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Very friendly staff, very good breakfast and good location in one of the main streets of Fes Medina. Great value!
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This hostel is amazing. The rooms are intricately tiled and the owner is very nice and helpful. Whatever the percentage comes out, this is an excellent choice. It is hard to find, but everything in the medina is hard to find. The owner came and found us near the blue gate and led us to the hostel. Then we had mint tea. Great hostel!
Bugs, dirty sheets, dirty floor, air conditioning not working (we were even accused of having lost the remote we were never given!!), etc... The people we met shared our opinion on their rooms. We even told the guy about the beetles and he replied "what did you expect? this is Marrakech" !!!
Two negative aspects were that the air conditioner in our room did not work (since we were there in July it was impossible to sleep) and that there were cockroaches in the hostel, both in the lobby/reception and in our room (!).
Another excellent place to stay in Morocco, this time in Fes. Very good location, very well maintained and very kind staff.
The hostel is in the best part of the Medina. It is hard to find it but once you are there you can enjoy it. :)
This was an amazing hostel, absolutely beautiful, safe, practical. The staff is wonderful, Kareem and Chakim are so helpful and nice people. We had so much fun with them!! The breakfast is delicious. The people at the hostel are so willing to help take you around the medina and show you things you wouldn't see otherwise. I would definitely go back here and would recommend this place to my friends. Love Camel Team!!! Thanks Kareem!!
We had a really bad experience in this hostel. We had our reservation, but when we arrived our room wasn’t prepared. The blankets weren’t clean and the toilet was wet and full of used towels, as if they hadn’t cleaned the room after the former guests left. The staff was really rude, even agressive when we insisted to do the check-in properly they didn’t want to show us our reservation, nor take our passports nor take any register and they shouted at us when we expressed our doubts.
Difficult to find, but nice location. Good interior. Not sure if the blankets and sheets were cleaned from the previous person. Rooms were not ready when we arrived 11PM at night. One staff member is very lazy, a bit arrogant and not hospitable. Twin room had no doors to toilet/shower. One of us had to leave when sitting on the toilet. Hot water lasts ~5 minutes. This staff claims that he is your family/friend, but hard to trust him from his facial expressions and body gestures.
The hostel is located in a very good point of the Medina and the city in general. We enjoyed Karim and all the staff. We suggest this place for brief holidays in Fez.
The beds were not good The hostels name is nowhere indicated: not at the entrance of the (narrow) street, not at the door of the hostel. When we arrived: one of the staff tried to make us change our travel programme and insisted that we would take a tour with one of his friends/family members. We didn't, afterwards he didn't bother us with that anymore. One day there was no hot water,, he apologized for that. Hostel isn't luxury at all, but price/quality is ok.
very clean and friendly place right in the medina of fez nice breakfast included, beautiful traditional moroccan house with nice rooftop
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great owners, gave us a wonderful tour of Fez and showed us all the important sights. Very hospitable, welcoming us with traditional tea, and even giving us honey and lemon tea for our sore throats! We were able to use the internet at the hostel too. Great stay.
An intimate traditional riad in an ideal medina location, safe, clean, attractive, with an attentive multi-lingual staff. Karim in particular took excellent care of me (solo female traveler), taught me how to make a delicious tagine, went with me to the bank to retrieve a lost cash card, escorted me to the hammam, always with a smile. Very highly recommended.
This place is hard to find without help, but the location is perfect, an authentic riad in the hearth of Medina. The stuff is kind and the breakfast good. Shared spaces are enjoyable and so most of the rooms, apart the twin private, which is very small and has not door separating bathroom from beds. We lived a nice time here so i can recommend this hostel.
A beautiful Moroccan oasis! Hard to find the first time, but after that its in a great location in the medina. Very clean, with super hot showers. I was looked after very well by the staff- delicious breakfast in the morning and Chakib and Karim were very helpful about what to do in Fes. I definitely recommend the city tour to get an insight into real Fes life and to see all the sights, and if you're interested in shopping, he will take you to the genuine places and help to get you a good price!
We had a great time at Dar Warda and want to say thank you to Karim and his brother for the beautiful stay we spent in their house. The guesthouse is located in a beautiful over 300 years old riad and the atmosphere is amazing.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
This hostel was hard to find as others said, but if you toss a local a few coins they will help you to the right place. Nice riad, good location, helpful staff. That being said, one of the sons will offer to take you on a tour of Fes which I would definitely reccomend BUT ask him not to take you to any of his friends carpet shops and offer to pay a little over the 100 DH.Also, we arrived early in the morning and the staff assumed we weren't coming and gave our room away. MAJOR NEGATIVE POINTS.
The owners are never there, and if they are, they`re high or sleeping, there is no WiFi, and no signs to lead you to the hostel If you have a choice, stay clear of it
Dar Wada is a nice and traditional house in the upper part of the Medina. Finding the place is nearly impossible without help but once there you have nice rooms and a rooftop terrace. The breakfast is very tasty (unfortunately not before 9.30 am). Value for the money is really okay but pay attention on the excursions. They are much more expensive than in all other hostels/agencies and f.ex. the city guide leads you after some sights into many factories. Disappointing. Rest of staff is nice.