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Riad Ibn Battouta

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Courtyard view
Panoramic Room, Non Smoking, Mountain View | Terrace/patio
40-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, TV, DVD player
40-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels, TV, DVD player

Overview of Riad Ibn Battouta

Riad Ibn Battouta

4.0 star property
4-star guesthouse in Ville Nouvelle with restaurant and free children's club

8.0/10 Very good

41 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
9 Derb Lalla Mina, Avenue Allal El Fassi - Batha, Fes, Fès-Meknès, 30000

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Ville Nouvelle

Getting around

  • Fes (FEZ-Saiss) - 16 min drive
  • Fes Station - 11 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Bar À R C Chic - 3 min walk
  • L'original - 4 min walk
  • Café Monte Carlo - 5 min walk
  • Domino's - 5 min walk
  • Restaurant Pizzeria la Mamia - 5 min walk

About this property

Riad Ibn Battouta

A great choice for a stay in Fes, Riad Ibn Battouta features a free kids' club and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for MAD 200.00 per person. You can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe, or indulge in massages, body wraps or manicures and pedicures. Other highlights at this upmarket guest house include 2 bars/lounges, a snack bar/deli and a terrace. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and location.


Arabic, English, French, German, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 12:30 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (1 year old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (MAD 30 per stay)
  • On-site valet parking (MAD 30 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • BBQs
  • Free reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Bowling alley
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Bowling alley
  • Horse riding/hire
  • Whale watching nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Arcade/games room
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium cable channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sofa bed
  • Premium bedding
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom (not in room)
  • Spring water bath
  • Bath or shower
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free long-distance and local calls

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.


On-site venue – restaurant.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MAD 23.0 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MAD 200.00 per person (one way)
  • Local area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from May 12 2021 to March 31 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Business centre
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Spa

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Cots/infant beds are available for MAD 200 per stay
  • Rollaway beds are available for MAD 200 per stay
  • Airport shuttle service for children costs MAD 200 (one-way)


  • Self-parking costs MAD 30 per stay
  • Valet parking costs MAD 30 per day with in/out privileges
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global).


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Riad Ibn Battouta House Fes
Riad Ibn Battouta House
Riad Ibn Battouta Fes
Riad Ibn Battouta
Riad Ibn Battouta Fes
Riad Ibn Battouta Guesthouse
Riad Ibn Battouta Guesthouse Fes

Frequently asked questions

Does Riad Ibn Battouta offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Riad Ibn Battouta 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 that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Riad Ibn Battouta?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Riad Ibn Battouta?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Riad Ibn Battouta?
Yes. Self-parking costs MAD 30 per stay. Valet parking costs MAD 30 per day.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Riad Ibn Battouta?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is MAD 200.00 per person one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Riad Ibn Battouta?
You can check in from 12:30 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 12:30 PM. Express check-in and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at Riad Ibn Battouta and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as horse riding. Additional recreation on-site includes bowling. Enjoy amenities such as 2 bars, a Turkish bath and spa services. Riad Ibn Battouta also has an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near Riad Ibn Battouta?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. The dining venue will be unavailable from 12 May 2021 to 31 March 2023 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Bar À R C Chic (3-min walk), L'original (4-min walk) and Café Monte Carlo (5-min walk).
Does Riad Ibn Battouta have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a spring water bath.
Does Riad Ibn Battouta have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Riad Ibn Battouta like?
Riad Ibn Battouta is in Ville Nouvelle, a short 5-minute walk from Borj Fez Mall and 12 minutes' walk from Royal Palace. Travellers say that this guest house is in a good location.



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Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Well run property in heart of Fez that survived COVID-19 by running lean and mean. We were one of only three families in this ~8 room hotel owned by a family with 2 other riads nearby. Room was clean, staff were pleasant and breakfast was hearty. For the 90 euro/night fee for my family of three this was a great choice.
1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice decor, nice towels, ok beds, good location, nice staff
Val, 1-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Not worth the money paid
It's a good looking hotel, but had some inconvenience: it was cold in the room beacause the
Luca, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great welcome and a beautiful facility, I loved fhe room with private terrace. Quite near the medina entrance, while easy to access from the train station via taxi.
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was clean. Hospitable. Great location and Great service.
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very good place. Great value and location
2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

There is nothing I can say that I liked about this place. The overall experience was nothing like anything we had at any other Riad or Hotel during our 10 day trip in Morocco. The lady manager (Iman) was absolutely dreadful. Only pushing to sell things through this Riad and becoming rude and angry with us if we had other arrangements. She was not helpful at all. Rooms are dirty and falling apart. Breakfast we were served butter packages that when opened had mold in them. The owner of the hotel was no better. When he found that we no longer wanted to stay for the second night we had pre-booked he got extremely upset and at some times even threatening me. We were a family of 6 travelling Morocco for 10 days and we had the best experience in 6 cities with some of the kindest most welcoming people except for this place.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent hosts! Excellent hosts! Excellent hosts!
2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Nice Riad. But wont consider it a 4 star. Maybe really important that others realise that a Riad experience is very different to hotels.
Sultan, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Very close to the Médina. Helpful staff.
I booked a room with a view. As it’s one of a dozen bookings on this trip, I failed to notice I was given the wrong (but beautiful) room. On request and after a few staff I was changed to the roof terrace room I booked. Shame about the rain. The pictures show the riad as it is, a beautifully laid out and appointed home. Another guest returned to find her belongings packed up and moved to another Riad entirely. With the mangeress blaming the customer to me “nothing but problems”. I don’t like overfamiliarity or guilt and baksheesh requests. I had booked a tour prior to my arrival and was made to feel guilty for not giving them the business. Yet my requests in return were not met with enthusiasm. When I requested an extra hour to check out I was made to feel as though it was a huge inconvenience. As though everything was out of their control. They had a quick attitude to blaming me or anyone else for errors or broken items or wrong rooms! Nothing was their fault! Not even the apparent owner accepted responsibility. They made me feel bad. They have a wonderful roof top they don’t tell their guests about! Hopeless. I didn’t mind sharing it with the sheets and towels. It added to the authenticity.
TDK, 4-night trip
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