13 Best Riads In Fez, Morocco - Updated 2024

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Fez, Morocco’s second-largest city, is often referred to as Morocco’s cultural capital and is over a thousand years old. Tourists love exploring the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts and the Royal Palace of Fez. It is especially known for its ancient walled city, Fez el Bali, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also a significant car-free urban area that covers an extensive area. The primary means of transportation in this city are donkeys and hand-pulled carts.

When in Fez, you have multiple options for stays, such as riads and vacation rentals. Riads are traditional Moroccan homes that have an interior garden and are designed around a central courtyard. The open balconies of the accommodations offer sweeping views of the surroundings. Many of the riads have been restored and now function as tourist accommodations. For great stays options, scroll down for the best riads in Fez, Morocco.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 08, 2024.

1. Riad Semlalia (from USD 270)

Riad Semlalia is a luxury property in Morocco. The riad offers comfortable accommodations with a rooftop pool and balconies. The courtyard area is a beautiful place to enjoy lounging with your party or other guests. Every corner of the hotel features stunning traditional architectural styles, reminiscent of a royal palace. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the riad.

If you are driving to the property, you can park your vehicle at a nearby location for a small surcharge.

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Riad Semlalia

Wifi Available

Address: 20, Derb Sornass Ziat Fés Médina
690 meters (0.5 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

2. Riad Diamant De Fes (from USD 119)

Riad Diamant De Fes is a charming property in the heart of the historic Fes El Bali district. The riad features air-conditioned accommodations and a 24-hour front desk. The rooms are individually decorated in the traditional Moroccan style and each one comes with a private terrace. The central courtyard features beautiful sitting spaces for guests to lounge in. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the property and use the shared kitchen to prepare meals. This luxury riad in Fez also offers a daily breakfast that includes vegetarian, vegan, or halal options.

The property provides a range of services to ensure a comfortable stay. These include concierge service, luggage storage, currency exchange, laundry and dry cleaning services, and 24-hour security. For guests interested in local culture, the property organizes tours and cooking classes for an additional charge.

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Riad Diamant De Fes

Wifi Available

Address: 11, Zekak Rouah Souiket Ben Safi, Medina, Fez El Bali
591 meters (0.4 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Dry cleaning

3. Karawan Riad (from USD 345)

Karawan Riad, situated in the Medina of Fès, offers a unique stay with its exquisite facilities such as a hammam, sauna, and spa lounge. The rooms are tastefully decorated and feature an iPod dock, a seating area, and a private bathroom. The architecture of the hotel represents traditional Moroccan styles, with rustic colors and antique light fixtures. The glazed mosaic tiles and silk embroidery also add a touch of royalty to the hotel.

Karawan Riad also features a sun terrace, a garden, and outdoor furniture. There is a bar, restaurant, and snack bar, providing guests with a range of dining options. Additional amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and an ironing service. For those who need to stay connected, there is free WiFi available throughout the property.

Guests can enjoy a range of wellness activities, including full body massage, foot massage, and other spa services. Guests can also enjoy cooking classes or play board games and puzzles with their families. Karawan Riad is conveniently located 17.9 km (11.12 mi) from Saïss Airport.

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Karawan Riad

Wifi Available

Address: 21 Derb Ourbia - Médina
1.2 km (0.8 mi) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Garden

4. Riad Letchina (from USD 76)

Located in the Medina, the old walled city of Fez, Riad Letchina provides modern amenities while giving you an ancient feel. Amenities include free WiFi access, air conditioning, and private bathrooms with free toiletries and towels. There are also safety deposit boxes and flat-screen TVs in the rooms. In the riad, Moroccan breakfast is served every morning. The rooms are adorned in traditional style, with checkered floors and stunning pops of color. The wooden doors are also decorated with beautiful carvings.

The Riad Letchina has a garden and a terrace. There is also a common lounge and a tour desk. This riad’s location is ideal for seeing many parts of the city. Karaouiyne and Bab Boujloud are only a 10-minute walk away. Saiss Airport is also only around 15 km (9.3 miles) away as well.

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Riad Letchina

Wifi Available

Address: 10 Ht Akbat Lfiran al Hamia, Ziat
762 meters (0.5 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

5. Dar El Ouedghiri (from USD 32)

Dar El Ouedghiri is located in the Medina. You can relax in the terrace’s lounge, which gives you a great view of the rest of the Medina. You can also enjoy a meal at the riad’s on-site restaurant. Each room has Moroccan architecture and is decorated with Moroccan tiles. The courtyard also features stained glass doors and stunning carvings. They each have air-conditioning and a private bathroom. A continental breakfast is served every day, and you can also try traditional Moroccan cuisine in the restaurant.

Dar El Ouedghiri is only a 5-minute walk from the Cour d'appel and Lalla Bus Stops, and only a 20-minute drive from the airport.

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Dar El Ouedghiri

Wifi Available

Address: 49, Oued Souafine, Akibt Sbaa, Douh
567 meters (0.4 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Barber/beauty shop

6. Ryad Alya (from USD 82)

Ryad Alya can provide an authentic atmospheric experience that can make you feel as if you are living in medieval times. Each suite has Moroccan decoration, yet with modern amenities such as free WiFi. The suites have maximum comfort as well. They have patterned floors and tall archways.

Ryad Alya also has a restaurant and spa area that features traditional hammam and body treatments. You can also relax on the spacious terrace that provides a great view of the Medina and the mountains.

