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Riad Shama

4-star4 stars
22 Taht sour IkbirZaouia Abbassia, Marrakech40000Morocco, 0203 027 9779

4-star riad with outdoor pool, near Ben Youssef Mosque
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi in the lobby
Awesome vibe
Delicious food
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
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Riad Shama

Hotel Info: 0203 027 9803

from £51
  • Classic Double Room
  • Suite
  • Triple Room
  • Family Room
  • Superior Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Airport shuttle *


  • No parking

  • Discounted off-site parking


  • Area shuttle within 10 km *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in Moroccan cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Riad Shama’s small print

Also known as

  • Riad Shama Marrakech
  • Riad Shama
  • Shama Marrakech
  • Riad Shama Hotel Marrakech


This property does not have lifts.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

The hotel collects the mandatory city/local tax of MAD 2.50 per guest per night at check-in or check-out. Guests age 12 and younger are not charged.

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.50 per person, per night.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 20 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 15 per room (one-way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Riad Shama


  • In Medina
  • Jamaa el Fna (20-minute walk)
  • Ben Youssef Mosque (11-minute walk)
  • Almoravid Koubba (11-minute walk)
  • Marrakesh Museum (12-minute walk)
  • Koutoubia Minaret (25-minute walk)
  • Dar Si Said Museum (25-minute walk)
  • Bahia Palace (30-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Marrakech (RAK-Menara) 19-min drive
  • Marrakech Central Station 12-min drive
  • Discounted off-site parking
  • On-site parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 55 reviews

Riad Shama
Staff at the riad are friendly. But the room's condition is not very nice, some lights not working, so the room is dark. Far away from the central square, takes a long walk or much over-priced taxi to get there.
A Traveller, gb2 night romance trip
Riad Shama
Most Horrendous Experience of Our Lives
My wife and I had the most horrendous experience of our lives thanks to Riad Shama. We made a booking at this riad in Dec 2017. The hotel is located in a terrible, convoluted and dangerous looking area. When we finally found the place, the manager could not find our booking. I showed him the confirmation email and he was confused so he called his boss. After a 5 min conversation in french he said that they did not have any booking under our names and that the riad was full for the night and asked us to leave. As you can imagine at 10pm where all the alleyways are dark and filled with shady characters we were not happy to hear this. We went back and forth for a while; he was getting aggressive and repeated the same few words adding that he did not speak English (even though he was speaking to us fine earlier). We asked to at least use the phone at the riad to call to help make alternative arrangements. But this deplorable person said no and continued to aggressively push us out the door. We left. A bunch of kids followed us and kept offering to show us other riads which we refused at first but finally agreed as we didn't have much choice at that point. There was a real chance we were going to get robbed, beat up or worse but thankfully that didn't happen. After 3 tries, the 4th riad agreed to take us in. We decided to give the kids 300Dh (30€) for helping us. They got angry and wanted more which I refused. Riad Shama had the gall to charge us for the night too!
A Traveller, ca1 night trip
Riad Shama
This is great!
My family and I really enjoyed our stay at this place. It is very charming and the rooms are spacious and clean. TV didn't work for the kids but other than that it was great. Breakfast is basic but good!
Aidee, us1 night family trip
Riad Shama
Very Good8.0
Great riad choice
Really gorgeous decor, free breakfast was great, enjoyed hammam spa. Liked the junior suite better than 2 level one. Great staff
Adjoa B., us1 night trip with friends

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