Riad Alkantara

Address: 24 Oued Souaffine, Fes, Morocco | 5 star b&b
 
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This 5 star B&B, located on 24 Oued Souaffine, Fes, is near Bou Inania Medersa.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsRiad Alkantara Fes

      Reviewed by 105.158.35.252

      Paradise

      Reviewed Apr 24, 2014
      by (1 review) , Morocco Flag of Morocco

      Riad Alkantara is an exceptional location within the walls of the medieval city of Fès; it is a hidden enchantment in the heart of a shaded area surrounded by 5 riads of different periods and architectural styles that have been restored with patience and passion to unite modern comfort and the splendours of the past in an exquisite alchemy.
      The garden has a vast swimming pool surrounded by greenery and supplied with pure spring water, there are many fountains and patios, where you can relax and listen to the birds soothing singing.
      The same refined decorative style runs throughout the suites, with furnishings gathered on travels through the Mahgreb, India, Egypt and Syria, as well as gorgeous hand-painted, Diffused lighting from lanterns and appliqués further enhances the romantic feel of the suites. You will find also: air conditioning, ventilation, Hifi & music library, wireless Internet access, safe & selection of teas and infusions, minibar, bathtub or shower, hairdryer, welcome products quality
      This comfortable and cosy area has a superb view over the gardens and the medina... the restaurant and bar Lounge "Le Mandala" and its panoramic terrace adjoining offers a calm and intimate atmosphere with privileged views of the surrounding hills. In our guest dining room you can discover the subtleties of North African gastronomy, refined and authentic cuisine to be discovered and shared in a convivial atmosphere.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Riad Alkantara Fes

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

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