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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   22 Taht sour Ikbir | Zaouia Abbassia, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Riad Shama
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Ranked #196 of 467 Hotels in Marrakech
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Empoli, Toscana, Italy
18 reviews 18 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently spent 5 nights in Riad Shama and it was one of the best experience I ever had in an hotel in my life. The staff is amazing and very helpful, even if with some communications problem as we don't speak french. The overall atmosphere is quiet (except for the calling to the prayer every hour but well..we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Riad Shama from a week over Christmas holidays. Love the serenity and beauty of the Riad. The rooms are nice and comfortable and service is amazing. The rooms get cold at nights (especially december) but you can ask for fire place to be lit and make the room warm and cozy. Everyone at the Riad is very... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know that saying that goes “you only appreciate what you had once its gone”, well this riad was one of those after we had to find another riad. We originally booked the riad just for é nights after deciding that we would do the sahara dessert 2day, 1 night execution but then we changed our mind as the bigger... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed 4 nights.. The staff were great, The riad was too... If a little cold in the December mornings at breakfast..wi fi a bit hit and miss, also only 2 English speaking tv channels another downside was it took 5 days to get our bearings and actually find our way back from the main square.. Failing that use the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This was a 4night break and was perfect! The staff could not have been more helpful the pick u p from and to the airport the drivers who took us on tours as well as taxiing us around were extremely good and always on time all this was arranged by the Shama which itself had comfortable beds nice music -all... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

An oasis just on the edge of the medina which allows taxis to get relatively close to the hotel (1 minute walk). Superb grounds with a beautiful roof-top terrace and tranquil courtyard and spacious rooms. Unfortunately, the man on duty spoilt our stay with painfully poor service. We waited at least half an hour to get waited on for dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

On a special break to celebrate our silver wedding in september. She who must be kept happy wanted to try a bit of excitement and adventure. So four nights in Marrakech at the Riad Shama.. What a beautiful serene oasis in the middle of a city that was described by an elderly gentleman on the plane as "bonkers^. Quiet cool... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

after arriving by plane it was a brisk walk through the medina to arrive at our riad. Once inside this modest dwelling became a tranquil and delightful stay with the constant smell of incense and the hospitable staff, we were able to relax straightaway. Our room was a good size and fitting in with the decor of mosaics and brass... More 

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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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Address: 22 Taht sour Ikbir | Zaouia Abbassia, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riad Shama 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Riad Shama Marrakech
Riad Shama Hotel Marrakech
Hotel Style:
#85 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#146 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech

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