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Dar Benhayoune Carpets

No. 5. Derb Benhayoune, Fes 30030, Morocco
+212 5356-33101
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Haggle like hell out of them (got a "$1100" for $350) or just leave.

My Fes tour guide took me here as we're walking through the medina. Once we entered, our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Elizabeth W
,
San Francisco
Do not go here a total falsehood

Under the guise of a rest stop on tours. Guides lead unsuspecting tourists fir a cup of tea and to... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Allan S
,
New York City, New York
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  • Poor21%
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1 Dec 2017
“Haggle like hell out of them (got a "$1100" for $350) or just leave.”
16 Oct 2017
“Do not go here a total falsehood”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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No. 5. Derb Benhayoune, Fes 30030, Morocco
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+212 5356-33101
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

My Fes tour guide took me here as we're walking through the medina. Once we entered, our tour guide left and the group positioned themselves as purely educating us on carpets. They took us to the roof and proceeded downstairs, where they continued to "educate"...More

Thank Elizabeth W
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Under the guise of a rest stop on tours. Guides lead unsuspecting tourists fir a cup of tea and to see a beautiful home. It is beautiful but the idea is to trap people into buying over priced carpets and give commissions to this guides...More

1  Thank Allan S
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

They thought they were gng to have me spend money after all their shenanigans and lies, and they were very upset when I fell for none of it. A :rich guy" names Mi'chelle too me here to buy rugs for his "palace", yet kept trying...More

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Our local Fes guide took our tour group to Dar Benhayoune Carpets. We were ushered into what I would describe as an Arabian show room. Not particularly large, but going up several stories with balconies above. If I had to guess it was the covered...More

Thank Ed C
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

We were brought here by a knowledgeable guide named Ahmed. Ahmed asked us what we did for a living as we walked around the medina. He took us to Dar Benhayoune Carpets where we met with Amen, who claimed he was a full time student...More

7  Thank i7eo
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Reviewed 7 May 2015

This carpet shop is based in the centre of the Medina and please don't think it is anything else but that. After climbing about 5 floors to the roof we got shown into a small room where there were women demonstrating carpet knotting. They start...More

Thank ChrisandMick60
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Reviewed 27 September 2014

Don't shop at Dar Benhayoune Carpets in Fez. My wife and I were taken there by a guide and persuaded to buy three carpets through dishonest sales techniques. Learning that we were Canadians, the salesman claimed he'd lived in Canada and even showed us an...More

10  Thank welltravelled2125
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

In general, we had very pleasant experiences during our two weeks in Morocco & while sales techniques differ from those in the U.S., being far more aggressive & requiring haggling, these are things that I am used to and can actually enjoy at times. However,...More

8  Thank CJThom79
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

My daughter and I hired a guide to show us the sights of the medina in Fez. I had no intention of purchasing anything so had not done any research prior, big mistake. I was aware and prepared for the pressure sales pitch, and when...More

6  Thank BourkeyM
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is a coop supporting 1200 divorced women and widows. That is true. It is an easy concept tp support. We bought several carpets there. They are beautiful and we are pleased. In the end though I felt like a puppy in the shark pool....More

7  Thank randomtraveller010
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