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Riad Dar Guennoun

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   70, Dior Jdoud Laklakliyin Bab Jdid ( Rcif) | Fez Medina, Fes 30200, Morocco
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Ranked #14 of 85 hotels in Fes
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ushdra Morris Plains, New Jersey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got dropped off of the street off of Bab el Jadid by our tour guide. But the Riad had sent someone to take us to the Riad through the car free alley ways of the old medina of Fez. All the while we were wondering where and how this is going to end up. They open the door and... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to start?? The riad, a beautiful example of Moroccan culture and style is situated just inside the medina so you won't get lost finding it if you are driving in. Juliette, our Aussie hostess, made us feel at home straight away by upgrading us not once but twice - very special. Her staff, Said and Zenab, made sure all... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We spent four nights in Fes and were so happy to have spent them here. We were in Room Sarah, which is the smallest room in the Riad. The room was small, as to be expected, but not TOO small. The bed was comfortable and the air conditioning unit worked well, which was very necessary! My only complaint was that... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Our room was large and very nicely decorated. We had excellent breakfast on the roof every day with a great view. Service was impeccable and the hosts were very helpful and attentive. The owner Juliette speaks English which was very helpful. The only reserve we had was that the room was a bit dark with did not have enough light,... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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142 reviews 142 reviews
43 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stayed at the Dar Guennoun for three nights and had a nice experience. I had arranged with the owner, Juliet (an Australian, who has been in Morocco for almost three decades), to have a taxi meet my train from Marrakech (because, as with many riads, directions are at best complicated). Even though my train was over three hours late... More

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Schoolcraft, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This property is fantastic! Abdul and Juliette and their staff went out of their way to accommodate us when we were having difficulty between locations. Their dedication to their clients is unsurpassed! The food was wonderful, the Riad is clean and tastefully decorated, the staff is wonderful and they truly are dedicated to their Riad. I cannot say enough and... More

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vence, france
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We spent 5 nights here in May, and thoroughly enjoyed the riad and the stay. The decor is excellent and very colourful (true of very many riads, in Fez and other Moroccan cities), and Juliet and Abdul had done a fine and imaginative job of the renovation. The room was very clean and comfortable, and the cuisine (on the large... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and absolutely loved it. The riad itself is conveniently located a 10 minute walk to Bab el Recif, (the Recif Gate,) one of the principal entrances to the Souk. You can also catch a petite cab to the Blue Gate for 10 dirham ($1 and change.) The house itself is beautiful and worth a... More

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Sursee, Switzerland
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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If you choose this riad, you will be happy with your choice. I stayed two nights here with three friends and everything was perfect. It is a old house, wich is restored in every detail. The room was clean, the shower was hot and the neighborhood was quiet. I booked the smallest room, but it was absolutely enough for two... More

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Moscow, Russia
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Great riad to stay if you want to be in the old town but don't really want to be in the center of the old town. We took a cab to the center of the old town for about 10dhr. Excellent breakfast on the roof terrace which offers a terrific view over town in all time of the day. We... More

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Address: 70, Dior Jdoud Laklakliyin Bab Jdid ( Rcif) | Fez Medina, Fes 30200, Morocco
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Location: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
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Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Dar Guennoun 3*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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#12 Family Hotel in Fes #22 Romantic Hotel in Fes
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Dar Guennoun is a beautiful traditional house located in the world’s oldest inhabited medieval Islamic cities, Fes. Dar Guennoun is located near one of the main access points to the Medina and is just five minutes from the famous Kairouyine University and the souks. Dar Guennoun is a 17th century house which has been extensively renovated. It is a wonderful example of Moorish architecture from the hand sculpted plaster to the artisan painted cedar wood and the mosaic covering floors and walls. ... more   less 
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