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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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Ranked #2 of 92 Hotels in Fes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

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 May 10, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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 May 5, 2015

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 April 26, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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Gurgaon, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was our first experience staying at a riad and so when we first arrived at Fes, we were quite taken aback with the narrow lanes leading to the Riad. As we entered the riad, we immediately abandoned our condescending thoughts over imprudent accommodation decisions. The entrance to the riad is spectacular. We later realised that a riad is a... More 

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Paris, France
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

There are so many wonderful things to say about this place and its owners that I don't even know where to start! This place is a gem, nested at the detour of a tiny street. You can't imagine what you're about to discover until you walk in. The garden is enchanting, bathed in the sun and soooo quiet and resting.... More 

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