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Riad Le Calife
Ranked #1 of 100 Hotels in Fes
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 March 2010

We had a wonderful and sophisticated experience at Riad Le Califfe in Fes. The accomodations are fantastic and the cuisine great. We enjoyed very much the kind attention of the personnel and particularly the warm and dedicated reception of the owners.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 January 2010

we had a really wonderful stay at the riad , yasmine and alex go out of their way to make your holiday the best . excellent food , well organised excursions , lovely comfortable rooms , we couldn't falt them .

  • Stayed: November 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 January 2010

Riad Le Calife is a great base from which to explore Fes and the surrounding area. The building itself is gorgeous, featuring wonderfully restored tiles of deeps blues and greens, an oasis of a courtyard and terrace, and very quiet and private rooms. The staff and owners are very welcoming and warm, offerring great tips for sites to see and restaurants. The attention to detail sets this Riad apart, from a delicious and abundant breakfast to the antique books on the shelves and the fruit that greets you when you arrive. Only a few minutes walk from the most interesting sites in the medina, the location is also a big plus.

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 January 2010

This is an outstanding riad. We stayed for three nights. The service was impeccable. Food was absolutely delicious--we ate dinner there two nights. It's not cheap food, but it is exquisite and the service was outstanding. The owners have done a magnificent job in creating a beautiful space. The courtyard is lovely, and the rooms are comfortable (with good beds!). It was too cold to enjoy the terrace, but the view was lovely and it would be a delightful spot on a warm, sunny day or evening. The owners were very friendly, warm, and accommodating. They also provided good advice for touring Fes. They were also very helpful in getting us from the train station to the riad--it's quite confusing at first!

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Bruce555
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Reviewed 31 December 2009

A wonderful stay with the most lovable hosts, showing you the dearest hospitality we have ever experienced at our world-wide travels; everything was really excellent: the Riad, the atmosphere, the room, the meals (prepared by fabulous cook Fatima!), the service, the short distance to the Medina - not to forget Darwin, the dog!

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Nikolaus42
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Reviewed 20 December 2009

Our stay at Le Calife was exactly what we needed as a stop travelling through Marocco. We spent three nights and it fitted our needs for comfort, food and atmosphere. The hosts and staff are open and very kind making you feel home. The rooms are comfortable with attention to detail. Don't hesitate having dinner at the riad. Dinners in Riads often are great value for money, Le Calife certainly serves a great meal in a nice atmosphere.

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank S_ENh
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Reviewed 11 December 2009

I obviously haven´t seen every Riad in Fes but I know after staying at Le Calife that there is no need to. My girlfriend and I spent 3 nights here and loved it. It´s a great place to go with a s/o as it is very beautiful and romantic. The rooms are lovely, the food was excellent, and Alex and Yasmine were great as well. They also have one of the coolest dogs I´ve seen in a while. It´s location is great. It´s located right outside of the wall of the old city and all cab drivers know the Cinema el Amal which is nearby landmark. There staff is also very nice. They sort of fade into the background but are happy to help with anything you may need. I´d recommend staying in a normal room as opposed to a suite. The normal rooms are much more economical and are just as nice.

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank skik2000
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Additional Information about Riad Le Calife

Address: 19 bis derb el Ouarbyia | el Makhfia, Fes 30000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Fes
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fes
#12 Family Hotel in Fes
Price Range: £86 - £160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Le Calife 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the authentic world of the Riad Le Calife, and relish in its harmonious alliance of tradition and modernity. Located in the historical centre of the Medina (old city) of Fez, the Riad is a traditional home of the last century recently converted into a charming guesthouse. The house includes three prestigious suites and four charming rooms, three lounge areas, a well-being space and two terraces with a stunning panoramic view of the Medina. ... more   less 
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