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Riad Shama

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Riad Shama and its sister Riad nearby were both stunning, as the pictures suggest. We stayed as a couple for 3 days at Shama and then 1 night at the other Riad. We stayed in the suite at the end of the pool, the room was 30 foot long (or more) with a double vaulted ceiling. The doors opened on... More 

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1 Thank Peter R
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

We have spent 4 days at this riad with 5 friends. Staff was very nice. The location is a little bit far from the centre, but we could always count on our 'angel' driver Fetah to bring us to the centre and pick us up late at night! What a great service!

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Thank Emilia V
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a good room in this beautiful riad not far away from the main ancient medersa of the medina. A special thanks to Youssef for his dedication when he fixed our ac troubles. Good value for the money.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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582 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

There are some very good things about Riad Shama and some not so good. 1. The Riad itself is charming with a lovely pool in the centre of the hotel (garden / courtyard). This is great for relaxing and some guests seem to just sit here all day, bathing when hot and calling for drinks or food when required. The... More 

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1 Thank Donsafe
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2014

My daughter and I have just spent four days in this Riad. The staff very friendly and looked after us well, very helpful except when we asked them to book a table at a restaurant outside the Riad! Room was great, clean and spacious. They also have wi-fi which was great for us as we were able to download films... More 

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Thank Sicily28
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2014

It has been long and discouraging to work with Riad Shama in Marrekech. We paid for our 3 nights up front, since that was the only option, and then when I suffered an injury and could not walk, there was no question of making the trip to Morocco. 4 other reservations in different cities canceled and refunded any money we... More 

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6 Thank Michael B
Béatrice T, Responsable commercial at Riad Shama, responded to this review

Hi, You have booked in December a non refundable stay with a central reservation. This non refundable rate was cheaper than the refundable one. It means that the debit is immediately done by the Riad. We have had the kindness to offer you to report your stay for the next three months. You have selected the month of May, at... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2014

We stayed here for three nights in Feb 14. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and can all speak English. You are given Moroccan tea on arrival. Our room was spacious and clean. The location is about 20 - 25 min walk from the main square (Jama El Fna) on the Souks side. This was fine as gave us... More 

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Thank Teuy
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Stayed at the Riad Shama with a group of work friends, and we clearly made a good choice. The hotel arranged for us to be picked up from the airport and to be shuttled back again (yes, there was a charge for the shuttling, but definitely worth the convenience). When we arrived the staff were very friendly, offered us tea... More 

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Malta, New York
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

great riad!! very nice and spacious bedrooms, welcoming / nice atmosphere.. the hammam at the riad was very nice and relaxing.. although the receptionists couldnt speek alot of english they still did their best to help.. they also prepared us breakfast (which was always very good- moroccan food ) before we left in the very early morning.. would definetly recommand... More 

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Thank amypace
Marrakech
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I am travelling by myself in Marrakech and the hotel is really nice...nice room, nice infraestructure but the staff doesnt speaks english...just arabic or french wich make really difficult to comunicate. But the worst part is tha the Riad is very very far from the touristics places so every day coming back to the Riad is a nightmare because all... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • 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: €53 - €184 (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:
#101 Spa Hotel in Marrakech
#118 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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