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22, Taht Sour Lakbir Zaouia Abbassia, Medina, 40000 Marrakesh, Morocco – Show map
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Outdoor Pool (seasonal), Terrace, Sun Deck
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Solarium, Spa, Massage, Turkish/Steam Bath, Indoor Pool (seasonal)
Food & Drink
Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Room Service, Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Safe, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 12 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One older child or adult is charged 100 % of the room stay per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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This Riad is inside the Medina of Marrakech, a 10 minute walk from Jamaâ El Fna Square. It has a terrace with views of the Atlas Mountains and Koutoubia Mosque.
Score from 493 reviews Wonderful
Le Riad Berbère is 10 minutes’ walk from Jemaâ El Fna Square and offers a rooftop terrace with a view on Marrakech’s Medina.
Score from 124 reviews Exceptional
This 5-star Moroccan guesthouse features an outdoor pool in the patio area, and a terrace with panoramic views of the Medina and the Atlas Mountains.
Score from 24 reviews Exceptional
This Riad is in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Marrakesh’s Medina. It offers air conditioned guest rooms with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi access.
Score from 115 reviews Very good
Amazing and charming place to stay. Stunning inferiors with all modern facilities. Very friendly , dedicated staff. Perfect organisation. I strongly recommend to stay in this riad.
Serene courtyard and beautiful indoor areas with fountains. Great views and sun lounging space on the roof. Staff were superb, very friendly to our nearly two year old daughter.
The lock on our room door was literally falling off the door. However the riad felt very secure so it didn't present a big issue. A minimum 10 minute walk to restaurants.
The hotel was nice and the rooms were big and very nice. The atmosphere was lovely! Food was good although didn't have much choice and the breakfast was pretty much the same every day.
It says is got a spa but they only have a hamam (which I don't recommend - it doesn't look very nice and it's small and the ladies there made you very uncomfortable ) and a small room for massaj. That's it!! That is not spa!! We took a taxi from the hotel each time we went out and at the end we discoverd that they've charged us different price each time!! When you ask them the price they tell you one thing and on the bill is a different price (bigger obvious )!!! This happened with everything (food, taxi, spa..). We were told one price and on the bill was a different one.
Great quality interiors and lovely bathrooms. We had a pair of interconnecting rooms ideal for a family of four, with two bathrooms (and two TVs!). The beds were very comfortable with high quality sheets, so I didn't even miss my own bed.
The dining room was too cold and the food service was a bit erratic.
The service was superb the tours/drivers arranged by the Shama could not have been bettered we intend to return can we give higher praise than that? We consider the cost of staying to be very reasonable too.
As soon as the door closes to the noisy street, you find yourself in a tranquil oasis, relaxing music and the faint smell of orange flower drift through the foyer into the pool area. A lovely big bed in a spacious room, excellent massage treatments, and the staff couldn't have been more friendly and accommodating.
The shower head couldnt be angled in such a way as to avoid making the bathroom floor wet.
staff atmosphere decor bedrooms tranquility - you have to go there to understand.
cold pool isolated wifi
This was a really comfortable hotel to stsy in, small and petfectly formed. Loved the Marrocan style of decoration, especially the bathroom with beautiful tiling and fixtures.the staff were very friendly and happy tp arrange or book anything for you. Their own trips ate actually very good value.
This hotel is located in a bit of a dodgy area and can be difficult to navigate to when walking. You are at the mercy of some oopportunistic locals who offer to lead you the way...take you the wrobg wsy and then ecpect money. You should be prepared to get taxis everywhere.
Riad Shama was a gorgeous, tranquil escape from the frenetic Medina and market in Marrakech. It was quiet, peaceful and gorgeously decorated and appointed. The food was outstanding and the staff excellent.
The riad is stunning! The staff are very friendly and our drivers to and from excursions where happy to go out of the way to do anything for us. I liked the location of the riad I felt like it was the real morocco feel very raw and rustic.
I didn't like the fact that there wasn't much choice in terms of food and that there was hardly anyone who understood English, apart from 1 or 2 staff who were not always around. The pillows in the rooms were a little too soft for my liking. There were also a few excursions that were miscommunicated to us which resulted in us paying more for them and the fact that English wasn't a strong point it was hard to get my point across, so we just paid it. Wifi is also an issue you can only connect on the roof or inside the restaurant.
