Hostels in Fes, Morocco

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Get to know Fes (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Fes. To help you make friends with Fes before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Fes is also named and spelled Fez - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Fes is a sprawling maze of a city and an absolutely unforgettable travel destination. About five hours south of Marrakesh and a couple of hours inland from the Atlantic coast, this beast of a city is just waiting to be explored. When visiting Fes, be prepared for one thing -- you will get lost! It's inevitable if you enter the monstrously huge Medina that you will become lost -- possibly for hours! -- so don't try and fight it, just go with it! For this reason alone, you should dedicate at least a couple of nights to exploring Fes because one day will barely scratch the surface of this giant.

Fes hostels are mainly located within the Medina (walled old town) but there are also many options outside the walls in the city itself. Hostels in Fes offer dorm rooms and private rooms and usually large common areas and sometimes great rooftops for relaxing and watching the craziness of the Medina below.

Some Fes hostels are within walking distance of bus and train stations, but Fes is a big city so make sure you know where you are going before you set off, because getting lost here with your luggage is not a fun experience! Consider taking a taxi if your hostel is outside the Medina walls or if within the Medina walls, make sure the driver drops you at the closest entry gate so you can find your way to the hostel.

There's plenty of great architecture and amazing mosques to see in Fes, but the main draw for travelers is the sprawling, mammoth markets where you can buy everything and anything and watch the locals go about their business in the insanity of the narrow streets full of unforgettable sights, sounds, and smells.

Written by local enthusiast for Fes hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Fes hostels michael cowgill

FAQ about Fes Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Fes. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Fes. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Fes costs on average $13 for a dorm. A hostel in Fes with private rooms costs on average $27.
Hostelz.com shows all 16 Hostels in Fes. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Riad Verus is the best hostel in Fes for couples.
Riad Verus is the best hostel in Fes for groups.
Funky Fes and Riad Verus are the best rated hostels in Fes for female solo travellers.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 16 hostels in Fes, Morocco. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Fes such as
  • 20 hotels
  • 84 guesthouses
  • 3 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Fes.

Riad Verus is the best rated hostel for partying in Fes.

It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar, Nightclub.

Your Packing List for Fes

Your Packing List for Fes

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Fes and Morocco.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Fes Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Fes, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
16 Total number of hostels
$13 Average dorm price
$27 Average private room price
$8 Cheapest hostel in Fes
Riad Lalamoune is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Fes
Riad Verus is the best rated
Most Fes hostels are located in
Batha, Douh
5.1 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Meknes (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Skoura (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Chefchaouen (128 Km / 80 mi.)
Salé (166 Km / 103 mi.)

Travel Tips for Fes - from the Community

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