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Funky Fes Reviews

60, Arset Lamdelssi - Bab Jdid - Fes Medina, Fez, Morocco

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86%

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948 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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100%

An absolutely fantastic experience. I couldn't have been happier with my first time at a hostel, especially in Morocco. The food was great, the staff was helpful, and the tours and tour guides were wonderful and helped us discover more about the culture. The one thing you should know if you decide to have Funky Fes pick you up from the airport, do not expect a typical shuttle bus! It was just the driver's car that we squeezed 6 people into. It wasn't a problem, but don't be surprised!

  • 23rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

No experience with African hostels before I can see the efforts of the staff.


100%

A word that comes to my mind is 'professional'. Everything super clean, stylish, very good information, beatiful roof terrace. Food was very good as well but breakfast could have been more variated. I really liked the hostel, much more than Fes itself.


77%

Hostel staff was friendly, breakfast was nice, and I slept really well :) It's quite close to the medina but in the evening there is not so much to do in Fes unfortunately. Movie night could be a nice idea indeed (maybe on the rooftop terrace?) :)


86%

as you exit the train station walk straight and after the roundabout at the corner on your left there's the bus station with a small blue sign.take bus 19 for 3.5 dirhams to last stop,place rcif staff really great,very good english speakers and helpful.medina very close.didn't like toilet inside dorm,you can hear everything and it can be annoying,especially at night.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your comment and directions,Darida. Sorry for the toilet, but in general, guets prefer to have toilet inside room. The staff thank you for your mention about them.

100%

Great place to relax and feel welcome and meet other people.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks Lucy. It was a pleasure to have you at home.

86%

I enjoyed my stay at Funky. Good atmosphere, well located, nice and friendly staff, good base for trips, good breakfast included and reasonably priced lunches/dinners available. Nice social terraced area too, with a good view of Fes. My room was clean, with nice ensuite bathroom. My only negative point concerns temperature. The hostel could be cold at night. The staff did fur heaters some days (not always) which helped. I had to request heating to be turned on in my room several times.


94%

Funky Fes is easily the best hostel in Fes. The staff behind the desk were very pleasant and extremely helpful. Their welcome email and video made finding them incredibly easy. Their guided tour of the city was the perfect way to see the sites. The facilities were clean, their free breakfast the best we had in Morocco, and, since the city shuts down at night, it was quite enjoyable to relax in their lounge with some tea after a day of exploring the souks. All around highly recommended.


86%

I stayed three nights in Funky Fez. The stay was really amazing and the food was delicious. This hostel is not super big, which makes it easier to meet new people. The rooftop terrace is really nice and has a nice view over the medina of Fez.


83%

Really nice place with a great atmosphere. Busy, even in winter and has a lot to offer. The stuff could smile a bit more and learn to boil eggs that you can actually peal (put them in cold water after cooking, guys), but we had a great time nonetheless!


86%

I think It's the best Hostel in Fes. But it was really cold in all the places inside the hostel. They don't have heating in the bedroom. The other things were ok.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you Vitor. We have heating in every room. You have just to turn in (heating and air conditioning). We appreciate your affirmation of "Best hotel in Fes". You are very nice.

77%

Well located on the outskirts of the Medina, just before it becomes a maze. Staff were helpful and and always around, but could be a bit more cheerful. The breakfast is good, and in addition to your personal plate there is plenty of bread and jam, tea and coffee. Comfortable beds and plenty of space in the dorms and they have an ensuite with reliable hot water. Great atmosphere in the common areas and very spacious and comfortable. Big roof terrace but it looks outside the Medina.


86%

Great service - even though I was only there for one night.


91%

Friendly and helpful staff, wifi, self catering kitchen and decent breakfast with as much tea and coffee as you wish! No delays with hotwater in the showers and sinks. Comfortable beds for good nights sleep. Tours, outings all well advertised at reasonable prices. Did a guided tour of old medina first day...over 3 hrs for 55dhr. A most excellent hostel... My only criticism was no alcohol was sold or allowed!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi John, Our establishment is not allowed to sell or consume alcohol. This rule works for all the Medina. But there is no problem in having alcohol in the new area of the City (Ville Nouvelle). See you in Spain there you can drink alcohol in ours hostels (Granada and Cordoba). Thanks for the comment.

86%

Great amenities especially for Morocco (lots of hot water, en suite toilets, AC and heat in rooms), good place to meet other travelers. I would definitely recommend the medina tour offered through the hostel--the guide is excellent. The location is so-so: it is on the edge of the medina, making it easy to arrive to and from the airport, but you generally have to take a cab to the main medina entrance, even though the cab is very cheap. Hostel did not help me arrange a taxi which was one negative

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Justin, the hostel can't call a taxi because Radio taxi doesn't exist here. They can call a car, but they will be charge you more than the double that a petit taxi. Thank you for your good comment. Hope to see you soon again.

80%

Funky fes is a cool place with a lot of foreigners. You can meet nice people there. The place is quite cheap, the price of food inside and everything are fair. I'm recommanding this place. The people that will welcoming you are not particularly smiling but they are really helpfull.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks ! Funky is a pluricultural place. The cook wil be happy that you appreciate her food. Thank you also for recommending Funky Fes.

80%

Good location and nice staff.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you ! We were pleased to enjoy of your company ! See you soon again.

97%

Great place to stay. Especially the staff was really helpfull for any kind of questions. We also really liked the guided city tour!


94%

The staff and atmosphere here are great. There are two common rooms which makes it easy to mingle but also possible to find a quite corner. The dorms are basically what you would expect from a hostel. Everyone gets a locker but there is a small charge for using towels. The only negative is that it's a little tricky to find, but that's just due to the layout of the city. They did give very good instruction on how to find the place. And it's only about a 5-7 minute walk to the market.

  • 26th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Good location right in the center of the Medina. Worth taking the walking tour that starts at 10 am each day - costs less than €5! Clean rooms and a good hub for backpackers.


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