This riad will provide you the perfect fusion of the authentic medina (old town) experience with the service and luxury of a higher end hotel. Our few days there were not nearly enough, but with the help of the delightful staff we had a truly magical time. They booked us a relaxing afternoon at the spa, reservations at wonderful restaurants and served beautiful breakfasts on the terrace. The owner Luc is a gem, his hospitality and kindness are out of this world. We were able to walk to so many sights from the riad including the main market/souk and Luc was able to take us on a delightful tour of the Ourika Valley, with a beautiful hike and a traditional lunch and none of the forced tourist stuff that you read about in reviews of tour companies. I would go back in a second and recommend this raid to everyone! I really want to thank Riad Dar Sholmes for an excellent weekend in Marrakech, I hope to visit again soon.