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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

if there is a reduction in numbers you will still have to pay for how many made the booking. No shows or cancellations are still charged within 2 weeks prior arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, Business Trip, Sports Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

NO religious groups please.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

People come from far and wide to experience the authentic hustle and bustle of Fes. There is so much to experience here; from the allure of getting lost and exploring the Old Medina, to sharing travel stories while sipping a cup of traditional mint tea, to discovering the ancient history embedded within the sights of Morocco. It’s no wonder the city attracted over 11 million tourists in 2017. Our Riad is right in the center of it all and we are ready to make your stay in Fes the best one possible.

WELCOME TO RIAD VERUS! We are less than a 5 minute walk from the Batha Fountain and only a 10 minute walk from the famous Bab BouJeloud (Blue Gate). Located within the Medina Walls but a taxi can drop you off 3 mins from our front door.

/// Lonely Planet-recommended and the Winner of a Top Hostel in Africa 2012, 2013 & 2014 award and Winner of TripAdvisor Excellency 2017, 2018 and Highly rated on TripAdvisor ///

We speak English, French, Arabic, Spanish and Catalan.
Full complimentary BREAKFAST (healthy and organic) served to you starting from 9:30 AM.
SAFETY is our priority- lockers with padlocks, security cameras and a night watchman are here to help you feel at ease.
There is free OPTIC FIBRE WIFI throughout the whole property (stream netflix, call family or update your followers)
We also serve traditional moroccan tea, hot coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice all day long - FREE OF CHARGE.
We invite you to join us at our table for our occasional FAMILY dinners (free to our guests). Ask in advance when they are planned for.
Hot showers, Heaters/AC in all rooms, on-site laundry facilities.
Awesome rates with TAXES INCLUDED in the price.
We even have a 360-degree panoramic viewing terrace to soak up the atmosphere. Note that it closes at midnight and you must not bring by law your own alcohol.
Daily maid service - this means clean sheets, towels, blankets provided on demand.
Need your BOARDING PASSES PRINTED to avoid the 50 Euro charge at the airport? We got you.
We organize birthday parties with cake (if it’s your birthday) but you must tell us well in advance!

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE IN FES:
Henna
Basic Arabic classes
Drum sessions
Cooking lessons with Mama Sadia
Hammam (Hot bath/Sauna/Spa trips )
Daily tours of Old Medina

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OF FES:
Sahara Desert Tour (Fes- Merzouga - Marrakech)
Volubilis (Roman Ruins) /Meknes
Azrou (Monkey Mountain)
Chefchaouen (the Blue City)

THINGS TO NOTE:

Age restriction: we accept guest under 40 years old.
Terrace closes by midnight, staff sleep downstairs for security, we have animals in the Riad, you are not allowed to bring in your own alcohol.
We accept Cash (Dirhams or Euros), PaypalMe. Credit cards with a 5% fee (only if Noor is present and a minimum of 1500 DH), Transferwise, Revolut, Lloyds Banking, La Caixa and BBVA banking (to pay online and save on commissions). You must pay the conversion charges though.
You MUST call us or Whatsapp if you are arriving later than 5 PM as beds will not be held and you will still be charged. Please make sure your arrival time written is as close to the correct time as possible.
THE RIAD IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PERSONAL BELONGINGS (such as money, phones, laptops, jewelry). We have a zero tolerance policy to stealing. You, as the guest, are responsible for keeping your money and valuables safe, there are lockers - so use them. Dorms are not locked as per the norm in Morocco, we operate a family run business and the emphasis is trust and honesty. Please respect this.
Please BRING EARPLUGS if you are a light sleeper as sound travels.
By law, Moroccans, Tunisians, Egyptians, Libyans, Saudis, Iranians, Iraqis and Algerians who are not married CANNOT share a room with the opposite sex (this includes all our dorm rooms) unless they are married and have proof of an original marriage certificate. If you are one of these nationalities, you must present a passport from another country to be allowed to stay, but we reserve the right of admission and you may be asked to leave so as not to be in trouble with the law.


