Riad Fes is a stunning luxury property that has been lovingly restored and is hidden in one of the oldest medinas in the world. A stay here allows you to enjoy the splendour and majesty of the lifestyle of the Fassi nobility who once inhabited the region.
At a Glance
This is the chicest, smartest riad in Fes, perfect for those seeking style and comfort.
Fez is one of Morocco’s gems and one of Islam’s holiest cities, where people still live and work as they have done since medieval times. Road Fes is perfectly located so as to see this first hand
Riad Fes as a Relais & Chateau hotel boasts one of few fine dining restaurants in the city
The riad's Royal Suite is truly fit for a king with a private terrace of 150 sqm overlooking the Médina and the Atlas mountains
Three uniquely styled patios act as stunning retreats for an evening drink - choose your favorite be it Baroque, Moorish or Alhambra influenced
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Built in the 1930s by a wealthy noble family in a Moroccan Andalucian style, Riad Fes is a grand and impressive place to stay. With impeccable service, refined fine dining and distinctive attention to detail, a stay at Riad Fes is perfect for those who enjoy the finer things in life.
Riad Fes has kept its traditional feel and its 21 rooms and suites have been thoughtfully and lavishly decorated. Traditional Moroccan features such as beautiful tadelakt walls have been artfully combined with luxurious creature comforts to produce some of Fes' finest accommodation. Some rooms have private terraces for the ultimate in peace and serenity.
A new wing has recently been added, with new bedrooms, a lovely swimming pool, bar and restaurant. Fantastic Moroccan food is served in a pretty courtyard or on any of the hotel's patios or terraces ensuring you can always find a quiet spot and there is also a roof terrace with incredible views of the ancient city and surrounding hills. The hotel's pool, hammam and massage facilities are a wonderful way to unwind after a hard day's bargaining.
Fes has a maze-like medina and days can be enjoyed wandering and enjoying the souks where there is a vast array of shopping and dining experiences on offer. Further afield the cities of Meknes and Volubilis are fascinating and horse riding and visiting the thermal spas can also be experienced.
Riad Fes has eight Standard Rooms, five Deluxe Rooms, five Junior Suites, two Ambassador Suites and one Royal Suite. Each is unique is shape and design, spacious and comfortable with warm interiors and Moroccan style bathrooms with tadelakt walls. All standard rooms have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and satellite TVs and some have terraces. Deluxe Rooms are larger with luxurious bathrooms and views of the Andalous Pavilion, they also have the addition of CD players and two have private terraces. The large uncluttered Junior Suites are lavishly appointed and overlook one of the hotel's patios or garden. The Ambassador Suites are larger still with some having access to the communal terrace and the large Royal Suite has a huge private terrace with panoramic seating area.
Children are always welcome at riads where the personal and attentive service will make any family feel welcome. Children will enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Fes and can see the World's first university and visit the various museums. Please note that the hotel does not have any specific facilities for children but can arrange babysitting on request.
Exceptional fresh Moroccan cuisine is served in one of the three dining rooms, in one of the outdoor areas, around the pool or on the roof terrace. There is also a bar, swimming pool and hammam.
Days can be spent lounging at the swimming pool or on one of the riad's roof terraces and massages are also available to complete the relaxation process. However, Fes has so much to offer the visitor and is known for its rich culture and history as well as its fine dining, bustling souks and festivals. Golf is available 15km away, and visits to the ancient Roman town of Volubilis and Meknes, horse riding and visiting the thermal baths are other great day trips.
Location & Directions
Located on Rue Zerbtana Douh, in the heart of the Medina of Fes and in close proximity to its historic monuments.
When to go
Weather-wise, the best times to go are spring and autumn, when temperatures are 20°C to 25°C by day and at least 10°C by night, and November to February, with cooler nights but similar daytime temperatures and light rainfall possible. The weather in March and April features sporadic, light rainfall with some sandstorms in April, while June sees dusty siroccos (desert winds) sweep through the city. From mid-June to August temperatures rise into the 30s and occasionally 40s.