Dating back to the 8th century, the imperial city of Fez was the capital of Morocco for over 400 years and an intriguing centre of political and religious power.

At its heart, the famous walled medina of Old Fez, Fès el-Bali, has changed little over the centuries and starkly contrasts the French-inspired “Ville Nouvelle” built pre-independence in the 1950s. For visitors, Old Fez is the place to start, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a substantial introduction to the ancient Arab world. As you pass through the Bab Boujeloud gate, you enter a labyrinthine clutter of medieval mosques, palaces and riads set amidst an intoxicating atmosphere of markets, souqs, workshops and tanneries. Narrow alleyways reveal charming squares and fountains while all around the bustle of daily life interwoven with exotic ingredients, heady scents and colourful bazaars.

Fes – Luxury Collection

Riad Fes$$$$$

A subtle mix of Andalusian sumptuousness and Moroccan art de vivre, the Riad Fès reflects its prestigious past and the refined civilisation to which it belongs. This majestic palace is an authentic example of Hispanic-Moorish architecture, boasting four harmoniously styled patios, sculpted doors and zelliges on the walls, stucco arcades and marble basins. It offers panoramic views of the magical spectacle of the sun rising over the Fès Medina, and the Atlas Mountains and for the views is on...

Riad Fes - Rooftop Bar

Hotel Sahrai$$$$$

Fes Hotels

Riad El Amine$$$$

Riad El Amine Fès offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/cafe, there’s a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A rooftop terrace, spa services, and a library are also featured making this boutique riad one of our favourite places to stay in Fes.

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Riad el Amine Fes Pool
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