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SO HAVE AN AWESOME TIME, MEET FRIENDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, AND MAKE MEMORIES YOU’LL NEVER FORGET IN ONE OF MOROCCO’S GREATEST CITIES. View House Rules

Overview

At Riad Verus hostel, you'll live like a local in an authentic – and beautifully decorated – riad. Chat to fellow travellers as you lounge on the cushioned seats in our courtyard under colourful lamps. It's a great place for a free cup of coffee, traditional Moroccan tea or a freshly squeezed orange juice. There's a free breakfast every morning too (think healthy and organic), served in our café-bar. And our restaurant's the venue for the family dinners we treat you to from time to time. For awesome views of the city, just wander up to our rooftop terrace and take it all in!

Location

The easiest way to reach us from Fès-Saïs International Airport is to take a taxi – the journey's about 30 minutes. Drop us an email and we'll organise one for you. We've got a fab location within the Medina walls, so the taxi will drop you off a 3-minute walk from our door. A 10-minute walk from the hostel will take you to the famous Bar Boulud (Blue Gate). Head for Place Seffarine in Souk Edlala – an 18-minute walk away – to try bartering for souvenirs as you wander the labyrinth of streets and stalls.

Rooms and Dorms

Meet new travel buddies while bunking in one of our mixed dorms. Some are en-suite and others have shared bathrooms with hot showers – all have storage lockers for backpacks. There are also private twin, doubles and quad rooms with en-suite. All rooms include free sheets and towels, and there's a daily housekeeping service.

Extras and activities

Our traditional-style house has modern touches, like Wi-Fi and air con – a must during the warm summer months. And we've got people here to help make your stay amazing! We have multi-lingual staff on reception, 24-hour security and we'll organise trips to the Sahara Desert or Monkey Mountain in Azrou. Or immerse yourself in the culture and join in with local experiences, from basic Arabic classes to cooking lessons with Mama Sadia.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Aug 2019
    Amazing hostel whuch made me feel very welcome. Ahmed was amazing amd was very fun to hang out with. We had a great stay here
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Aug 2019
    Best hostel in Morocco by far! What a place to be, from the moment you walk in you immediately feel at home! The location is amazing, 5 minute walk to the Médina but in a quiet location. The staff who work here go above and beyond to help you out with everything you need! Super social hostel, met some amazing people here and had a big family dinner provided for us :) Without a doubt, I will be back here every time I come to Fes. Ahmed is a Cutey!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Aug 2019
    Very nice hostel. Well decorated, clean, good air conditioning, chill vibes, and a mind-blowing breakfast. The breakfast is the nicest breakfast I've ever had. It's genuinely 5 courses and I would have paid what the hostel cost for the breakfast alone.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Aug 2019
    Amazing staff, great vibes, and good location!!! We enjoyed ourselves here and in Fez we ended up extending our trip!!!! Also, please give Ahmed vacation he needs to go with us to Taghazout. :)
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Aug 2019
    Best hostel in Morocco! The staff are amazing, super helpful with tips and organising transport. Massive thanks for letting us hang around before our 1am flight, absolute legends. So welcoming and the free breakfast was the tastiest we had in all of Morocco. Room was super nice, comfy bed and aircon. Would recommend to everyone 10/10.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Aug 2019
    Awesome place to stay. Catered to my every need - even arranged a full-body rubdown. Would recommend.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    31 Jul 2019
    Amazing hostel, the staff is super helpful and friendly and always willing to help, and the breakfast was great.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Aug 2019
    We were very content with our stay at the Riad verus. The staff is very friendly, especially Achmed. The breakfast is great and they have a beautiful terasse on the rooftop. There at little turtles as well. It’s not far from the Talaa Kebira (Main Street in the old Médina).
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    11 Aug 2019
    Staff was beyond helpful when I had to check in late then helped me book a trip into the dunes of the Sahara Desert over a holiday when everything was closed when I felt helpless. Best guidance I’ve been given to hostel staff by far.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    11 Aug 2019
    The staff was great. The breakfast are the best I had in Morocco. The location is a little bit hard to find and they close the hostel doors at midnight
    Colombia, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Nightclub
  • Wi-Fi


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