Fez Medina offers access to a Fes invisible to the average tourist. We make it possible for travelers to experience living in a traditional house or riadin the medieval medina of Fes, Morocco, with full staff support.
Fes Medina is a small, family-run social enterprise whose revenue supports non-profit artist residencies in the medina of Fes. We offer our services to honor and foster understanding of the remarkably intact Old City of Fes—its architecture, its spirituality, its culture, and its people.Fes Medina offers a range of unique services for our guests, including restoration tours and special cultural encounters. We offer more than just a vacation rental or a hotel in Fes—we offer an opportunity for a rare personal experience of Moroccan life.
Rent a Historic House in the Medina
Fes Medina’s historic sites offer a range from the concentrated splendor of an antique massriya to the expansive inner world of a traditional riad with a garden of orange trees—an authentic and rewarding alternative to hotels in Fes. Rent a house in Fes and experience the life of the medina.
We provide all you need to feel at home: Concierge services, linen, housekeeping, and Moroccan cell phones. Optional services include transportation such as pick-up at airport or train, and cultural experiences. Fez Medina offers more than a luxury hotel in fez—we offer rare access to the secret life of the Fes medina.
An architectural treasure, the Fez medina is known for the most remarkable medina in Morocco, an intact medieval city of souks and labyrinthine alleys designated by UNESCOin its entirety as a World Monument.
Fez was founded at the end of the 8th century. Its Andalusian Quarter was founded by over one thousand Muslim families expelled from Arab Andalusian Spain by Christian armies, bearing with them the learning, culture and architecture of a civilization at the height of its glory. Fez’ traditional houses reflect the crafts that distinguish the Alhambra.Fez is the oldest of Morocco's imperial cities and a religious, intellectual and artistic center of great historic importance.
Fes Medina offers restoration tours in the medina of Fes, Morocco exclusively for guests in Fes Medina properties. 100% of the proceeds of these tours support artist residencies in the medina.
Visit traditional houses currently under restoration and learn about the adventures and misadventures of tampering with the destiny of a historic house in Morocco. Visit workshops of the Fassi artisans whose skills make these renovations possible, including masters in the arts of wood and plaster carving, traditional furniture making, and zellij mosaic.Private visits to buildings ofexceptional historic interest.
We provide all you need to feel at home in the ancient medina of Fez