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Dar Al Safadi

4 cheq Bdenjalla | ziat médina, Fes 30000, Morocco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This charming riad has a great location in the medina of Fes. The view from the top terrasse is stunning. It was such a treat to take our delicious breakfast each morning looking out over the media and the mountains. The staff is reliable, friendly and helpful. We stayed in the princess room. It was lovely with touches of Moroccan... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Lovely spot on the edge of the Medina. Charming spot, service was great. Food by Chantal was Fantastic - Make sure you get dinner there at least once! Affordable to stay at. Only one drawback was that that the bathwater wasn't the hottest. Chantal was a lovely as a host.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I travelled in Morocco with two friends last month and stayed in several mid-range riads but Dar Al Safadi was definitely my favourite. It is a traditional Moroccan mansion, tastefully decorated, with a large patio, a roof-garden with a gorgeous view of the Medina and large, comfortable rooms. The owner and the staff were the most friendly and helpful we... More 

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Walldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

This is huge mansion with a coverd patio in its center. Rooms are located around it on two floors. There is a very nice terrace with great views on top. Rooms are large, clean and tastefully equipped. Bathrooms are good, as is the location, a short walk to the souq. However, best of all is the owner, Chantal, a loveley... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Dar al-Safadi, the carefully restored house owned by Chantal, is a treat in every way. A 'budget' world-traveler all my life, this was perhaps the most luxurious place I've ever been in so I fully enjoyed the hedonist pleasures of the traditional house in the Fez medina. We were three couples from Canada visiting the Sacred Music Festival for a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

We had planned this trip for a couple of months for my birthday celebration. We reserved all the Riads in different cities around Morcco but we still had to find a descent Riad in Fes. After many requests for reservations in different Riads and being rejected for being fully booked, I found Dar Al Safadi here in Tripadvisor. At first... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

You can't do better than this riad for the price. We were the only guests for four days, enjoying every part of this beautiful traditional Arab home and welcoming staff. Our suite was large and comfortable, with wifi in the courtyard. The rooftop terrace, with lounges, tables, and bouganvillia, shows the rooftops of Fes from morning til night. The sounds... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

By viewing the photos, we already knew that this place had a very ornate decor, furniture/structure somewhat dated. From prior reviews, many had said that the dinner is very good. I was sure to sign up for dinner w/ Chantal! The location wasn't too bad, about a 10 minute walk to the Medina. w/ that said, the location can be... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

We stayed here for three nights as part of a week's trip to Morocco. The riad is very beautiful. The patio is stunning with many palatial features. Our bedroom was a very good size, beautiful decor with room for seating and a huge bathroom with shower. Chantal and her team make you feel very welcome and provide a very high... More 

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

I can only confirm all the remarks done in the other reviews; what i can add beyond the nice words referring to the beautiful place with the kind madame Chantal is the professional way of handling request for guides / taxis etc. and this for very moderate prices. This is also true for the delicious breakfast and diner. An extra... More 

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