Funky Fes


60, Arset Lamdelssi - Bab Jdid - Fes Medina, Fez, Morocco 22151 views 22151

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Finally, a Raid for young travellers in the medina! Experience with us the taste of an ancient culture. We are looking forward to greeting you, in our authentic riad, with warm smiles, exciting activities and loads of culture to discover even on a tight budget!

We are located in the old medina, just a few minutes' walk from the most important monuments (the Karaouine Mosque and the Tanneries). We are two minutes away from Bab Rcif, the most centrally located among medina's gates and which allows the quickest access to central historical part.

Funky Fes will warmly welcome you into its dreamlike Fesi-Andalusian setting. We have beautiful, clean and spacious rooms as well as free breakfast. Our purpose is not only to provide you with a comfortable stay, but to give you the opportunity to discover the ancient local culture, its history and its people. We seek to bring people together and to contribute to global understanding, through the young generations. Along this ideal, you can enjoy a wide variety of activities, from workshops and trips. Through each, you will gain a unique perspective on the city, the medina (the oldest and largest in the world, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the local craftsmen and way of life in Fes.

If you are on the run from stress, Funky is the right place for you. We have a big patio, three terraces and ensuite spacious rooms. The food we share here is as warm and inviting as the people. Lose the fear of differences and discover common roots and traditions. In our patio you can relate and relax with people from all countries and continents around the world. With the view of the medina from the top of our terraces you can let your imagination sweep you away to the enchanted tales of Arabian nights.
Come to Fes. We await your arrival!

Free:
- Breakfast
- Internet access
- Wifi
- kitchen
- bed linen
- hot water
- tourist information
- lockers
- TV lounge

Services:
- Low-cost homemade lunch and dinner every day (cuscus, tajine, barbeque, pastella etc.). If you decide to have both meals we will offer you a special price.
- pickup from the airport (150 dirhams, around 15 Euros for up to 6 persons), train station or bus station (5 Euros per transport)
- laundry service (50 dhrs –less than 5€)
- printing, fax
- massages (90 dirhams)

Activities:
- hamam (70 dhrs)
- henna tattoo (40 dhrs for hands)
- belly-dancing shows
- Music and dance show
- Cooking classes ( 200 dirhams)

Trips:
- Guided tours of the medina and other neighbourhoods with a licensed guide (5 Euros per person)
- Tour of the desert (150 Euros per person for three days)
- Trips to Meknes, Volubilis and Moulay Idriss (80 Euros for up to 7 persons)
- Trips to Azrou and Ifrane (price depends on the number of participants)
- Trip to the natural mineral springs (price depends on the number of participants)

Check-in time: 3pm or after
Check-out time: at 11 noon or earlier

Facilities


Directions

We can come pick you up from the airport or from the bus or train station. The airport pickup costs 150 dirhams (or 15 Euros), regardless of the number of passengers. The pickup from the bus station or train station costs 5 Euros for up to 6 passengers. If you are arriving by car, you can park a few meters from the hostel.

If you prefer to find us on your own, please follow the detailed instructions below. Beware of some people at the stations (especially train station), who might try to convince you to go to a different hotel, or might offer themselves to walk with you to our hostel. Usually their objective is to receive money from you.

From the airport:
- a taxi to the medina: 150 dirhams for up to 3 people and 200 dirhams for 4 people or more.
- or the shuttle bus (bus number 16). This bus stops at the train station and costs 20 dirhams. (See instructions below on how to arrive from the train station)

From the bus station:
- Arriving with a Supratours bus: This bus takes you the train station.
- Arriving with a CTM bus: This bus takes you to the central bus station in the Ville Nouvelle. Here you can take a 'petit taxi' into the medina.
- Arriving to the Gare Routiere: You can take a 'petit taxi' into the medina.

From the train station:
- a 'petit taxi' into the medina
- or, bus number 19 to Square Rcif. Once in Rcif, walk on Blvd. Mohammed Alaoui, past the cinema Amal on the left, until you arrive to pharmacy Amine. Opposite the pharmacy, take the stairs up. You will walk past a Moroccan fountain to your right and a cyber caf called La Rose. On the corner you will see a yellow building with blue flower pots and a sign Funky Fes Hostel.

How to arrive by 'petit taxi' into the medina (from the train or bus stations):
The taxi ride should not cost more than 15 dirhams (there is a supplement for night rides). Please insist on the use of the meter. Tell the driver to go to Arset Lamdelssi street through the gate Bab Jdid. Tell him to stop at the 'hammam'. Find the bakery on Arset Lamdelssi street and continue till you arrive to a yellow building with blue flower pots and a sign Funky Fes Hostel.
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