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Riad Shaden

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 June 2013

From the moment you arrive, the team at Riad Shaden were so warm and welcoming. Youssef and Siad are wonderful. I had lunch at the Riad which was a feast of traditional Moroccan food and was delicious. Youssef was excelling in educating me about aspects of Marrakech. I would definitely recommend a visit to this Riad as I enjoyed my...

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Reviewed 2 June 2013

What can I say that has'nt been said already about this wonderful oasis in the middle of the old city,this is our 2nd stay and definitely wont be the last.Even from booking the communication with Shona,the owner left nothing to chance,even down to a hints & tips guide.Upon arrival we were meet by our driver Abdul who we done a...

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North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2013

I stayed at Riad Shaden for a week in early March. I was met at the airport by the driver Abdhul who was charming and spoke excellent English. The Riad was all it claimed to be, the staff who were so willing and helpful kept the Riad in spotless condition and nothing appeared to be too much trouble. Either Youssef...

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QLD
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Well our plane was diverted and delayed, so we missed our transfer to the Riad. Finding our way to the Riad by ourselves had us in a bit of a "state", however that all quickly changed as soon as we stepped inside the Riad and were greeted by Youssef and some mint tea. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, from the...

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Riad_Safran, Owner at Riad Shaden, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Riad Shaden. However, for the benefit of future guests, I would like to respond concerning your arrival in Marrakech. Your flight was delayed and diverted to Casablanca, and our driver was only informed about this by airport staff after he had already waited over...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Stayed at the riad for two nights and realy enjoyed it. It was a welcome intro to Morocco and a haven of peace in busy Marrakech. The cookery lesson was fun and we got eat the results! The staff were very helpful and the fact that Engish was spoken made me feel doublely welcome

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Milton Keynes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

We so enjoyed our stay at Riad Shaden. For a 4-day break, it was so relaxing, comfortable, calm and peaceful and we both left feeling the benefits of our stay in Marrakech in a way that we haven't from a longer stay in other places. Siad and Youssef were fantastic hosts, the breakfasts and evening meal was delicious and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We stayed at Riad Shaden for 3 nights at the beginning of March and really enjoyed our stay. The Riad is conveniently located in a residential area about a 15 minute walk from the main square - we pretty much walked to and from all the main attractions throughout our holiday which we liked as you really got to soak...

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Reviewed 21 March 2013

I had to organise a place for a hen party. When we were looking for a place to stay Riad Shaden stood out for us. Shona ( the owner ) was brilliant in helping me with any queries that I had - & I had a few. On arrival, we were met by Abdul and it was good as he...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Just returned from my hen weekend in marrakech. We hired the entire riad to accommodate 12 women! Syed and Yousef went out their way to ensure we had a comfortable and enjoyable stay which couldn't of been an easy task with 12 high- maintenance women involved! They assisted with all our trips and activities and even escorted us through the...

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Reviewed 18 March 2013

I stayed at the Riad Shaden as part of a 12 girl hen-do. I was blown away at the hospitality of the staff, Youseff and Sayeed, who bent over backwards to ensure that all our needs were met and that we wanted for nothing. Always smiley and ready to help. The Riad was beautifully decorated, spacious and clean at all...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a traditional area in the east of the medina, yet only a 15 minute walk from Djemaa al Fna, Riad Shaden is the perfect place to relax and unwind. The property has a total of 6 bedrooms (2 suites and 4 standard double/twin rooms). All rooms are ensuite, with reversible air conditioning, flat screen TVs, complementary toiletries and safes. There is a spacious central courtyard, a cosy living room and a sunny and secluded roof terrace with sunbeds and parasols. Breakfast is included in the room rate, with additional meals available on request. Cookery lessons are available, which include a shopping trip to the local market. Riad Shaden's staff speak English, French and Spanish and are available 24 hours a day. They are happy to assist with booking day trips, golf, restaurants and hammams, as well as providing general advice about what to see and do in Marrakech. Riad Shaden's English speaking driver is available for airport transfers, as well as day trips and longer excursions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Shaden

Address: 222 Derb El Kadi, Bab Ailen, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region > Marrakech
Price Range: $53 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Shaden 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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