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Riad Shambala

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This beautiful RIAD is located within the walls of Marrakech Medina or, as it is also known, the ancient part of the city.Inaugurated in September 2011, the hotel represents the realisation of Carlos, its owner´s, dream."Carlos' Dream" as it is known (which is inscripited in Arabic on the door of the Riad) brings to life his artistic interpretation and vision of a traditional Moroccan Riad.Every single detail, from the construction, the location, style & furnishings of the Riad are recreated in the classical & traditional manner which is typically Moroccan and one that the locals would recognise and admire as a typical Moroccan RiadThis vision enables the guests to engage themselves and appreciate the beauty and passion of this beautiful city with surroundings that bring to life of an era long forgotten but brought to life by the traditional settings of the Riad.During the Riad's construction only traditional Moroccan materials were used, such as Tadelakt plaster (concrete hand polished stone), Bejmat (baked clay), all of which was hand produced individually using traditional tools producing a complete piece of artisan work.Relax and enjoy drinking cocktail's or mint tea in its lounges or by the swimming-pool; far away from the hustle and bustle of the streets in the heart of Marrakech Medina, with the backdrop of the magnificient snowed Atlas mountains, or watch a beautiful sunset over the city at the end of the day, the choice is entirely yours.Do not miss the romantic experience of arriving at night at the Riad and going up to your room with a traditional candle lighting the way, whilst in the morning awake to a wonderful breakfast which can be taken in any of the Riad's charming locations or terraces.If you wish so, book your evening dinner at the Riad, you will certainly not forget the experience of tasting wonderful original Moroccan food on the patio or one of the many terraces, all set in a complete relaxed atmosphere enabling you to forget about the worries of the world.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Airport transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Derb Sidi Messaoud 111, Arest Ihiri, Marrakech 40000 Morocco
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Menara Airport3 mi
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This place is magnificent! The staff is very friendly and accommodating (even if you ask for breakfast at 4pm!). It is a small Riad with only 5 rooms so you feel very taken care of. The rooms are beautifully decorated and very comfortable - the rooms have both heat and air
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I have stayed in Marrakech for Christmas week since 2012, this was my first time at Riad Shambala. The riad is small and cosy and my room was very small. When I arrived a lovely meal had been prepared for me and served by Rachid who was helpful throughout my stay. The
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We had a great stay in the Riad shambala! Rashid, Reduan and Abdul were great hosts and made sure we had everything we needed! We were made feel very at home. Breakfast was wonderful every morning, a great start to the day! They helped us to plan our stay in Marrakech too by
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I honestly don't know where to start, there is so much to say about how amazing this place is. Myself and my partner had always wanted to visit Marrakesh, however we were very sceptical about what to expect. When we arrived at the Riad, we were greeted by the two kindest men
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Friendly and welcoming staff, beautiful little home from home in the medina. The room was lovely and very clean.The rooftop terrace with views of the Atlas mountains was our favourite spot. The riad is a good walk from the main square, through the narrow roads. I would stay here
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Response from Elisa A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Riad Shambala
Responded 5 Jul 2018
There is nothing more pleasant for those of us who work in a Riad than to know that customers leave happy. Here they have their house. a greeting
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Patio y escalera de acceso a habitaciones
patio interior del riad
Habitación Al Basar
Our double room was on the 1st floor and faced the courtyard and very quite we took the superior room a little more expensive but we'll worth it
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Are there irons in the rooms?
As far as I remember, no. But I think you can ask for it at the front desk. In any case, I advise you to previously to your trip call the riad and ask. It's safer.
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Buenas noches, las gestiones para las reservas, necesidades de su estancia y aquello que necesite lo gestiona una española por email o teléfono. Y en el Riad hay dos chicos, Hassan y Basou que hablan y entienden español. Un saludo
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"If you can afford it get a suite roads are small rooms so we had a junior suite it was great"
"Our room on the 2nd floor was more quiet and had better internet connection than in the 3rd floor."
"The suites are the best!"
"I would choose the mini suite for my next stay"
"All Rooms are lovely."
US$49 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MoroccoMarrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionMarrakech
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