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Riad Arabesque

20, Derb El Miter | Zenjfour, Medina, Fes, Morocco
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riad Arabesque it's simply a temptation, an invitation in a mysterious world of fairy 1001 Arabian Nights with an incredible Moroccan mosaic, style, colors, patterns, architecture, peaceful atmosphere, very tasty food (no matter, if it is a breakfast with sunrise, or a dinner “A la carte” with sunset) and do not forget that the Riad has a really breathtaking rooftop... More 

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

Lovely old traditional building on the very edge of the Medina. Great terrace with distant views. The owners are charming and helpful, staff are friendly and willing. Good food, super atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Riad Arabesque is part of the Fes medina which is 1400 years old. It has magnificent views over the Medina and surrounding area from the terrace which is truly pretty and from the roof.The hotel is being renovated but this process is slow and will cause no inconvenience. If you want to experience the Morrocan past then this is... More 

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Berkeley, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Riad Arabesque is BEAUTIFUL! The food was excellent. They were incredibly welcoming and told us to treat it like our own house so sincerely that I believed them. The location is perfect. It's at a quiet end of the Medina. If you're going to Fes and want a comfortable, affordable place to stay, stay here!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I had selected this Riad from a vast list and can say that the experience far outshone the pictures and description on the web site. My wife and I stayed for 3 nights and we were looked after like royalty, nothing was too much trouble for them and the owners and staff were very friendly. The food was so good... More 

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Brasilito, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We used to live in Morocco and by far, this was our favorite place to come for special occasions. It is a beautiful riad, tastefully decorated, and it will make you feel as though you have stepped back in time but with all of the modern comforts you would expect. It is a great retreat after exploring the wonderful Fes... More 

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Mannheim, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed at this Riad for three nights (well, we wanted to, but more about that later) in late December. On their website, they wrote that they offered a free shuttle transfer from the airport to the riad. But on arrival, nobody was waiting for us. After some asking-around, we finally found somebody who seemed to be responsible for taking... More 

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Ifrane Atlas Saghir, Morocco
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Colleagues and I were there for Christmas Eve and the night. The riad is beautiful and we were greated charmingly. The owners also organized a special Christmas dinner for us, had live music, and all was warm and welcoming! Great experience!

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Run by a wonderful, friendly Moroccan family, Riad Arabesque captures the atmosphere of the rich history, culture and hospitality of the country. Perfectly located for exploring the old Fes medina, this beautifully restored riad provides a total experience from authentic cuisine to traditional decor detail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The architecture and the art deco was just out of this world, the view and landscape of the old medina was simply breath taking. We were made to feel very welcome upon arrival. The layout was very spacious and the rooms were very generous. The staff were also very friendly and accommodating to the little french i knew. Will definitely... More 

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