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Lake Mary, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 8 people travelling, so we rented the whole riad. It's a nice place to stay, close to many interesting places in the city (restaurants, souks and museums). Staff was helpful. Breakfast was good. Rooms were clean and the riad is well maintained.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

With just four guest rooms the house really felt like our home during our stay. It is in the heart of the old town and approached through an astonishingly narrow alleyway - you would never find it unless you were guided in. The stucco, tiles, woodwork and lanterns are wonderful - do not expect modern standards of insulation etc -... More 

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Thank Alex R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I have been to the hotel in spring 2012. It is a nice traditional guest house. You shouldn't expect a luxury house however the mixture between the moroccan& spanish style of the rooms and the hall is very nice. Rooms are quite big and clean. The area around is noisy but inside the hotel is quite. WI-FI is available but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

There are many things to recommend Dar El Menia including its authenticity, location and very friendly and helpful staff. But if you are looking for a place with creature comforts, this may not be the riad for you - there is no air conditioning, iffy plumbing and as the rooms all open up onto each other, not a lot of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

The Dar El Menia is a beautifully renovated riad in the Fès medina, right off the Thalaa Kbila. There are wonderful decorations of carved wood, alabast and colourful mosaics, that you can study for hours and still not have memorized all the details, and the lounge/courtroom is light and airy. The staff is very kind and helpful and the riad... More 

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Cape Town
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The good: This dar is well situated and even though it's up a narrow street from one of the the main ones in the medina you quickly orientate yourself and shouldn't easily get lost. It's very quiet once you're inside because of its location so that's a definite plus. Close to the main car park if you need to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our 2 night stay at Dar El Menia. Beautiful, genuinely authentic riad. Excellent location just off the main street. We had the ground floor room which was the cheapest. There were only 2 other people staying there so noise wasn't a problem but if the riad was full it may well have been. Breakfast on the terrace... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here in June of 2014, and it exceeded our expectations. Graham has done a beautiful job of seeing to the restoration and decor of the house. The roof is a lovely place to relax and enjoy the views. Breakfasts on the roof are delicious, and the staff are very pleasant. The location is superb.

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Gent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

This is a highly authentic and nicely refurbished dar in the medina just off one of the main medina roads. Location is therefore excellent. We spent a few nights here in December when the nights do get cold. Since a dar is an open house around a patio, the rooms tend to get cold as well although there was electric... More 

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Novato, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Dar El Menia for two nights in November 2014. Graham and his staff were so welcoming and helpful. The room was beautiful. Breakfast was delicious! Highly recommend staying at Dar El Menia if you will be visiting Fes.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar El Menia lies in the heart of Fes (Fez) Medina, former imperial capital of Morocco and the world’s largest medieval medina. Fes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site but it is not a museum it is a living, breathing city and Dar El Menia provides the perfect luxurious base to begin exploring the old and the new. This dar, or courtyard house, is at least 250 years old and has recently been completely restored using local craftsmen, techniques and materials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar El Menia

Address: 7 Derb el Menia | Talaa Kibira, Fes 30000, Morocco
Location: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Price Range: $53 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dar El Menia 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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