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Riad Le Calife

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 November 2010

My husband and I came here on our honeymoon, and Riad Le Calife was our only stop over in Morocco before returning to Spain for the remainder of our vacation. Our time at the riad was truly incredible, and we owe it all to the hospitality and generosity of Alex & Yasmine. My husband had booked our room (the Diamante...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 November 2010

This was my first trip to Morocco and we started our trip in Fez. My husband booked Riad Le Calife based on online reviews and their website, and our expectations were far exceeded. The Riad is a wonderful oasis in the midst of the bustling Fes Medina. We were greeted by the wonderful proprietress Yasmin and her fabulous dog Darwin...

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cramlington
Reviewed 8 November 2010

Stunning renovation by Yasmine and Alex.The perfect place to soak up the atmosphere and history of incredible Fez.Luxury and hospitality on the doorstep of an ancient,mysterious world-cant wait to return.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 5 November 2010

We stayed at Riad Le Calife for two nights and were dissapointed overall given the strong reviews on tripadvisor. At the time of booking this was ranked #1 and having stayed in other Riad's in Fez, we would not agree with this ranking. I think most over rated was the service. We would call it average at best and we...

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Boonton, NJ, USA
Reviewed 4 November 2010

We booked this riad because of it's #1 rating on Trip Advisor and it actually exceeded our expectations (the pictures don't begin to do it justice). The phrase "hidden gem" is possibly a bit overused but that's exactly what this riad was, tucked away within the crazy lanes of the Fes medina. The place was spectacular, beautifully decorated by the...

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canada
Reviewed 1 November 2010

A wonderful experience our hosts were the best we came across in Morocco, even the dog Darwin was very friendly. If your going to Fes don't miss this. Also try to take a cooking lesson in the kitchen my wife really enjoyed it.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2010

My husband and I will daydream about returning here. Yasmine and Alex make you feel at home from the moment you arrive. The whole riad is stunningly decorated with beautiful objects elegantly placed. From the roof terrace to the bar lounge to the individual rooms, the whole place is breathtaking. They have an in-house dinner which should not to be...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2010

Can't recommend Riad le Calife highly enough. Best place we stayed in Morocco. Great location, stunningly beautiful Riad, super friendly staff for whom nothing is too much trouble. Yasmine, Alex - we had a great time. Thanks so much!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 25 October 2010

Riad Le Calife was one of the highlights in our 14-day trip around Morocco. The place is unique, combining the autenticity of the traditional riad with the charm and confort of a boutique hotel. Nice details, like a radio-alarm clock with a good selection of music that comes from a pen drive, a mini bar (not common in most of...

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Braintree
Reviewed 24 October 2010

Like everybody else who has reviewed Riad Le Calife we were blown away by it – the ambience of the place together with the warmth of Alex, Yasmine and the staff makes this the top place to stay in Fes. I cannot add to the reviews – they say everything about the place in terms of luxury, food (except you...

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Discover the authentic world of the Riad Le Calife, and relish in its harmonious alliance of tradition and modernity. Located in the historical centre of the Medina (old city) of Fez, the Riad is a traditional home of the last century recently converted into a charming guesthouse. The house includes three prestigious suites and four charming rooms, three lounge areas, a well-being space and two terraces with a stunning panoramic view of the Medina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riad Le Calife

Address: 19 bis derb el Ouarbyia | el Makhfia, Fes 30000, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Fes-Boulemane Region > Fes
Price Range: $143 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riad Le Calife 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Riad Le Calife Fes
Riad Le Calife Hotel Fes
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Fes
#2 Luxury Hotel in Fes
#15 Family Hotel in Fes
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“Each room is different, increasing in size but equally well finished.”
 of 5 bubbles kirstenjh, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Amethyst Room is on the 2nd floor (no elevator, but your luggage is take care of), quiet and cosy”
 of 5 bubbles 758giorgiob, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are fabulous. We stayed in the Diamante Suite, which had rich decoration and a comfortable bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 6KP6, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Diamond Suite”
 of 5 bubbles rsalem, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Topaz room is on the first floor, up some stairs. All rooms I believe look out into the inner courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles FrancineUK, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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