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Riad Dar Guennoun

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Riad Dar Guennoun in late September for four days .It was a very good choice. Our room on the ground floor was spacious,very clean and with a good shower. Breakfast was included and held on the roof top. The menu varied day to day and was more than ample. Australian born Juliet,the long standing... More 

1 Thank Leigh H
Port Townsend, Washington
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay here - recommended to us by some travelers we had met. Juliette (owner) and staff could not have been more helpful. Very restful after visiting the souks. Breakfast on the terrace was of course great!

1 Thank John W
Juliet and Abdu... G, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

I am glad that you found the riad homely and hospitable. This is what we always aim for . My staff and I enjoyed hosting you and making your stay in Fes a memorable one. Hopefully you will pass the word around like you found out about my riad. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016

After a less than satisfactory experience with a different riad, my friends and I found Riad Dar Guennon online, Abdul and Said met us in the middle of the night to get us rooms. Such hospitality and kindess you would not find anywhere else! GORGEOUS rooms filled with antiques,amazing food - breakfast and camel tajine were so fresh and of... More 

1 Thank Shelby P
Juliet and Abdu... G, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you and I am glad to hear that you felt at home in your second home. More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a wonderful Riad and a lovely facility. Juliet the owner, is extremely responsive and helpful. The other employees and service impeccable. The Riad itself has been painstakingly restored and is very nice. My eight year old and I stayed for three nights and wished it could have been longer. It is the first Riad we stayed in where... More 

1 Thank John G
Juliet and Abdu... G, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

It was a big pleasure for my staff and I to host you whilst in Fes with your son. It is my duty to ensure that all your needs are met whilst staying with us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here in riad dar guennoun. Your second home always here in Fes. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at the riad. We where welcomed by Said who was there for a nice talk, advice, a friendly word and great service. The next morning we met the owner Juliete (first language English), who is very friendly and helpful. Great communication by email upfront. She arranged for a good driver for a very reasonable price... More 

1 Thank Taatle
Juliet and Abdu... G, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

My staff and I are happy to see that the Moroccan hospitality of hosting you both and preparing freshly cooked breakfasts and dinner was 'homely'. it will be nice to meet your children in the future here in my riad. We all enjoy meeting different people from all over the world and itis our policy and duty to take care... More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I stayed here with my sister for 5 days and it was perfect - very hospitable staff and owners. They catered to our every need and whim, and were very helpful in their advice to us. They weren't pushy at all, just made suggestions to see if we were interested. The breakfasts were great - Juliet is happy for you... More 

1 Thank UnaMorenaInTransit
Juliet and Abdu... G, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

I was happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us in our riad and that all your needs were satisfactorily met. our goal is to satisfy our guests whilst they enjoy their holidays here in Fes; The roof top terrace is lovely now with plenty of flowers,blue skies and warmth. You know where your second home is now... More 

Townsville, Australia
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This is a beautiful Riad in Fez with history leaping out of every room. The room we had was absolutely beautiful with air conditioning as it was cool at night. The furniture is as old as the building and quickly takes you into the past with huge comfortable bed, to a luxurious dining room with cushions everywhere to roof top... More 

1 Thank Gail H
204juliet1234, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

I was happy to hear that your stay in your second home met all your expectations. We do have a suite on the ground floor opposite the dining room.You will have to stay in that one next time and you will be able to bring all your luggage.There are no stairs. It was a pleasure hosting you and your husband... More 

London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

. . . . .but once you dig in you discover it's all about the money. Very very noisy which I appreciate one must expect in the Medina but not to the extent we suffered. The owner tried to sell us tours and trips, she also said that the trains were too dangerous for Europeans alone on her own so... More 

1 Thank Lilypad_hopper
204juliet1234, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. We did our best to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Our family guest house hosts guests, but we also happily make suggestions to help them discover our beautiful city, and they are most welcome to follow them or not. Too bad you took it the wrong way. I... More 

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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Iv visited Morocco over 15 times and can safely say this is one of the best hotels Iv stayed at. Juliet the owner could not have been more accommodating and helpful not to mention the beautiful staff. With a vast hearty breakfast and an array of delicious traditional dinners this makes the perfect getaway. Iv had some of the best... More 

1 Thank poisonwabbit
Juliet and Abdu... G, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

Hi Ben, thanks for your lovely comment and the beautiful pictures you took of the riad.We will be happy to welcome you back anytime!! take care :) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Riad Dar Guennoun is the place to go!! A family business that has put in the work and detail to meeting your needs. Great cooks! Historical! Close to everything you need. They will refer you to guides and pick at airport or train. A home away from home!

1 Thank Cir-Ron L
Juliet and Abdu... G, Owner at Riad Dar Guennoun, responded to this review

I love it when our guests call the Riad " Home" :) - Glad you had a good time here ! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dar Guennoun is a beautiful traditional house located in the world’s oldest inhabited medieval Islamic cities, Fes. Dar Guennoun is located near one of the main access points to the Medina and is just five minutes from the famous Kairouyine University and the souks. Dar Guennoun is a 17th century house which has been extensively renovated. It is a wonderful example of Moorish architecture from the hand sculpted plaster to the artisan painted cedar wood and the mosaic covering floors and walls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Dar Guennoun

Address: 70, Diour Jdoud Klakleyinne (Rcif) Medina | Fez el Bali, Fes 30200, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Price Range: ₹ 2,763 - ₹ 8,798 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riad Dar Guennoun 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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#14 Family Hotel in Fes
#23 Romantic Hotel in Fes
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“any room in this Riad is great even the twin share so it depends on your needs. all are up the stairs so travel with limited luggage”
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