I ordinarily do not write hotel reviews but our experience at the Riad Le Calife was extraordinary, from the moment we stepped into the hotel till our farewell. First and foremost are the warm, gracious owners Yasmine and Alexandre. It always shows when one is passionate about his or her work, as these two are. They provided us with detailed and useful information about the city, equipped us with a cell phone for case of emergency and arranged a guide for the medina as well as trips outside Fez. The staff was very friendly and responsive.
The Riad itself is gorgeous. It is laden with artifacts from Morocco and elsewhere in the world, which together with the splendid renovation of the old building create a magical place. There is a wonderful view of the old city from the rooftop, where breakfast is served, and the patio with the surrounding lounges are a haven of rest and enchantment. We were upgraded from the amber room to the more spacious opaline room. It is beautifully decorated and clean. The air conditioning struggled to keep the midday 45 degrees centigrade out, and just barely managed to do it.
Overall this has been a unique experience, and we would like to thank Yasmine and Alexandre for it. If you plan to stay in Fez choose this place. There aren't many like it.More
- Free Wifi
- Breakfast included