An affordable option for independent travellers


Dar Mystere is a traditional Moroccan courtyard house, or dar, available for up to 6 people to rent exclusively sharing in 3 bedrooms.


From as little as €40 for two sharing per night (plus an additional €20 per extra person), guests have exclusive use of the house.


It is perfectly located for the first time visitor to the ancient medina of the former capital city of Morocco.


Dar Mystere is an affordable option for independent travellers who prefer privacy and value their own space. Single occupants, couples or small parties can experience the harmony, simplicity and beauty of Moroccan life 'behind closed doors' in the mysterious ancient medina of Fez.


We are now accepting booking for the Fez Festival of Sacred Music 2018 which runs from 22 - 30 June this year. There is more information on the festival here.


You can contact us for a personal quote or make a booking through our TripAdvisor page.

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Moulay Bouzerktoune, located in the province of Essaouira, will host from March 27 to April 7, the Windsurf World Cup PWA (Professional Windsurfers Association), a first in Africa and Morocco. For those who do not yet know Moulay, it is THE Moroccan wave spot. A small sandy beach with flat rocks form up a line up breaking waves in 'right'. Side starboard shore wind blowing stronger than in the bay of Essaouira. From March to June, the swell shape beautiful waves from 1.5 to 3 meters for the delight of the passionate of wave riding. In summer the wind strength increases up to 30/35 knots and wave size gradually decreases. In autumn the beautiful swell is back with a slower wind regime which allows to alternate windsurfing sessions and stand up paddle. Initiated under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, organized by the Moulay Bouzerktoune Association for Development and Water Sports and the Essaouira Mogador Association, this sports competition is supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Ministry of Tourism, OCP, Masen and the Royal Moroccan Federation of Sailing (FRMV). This competition promises to experience great moments as it hosts host a triple competition, namely: the Women's World Cup Windsurf - Wave Category (PWA), the men's qualifications for the World Cup - Wave Category ( PWA), and the 1st stage of the International Windsurfing Championship (IWT). This event will see the participation of some 100 riders coming from Morocco, the United States, Australia, France, Sweden, Japan, Germany, Canada, Italy and Norway. The organization of this event for the first time on African soil is of crucial importance, since it will allow Morocco to shine on the international scene concerning this sport, and to encourage young people to fully engage in this sport, confided Boujmaa Guilloul, founder and organizer of the event. On the sidelines of this competition, several other activities are planned, including social, cultural and environmental actions, initiations to windsurfing, dedicated to young orphanage boarders, as well as paddle surfing, surfing and windsurfing lessons for children and women. The menu also includes a day of wind energy awareness, as well as cleaning days at the beaches of Essaouira and Moulay Bouzerktoune. Moroccan surfer, Boujmaa Guilloul, holds the world record for the highest jump in the history of windsurfing - 20m in height in 2012 -  and he is the only Moroccan and African windsurfer to have won the International Windsurf Tour (IWT) in 2016 and was vice-champion in 2017. SHARE THIS!
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Daylight saving time 2018 in Morocco will begin at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 25 and ends at 3:00 am on Sunday, October 28 SHARE THIS!
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Cold weather and strong gusts of wind are expected from Tuesday to Thursday in several provinces of the kingdom, says the Directorate of National Meteorology (DMN) in a special bulletin The DMN specifies that strong gusts of wind ranging from 65 to 95 km/h will continue Tuesday and Wednesday in the provinces of Boulemane, Midelt, Taza, Driouch, Nador, Al-Hoceima, Guercif, Berkane, Taourirt, Oujda, Jerada, Figuig , Ifrane, Ouarzazate, Tinghir, Guelmim, Essaouira, Errachidia, Zagora, Tan-Tan, Tarfaya, Laayoune, Essmara, Assa-Zag, Boujdour, Oued-Eddahab and the reliefs of Tiznit, Chichaoua, Sidi-Ifni and Azilal. In addition, low minimum temperatures oscillating between -08 and -01 ° C will be recorded Wednesday and Thursday in Ifrane, El Hajeb, Sefrou, Boulemane, Midelt, Khenifra, Beni-Mellal, Azilal, Chichaoua, Al-Haouz, Taza and reliefs of Tinghir, Errachidia, Ouarzazate and Taroudant. Cold weather will also prevail in Figuig, Jerada, Oujda, Taroudant, Berkane, Driouch, Guercif, Taounat, Fez, Meknes, Moulay-Yaakoub, Chefchaouen, Khemisset, Khouribga and the reliefs of Al-Hoceima, Tetouan, Larache and Ouazane, with low minimum temperatures ranging from 00 to 03 ° C. The DMN said that this drop in temperature will be felt from the evening of Tuesday and persist slightly until Friday, adding that from the afternoon of Tuesday, sometimes moderate snowfall will interest the reliefs of the High and Middle Atlas, the Rif and the eastern highlands to heights greater than 1200 m. SHARE THIS!

Reviews from our guests

Reviewed November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

"The terrace, calm and sunny is conducive to relaxation!".  Read more 

Reviewed April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

"Ideal location between the main streets of the medina".  Read more

Reviewed November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

"Lovely Dar, fantastic location".  Read more 

Reviewed April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

"Clean, a good location and very spacious".  Read more

Reviewed April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

5 of 5 stars

"Great base in a great city".  Read more

Reviewed February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

"Riad ideally located for a total immersion in the heart of the medina in Fes".  Read more

Reviewed December 2014 for a stay in October 2014

5 of 5 stars

"Beautiful, characterful spacious house in an amazing location at a great price".  Read more

Reviewed August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

5 of 5 stars

"Idependent living at it's best!".  Read more

Reviewed May 2014 for a stay in February 2014

5 of 5 stars

"Absolument magnifique".  Read more

Reviewed April 2014 for a stay in January 2014

5 of 5 stars

"Made trip to Fez perfect".  Read more

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