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Riad Layali Fes
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

Riad Layali is a hidden gem, tucked away in the narrow streets of Fes. Very close to the Medina, it is easy to wander the streets and explore the local markets. Our group of two couples, were extremely well looked after by the family who own and operate this Riad. They made sure our every comfort was attended to, and the dinner and breakfast that we ate in their Riad was outstanding. I could not recommend this place more highly- though be prepared for stairs. Our rooms were on the first floor, which is accessed via a couple of small, steep flights of stairs and our bathroom was up another floor -and another couple of small flights of stairs. That said, both were worth the climb! (but possibly not for those travellers with bad knees).

  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

When we arrived in Fes Medina, we had a little trouble locating the riad amongst the maze of alleys that make up the old Medina, but this was quickly solved by a quick phone call to the riad who sent out two charming gentlemen on a motorbike to come find us and guide us back to the riad.
Upon entering through the door of the riad, one's breath is instantly taken away by the sheer vastness and beauty of the building.The riad staff Malika and Wadee greeted us very warmly and sat us down in the main sitting room in the courtyard and served us fresh Moroccan tea.
We stayed in the Al Hambra suite which was marvellous. The Moroccan designs and detailing of the tiles on the walls and floors were exceptional alongside the lavish furnishings which were all fit for a royal palace.
The location is ideal in a nice quiet alley a few minutes walk from all the main souks and restaurants, so a good night's sleep is guaranteed.

The service of the riad staff was phenomenal. Malika is like the mother figure of the riad and ensures that every one of your needs are catered for. She cooked us a lovely tagine. Her son Wadee is an amazing and extremely helpful person who served us with diligence and sincerity during our stay. Even the cleaners and kitchen staff greet you warmly every time they see you.The young lady at reception, Sara kindly opens the door for you every time you enter and leave the riad. The riad has a lovely homely and family atmosphere.
Parking is available at the end of the alley and is protected 24 hours a day by a watchman who will always assist you in parking.
I would definetely recommend a stay at this riad to escape back in time and feel like a sultan in his palace.

  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

After industrial Casablanca the city of Fes has charmed me. Riad Layali Fes is responsible for it too. It was a peaceful oasis in the medina. Blue tiles on the flor, walls, tables or stairway. Simply beautiful.
Very tasteful and clean accomodation with a wonderful terrace on the roof. Spacious rooms with high ceilings and oriental door. Welcome tea and cookies arrived just few minutes after we set on the sofa.
Malika in the kitchen, Wadie as our guide and Asmae on the reception were great team. Thank you!

  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled with friends
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riadlayalifes, Responsable réception at Riad Layali Fes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2015
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Cher hôte, nous sommes heureux que vous ayez si bien apprécié votre séjour dans notre Riad à Fes. Vous avez aimé l'esprit dans lequel nous avons rénové notre riad avec les maîtres artisans de Fes, respecté l'espace des chambres et adapté le confort moderne à ces anciens palais. notre équipe vous remercie de vos commentaires sur son service dévoué au bien-être de nos hôtes. nous espérons vous accueillir de nouveau prochainement, Fes et ses environs a beaucoup à montrer encore.Cordialement. Le Riad Layali Fes

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Reviewed 31 May 2015

We have enjoyed our 2 nights stay in Riad Layali that was booked via Your Morocco Tour. The riad had large suite rooms with some great furniture. It was nice and quiet opposite to the medina.
The location was very good too. It was just walking distance to the blue gate leading you to the medina.

Room Tip: Suite room
  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled as a couple
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riadlayalifes, Responsable relations clients at Riad Layali Fes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2015
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Cher hôte, nous sommes ravis que vous ayez apprécié notre Riad, l'espace clair et vaste du patio commun et des suites.Effectivement notre décoration et notre mobilier est une fusion entre le traditionnel marocain et le confort moderne adapté à un riad ancien.Celui-ci a été rénové avec la participation de maîtres artisans de Fes ( zelligs, stucs, lustrerie, menuiseries, etc.). Le riad est situé en effet au quartier Batha, dans le haut de la Médina et permet tout en étant à l'écart des foules touristiques d'accéder à la Médina à pied en quelques petites minutes. Toute l'équipe du Riad est à votre disposition pour vôtre bien-être et la réussite de votre séjour. Cordialement. Le Riad Layali Fes

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Reviewed 21 May 2015

We loved this place. We got a ground floor room that was huge, clean, and comfortable. The staff were very friendly and tried to accommodate our needs in every way. The road itself is in a great location and beautiful.

Room Tip: The rooms on the ground floor face the courtyard where it can get loud. If you want privacy and quiet, pick a room upstairs.
  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled as a couple
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riadlayalifes, Responsable relations clients at Riad Layali Fes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2015
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Cher hôte, nous sommes heureux de l'enthousiasme que vous exprimez au sujet de votre séjour chez nous. Effectivement certains clients apprécient les suites du rez-de-chaussée qui permettent facilement et naturellement d’accéder au Patio et au Grand Salon communs ainsi qu'aux divans où l'on peut boire un rafraîchissement ou un thé à la menthe. Vous participez ainsi à la vie du Riad tout en lisant ou en consultant internet par wifi.D'autres préfèrent le calme de l'étage ou des terrasses. Notre équipe souhaite toujours faire son possible pour le bien-être de nos hôtes. La rue accédant au Riad est typique de la Medina de Fès et nous avons la chance d'avoir un parking gardé à quelques pas. Merci de votre commentaire et nous espérons vous revoir prochainement. Cordialement. Le Riad Layali Fes

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