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Riad Scalia

3.5-star riad with 2 bars/lounges, near Al Attarine Madrasa

  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

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  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms - Living Area
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46 Arsat Jiar Jenjfour, Fes, 30000, Boulemane, Morocco
8.4.Very Good.
  • Riad was beautiful. Breakfast is ok and the room was small but decently comfortable.…

    Oct 12, 2019

  • The place is so beautiful and the host is very nice to us.

    Dec 25, 2019

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  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 6 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Childcare

Feel at home

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • In Fes El Bali
  • Al Attarine Madrasa - 9 min walk
  • University of Al Quaraouiyine - 10 min walk
  • Tombs of the Merenides - 11 min walk
  • Medersa Bou-Inania - 16 min walk
  • Blue Gate - 18 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Panoramic Studio Suite
  • Double Room HICHAM
  • Double Room SORAYA
  • Double Room ZACHARIA
  • Double Room SONIA

What’s around


  • In Fes El Bali
  • Al Attarine Madrasa - 9 min walk
  • University of Al Quaraouiyine - 10 min walk
  • Tombs of the Merenides - 11 min walk
  • Medersa Bou-Inania - 16 min walk
  • Blue Gate - 18 min walk
  • Royal Palace - 39 min walk
  • Borj Fez Mall - 2.3 mi / 3.8 km

Getting around

  • Fes (FEZ-Saiss) - 38 min drive
  • Fes Station - 11 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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46 Arsat Jiar Jenjfour, Fes, 30000, Boulemane, Morocco

At a glance


  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Free offsite parking nearby

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast daily
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area

Working away

  • One meeting room
  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas


  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in Moroccan cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 20 per vehicle (one way)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge


This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and cash.

Also known as

  • Riad Scalia Fes
  • Scalia Fes
  • Riad Scalia Fes
  • Riad Scalia Riad
  • Riad Scalia Riad Fes

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges


  • Yes, Riad Scalia does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in is available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers Moroccan cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Ben Yamna (9-min walk), Dar Tajine (10-min walk), and Restaurant Sekaya (10-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 20 per vehicle one way.
  • Riad Scalia has 2 bars and a picnic area.
8.4.Very Good.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    Good location, comfortable beds

    This is a nice, newly renovated raid near the wall of the medina, and not far from one of the gates, so it’s relatively easy to find. The room was pretty clean, and the beds were comfortable. Breakfast is good. We also ordered dinner there one night, and it was great. The biggest downside is the staircase, which is very steep and narrow. Also, the shower had mildew.

    Charles, 2 night family trip, Apr 20, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    We loved staying at the Riad Scalia! The property was beautiful and easy to find, away from the hustle and bustle of the medina but an easy walk away. We had a lovely terrace in our room overlooking the countryside. Our hosts were extremely kind and friendly.

    2 night romance trip, Apr 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful stay on the edge of the Medina

    Riad Scalia is charming and comfortable home away from home located on the edge of the Fez Medina. Our room and the common areas were clean and beautifully decorated. In addition, the shower was water was hot and the WIFI worked well. Our hosts, Mohammed and Nezah, were two of the nicest people I have ever met in a place where I stayed as a guest. Nezha went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful, and she is warm and genuine individual. After a long day of walking all over the Medina, she invited to the rooftop terrace for a cup of fresh tea. And what an amazing view! The home-made breakfast every morning was delicious, and Nezah showed us how she cooked the chicken and vegetable couscous that we had for dinner. Staying at Riad Scalia made our short time in Fes very enjoyable, and we were genuinely glad that we had selected to stay there.

