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Fes, Morocco
Reviewed 20 November 2011

I stayed here in early 2010 (I've just joined TripAdvisor, so I'm catching up!) with my husband. The staff were incredibly lovely and the rooms were clean and tidy. What I loved was how quiet the place was - even though there were many guests, I couldn't hear anyone - really peaceful. Also, good value for money, and very close...

1Thank Donna D
Sueca, Spain
Reviewed 6 May 2011

I have recently travel to Morocco with family and friends and we have stayed in Dar Bouanania riad. It is true that the central courtyard of the house looks pretty good, but the rooms are not the best. We must accept that the price is cheap, but paying the same in other cities in Morocco we had more quality and...

Thank Carnen_C
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 23 March 2011

We had a great 4 days in Fez based at Dar Bouanania. The hostel was beautiful and very atmospheric and we appreciated really feeling like we were in Morocco! It was comfortable and has a great roof terrace to hang out on. The only downsides were that it was quite cold and damp and the bathrooms were pretty low quality....

2Thank andywomble
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 February 2011

This hotel was very comfrotable and they were able to give us a room for four people for a reasonable price. As others have mentioned, the bathrooms are pretty stinky but otherwise the rooms were clean and comfortable. No rooftop pool or rooftop dining area, but it was comfortable and a good value with an excellent location and nice staff.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 July 2010

There is a difference between a riad and a dar. Both are traditional Moroccon houses, but the riads have a real open air patio or courtyard. Dar Bouanania has a small patio but it's not open air (there is a kind of glassroof covering it on the highest floor), is more the common room between the 3 rooms on the...

1Thank Szonja
Reviewed 17 May 2010

This riad was a disappointment. It has a very pretty interior courtyard (as do many riads in Morocco), but the rooms were dank, dark, and smelled horribly mildewy. They were also very noisy and smokey at night, due to people sitting in the common courtyard area talking and smoking. The beds were saggy, the furniture broken, and I could not...

Thank Camel-Hopping
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 21 February 2010

We stayed here for a total of 4 nights during the winter holidays. In the cheapest category we had a four bed room (no 5) for 300dh. The room was very simple but equiped with TV (few channels, none in english) and electric (not very powerful) heater. it had a window into the court which could be closed with blides....

Thank David_at_large
Los Angeles, CA.
Reviewed 20 February 2010

On the whole, this is a clean, quiet place where you can get away from the noise of the Fes medina and catch a solid night's sleep. Beyond that, many little things went wrong for us. From the first need to change the reservations, the staff jacked the price on us. Feeling like the Dar staff were trying to milk...

Thank SamBaudotBrown
Terneuzen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 October 2009

Quiet and peaceful but close to the main areas. Friendly, helpful staff and spotlessly clean. Due to booking mix up we were given an ensuite room for 3 nights for the original price of 300 dhr. Their prices seem lower than quoted in Lonely Planet meaning it is very good value and also usually booked up so get there early...

Thank expatjane
Reviewed 22 June 2009

Very central location in fes very close to main square just off one of Fes's main streets Helpful staff.

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Address: | Medina, Fes, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Price Range: $21 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“stay away at all cost”
 of 5 bubbles leewei2, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't go here”
 of 5 bubbles 786foodie2015, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“There is no good room. The rooms upstairs might be a little better...”
 of 5 bubbles LeanderH, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms have shared bathrooms. Upstairs is probably better than the ground floor, because the main common area where they serve breakfast is on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Z1211OWtimm, 22 Nov 2014 | Read review
“In summer, downstairs the rooms are cooler (and ask for a fan!).”
 of 5 bubbles joepsi, 14 Jul 2013 | Read review
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