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dar gnaoua

24 Derb Lamzerderb | Akbet Bensoual, Fes, Morocco
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was actually the best place we stayed in, from the 6 hotels, riads and dars we visited during our 2 weeks Moroccan trip. From the first moment we contacted the Riad to book our stay until we left, Laurence, the French owner, was always attentive, helpful and warm. She made arrangements for us to be picked up at the... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

You seriously doubt your decision making abilities as you walk down some dodgy alleys to get to this Dar for the first time. But once the door open and you go inside it is like magic. The Dar is really great and all the staff makes you feel at home and welcome. They make you feel like it is your... More

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed 5 nights (3+2 with 1 night in Chefchaouen in between) in the Menzeh room, which was the room on the top floor with windows opening to the terrace. The whole house was beautifully restored to original details. The open view from the terrace was superb due to the high up location in the medina. Having breakfast there in... More

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Mannheim, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We traveled the north of Morocco as a group of 4 in March this year and Fes was our first stop - and what a great surprise this Riad was! We stayed a total of 3 nights at the dar gnaoua and Laurance and her team made us feel like friends, not "tourists". Starting from the pickup organization (which is... More

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I was so happy to stay at Dar Gnaoua. The Dar was nicely decorated and quiet residential area. The room was cozy with A/C and small windows that I could see a beautiful view of Fes. It has a rooftop too where you can just relax and have a breakfast, with amazing view. And I must mention Ahmed who helped... More

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Dublin, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here two nights in the royal suite.and I have never felt so welcome in a place. The room was huge, and the decor was authentically Moroccan and beautiful.They have the most amazing view from the terrace (probably one of the best in Fez), where we were served a superb breakfast. The staff took such good care of us... More

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Marrakech, Morocco
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The staff in this Riad are the most welcoming and friendly of any accommodation I have ever stayed in. Not only did they arrange our pick-up from the train station they also personally showed us how to navigate around the maze like medina of Fes. The owners explained that when they first purchased the property they aptly named the terrace... More

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Calgary, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

After traveling over 24 hours and starting to feel a bit lonely, I felt right at home at Dar Gnaoua! It was very comfortable and Ahmed was incredibly helpful. From first meeting me and helping me find the Dar, to showing me, and to finding me when I was lost, it was a great experience. The rooftop terrace was beautiful... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have recently spent three nights in the room adjacent to the roof terrace and it was gorgeous. The view from the roof terrace is simply breath taking. Ahmed who lived in the Medina was amazing, helpful and kind. He met us from the taxi and helped with luggage, he served us breakfast every morning, always delivered with a smile... More

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Lorch, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

After our 2 week-trip in Maroc, I can see it was our best riad / hotel on your trip. Sure, without help no chance to find first time (like all riads in the medina). But it's worth. Inside you are in a beautiful riad, on roof you can have breakfast with a fantastic view on the medina of Fés. The... More

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Address: 24 Derb Lamzerderb | Akbet Bensoual, Fes, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
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Number of rooms: 4
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