    Katherine, 2 night romance trip, Mar 21, 2019

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  • 2.0.Poor

    We had terrible experience On the day of boot we were in contact with owner of lodge and spoke to him three times and told him about our expected time of arrival, we arrived around 11:35 pm , the moment we arrived at hotel we found that the way out towards hotel was very narrow congested streets , owner of lodge started to shout at us and yell that why we were late ? I told him that’s not the way to talk than he asked us to leave though we had reservation? After heated argument for about 15 minutes , manager of lodge Nazha came down and asked owner to calm down and don’t shout as other guest were sleeping. Breakfast was very poor , below standard for even a three star hotel ! Before booking on ebookers website it was mentioned that there was free parking , in fact that was a lie , there was paid parking at about 10 minutes walk from hotel and we paid 2 euros per 24 hours! Lodge owner said to us that last Chekin time was 21:00 hours , but my reservation email didn’t say anything like that , even on ebookers website no time limit was mentioned for checkin! Overall a pathetic experience and I felt like being decieved by ebookers website !

    3 night trip with friends, Feb 22, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely hotel

    Lovely traditional style hotel, great staff, clean, close to market

    Tony, 1 night romance trip, Feb 12, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Road Scalia is the place to stay in Fes

    Mohammed was an exceptional host very hospitable and helpful in all respects, fabulous cooking and hospitality.

    Adrian, 1 night trip, Feb 12, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Beautiful view and very friendly

    Riad Scalia is a beautiful Riad on the border of the Medina. It's about a 5 minute walk from where you have to park the car at Bab Guissa. Staff were very friendly and played with our daughter. We ate at the hotel on the first night and it was expensive, but very tasty.

    K, 2 night family trip, Dec 21, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A jewel tucked away in the corner of the medina

    Riad Scalia is charming and comfortable without being pretentious. The rooms and the common areas are clean and attractive, the water is hot, the wifi is solid. While located away from the main tourist hotspots of the medina, the riad is still close enough to some very interesting quarters and Bab Boujloud is a short and cheap taxi ride away (or a fascinating 30 minute walk). Easy long-term parking is reasonably handy with porters ready and waiting to ferry your luggage for a tip. But the real highlight of Riad Scalia is the manager, Nezha. She goes out of her way to make your stay wonderful and her concern for guests is warm and genuine. No matter what time of the day or night you come back to the riad, Nezha seems to be waiting and ready for a friendly chat about what you've been up to, before offering tea on the rooftop terrace. Nezha's cooking was a daily treat. She serves her house-made breakfast every morning with pride and will cook dinner on request for a reasonable price (we enjoyed a delicious chicken and vegetable cous cous). Overall, staying at Riad Scalia made our time in Fes more enjoyable and we were genuinely sad to say goodbye.

    Scott, 4 night family trip, Dec 15, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The property is a hidden gem inside a medina which I absolutely loved. Nezha was an amazing cook and super sweet! She made us feel extremely comfortable and recommended things to do in the area. I would stay here again and give it 5 stars!!!

    2 night trip, Nov 22, 2018

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  • 4.0.Fair

    I noticed afterwards that we should be served with drink when we arrived but we did not receive tea. We had trouble locating the place because the lat/long on Google map for their hotel is pointing to a wrong place. It could be fine but it was rainy and dark, I could only follow Google map before I managed to call them. There were 3 of us. We paid 70 euro for a 5 hour tour in madina through the host, the female guide left my friends alone after 2 hours. I was sick and could not join, we still paid her 70 euro for 2 people. I asked the host to contact her, she thinks if my friends do not know where else they want to go, she has finished her job. The host is not that interested to protect the interests of us, but telling me my friend made a scene in the morning by "screaming at the guide in front of other guests". My friends wanted to cancel the tour because I was sick and they don't want to go without me, but I convinced them to continue and paid the same price. I don't see this as the reason that the guide choose to end the trip that early because my friends "finish the sightseeing fast". I personally apologized to the hosts on behalf of my friends for "screaming in front of other guests". But this does not mean my friends are at fault for all of these. We had an early (8am) bus the next day, the host forgot to return us our passport one day before, so I had to embarrass myself calling their phones and knocking at door to get

    2 night trip, Nov 5, 2018

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