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Riad Le Calife

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19 bis derb el Ouarbyia | el Makhfia, Fes 30000, Morocco
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Riad Le Calife
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Ranked #1 of 91 Hotels in Fes
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Bromley
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just spent four nights here and there is no doubt that they fully deserve their top rating on Trip Advisor. The proud owners Alex & Yasmine have a beautifully restored riad in a very good location but their attention to detail and excellent customer service surpass expectations. Their advice and help make it easy to enjoy Fez as... More 

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Kensington
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32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We would like to add to all the rave reviews of this lovely Riad. The Riad facilities and rooms are beautifully decorated and very comfortable, but the main reason to stay here is the kindness of Alex and Jasmine and their staff. Our stay was memorable in so many ways. Every time we would thank either Alex or Jasmine they... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This riad is well deserving of the high rating on TA, Excellent home base for exploring the old medina, The owners, Jasmine and Alexandre can't do enough for us. We stayed in the Rubis suite, the suite is just beautiful and have everything we needed and then some, both a gorgeous bathtub and a shower. Breakfasts and dinners on the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a word excellent. From the moment we arrived nothing was to much trouble for the staff, Alex or Jasmine. The Riad is like a little Oasis in the middle of the chaos in the Madina. The room we stayed in was perfect, it was immaculately decorated in traditional Moroccan decor but with all the mod cons you would expect.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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175 reviews 175 reviews
45 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't think of one mediocre aspect of this Riad. The grounds and rooms are tastefully decorated and clean, the staff is friendly and helpful at all times, the food is amazing (great job, Fatima!), and their recommendations for guides and drivers are excellent. The whole operation is professional, yet personal. It is not uncommon to hear a Moroccan host... More 

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geelong
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gorgeous riad a short walk from the taxi, inside the old medina. This riad has it all, beautifully appointed rooms with make up mirrors, hair dryer, easy to reach light switches and the best pillows. The decor is portugese/moroccan with dark wood and lots of books and antiques. The view from the terrace is spectacular. Alex and Yasmine are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Riad le Calife is the best Riad for those who seek a comfort, tasteful and peaceful place to stay within the Medina of Fes. Yasmine and Alexander are both very professional and makes you feel like home. All members of the staff had been exceptional. Once you pass the entrance of Riad le Calife, you enter a magical world, surrounded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was travelling through Morocco on my own and arrived in Fez rather late, I was emailed the day before to find out what time I arrived and I had a driver waoting for me at the bus stop on arrival. He drove me to the medina and one of thw staff was waiting to help me with my bags... More 

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New York City, New York
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129 reviews 129 reviews
31 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My wife and I loved our time at Riad Le Calife. Fes is an incredible city, but it is also a bit daunting. Yasmine and Alexandre, the owners, take the time to make sure you know where you are going in the Medina. They are also lovely people who make you feel at home in their riad. Their staff is... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

As mentioned in the hundreds of opinions regarding this hotel, you cannot find a better place in Fes. The Riad itself is impressive. A small / boutique type hotel that will take your breath away. The Riad has been restored to show all its grandeur. Every single detail has been carefully thought of. The decor is amazing. We stayed 3... More 

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