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TravelPod Member ReviewsRiad Alkantara Fes
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.
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... s a lot of them there at the moment as being the week after Ramadan there are a lot of Moroccans on holiday) if there was a good spot nearby and they said keep going about 15 - 20 more minutes and there's a beautiful spot which is great for swimming. They were totally right! It was beautiful and as a bonus for our comfort levels there were even other girls there swimming. Now as I've stated the water was freezing, though it bothered my Scandinavian friends much less than me and ...
... tour of the tannery was really one big sales push to get you to buy an expensive leather jacket. The guides/salesmen were very good at the soft sell too. We saw 2 American girls each buy an ugly leather belt for us$78 which they likely wouldn't buy for $10 in the states. This led Dorothy to quip "I guess sheep aren't the only ones getting slaughtered here!". As the sales tactics ramped, it felt like they wouldn't let us leave if we didn't buy something. My ...
... flight violently scrubbed off me at a public Hammam.
... compatriots chuckle at Patrick's offers and call him a Berber from the north, I think that means they think Berbers are cheap, but the entire process was done with much friendliness and felt like a fun game. A couple times we headed for the door and were called back, I ended up standing in the doorway with Heather, trying to look bored. At last, they came to an offer, shook hands and Patrick got the rug for what I think was a great price. But my ...
... the leather products there never seem to lose that smell, and he cautioned us about buying their leather products. We spent about three hours touring the Medina before heading out, and walked through one of the gates to our waiting buses for a trip back to the hotel. Apparently, there has been a considerable surge in tourism in the Fez Medina, which has kick-started not only the buying and renovation of decaying riads into guesthouses and boutique hotels, but ...