The Best Hotels in Fes
Collected by Aleksandra Hogendorf, AFAR Contributor
Stay in the decadent splendor of a historic palace or a riad, sipping mint tea in the hushed central garden. You could also choose a place in the midst of the buzzing medina or one removed from the fray in desert solitude. Here are some of our favorite hotels in Fes.
Derb Ziat, Fes, Morocco
Set in a former palace on a scenic hilltop overlooking the medina, this luxurious property is full of exquisite arches, traditional tilework, colorful rugs, lashings of marble, stained glass details, and lots of vibrant paintings and objets d'art....
24 Derb El Miter, Parking Ain Azliten, Fès 30110, Morocco
Though less decadent than some of the medina’s luxury hotels, Riad Ahlam offers charm and traditional Moroccan style at more budget-friendly rates. Its elegant central courtyard, complete with a trickling fountain and potted citrus trees, is...
Dhar El Mehraz, 30 000، Fes 30050, Morocco
Chic modern design mixes with Moroccan influences in this enchanting escape perched on a hill overlooking the ancient Fes medina. Airy interiors are studded with floor-to-ceiling windows and sleek furnishings that are paired with brightly...
5 Derb Zerbtana, Fès 30110, Morocco
Modern luxury mixes with Moroccan style in these lavish interiors, some of which are doused in traditional touches like zellige tilework, intricately carved plaster, filigree wrought-iron details, and antique wooden doors, while others take a more...
23 Arsat Bennis Douh، فاس، Morocco
This 19th-century palace glitters with traditional Moroccan style, including zellige tiling, intricate carved plasterwork, filigree wrought ironwork, and stained glass details in ornate wooden windows. Amid the hustle of the mazelike...
3 Derb Bechara، Fes, Morocco
Hidden behind unassuming doors, this 17th-century palace offers respite from the frenetic bustle of the medina. The charming property hits all the Moroccan style mainstays: there’s plenty of colorful tiling in geometric and arabesque...
19 bis derb el ouarbiya - el makhfia Fès Médina - Maroc، Fes, Morocco
This charming riad is full of delightful corners to retreat into and enjoy a sweet cup of mint tea or some spiced coffee. There’s a tranquil central courtyard, sprouting greenery and soundtracked by a babbling fountain; panoramic rooftop...
8 Bis Derb Guebbas.Quartier Batha. Medina -Fes Maroc، Fes 30000, Morocco
Stepping inside the Riad Alya from the chaos of the medina feels like a retreat into a secret hideaway, one with decadent interiors that teem with arabesques and geometric patterns. The jewel box–like central courtyard...
21 Derb Ourbia Makhfiya، Fes 30000, Morocco
Once a grand harem, this luxury riad in the medina’s Andalous Quarter is as charismatic as its past. Interiors are peppered with trinkets, artifacts, and furnishings from around the world—though all are grounded in traditional Moroccan...
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