beaten track this Riad exudes calmness amongst the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. The tranquility of the open air pool and rooftop terrace makes for a perfect place to recoup, relax and read. The staff, in particular a chap named Joel, was informative, helpful and couldn't have done more for us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I spent a week here with my girlfriend and we both loved the place. The Taxi dropped us off in the medina, where locals were gathered doing their shopping, relaxing or getting shelter from the 40 degree heat. Motorbikes slowly weaved in between the people on foot and the smell of street food filled the air. A short walk led... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Nice and friendly hotel great to stay like we did for short city break swimming pool small but well enough to relax after very hot day trip ;) great mint tea and nice breakfast. Since when you cross hotel main entrance is like different world heaven :) the hotel is allocate in old town very save to walk there even... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My experience with this hotel is horrible. Due to miscommunication from both sides. They have devited my creditcard. And kept the money. Even after a lot of calling etc, from my side. They kept the money. It was a very unfair situation, and I would question your stay in this hotel. As they are only after money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

First time writing a review I thought it was only right to do one for Riad shama. Absolutely amazing place from the moment you walk in. Its true what previous reviews have put its a "Hidden gem" right in the middle of the busy and vibrant residential area of the medina. Staff so welcoming and attentive. Breakfast lovely continental /... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We enjoyed very much the stay. The Riad with a pool and a terrace is right at the medina gate. Very easy to reach by car what is important because cars cant drive easily in the Medina. The Riad is real oasis in the busy sometimes very loud medina. We love it. In the morning one can enjoy in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We were not staying here but we were invited here by family to have mint tea. We had a tour of the riad including the roof terrace and bedroom where they were sleeping. This was more than adequate, had air conditioning but only had internal windows. It was fitted out very comfortably. The internal rooms smelled of roses. While we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I travelled with a group of three ladies for a very short break to Marrakech and stayed in this typical Riad with the open central square in which was the swimming pool.. It is situated in the area of the city beyond the souks towards the Jardin Majorelle. We had two rooms, I had a double with a quaint en-suite.... More 

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