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Riad Shama

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#183 of 505 Hotels in Marrakech
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 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....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

This place was our first stop off and introduction to Morocco. We stayed here 5 nights. We followed the advice on here and organised the transfer from the airport. Do this, Morocco is intimidating initially (it grows on you don't worry). You really do need the driver to walk you up to the entrance as you will not find it....

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1Thank Sean C
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2015

A quiet Riad which from the inside you wouldn't know you were in a bustling city. Picked up from the airport for 15€. Saved a lot of hassle for a first time visitor. Greeted warmly and by a beautiful fragrance throughout the place. Disappointed by the room which I would fail to call a delux suite. We were told that...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2015

This was my first visit to Morocco / Marrakech and apprehension is quite normal. Nothing to worry about though. My Riad Shama driver was waiting at the airport to get me there, 15 Euro. I had read on various review sites, including Tripadvisior, that the back streets and allyways of Marrakech would be quite daunting to the inexperienced so my...

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3Thank Malcolm S
Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2015

It is right in the middle of the vibrant city and, apart from the cold and darkness of the place (problems which the staff sorted), one of the best places we have stayed in. Food is a bit bland, same stuff for breakfast every day which we helped by taking in our own dates and bananas) but on the whole...

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2Thank colincampsite
Empoli, Toscana, Italy
Reviewed 24 January 2015

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...

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London
Reviewed 12 January 2015

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...

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2Thank JaskiratBaweja
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 30 December 2014

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...

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UK
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

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...

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Swindon
Reviewed 27 November 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...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Riad Shama

Address: 22 Taht sour Ikbir | Zaouia Abbassia, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $72 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Shama 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Riad Shama Marrakech
Riad Shama Hotel Marrakech
Hotel Style:
#100 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#123 Luxury Hotel in Marrakech
#142 Family Hotel in Marrakech
#159 Romantic Hotel in Marrakech
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“Don't stay here. They are horrific.”
 of 5 bubbles 8saran, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The triple room is great with a segregated "master bedroom" loft.”
 of 5 bubbles CuriousSophia, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pool side rooms give good access, other rooms on suite. Roof terrace is a nice place to chill out. Excellent staff and, recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles G5693XYnickh, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“decent hotel AMAZING Spa Services!!”
 of 5 bubbles kristinv388, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“One thing I learnt while traveling in Morocco; pack light!, there are not many lifts in most of the Riad,”
 of 5 bubbles archananr83, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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