Maria the manager leads a professional caring and accomodating staff; they provide timely discreet service to their guests. The dinner tables around the pool provide for the most romantic setting. You can eat and drink at a very reasonable price at this Riad. You can count on Usef or Mustapha to make your dinner experience the most pleasant. Do not miss the hamman experience it is a must Consider the upstairs terrasse to savour the mint tea, wine or just to gaze in each others eyes. This Riad being in the Medina gives its guest a true and unique Moroccan experience Nathalie and Sylvain from Canada
Our 5 day stay was to short
The staff were so welcoming and the Riad was beautiful, it was peaceful, well kept and the pool was much appreciated in the heat of the day. Also only a 20 min walk from the main square so a great location too.
Everything about our stay was amazing; the welcome, our room, the pool, the breakfast etc. The ambiance and atmosphere was perfect (beautiful, softly played music throughout the hotel). We chose to eat dinner one evening at Shama and that also was perfect. The hotel taxi & driver met us at the airport and waited hours for us to get through passport control (you need the patience of a Saint for that) and the charge was only Euros 20. On another day he took us to the bus station so that we could buy our tickets for our next destination which worked out really well. We booked the family room at Shama with sliding doors between rooms and our teenagers had the twin bit, perfect again! They even had their own en suite, as did my husband and I. Couldn't stop taking photographs of this beautiful oasis right in the middle of mad, crazy & chaotic Marrakech!
Absolutely nothing to dislike!
The Riad was amazing, so was the staff. It was like a little paradise in the middle of crazy medina! The rooms were very tidy and cozy, and the terrase on the roof was great. We enjoyed every moment we spent in the Riad.
The location of Riad is a bit far from the main square and the neibourhood wasn't very nice. Once you know your way - it's simple to come back, but first times it's almost impossible not to loose your way! The dirrections of google maps shown on the page weren't really helpfull.
The Riad is gorgeous and the staff and extremely attentive and helpful.
The extras and excursions were quite pricey and the location is a fair walk from the souks and the main square but not enough t be a problem, just an effort.
A high standard of service and facilities. Excellent location and very friendly helpful staff. Would highly recommend it and wouldn't want to stay anywhere else in Marrakech. Also,a very beautiful building.
We stayed here for 6 nights at the end of May and were incredibly impressed with the spaceousness of the rooms and terrace. Breakfast was great and it was a lovely escape from the hustle and bustle outside!
The venue was stunning, but perhaps the most pleasing aspect was the quality of the staff, who whist professional had enough personality to make the stay feel special. In particular Youssef was excellent.
I'd say sometimes service e.g food was slightly slow. But actually it was part of the laid back charm of the suites and service generally in Morrocco was slower than you may expect in the UK so this certainly was not a dislike.
We received a warm greeting and Youseff is a fabulous host and was happy to help organise anything we needed. The Riad is stunning and clean and the very well decorated. We enjoyed our evenings watching the sunset from the room terrace overlooking the rooftops of Marrakech and of course the Atlas mountains. Initially you feel very deep into the Medina, but actually if you follow the flow of traffic it is simple & safe enough to navigate you way to and from the square – if not a taxi costs 50 dirham (5 euros) one way.
Although we found our stay relaxing, the food service always seemed quite slow. One morning it took 1 hour for an omelette to arrive, after we raised this to the manager our breakfast always arrived quickly! It would be better to have coffee and orange juice available for people to help themselves to – I found it frustrating having to wait 10 minutes for the waiter to bring you your first refreshments of the day. Also, being English (that speak little or no French) we found it difficult to communicate with the staff and this created some confusion at times. We booked a trip to Ourika Valley which the manager said is beautiful – we found it to be a touristy and overpriced excursion. There was a nice moment when having mint tea with snowy mountains in view but we have been to much nicer places – the river here is overrun with restaurants and it isn’t what I was expecting, nor did I feel it was traditional Berber!
Great manager, beautiful and big room, good roof top terasse, relaxing oasis and peaceful athmosphere, nice breakfast
Staff wasn't very good at english, a bit boring menu, heating wasn't turned on so it was a bit chilly though the weather was nice and warm outside
This riad was an oasis of calm befor venturing out into the madness of the city. It proved a perfect contrast to this beautiful and vibrant city. Staff were unbelievably friendly and Moroccan mint tea was on tap !
Very helpful and welcoming staff. The location of the Riad was good, not too far from the main square but well away from the main tourist hotels. Breakfast was very good. Enjoyed the hamman.and massage.
Not very keen on the evening meal when we ate in the restaurant.
Very quiet nice Riad.Excelent staff in the SPA.Very good management.
Staff in the breakfast area, little slow.
The staff and the owner of the Riad was very friendly helpful. The service was excellent, they organized trips, transfers, transfers to restaurants etc. Great place, the Riad is calm relaxing, ideal for anyone that wants to relax. Would advise it to everyone.