Best Hotels, B&B's, Riads and Hostels in Fes

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs, riads and guesthouses in Fes as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.

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  • 4.5 Hotel Palais Amani Fez

    Hotel Palais Amani, Fez

    New York Times

    “The sumptuous 15-room Palais Amani was created by a charming Franco-Moroccan woman from Montpellier and her family, which explains why it offers the pleasure of magnificently renovated Fassi décor with modern comforts, including air-conditioning and internet.”

    Shortlisted in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Fez, Morocco.

  • 4.9 Riad Laaroussa Fez

    Riad Laaroussa, Fez


    “Built around a lush courtyard garden—a tranquil oasis from the medina’s mayhem right on the doorstep—this 17th-century palace had fallen into disrepair before being rescued and rebuilt by its French-American owners, utilizing the skills of the city’s finest craftsmen.”

    Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Fez.

  • 4.8 Karawan Riad Fez

    Karawan Riad, Fez


    “The nomadic French owners of this contemporary caravansary spent ten years reinventing this palatial 17th-century riad. Now seven sumptuous suites sit around a vast courtyard of soaring columns.”

    Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Fez.

  • 4.1 Funky Fes

    Bed & Breakfast Funky Fes, Fez

    Lonely Planet

    “Fez’ original, Spanish-owned hostel is still the best, offering up good cheap backpacker beds close to Bab el-Jdid. It’s a youthful and social place, with more dorm beds than you might imagine.”

  • 4.5 Sahrai Hotel Fez

    Hotel Sahrai, Fez

    Lonely Planet

    “This smart hotel venture from the owners of Riad Fès blends the comforts of a modern luxury stay with all the charm of Fez’ Moroccan heritage. Deluxe rooms and junior suites have wonderful infinity-pool views.”

  • 4.8 Ryad Mabrouka Fez

    Hotel Ryad Mabrouka, Fez

    Lonely Planet

    “An old favourite, Mabrouka is a large, meticulously restored Arab-Andalucian townhouse whose owners go the extra mile for guests and strive to employ sustainable practices. There are eight rooms, all with little extras to make your stay more special.”


What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Fes?

Fes, also written and pronounced as Fez, is the capital of the Fas- Meknes region, in inland Morocco. It is called the ‘Mecca of the West’. The city of Fes is also referred to, as the cultural capital of Morocco. Culinary practices are central to the city of Fes. This beautiful Moroccan city is the perfect blend of both, old structures and cultures, and new practices and lifestyle.

Ville Nouvelle
The neighbourhood of Ville Nouvelle is a contemporary style neighbourhood. One can spot several shopping locations, cafes and restaurants in this neighbourhood. One of the must-visit site of this neighbourhood is Majorelle Garden.

Fes El-Jdid
The neighbourhood of Fes El-Jdid is the central neighbourhood of the district. The main street of this neighbourhood, called the Grand Rue De Fes El- Jdid, is quite popular. There is a fine leather shop on this street. The neighbourhood of Fes El-Jdid is well known for its historical touch.

Fes El-Bali
This neighbourhood is one of the oldest regions of Fes. It was once the capital of the Idrisid dynasty. This region of Fes is also the world's largest car-free zone. Fes El- Bali is home to the oldest university in the world, University of Al- Karaouien. This neighbourhood is famous for its mint tea and magnificent gardens. The neighbourhood of Fes El- Bali is symbolic of the Moroccan heritage.

Nejjarine Square
The area of Nejjarine is more than a neighbourhood. It makes for a great tourist attraction. This area also houses a popular museum and several shops that sell wood and cabinet work.

This neighbourhood is the Jewish Quarter of Fes. This beautiful area is abundant is dainty houses with iron windows and quaint balconies and porches.

Also check out our guide about the best areas to stay in Fes.

How much does it cost to stay in a Fes hotel?

For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $55 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $90 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Fes hotel then you can expect to pay around $160 per night.

What is the best budget hotel in Fes?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Fes, then book Palais De Fès Dar Tazi. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Fes.

What is the best boutique hotel in Fes?

You like some luxury but don't like the famous chain hotels. If you're looking for the best boutique hotel in Fes, you should check out Riad Laaroussa. It's a very cool hotel that has been highly recommended by travelers and experts.
Also check out our list of the best boutique hotels in Fes, it's a manually curated list of the most unique and romantic hotels in the city.

What is the best luxury hotel in Fes?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Fes, then go for Hotel Sahrai. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it.
Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Dallas, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels in the city.

What is the best bed & breakfast in Fes?

Looking for a cozy place to stay in Fes that serves you handmade and fresh breakfast in the morning? Go and check out Bed & Breakfast Funky Fes. The B&B has been recommended by well-known travel experts and recent guests have given it top ratings.

What is the best hostel in Fes?

Looking for a good and affordable private room or cozy dorm in? Check out Riad Verus. The hostel has been highly rated by backpackers. Also check out our list of the best hostels in Fes.

Which Fes hotel offers great views?

If you're looking for a room with a view, then try the Hotel Sahrai, it offers some amazing views of Fes.

Which Fes hotels serve great breakfast?

Try Hotel Ryad Mabrouka if you're looking for a delicious breakfast in Fes. The hotel has excellent customer review ratings for breakfast.

What are the best things to do in Fes?

Fes Medina Guided Tour. This tour of Fes takes you through the intricate maze of streets of the medina. See the tanneries, Medersa Bouaanania, Nejjarine Museum and more. Price: $30

Small-Group Day Tour to Chefchaouen from Fes. Visit the Rif Mountain town of Chefchaouen on a small-group tour from Fes, and spend the day exploring the dreamy blue and white architecture, a picturesque medina, and local landmarks. Price: $45.

3 Days 2 Nights Desert Trip to Marrakech from Fes. This trip from Fes to Marrakech takes you through the Cedars forest, Atlas mountains and deserts. Visit kasbahs, ride a camel and stay overnight in a Berber tent. Price: $300.

More things to do in Fez

About Fes

Fes (or Fez) is a city in northern inland Morocco and the capital of the Fès-Meknès administrative region. Fes is one of the most important cities in the country and is also one of the most populous. Fes is also popular for being situated at the crossroads of the important cities in the region which makes it important in Trans-Saharan Trade.

The city is home to several madrasa, mosques, zawiyas and city gates which still survive till today. The building features a spectacular design that includes Moorish and Moroccan architectural styles.

Fes is largely divided into two old medina quarters; Fes el Bali and Fes Jdid and also divided into the modern urban area of Ville Nouvelle. Fez historic center is listed as one of the World Heritage Site and is regarded by many as the world’s largest urban car-free zone.

The city is also famous for its University of Al Quaraouiyine; the university was founded in 859 and is the oldest continuously functioning university in the world.

Fes has been described over the years as the “Mecca of the West” or sometimes the “Athens of Africa”. As a result of such names and other reasons, the city is one of the most visited on the continent of Africa.

If you like our list of best hotels in Fes, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Cape Town or the best hotels in Marrakech.

Check out our other articles about Fes:
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Best cheap hotels in Fes
Where to stay in Fes
Best boutique hotels in Fes
Best luxury hotels in Fes