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Riad Shemsi

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Marrakech is a mad city, riad Shemsi gave us an oasis from the bustle of the day. Abdul and Nadine deserve a mention as they made us feel very welcome and arranged transport and recommendations for places to visit. They were so friendly and it was sad to leave. We hope to be back one day.........

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Epsom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At the end of an alley about 1km from the main attractions this is indeed a tranquil place to relax after experiencing the madness of Marrakesh. We spent two nights here and could not fault the service we received. The staff were keen to help, recommend and advise, nothing was too much trouble to ensure that we enjoyed our stay....

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cambrils
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful two days here. The staff were lovely and friendly. The rooms comfortable and traditional decor. Breakfast was wonderful buffet style. The roof terrace was heaven and perfect for sunbathing. We didnt bother with the pool as it was too chilly. Service was impeccable and staff were very helpful.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We just loved this little oasis in the middle of old town Marrakech, it took a bit of navigation on the first day to find our way around but that was a) just what happens when you are in Marrakesh and B) all part of the fun!! Marrakech can be a pretty daunting place to arrive in no matter what...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely Riad with a very friendly team who helped with recommendations, bookings and information. Enjoyed being close enough to everything but in quiet corner of Marrakech, with less of the hustle and bustle. Very comfortable room and lovely breakfast.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

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 25 November 2016

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 31 October 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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1Thank Malindi L
England
Reviewed 29 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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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 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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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $96 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Shemsi 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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