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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 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 5 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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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 nights in total here, and found it very comfortable and relaxing. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It's a little bit away from the big square (Jemaa El Fna) which was night- a bit of respite from the bustle there. We found some good places to eat a short walk from the Riad.

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Thank Heather B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Although uninspiring on arrival, at this hotel tucked away in an alley in the casbah area,, we were pleasantly surprised on entering to find a charming and lovely, peaceful hotel, with a feel of traditional Morocco. Nadir the owner/manager? was lovely made us most welcome serving us a mint tea, (yuk! ) on arrival. Indeed all the staff here were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We went on a travel deal with no idea what to expect. The Riad was very luxurious although a bit out of the way so there is a lot of walking involved. The room was beautiful and I love the Moroccan theme. Might try some at home. It was a sanction to come home to after the noisy busy streets...

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Thank Lynne B
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

A beautiful riad with very kind and helpful staff. We had the best room (chocolate) which is spacious and the bathroom is fantastic. My only criticism is the low lighting, but this seemed to be quite common in places across Marrakech. I would definitely recommend the riad shemsi.

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Thank Claire H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Had a very good stay at the Riad Shemsi. Abdul and his team were very attentive and helpful.With their English and my broken French we were able to communicate as well as we needed to and the welcome was very warm. Nothing lacking in facilities. I'm glad we had a transfer from the airport as I'm not sure how I...

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016

My partner and I had a wonderful 4 night stay at Riad Shemsi last week. The staff are very welcoming and helpful, and were always available if we needed anything without being intrusive. We had a downstairs room overlooking the pool, which was beautifully decorated and very comfortable – the bath robes were lovely to lounge around in! The bathroom...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Just spent 4 nights in this lovely, quaint old riad, hidden away in the depths of the Kasbah. You really need a hotel transfer to get here - no way could you find it alone!! We had the 'orange room' on the first floor. This is the perfect size with all you could need, although better lighting in the bathroom,...

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $91 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Shemsi 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Apparently the Chocolate room is the largest and best room to have”
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“All rooms are unique and beautiful.”
Marinerette, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I only stayed once but the rooms all seemed the same”
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“Some are probably bigger than others, but the Orange room was delightful”
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