A traditional Moroccan guesthouse in the heart of Fez Medina.
La Maison Bleue
La Maison Bleue is a traditional Moroccan residence built in 1915 by the Abbadi family, who are originally from Andalusia and still own the house. By staying here you will be, first and foremost, the guests of a prominent Fassi family in their own home. Its location near Bab Boujloud is ideal, providing easy walking access to all the monuments of Fez El Jedid and Fez El Bali. A haven of peace in the heart Fez Medina, La Maison Bleue is a place of serenity and regeneration.
The architecture of the house is typically Fassi. The walls are covered with intricate zellij mosaic tiling, the blue symbolizing the ancient city, while the green represents the colour of Islam. The grandeur of Andalusia is evident throughout. The detail of the elaborately carved wooden doors, antique stainedglass windows, carved plaster and painted wood ceilings provides a feast for the senses.
A central courtyard is surrounded by three majestic salons, where the sumptuous fabrics and hand-picked antiquities lend the rooms a royal ambiance unparalleled in the old city. This is the setting for the restaurant, where renowned chefs will prepare you the finest Moroccan cuisine. Feast on slow-cooked beef or chicken tagines, fluffy couscous with raisins and flaky almond-stuffed pastilla, served by waiters in traditional costume and accompanied by Andalucian and Gnaoua musicians.
A unique library, which belonged to the late head of the family – a famous scholar and astrologer – will
give you a glimpse into the knowledge of the past.
From the rooftop terrace, the highest vantage point of the old city, a panoramic view of the Medina gives you the first taste of the medieval city waiting to be explored.