Riad | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
In the heart of the ancient medina of Fez, a stone’s throw away from the famous Kairaouine Mosque, nestles the beautiful Dar Alexander, a 17th Century Merchant’s house, painstakingly restored over 4 years. A monument to the vision and craftsmanship of the Fassi.
Dar Alexander is a stylishly renovated Riad in Fez Medina, Morocco. It is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the medina: An oasis within which to recharge and reflect, the perfect retreat for mind and soul. The owner is flexible about how guests may wish to enjoy this "heavenly gem". If you would like to be looked after by the extremely friendly staff [who speak English, French and Arabic] you can ask for your meals to be provided, laundry prepared and also advice on creating mini trips to suit all your needs. However, if you prefer total privacy, you can rent the house on a self catering basis. The helpful staff will even shop for you!
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Fes Saiss 10 km, Nearest railway: Fes 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, Games room, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
On hot days the roof terrace can be enjoyed with the facility to cool down with an outside shower. There are beautifully scented jasmine and herb plants that adorn the terrace, which boasts a magnificent view of the medina and mountains beyond. No need to leave the terrace for refreshments as there is a small well equipped kitchen adjacent to the exterior.
Dar Alexander is available only as an exclusive let and for a minimum of 2 nights per stay. We charge a minimum of 350 Euro per night (for up to 4 persons). The charge for any additional person beyond that is 50 Euro each per night.
These prices include bed and breakfast, dinner on your first evening, transfers to and from the airport/train station and all local taxes.
Dinner is available by arrangement and is priced at 17.50/8.75 Euro per adult/child (payable locally).
A selection of drinks is available, also payable locally.
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5 Mar 2013
"Amazing, absolutely blown away."
From the moment we were met at the airport to the airport drop-off we experienced the best hospitality from Dar Alexander. It can be a little daunting stepping off the plane in a foreign land but the … More
15 Feb 2013
"Secret doorway to an oasis in the middle of the medina"
We arrived from the airport to the edge of the medina by car and were picked up on foot by Younus, who immediately took our luggage and expertly navigated his way through the maze that is the medina t… More
4 Feb 2013
"A beautifully restored and tranquil haven set in the midsts of a vibrant and thriving Fez Medina...totally stunning!"
Travelling with my wife and our three young sons, I was a litttle apprehensive about this adventure...I needn't have been! The transfer from the airport was simple and totally stress free...a per… More
3 Feb 2013
"A great taste of real Morocco in fantastic Fes"
This was our first trip to Morocco and we couldn't quite believe the 'arrangements' that we were given would go to plan. But they went like a dream. Met at the airport, driven to the … More
28 Jan 2013
"Beautiful oasis of calm in the heart of the Medina"
We arrived in the middle of a torrential downpour with the narrow streets of the Medina flowing like rivers. We ducked through a wooden door set into the wall of a building and wow - into a gorgeous … More
15 Jan 2013
"most unique holiday in ten years"
Usually we take holidays in beach and city locations, but this time we wanted to have somewhere that none of us had ever tried. a small group of friends rented this house in Fez and all of us were blo… More
14 Jan 2013
"It has the Wow factor"
Tucked away in the cultural Medina is he oasis of luxury and style that is Dar Alexander. I went with my two daughters who were aged 13 and 10 and stayed with another family. We all had a fanatastic t… More
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