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Riad Shemsi

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Riad Shemsi early October. It is a beautiful Riad with very friendly staff, comfortable rooms and delicious food. The location is great, as it is in the Medina but not right next to the main square (15 min walk) meaning you can still relax in the busy city! Would 100% recommend it to anyone can't wait to...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this riad for its location: still in the Medina but close to the new city and in particular the conference venue of COP 22, a big climate conference. It was a 20-minute walk, and although Riad Shemsi is located at the end of one of the Medina's windy maze pathways, one of the women working at the riad...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The Riad Shemsi is an oasis of cool and calm right in the heart of the hustle and bustle that is Marrakech. The staff could not have been more helpful or friendly. The only criticism would be that the bed was really quite hard. Would recommend requesting one of the larger rooms.

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Thank Malindi L
England
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Further to our 3 night stay in the Widiane Suits and hotel as part of a holiday booked through secret escapes we were transferred to the Roah Shemsi in the heart of Marrakesh. Upon arrival we walked through a shabby looking door to be met with an oasis of calm. We were given some mint tea and local pastries before...

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Thank ceseria
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a lovely calm and relaxing riad. The welcome and service is exceptionally friendly and helpful. It provided to be a superb base from which we could explore Marrakech and then retreat to when we had enough of the hustle-and-bustle of the city.

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Thank jtowers100
Exeter
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was a 2 night stay following 5 nights in the High Atlas at a very remote resort - suffice to say, Shemsi couldn't be more of a contrast to where we came from. We arrived mid afternoon, and the driver stopped in a tiny side street and called Shemsi for someone to come e and fetch us - we...

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Visited for a short break with my daughter early October. Riad Shemsi is beautiful,tranquil and relaxing we couldn't believe how peaceful the roof terrace was and the pool a lovely bonus when its 30 degrees. Tagine on first night was delicious! Our room was lovely, furnished traditionally, comfy bed and spotlessly clean. Staff very friendly and couldn't do enough for...

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

It was my first taste of a Riad and one with a pool is apparently rare. This one also has a very attractive roof terrace with sunbathing as well. Rooms wee if a good size although a little dark but very well decorated and in keeping with local styles. Staff were excellent and really helped with all the arrangements, directions...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Beautifully decorated and peaceful with a nice pool. The room was really nicely decorated as well and had air conditioning. We arrived here after a trek in the Atlas Mountains and the staff helped us to get our clothes washed even though it wasn't part of their usual service. It really felt like they did everything to make sure our...

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Thank Annika B
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Riad Shemsi is a haven of peace and tranquility. A big thank you to everyone who works there, you really did make us feel at home and welcome. Breakfasts are amazing and filled us until dinner time. Nothing was too much trouble and thank you for preparing a lovely chicken tagine for dinner on my birthday. I would recommend Riad...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riad Shemsi is a beautiful and elegant Riad in the heart of the Marrakech Medina. Situated in the Royal Kasbah, it is in easy walking distance of all the principal sites including the main square and the myriad souks. All the suites are delightfully presented in traditional Moroccan plasterwork and Marrekchi furnishings. The views from its elevated terrace are stunning. The celebrated Shemsi cuisine is sourced locally everyday from the freshest ingredients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Shemsi

Address: 194 Derb Chtouka, Marrakech, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $109 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Shemsi 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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