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Dar Sugar

from £59 /night help

Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 4 reviews

from £59 /night

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House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Renovated in 2009, Dar Sugar is a large, comfortable house which has been decorated with flair. As well as incorporating modern facilities it still retains the cedar wood, iron and zellig (traditional Moroccon tiling) of the ancient house. It is situated deep in the Medina (a UNICEF World Heritage site) convenient to restaurants, shopping, parking and taxis and all the highlights and surprises that Fes has to offer; yet, it remains an oasis of calm in the Medieval Theatre that is Fes.

The house sleeps up to 10 people comfortably, including one occasional bed, with Egyptian cotton on all the beds. On arrival you will find a Welcome Basket which includes yoghurt, bread and jams, bottled water, fruit and a bottle of wine. Breakfast and daily cleaning is included in the rate. Other meals are available on request. Smoking is allowed on the Terraces but not inside the house.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Fes Sais 20 km, Nearest railway: Gare de Fes 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Staffed property
General Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (5), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Further details indoors

The entrance leads to a large INTERNAL COURTYARD fireplace.with a working Leading off is a MOROCCAN SALON, a fully fitted kitchen/dining room and a laundry room with a separate toilet. THE MEZZANINE FLOOR has 2 twin bedded rooms, both with ensuite facilities and views of the courtyard below.

THE BALCONY FLOOR has 2 double bedded rooms, one with an integrated bathroom and the other an ensuite shower room. Stairs lead up to the airconditioned TERRACE ROOM with a single bed which also incorporates a SUMMER KITCHEN. There is an adjacent shower room.

A door from the stairs leads to the TERRACES which have superb views of the MEDINA and the surrounding hills. There is a portable gas fire in every room and logs for the internal courtyard fire in winter. Portable fans are in all rooms in the summer.

Further details outdoors

At the top of the house are 2 terraces with panoramic views. There is outdoor furniture and a shaded area.

Please note that SMOKING IS ALLOWED ON THE TERRACES but not in the house.

Further details

We have had many children to stay in the house; however, the stairs are quite steep in places and they do need close supervision on the terraces.

The stairs could prove difficult for guests with mobility problems.

About this location

The Fes-Boulemane Region

Fes is one of Morocco's Imperial Cities and a UNESCO World Heitage Site. The medieval Medina is the largest car free urban area in the world with thousands of interconnecting alleys only accesable by donkey or foot.

Fes is the second largest city in Morocco after Casablanca with a population of approximately 1 million. It has three distinct areas: Fes el Bali, the old walled city or Medina; Fes-Jdid, new Fes with the Mella, and the Ville Nouveau which was created by the French.

If you wish to experience another area of Morocco on a day tour, Meknes and Voloubilis are in easy reach and you can enjoy the countryside along the way. Other day trips include a visit to a vineyard and an olive oil cooperative, or perhaps go on a trip into the mountains near Fes. All of these, as well as cookery classes, can be arranged through our house manager.

A highlight of the Fes calendar is The Festival of Sacred Music. It is now in its 19th year and is acclaimed as one of the best music festivals in the world. You can watch performers from all corners of the globe.


Dar sugar, while conveniently situated near to many of the treasures and delights that the Fes Medina has to offer, is off the beaten tourist track. Close by is the local market where you will see huge tubs of of olives, pyramids of spices and pastel coloured blocks of nougat piled high as well as many cafes and restaurants. We suggest that on your first day you take an official tour with a guide (we can arrange this) who will walk you through the narrow alleyways to various points of interest and speak about the history of Fes, Moroccon culture, religion and politics.

Fes is a fascinating city to explore, full of sights and sounds not easy to replicate anywhere else. Join the locals shopping in the wonderful markets full of seasonal fruit and vegetables. Sit in a cafe with a mint tea and sweet pastry and watch the metalsmiths at Place Seffarine then wander through the Medina visiting some of the workshops where, amongst many other crafts, leather, pottery and carpets can be purchased. When you want to explore the rest of Fes, Bab Guisa is a short walk away where you can catch a local taxi.

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Review 1-4 of 4

7 Jun 2014


"Good Service, Very Clean and Comfortable."

It was a pleasure to be able to spend a night in Fes, and Dar Sugar provided the 9 of us comfort, cleanliness and top notch service. Dinner cooked by Khadija was very good, I wished we were not tired … More

23 May 2014


""If" You are certain you want to stay in Fes...."

My Husband & I just returned from our trip to Fes.Although we wish we had truly understood what the Fes Medina was like to stay in, if you really want to experience it, this is a lovely home. The Dar… More

5 May 2014


"Home sweet home"

Un beau Riad, rénové avec une grande simplicité qui fait du bien. Notre séjour fut très sympa en grande partie grace à Younes qui nous a fait nous sentir chez nous dès la première minute. Youn… More

5 Jan 2014


"un excellent moyen de découvrir la médina de Fes"

le Dar Sugar, restauré avec gout en respectant l'authenticité de ce type de demeure est confortable et assez spacieux pour que chacun s'y trouve bien. Bien situé, il permet de vivre au rythme de la médina. Younes, toujours souriant, répond avec intelligence et efficacité à toutes les sollicitations. Et Khadija prépare d'excellents petits déjeuners et des plats succulents à la demande. je recommande la pastilla...nous avons passé un merveilleux séjour. Bien trop court! Une adresse et une petite équipe a recommander. Henri Clement

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    Calendar last updated:22 Mar 2015

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