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 2019 which runs from 14 - 22 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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Train derails between Sale and Kenitra - this story will be updated when more information comes to hand The ONCF train derailed near Bouknadel UPDATE #1  A fast shuttle train from Casablanca to Kenitra derailed Tuesday morning at the bridge of Bouknadel, near the town of Salé. Abdellatif Soudou, deputy mayor of the town of Salé, said that a provisional assessment prepared by the local authorities on the spot report several deaths: "At least five deaths are to be deplored for the moment, with several wounded. We hope this figure does not increase". The information, still unofficial, is relayed by several Moroccan netizens on social networks. While some say that the train would have overturned, others only evoke a derailment. Shocking videos report deaths and injuries without figures. Moroccans mention the arrival of ambulances and local authorities, who arrived after the accident. A source at the National Railways Office (ONCF) said, "For now. We do not have details yet to report on this incident". The fast shuttle trains initially connect Casablanca to Kenitra with a rate of one train every half hour in each direction. UPDATE #2: Seven people lost their lives while 86 others were injured in the derailment this Tuesday morning in Bouknadel, near the town of Salé. An investigation has been opened as experts attempt to determine the causes and circumstances of this tragic accident. The Director General of the National Office of Railways (ONCF) said that 86 people were injured in the reversal of a train from Casablanca to Kenitra. "Seven people among the wounded in this traffic accident that took place around 10H20 are in serious condition and were transported to the military hospital Mohammed V in Rabat," he added. Asked about the circumstances of this tragedy, the Director General of ONCF said that "ONCF experts are currently working to explain this accident and determine its causes." King Mohammed VI gave orders to the Minister of the Interior and the Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water, who visited the scene of the accident, for the evacuation of the wounded to the military hospital Mohammed V of Rabat in order to receive the necessary care "As a sign of compassion with the bereaved families of the victims, and to alleviate their suffering as a result of this tragic accident, inscribed in the unstoppable destiny of God, the King has decided to personally bear the burial costs of the victims and their funerals, expressing their deep condolences and sincere feelings of compassion." -Royal Cabinet Communiqué "An investigation has been opened to determine the causes and circumstances of this accident," he concludes. SHARE THIS!
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Only five days to go before the Fes Festival of Sufi Culture begins The opening day events: October 20th -  16h00 :Festival opening at – à la Salle de la Préfecture de Fès-Médina 20h 30 Opening performance at Bab Al Makina - Création artistique : « Odes aux femmes mystiques » With: Bahaa Ronda, Carole Latifa, Leili Anvar, Françoise Atlan, les femmes de Chefchaoun à Bab Al Makina The View From Fez is an official Media Partner of the festival For more information - CLICK HERE SHARE THIS!
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The 9th edition of the International Exhibition of Dates (Sidattes) will take place from 25 to 28 October in Erfoud, under the theme "logistics and development of the dates sector". Placed under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, this show aims to highlight aspects related to logistics and develop the date chain, as well as to enhance the Moroccan production of dates. Organised by the International Association of Dates of Morocco Association (ASIDMA), under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries, this event is an opportunity to present the different varieties of dates produced in the Drâa region. Tafilalet and look for ways to facilitate the local and national marketing of this product. During the meetings organised on Monday in Erfoud and presided over by the Wali of the Drâa-Tafilalet region and governor of the province of Errachidia, Mohamed Benribag, the representatives of the external services of the region expressed their determination to ensure the success of this 9th edition. . Speaking on this occasion, Benribag stressed that the show, which has become established at the national and international levels, will help boost economic and social activity in the region. In this context, he noted that this event is an opportunity to highlight the development projects implemented by the municipalities of the region with links to the oases and the date sector, particularly in rural areas, adding that this event requires fostering all necessary conditions to ensure its success. The previous edition which had more than 80,000 visitors, recorded a strong participation of national and foreign exhibitors and the sale of 400 tons of dates during the days of the show, for its part, said the representative of the National Agency for the development of the oasis zones and the argan tree, Ali Ouberhou. On this occasion, he outlined the program of the 2018 edition, including the organisation of several meetings with professionals and visitors, visits to the palm groves of Tafilalet, and information and consultation workshops with local people. professionals, as well as the setting up of stands of different national and foreign actors and artistic evenings and tourist and cultural visits. This exhibition will also be marked by the establishment of a thematic stand for "young people in the oases", the organisation of scientific meetings dedicated to discuss the issues related to the date market in Morocco and ways to market them, with the participation of national and international experts and representatives of the sectors concerned.

Reviews from our guests

Reviewed March 2018 for a stay in March 2018

"This is one of the most unique accommodations I've had".  Read more

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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