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Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 8 December 2013

My partner and I stayed in this riad for three nights in November and had a great experience. The manager is very friendly and helpful, the staff is attentive and breakfast was among the best we had in our two-week Morocco trip. Inside the riad is amazingly renovated, roof terrace and pool area are great to relax. We paid 20...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 22 November 2013

From the moment we were met at the entrance to the Fes medina and guided to the Dar Bensouda, our party of three adults and two children, six and five years old, was made to feel truly welcome. We stepped through the great wooden door into an atmosphere of spaciousness and timelessness, with a wonderful subtle scent of orange blossom...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 November 2013

we had booked and paid in advance for 3 nights at Dar Bensouda. However, once we reached Fez, we were told that the riad dar Bensouda was fully booked and and that we had been "upgraded" into another riad. later on, the "upgrade" proved to be a terrible downgrade. at the new place (which wasn't even a riad but a...

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MarrakechRiads, Manager at Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback in trip advisor, I understand your feeling but I need also to clarify some points: First of all your booking was one day before your checking date and we were already full that’s why I talk to you by phone and I came to meet at BATHA square to take you to the...

Kentucky, USA
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We spent three wonderful nights at Riad Dar Bensouda and certainly would give it high recommendations. When you arrive you receive tea and cookies by the wonderful plunge pool in the courtyard that also serves as the place where you eat breakfast and dinner. It is a beautiful area in which to relax after spending time in the medina. Said...

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Minnetonka, MN
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We chose this riad based on many reviews found here. We had booked 5 rooms for our extended family with kids and they were amazing! We had each of the four rooms in the center courtyard and it was such a serene experience. The food was some of the best we had in Morocco. There are so many private and...

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MarrakechRiads, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda, responded to this review

What a lovely reviews, so gratifying to read it . fantastic, thank for your stay in our riad. You describe Dar bensouda as a magic place, we are moved. Your review encourages us to do our best to maintain our service quality and even improved Hope to welcome you in the futur with your family. The best from said and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2013

The Riad deserves its very high rating and the staff really were fantastic. We only had breakfast so can't comment on the dining. BUT BEWARE: Travellers need to be aware of two major negatives. If you book online (at least through lastminute.com) it doesn't include local taxes and services, so you will get a bill for this at the end...

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MarrakechRiads, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda, responded to this review

Dear sir, we are glad to received you in Dar Bensouda, and we thank you for choosing our riad. We have noted the two points "negative" even if we don't agree to the word "negative" For taxes, last minute normally informed that taxes are paid on the spot. for the situation, it's the specificity of the medina and it must...

Reviewed 14 August 2013

This was by far the best riad we stayed in on our 2 and a half week moroccan adventure. Such a peaceful place to escape to after a day in the Fez medina! The pool area was so lovely and the rooftop terrace had one of the best views of the Fez medina. The staff were so friendly, our room...

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MarrakechRiads, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda, responded to this review

Dear, thank you for your stay in Dar Bensouda, thank you also for having classify our riad, the best during your stay. We hope to receive you soon to descover other’s rooms and bathrooms which are different than your’s. The best from Dar Bensouda’s team. Nadia

Davis, California
Reviewed 12 August 2013

My friend and I really enjoyed staying here. The staff was very accommodating (had someone lead us from Hotel Bartha to the riad, which there is no way we would have found on our own), and the pool area, courtyard, and rooftop were all amazing. Our room looked out into the intricate courtyard, had a beautiful bathroom (I want to...

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MarrakechRiads, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda, responded to this review

We were happy to welcome you and thank you for your stay in our Riad. We are pleased to know you satisfied with the quality of our service and our staff, we recognize the importance of ensuring our guests a nice atmosphere and it is through quality service and helpful staff, friendly and professional as we manage this task. To...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2013

This Is a beautiful oasis in the a big and beautiful medina from the 12th century. Used to be a house where the Imam lived. Restored beauitfully but kept simple. We had a big suite with a salon and a huge bathroom one floor up. It was pure luxury. More importantly the service was simply impecable. Nothing was too much...

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MarrakechRiads, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda, responded to this review

Fantastic reviews, thank you very much for this good note. It’ was a pleasure to take care of you. Hope to receive you an other time. The best from said and his staff. Nadia

Agadir, Morocco
Reviewed 21 July 2013

My husband and I had a wonderful experience staying in Dar Bensouda. We loved the calm, tranquil ambiance and subtle decor of the swimming pool area. The rooftop terrace is very inviting, with plenty of space to lounge around and a shower to cool down in the summer heat - best place to admire the views over the medina, truly...

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MarrakechRiads, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda, responded to this review

What a lovely reviews, so gratifying to read your fantastic reviews, you don't forget anything, thank you very much. said and his staff are very happy to read your review, they hope see you soon. Best regards. Nadia

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Bensouda is an authentic old palace in Fez, transformed into a charming guesthouse. Here you'll find exquisite traditional architecture harmoniously combined with all the comforts of modern accommodation. Dar Bensouda has two beautiful courtyards: the fountain courtyard around which eleven luxurious rooms and suites are arranged and the swimming pool patio with a leafy garden. Each room is individually decorated, air-conditioned, and has an en-suite bathroom with shower. The suites have a bathtub and a relaxing sitting room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda

Address: 14, Zkak El Bgha | Elquettanine, Fes 30202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Price Range: $69 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel & Spa Riad Dar Bensouda 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Riad Dar Bensouda Hotel Fes
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Fes
#6 Luxury Hotel in Fes
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