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
To start planning your vacation to Riad Fes
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 30 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.
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 in the medina.
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, Moulay Idriss and Volubilis are fascinating.
Riad Fes has 30 rooms and suites, each unique in shape and design, spacious and comfortable with warm interiors and Moroccan style bathrooms with tadelakt walls. A variety of styles are used throughout the riad, including Moroccan, Andalucian and Oriental, giving each room a distinctive character.
Deluxe Rooms have an Oriental influence to their design, incorporating warm colors and luxurious marble or tadelakt bathrooms. Deluxe Rooms measure 30 - 36 sqm and offer views of the Andalous Pavilion.
Measuring 35 - 40 sqm with an open-plan bedroom and living area, Junior Suites are spacious and showcase the architecture typical of Fes.
Measuring 50 sqm, the Ambassador Suites offer views of either the Andalucian or Baroque Pavilions. Beautiful handmade furniture can be found in these suites, and bathrooms provide separate showers and bathtubs.
The Royal Suite measures a spacious 90 sqm and boasts a large private terrace measuring 150 sqm, offering views across the medina. The suite is intricately decorated and the bathroom contains a separate shower and bathtub.
Children of any age are welcome at Riad Fes, and the hotel provides children's menus and can provide baby cots or rollaway beds in the majority of rooms. Babysitting can also be arranged 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, while 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 towns of Volubilis, Moulay Idriss and Meknes 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.