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Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda
Ranked #9 of 99 Hotels in Fes
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“One of the best stays I've ever had!”
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Having traveled around Morocco, including Marrakesh, Chef Chauoen and Fes, this was by far the most beautiful, clean and comfortable hotel/riad around. The staff were DELIGHTFUL, friendly and nothing was too much. The rooms were quite simply chic, elegant and eclectic. Sayed the manager and Imbrahim and Mohamed, two of the waiters were just incredible. The breakfast and the lunches we had we divine and I cannot recommend this place highly enough!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

What an excellent experience.From the moment we were met by a memeber of staff who 'trolleyed' ourbags through the labrynth of streets to our farewell we were treated to an amazing stay! The Riad is most beautiful, the staff are warm, friendly and polite. Food was great, room was superb and FES was just as amazing too. Going back to the Riad at the end of a long day provided a haven of calm and peace.....and the roof terrace, it's view etc is to die for!!!!!

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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2011

We stayed at this lovely restored riad in the medina for 3 nights. It was an excellent choice and the staff were available to offer friendly advice and good service throughout. The meals (breakfast and dinner) were most enjoyable. We were met at the railway station and escorted to the riad which is essential since after 3 days we still had difficulty in finding our way through the maze! We will definitely recommend Dar Bensouda to anyone interested in visiting Fes.

Room Tip: We preferred to stay on the upper floor
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 October 2011

Great, friendly service. In the middle of the Medina, which can be hard to find, but fortunately the hotel staff is always able to guide you. The location is beautiful and really creates a place of rest in the midst of the Medina. Nice breakfast as well. Would defenitely recommend!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 September 2011

I have Only just left after a 6 night stay. Originally we booked for 4 nights but it was such a lovely riad we stayed for 2 more nights (which was sorted out with no problems at all. Our stay was perfect, the staff were incredibly attentive and the room we had was spectacular. The breakfast was delicious, every day there was a new little surprise, like a boiled egg with dipping spices or something which was like eggy bread! We ate there on a couple of evenings and the food was also top notch. It may sound like I am being over the top but I am writing this review in a Riad in Marrakech and I honestly wish I was back there now, as the service and accommodation doesn't compare!! It is based in the middle if the medina and we had an occasion when we got lost but the manager sent someone to guide us back. The location is definitely in the heart if tge medina action- the more adventurous traveller will have fun working out how to get back through various tunnels. They are also more than happy to arrange for their staff to guide around anyone who is less brave, to save you getting stressed and lost, so please don't let that put you off!! We also had a one day excursion to the Mid
Atlas, which was breathtaking and well worth 800 dirhams. At the end of our stay we were presented with our final bill which was slightly less than we expected, due to exchange rates and certainly was value for money. I will be going back there in the future without a shadow if a doubt and would gladly recommend this place without hesitation-and would also be pleased to verify my testimonial to anyone considering a stay here so they know it is 100% genuine!!

  • Stayed September 2011
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london
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Reviewed 8 September 2011

Riad Dar bensouda is an extraordinairy place in the heart of the medina.Its position allows you to discover the city's oldest and authetic streets and buildings.the staff are ready to be at your service at any time day/night for any question you may ask,comfortable room and bed cleaned everyday.the breakfast and diner were excellent.
from now on it is my preferable destination.I recommend this address.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Boston, MA
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2011

This review is long overdue. My sister and I spent three weeks in Morocco last summer (I entered Oct. 2010, because there was no option for July 2010) and stayed at Dar Bensouda for three nights. The dar was stunning and our room was wonderful. The staff were incredibly kind and accommodating. A very special place!

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda
Address: 14, Zkak El Bgha | Elquettanine, Fes 30202, Morocco
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Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Fes
#6 Luxury Hotel in Fes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dar Bensouda is an authentic old palace in Fez, transformed into a charming guesthouse. Here you'll find exquisite traditional architecture harmoniously combined with all the comforts of modern accommodation. Dar Bensouda has two beautiful courtyards: the fountain courtyard around which eleven luxurious rooms and suites are arranged and the swimming pool patio with a leafy garden. Each room is individually decorated, air-conditioned, and has an en-suite bathroom with shower. The suites have a bathtub and a relaxing sitting room. ... more   less 
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