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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2011

We were amazed and thrilled with this beautiful Riyad which we had almost to ourselves. Rooms and decor are magnificnet and in all it was a terrific stay. Staff helpful and pleasant.

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Berkeley
Reviewed 18 January 2011

We arrived at the Riad on New Year's eve and were met by Saffer and Imane who gave us an exceptionally warm welcome. We stayed in the Chambre des Champs which is the one room with a view overlooking Fez and the fields beyond. The whole Riad is decorated with exceptional taste and a breathtaking attention to detail and the...

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london
Reviewed 1 November 2010

really sumptuous, private environment. beautiful gardens (altho pool too cold to swim in), beautiful architecture. attention to detail amazing. fantastic room with view, could not wish for more... note however, that you share a riad with someone else and we shared it with 2 families with young children, who were up at 6am screaming for an hour. not ideal...

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melbourne
Reviewed 19 October 2010

One of the best "hotels" I have ever stayed anywhere in the world. Traditional riad experience. Tiling and architecture at its best. Spacious gardens, quiet location, beautiful pool, warm service, great room, super breakfast/crepes. We dined there too - try the pastisa (wow), couscous, tagine.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2010

Staying here is a very special and unusual experience. We were attracted initially by the fact that it has a pool and a decent sized one at that albeit it was refreshingly cold. Having said that when you have been bustling through the medina for hours or been lolling in the 36c heat all day that is most welcome. The...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 May 2010

This is an astonishing place. Well past our usual standard of accommodation but was it ever worth the money. We had the Jardins de Roses suites as it was all the we could really stretch to. If this is the cheap room, heaven knows what the others must be like. For the price you pay the accommodation is just magnificent....

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california
Reviewed 14 October 2009

We felt like we were called to this place, and spent our 4 days there like the Sultans of old. The rooms are all unique and every space has been touched with an artist's hand, not overdone and supremely comfortable, like staying in a friend's home, if a palatial one. The garden, the pool, the terraces are all delightful to...

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Lima
Reviewed 5 October 2009

The gardens, the pool, the food n the rooms were all gorgeous. The pool is not only beautiful, but a blessing. It felt like being in your own palace. Staff was attentive but you hardly hear or see them. The reconstruction of the Riad is neatly done, and they are working on a second Riad next door. Don’t miss roof...

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Nakiena
Reviewed 30 September 2009

Fes is fabulous, but the real high point of my recent holiday there, my third vacation in Morocco, was the glorious Riad Alkantara. From the moment of our arrival, we knew we were in a very special place. It immediately sets the mood for an authentic, but luxurious, Moroccan idyll. Fettah, the owner and host, is as charming and fascinating...

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Paris
Reviewed 26 September 2009

We stayed three days in this riad mid July. Everything was delightful. The riad is an early 20th century restored with traditional techniques with modern taste and sense of Moroccan influence. Adjacent riads from the 19th and 18th century are under restoration (if you canmeet the owner, you might be lucky enough to get a private visit to discover all...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Riad Alkantara is an exceptional location within the walls of the medieval city of Fes; it is a hidden enchantment in the heart of a shaded area surrounded by 5 riads of different periods and architectural styles that have been restored with patience and passion to unite modern comfort and the splendours of the past in an exquisite alchemy. The garden has a vast swimming pool surrounded by greenery and supplied with pure spring water, there are many fountains and patios, where you can relax and listen to the birds soothing singing. At nightfall the delicate light breeze from the Atlas Mountains highlights the assorted fragrances of musk, jasmine and honeysuckle. The oriental sweetness and delicacy is revealed. In the vein of Italian theatre, the esplanades located at various levels are very well adapted to all types of events, whether cultural, artistic or just for amusement. Riad Alkantara also has its lounge bar and smoking area on a shaded terrace, a restaurant where cuisine inspired from all over the world is served, traditional Moroccan cuisine which is served in the guest dining room, a shop selling traditional Moroccan clothes and decorative items ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Alkantara

Address: 24 Oued Souaffine | Douh Fes Medina, Fes 30030, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Price Range: ₹ 7,212 - ₹ 13,412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Alkantara 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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