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Riad Alya

Wifi Available

Address: 8 Bis Derb El Guebbas, Quartier Batha Fes Maroc
507 meters (0.4 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

7. Riad Batchisarai (from USD 67)

The Riad Batchisarai has air-conditioned rooms that allow you to stay cool while dealing with the heat. You can enjoy the on-site restaurant as well. Some rooms have seating areas where you can relax. A few rooms have balconies or patios as well. However, each room has a private bathroom that contains a shower. You will also be provided with bathrobes and a hairdryer. The riad’s lounge area features a stunning fountain and beautiful patterns on the walls.

Amenities include free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. There is even a babysitting service, which can allow your little ones to be taken care of. Car hire is also available. Riad Batchisarai is only 15 km (9.3 miles) away from the airport.

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Riad Batchisarai

Wifi Available

Address: 26 Derb El Amer Zkak Ramane
818 meters (0.6 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Sauna Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services

8. Dar Borj (from USD 94)

Located in Fes El Bali district, it is only a few steps from the Quran school. Dar Borj also has an on-site restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. There is also a 24-hour desk reception as well. The accommodation is a restored house from the 17th century and retains much of its original decor, including colorful mosaics and traditional light fixtures.

Car hire is also available, and horse riding is very popular. The Army Museum is only a short walk away from the property as well. This riad is an ideal location for those who want to see the street markets. It is only 15 km (9.3 miles) away from the airport.

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Dar Borj

Wifi Available

Address: 18 Derb Ben Salem, Talaa Kebira, Bab Boujloud
171 meters (0.2 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

9. Riad Andalib (from USD 105)

Located in the Medina, Riad Andalib has Andalusian-inspired architecture, with beautiful carpets and light fixtures. It has a panoramic restaurant and a large sun terrace. There is also free WiFi, which is provided in the air-conditioned guest rooms. Each room also has a flat-screen TV and is located around the central patio. Each room also has a seating area, and there are private bathrooms that include bathrobes and slippers.

There are two on-site restaurants. El Panorama serves gastronomic cuisines, while El Andalib serves traditional Moroccan cuisines. You can also have a drink at the on-site bar. The airport is only 12 km (7.5 miles) away, while the train station is only 2 km (1.2 miles) away.

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Riad Andalib

Wifi Available

Address: 54 Avenue Mohammed Ben Alaoui, R'cif
1.09 km (0.7 mi) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

10. Riad Amor (from USD 96)

Located in Fez’ El Bali district, it is only 2 km (1.2 miles) away from Royal Palace Fez. The lowered seating in the courtyard area adds to the charm of the place. You will also enjoy stained glass decorations and light fixtures in the suites. Riad Amor also has a barbecue and spa center, which means you will be well-fed and relaxed at this riad.

There is also a sun terrace and a hammam as well. Each room has a flat-screen TV. However, only a few rooms have a seating area for you to relax in after a long day. Some rooms have nice views of the mountains or garden. Nonetheless, each room has bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries. Free WiFi is also available.

A 24-hour desk reception is available. There is also a hairdresser at the riad, who will allow you to look great before you head out to the rest of the city. Car hire is available as well.

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Riad Amor - Suite & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 14/2 DERB ZERBTANA
337 meters (0.3 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services

11. Riad Laaroussa (from USD 316)

This riad has been dated back to the 17th century, and it is located in the heart of the Medina. With archways and patterned floors, the riad focuses on traditional architectural elements. There is a traditional hammam and spa that includes massage treatments. The rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with free WiFi. Each room is set next to a large patio.

Breakfast is served daily and the on-site restaurant serves traditional Moroccan and Fassi cuisine. There is also a hotel bar, where you can enjoy a drink. The Riad Laaroussa also has a 24-hour front desk reception and airport transportation service.

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Riad Laaroussa

Wifi Available

Address: 3, Derb Bechara
479 meters (0.3 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

12. Dar Dalila (from EUR 81)

This riad features intricately patterned tiles, stained glass, and antique furnishings. Dar Dalila features a terrace that has desk chairs and a nice panoramic-style view of the Medina. Each room has tiled flooring with Fes zellige, free WiFi, and a private bathroom that comes with free toiletries. The suites also have a lounge and a sofa. Continent breakfast is served daily, and you can also order traditional Moroccan cuisine in the dining room.

This riad also offers staff-organized excursions and a guided tour. The Karaouiyne Mosque is only a 20-minute drive, while Moulay Yacoub Spa Resort is only a 40-minute drive away. The airport is a 30-minute drive away.

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Dar Dalila

Wifi Available

Address: 4, Derb Sornas, Ziat Fes Medina
742 meters (0.5 ft) from Bab Boujloud

Parking Pets allowed Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Internet services Safety deposit box

13. Dar Mehdi (from USD 45)

This riad has a terrace that provides a very nice view of the medina. It also features traditional wood carved and plastic arches, Zellige tiles, and a central patio. It is only a 12-minute walk from the center of Fez’s Old Medina. Each room has air-conditioning and tiled floors in a Moroccan mosaic style. Traditional carpets also decorate the rooms. You can also have breakfast on the furnished patio or the terrace. There is also luggage storage and 24-hour reception.

What makes Dar Mehdi ideal is the accessibility to many different places. It is only a 20-minute walk from the Karaouiyne Mosque, a 10-minute drive from the Fes Train station, and about 20 km (12 miles) from the airport. Madrasa Bou Inania is only a 10-minute walk from the riad.

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An unforgettable stay in Morocco

If you’re contemplating on where to stay in Fez, consider some of these riads. They each provide modern amenities while making you feel as if you were in medieval era Morocco. These riads not only provide amenities but also offer enjoyable things to do during your stay.

Riads have unique architecture that includes traditional Moroccan tiles. Many of these places are also very close to historical sites and markets, which will allow you to make short walks or drives.

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