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“extremely helpful and pleasant staff in this simple, well situated riad” 4 of 5 stars
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Riad Sheba
3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   35 derb Raouia Rmila (1mn from BMCI BANK Bank), Marrakech 40000, Morocco   |  
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Ranked #345 of 1,040 Marrakech B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
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“extremely helpful and pleasant staff in this simple, well situated riad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

extremely helpful and pleasant staff in this simple, well situated riad

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

The riad is in a perfect location for everything you could wish to see in Marrakech. Just the right walking distance from the main square and a short (under 10 dh) taxi ride to most other places to visit. It is a very peaceful retreat from the busy streets and once you are inside hard to believe it can be so quite. The aircon is a must if you travel in July as it reached 45% and the pool is fantastic. Nabil and the other staff made our stay as they were very friendly and helpful yet never intrusive on your privacy, we were given a map and shown some good places to eat. (Cafe Arabe). The breakfast was really good as well. We stayed in the Marrakech suite which was fabulous. We will be going back and maybe taking other couples with us and renting whole riad.

Steve and Claire-Oxford, England.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2009

This hotel boasts a very welcoming and knowledgeable staff, who told us which were the best places to visit (and which to avoid!). On your first trip to Marrakech it is good to have a transfer from the airport, but you should bear in mind that 15 euros is more than twice the price of a taxi from the rank. Our “suite” was lovely with an exceptional shower room. The riad is very centrally located, about seven minutes’ walk from the main square, yet it is extremely quiet, and we had a very relaxing stay there. It also has a wonderful and well equipped roof terrace for sunbathing.


Just a couple of niggles … The pool would be better described as a jacuzzi. And there is a 5% surcharge if you pay by credit card, rather than cash.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2008

We (me and my wife) stayed 4 nights in Riad Sheba in November 2008. We had a great time.
The atmosphere in the Riad is peaceful and quiet. Which is a very welcome change from the hectic life in Marrakech. The people in the Riad are all very friendly and always ready to help out, give advice etc. The rooms are very clean.
Don't expect too much of the "swimming pool". It is very small. However working on your tan is possible on the nice roofterras.

We had a great stay and would recommend this to Marrakech visitors.

Stayed November 2008
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Address: 35 derb Raouia Rmila (1mn from BMCI BANK Bank), Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #345 of 1,040 B&Bs / Inns in Marrakech
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Sheba 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The riad Sheba is located just a five minutes walk from Jemaa el Fna. Traditional Moroccan tastefully decorated. All rooms and suites have been restored in accordance with traditional craftsmanship.The Riad Sheba has a dedicated staff, listening to you 24 hours/24.Guests are invited to relax in the hotel’s hammam, Jacuzzi and steam bath. Treatments including exfoliating scrubs and massage are available.Riad Sheba’s central location provides a good base for exploring Marrakech. ... more   less 
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