We stayed two nights in this Riad in Fes. When first taken through the dark maze of corridors to the main door, we were a bit apprehensive. The doors opened and we were greeted with a spectacular ambiance of beautiful hand engraved plaster, hand carved and painted ceilings, a three story entrance hall and spotlessly clean. Our hosts, Tayeb and Achmed, could not have tried harder to make us feel welcomed. We were served a four course dinner on the roof terrace overlooking the town and being basked by a full moon. We had delightful breakfasts. Our hosts went out of their way to make sure that all questions were answered and would make suggestions for day and evening excursions. We felt the friendliness was sincere and greatly appreciated. Out bedroom was comfortable and the ambiance continued with 17 foot hand carved and painted ceilings and beautiful iron wrought windows overlooking the main hall. I would recommend this Riad to anyone who visits Fes and should we return to this ancient and lovely town, we will be sure to once again stay here.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A Riad in the heart of the Medina of FEZ Old medieval aristocratic residence built by our great grandfather in the late nineteenth century, RIAD IBN KHALDOUN is a luxurious jewellery of Andalusian architecture, richly decorated with arabesques spiritually searched. It is well ventilated, sunny and has a sun terrace with panoramic view (360 °) overlooking the Medina of FEZ and the surrounding hills. Located in the heart of the Al Andalous district of the Medina of FEZ, just 20 meters from the parking R'cif .RIAD IBN KHALDOUN is close to the historic monuments: El qaraouyin University, Al Andalous University, the Medersa Attarine, the Medersa Sahrij, the Medersa Cherratine, the Mederssa Bou Inania, the Zaouia Moulay Driss, the Zaouia of Sidi Ahmed Tijani, Dar Batha museum, wood museum, Andalusian music museum, Borj Nord museum...). All the traditional souks: attarine, carpets, ceramics, coppersmiths, carpenters, dyers, tanneries, weavers, zellige….are also close to the RIAD IBN KHALDOUN. The popular food market R’cif is inviting you by its flavours to feasts and pleasures of the fassi family table and to the ancestral ceremonial service. Our RIAD IBN KHALDOUN presents you an introduction to the history of Morocco, its culture and its legendary hospitality. With its 9 charming suites, a beautiful single room, restaurants, a patio paved with white marble, the blue zellige of FEZ, wrought iron windows, attractive sculpted plaster, woven textile, and carved wooden doors of cedar from the Atlas mountain chain. RIAD IBN KHALDOUN invites you to experiment authentic traditional life of FEZ. ... more less
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