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Riad Dar Bensouda

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   No. 14 Zkak El Bghel | Quettanine, Fes 30000, Morocco
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Ranked #23 of 163 Fes B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is hidden in the heart of the Medina (you will not reach it yourself but they will arrange a pick up on your call). The building was originally the Imam palace and its beauty is still well preserved. Said and his team are working hard to make your stay pleasant and they are available to support at any... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After walking down many dark alleys and passages of the Fes medina we came to this beautiful, tucked away Riad where we were welcomed by very helpful staff and given mint tea and Moroccan pastries by a turquoise pool in a courtyard. The large, sparsely furnished rooms with fountains and tiles give one a feeling of coolness and calm after... More

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hong kong
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A super well-preserved Riad - we were totally astonished when seeing our room (it looks more like a palace to us!). Excellent 5-star service provided by very caring and helpful staff - you'd find this extremely important in the complex medina of Fez. Not to mention the very impressive rooftop and location. Overall, it's just much much exceed our expectation!... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Dar Bensouda was our first stop in Fes, after spending the night in a hotel near the airport. The beauty of this riad blew us away. It was a great way to kick off our exploration of Morocco. Although not exactly easy to find, if you have a good sense of direction, you should be able to navigate to and... More

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Me and my wife stayed here for 4 nights, and enjoyed it very much. We had the second floor room, which was beautiful, you could see the view from the front door to the ground floor, courtyard fountain area, it was a delight. However my wife had arthritis, so she couldn't walk up to the top floor, so we changed... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We chose this accommodation based on Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. Helpful staff, lovely rooms, good breakfast - I would happily return if I am ever lucky enough to be in Fes again. We ate one night in the Riad and the following night in The Ruined Garden which is nearby. Great to be off the busy tourist streets... More

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Bled, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Riad Dar Bensouda is immaculate and outstanding experience and top of riads in Fes, Morroco. Originally we planned to stay one night, but extended for additional night, because the atmosphere was so relaxing and room was outstanding. Our room was on ground floor with original doors from 17th century with lovely bathroom and bathtub. Room has courtyard/attic where one can... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

When we were picked up at the airport and dropped at a building site... And met by a man with a hand pulled cart to load our suitcases onto, and asked to follow him into the winding alleys of the medina, little did we expect such a beautiful Riad behind the small doorway. It's a lovely place and of course... More

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Two nights in dar bensouda a house from the 17 centry with lot of history it was house of imam religion person 2 main court yard one where the rooms are and one with the pool professional staf and the breakfast was awesome thanks to said the manager and his team

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Dar Bensouda was a real hidden gem. It's a beautiful hotel, very authentic with large, traditional rooms and a fantastic view from the roof. I would definitely recommend this hotel for couples and not for families with young children just because it is so tranquil, I think you'd probably feel a bit out of place. As for the location, it's... More

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Address: No. 14 Zkak El Bghel | Quettanine, Fes 30000, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
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Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Dar Bensouda 4*
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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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