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Set in a traditional Moroccan home, La Maison Bleue Batha has remained in the same family since it was built back in 1915. Today the El Abbadi family has opened their home to guests, offering us mere mortals the chance to experience the luxurious grandeur of their grandfather’s vision.
With just a handful of rooms, there is an intimate feel here and the family’s Andalusian heritage is evident throughout with beautiful stained-glass windows, carved wooden doors and intricate plasterwork set alongside the more traditional Arabic zellij mosaic tiling.
WiFi can be a bit iffy in rooms but it’s good enough down in the courtyard – though, if you’re anything like us, it’s rather fun losing yourself to reveries of a bygone era when there was no internet to distract you from your stunning surrounds.
It's worth noting that there are a fair few stairs at the property and no lift, so it is not suited to those less mobile.
A delicious breakfast is served and is included in most room rates (check detail below).
A traditional Moroccan dinner is available at La Maison with more international options available at the nearby Riad.
The six rooms each boast lavish original features, with patterned tiled floors, opulent fabrics and most offering unfailingly romantic four-poster beds. Bathrooms are equally generous and, if you’re lucky, you’ll find rose petals floating in your deep, tadelakt bath.
There is a plunge pool and small gym along with hammam and spa treatments available at the sister property, Riad Maison Bleue, which is 10/15-minutes' walk away.
The hotel is within easy walking access of all the sights of Fes El-Jedid and Fes El-Bali whilst still being blissfully quiet.
How to get there
Fes' main bus station is a 10-minute walk from La Maison Bleue Batha.
The property is a 3-minute walk from the Bab Boujloud entrance (The Blue Gate) to the Medina, which is a mostly pedestrianised zone.
The hotel can assist with arranging transfers to / from the airport (extra charge applies).
Fes Airport is a 30-minute drive from the hotel (16km)