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Dar el Ma

#53 of 207 B&Bs / Inns in Fes
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had an amazing stay at Dar el Ma. The home could not have been in a better location - we felt like it was the perfect home base for being in Fez. The home itself was gorgeous - Claire and Joe have done an amazing job restoring the space - so many interesting nooks and crannies and a great...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Great place, lots of character. Masterfully managed by Imane, one great human being. One really feels welcome. It was a bit cold in December, but that's just how these riads are built. Out extended family had fun, the place is really built for families or groups of close friends to spend time together. To bad the foosball was broken ;-)

Thank Slobodan M
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We felt like part of the Moroccan family in this beautiful home. The location is ideal, difficult to find at first, but we were able to meet some friends of the owners at their restaurant (that was very easy to fine) and they walked us over to the Dar. You could spend days wandering around the house alone looking at...

Thank SuzanneSCobb
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We had a fantastic stay at Dar El ma.the place although considerably cheaper from the average hotels in the medina, is very beautiful and quiet. Hidden in a quiet alley the house has only two rooms with a shared bathroom, making the experience more personal. I like that the place is renovated respecting the original features of the dar but...

1Thank Margarita P
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The house is centrally located in the medina, so close to all the souks. Very clean and spacious. The room have A.C. so that is a treat in the summer. Lots of places to lounge and nap in the house. The kitchen is clean and also available for cooking meals.

Thank Hamza V
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Dar El Ma is a labor of love, and it is apparent in every detail of the layout and decor. A traveler's must if wanting to experience the Fes medina first hand. To be honest, my favorite part of my time in Fes was sitting in the central floor area of the dar with the sun flooding in on the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We had a fantastic time at Dar el Ma! The riad is absolutely stunning with plenty of communal space to relax in after a busy day wondering through the Medina. Imane was so welcoming and helpful, preparing a delicious breakfast each morning and happily answering any questions and queries we had. Highly recommended!

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The stay in Dar El Ma was wonderful. The location is perfect, it's an oasis in the Medina. Houda is very nice, she will you feel as at home preparing lovely breaksfasts for you. The Riad is in perfect condition, Claire and Joe congrutalions with your work in the renovation!

Thank Mimisland
Nimbin, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We loved our stay here and were sorry to leave. Dar el Ma is a small riad in a beautifully restored building with two spacious and lovely bedrooms, well situated in the heart of the medina. It is full of intimate little spaces to curl up with a book or just enjoy the ambience, and the view from the rooftop...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We had better stays in Morocco, nothing really wrong with Dar el Ma, just feel like you could find something better. Pros: Someone will meet you just inside the medina and escort you to the house upon arrival (essential), rooms are big, free laundry, Houda is very nice and manages to get a lot done in the time she is...

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We are sorry to hear that Tammy essentially booked a place that didn't suit her. Dar el Ma is a traditionally restored Dar (where breakfast can be ordered earlier if asked in advance) and lets you kick back and soak up the atmosphere of the heart of an ancient bustling medieval medina. As extraneous noise goes, Dar el Ma is...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautifully restored dar in the heart of the bustling medina of Fes. Find peace from your haggling in this spacious accommodation, stretch out under the sun on the roof terrace or catch up with work in the office with free wifi internet. Breakfast included, and many other services available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dar el Ma

Address: 27 Zqaq El Mae, Fes 30000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Price Range: $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Very cozy, intimate place, all rooms are very cool”
SuzanneSCobb, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Tangia, it is a real treat. Takes one full day to prepare. Also bakery next door has amazing bread.”
776hamzav, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The two rooms are almost identical, so room choice doesn't make a big difference”
nxn22, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“The mirror room is closer to the bathroom but take either room that you can get!”
dabneyt2014, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“Check out Air BnB for photos. Both bedrooms are good though.”
Painteratlarge, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
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