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Dar Houdou Guest House
Ranked #66 of 212 Fes B&B and Inns
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
“What an experience”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Just returned home from a fantastic week away in Fes. Dar Houdou was a welcoming and comfortable environment. Steve was an excellent host and very knowledgeable about the local area. Breakfast was first class with fresh breads and pancakes each day and fresh orange.

The house is very clean and comfortable and maintained to a high standard by Steve's staff; Mohammed and Sadir. We had a room on the terrace which was lovely waking-up to the sunshine.

We'd highly recommend the tour of the Medina which was arranged by Steve which gives you a great insight into the workings of the Medina.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Back in Fez again and I can report that the Dar Houdou continues to offer great value.
As I've mentioned before it is ideally situated for exploring the Medina and , if you need them ,
tours, guides and taxis can all be easily arranged .
There are many up- market "palais et spas " appearing but the Dar Houdou retains its friendly
atmosphere with good quality accomodation and the other guests are invariably interesting .

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Located in the heart of the Fes medina this guest house is a total gem. The owner Steve and his great staff are extremely welcoming and made sure we had everything needed for a truly great stay. Just great.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2014

This is a great little guesthouse in Fes medina. Perfect location and perfect hosts - Steve and Mohammed are both very helpful. Brilliant breakfast in the morning, and electric blankets! Couldn't really have asked for anything else.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tisovec, Slovakia
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

During my recent three week visit to Fes, i slept in eleven different riads and dars. Dar Houdou was one of the top experiences.
Its location is amazing - just off the Talaa Saghira, one of the main arteries of the Fes Medina and literally steps away from the famous Bou Inania medresa. Easy to find, except that on the map it says it is in Tariana Kabira street, while it is in the other one - Tariana Saghira. The manager Mohammed, however, is very helpful to the visitors and can pick them up from the Blue Gate. I came right to the street and he met me there.

In terms of the services - this was the only place where they sat down with me, opened the map and showed me where we are and how to walk everywhere! Even though I said that I am familiar with the medina - Mohammed still did that! And I noticed that he was doing it with the other guests as well.

The interior of this renovated Dar is beautiful, very tidy and very well equipped! The only place where they offer water for free for the guests, and they let them also used the kitchen! The breakfast is very filling, European standard with fresh juice, water, hot drink, muesli and yoghurt, breat and pastry and jams.

The room I got was in the first floor with its own bathroom. It was very cozy, with a heater, a closet, even a hair dryer. What I appreciated the most though was the electric blanket!! I tend to feel very cold in the evening, and this was a real treat. Dar Houdou costs as much as a 3 star hotel would cost and yet it gives the service that exceeds it by far.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
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Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

We made riads, hotels and hostels all over Morrocco during 2 weeks and Dar Houdou was by far the best we did: best location, best breakfast, lovely room and terrassa, we enjoyed so much our stay. A great time, thank you!!

Room Tip: The room on the roof is just next to the terrassa, which is enjoyable :)
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

This year my sister and I stayed at this beautifully renovated riad during The Sacred Music Festival. What a treat. The perfect base , so convenient for music venues, restaurants , shopping , taxis , places of interest. The taxi was prearranged from the airport a definite plus . We received a warm welcome . Breakfast was more varied than ever with lots of locally sourced produce on the menu like honey , yogurt , homemade cakes and warm Berber fresh bread. The ability to make to make a coffee and have a homemade almond cake while relaxing in the inner courtyard whenever you wanted was lovely. We loved our room on the terrace. Sitting on the terrace first light with the sun on your face ....amongst the unusual potted plants with the birds overhead. A fine place to stay . Highly recommended.

Room Tip: I like the room off the terrace as you have the convenient use of the terrace as well.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Dar Houdou Guest House

Property: Dar Houdou Guest House
Address: 42 Teriana Sghira | Talaa Sghira, Fes 30080, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #66 of 212 B&Bs / Inns in Fes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautifully restored traditional house. Located in a quiet street within the ancient medina. Two minutes walk from historical sites, shops, restaurants, taxis and the famous blue gate (Bab Boujeloud). Three double bedrooms; each with on-suite bathroom. A terrace, courtyard, kitchen and a living room are available to all the guests. Airport collections, guided tours and additional meals are available on request. ... more   less 
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