Authenticity, charm & modernity in the heart of the Medina
El Patio Courtyard House is located in the Medina of Tunis. Dating back to the 18th century our house is a few hundred meters from the most famous places of the Medina such as the Great Mosque Zitouna of Tunis (9th century), the place of the government and its palaces, and the famous covered souks of Tunis.
El Patio-Tunis offers a concept of slow tourism, a unique experience and a cultural journey in the heart of Tunis.
A colorful experience to discover or rediscover Tunis at its own pace.
The Bardo Museum, the largest museum in Tunisia, is less than 10 minutes away by taxi.
The train to the northern suburbs and its picturesque Village Sidi-Bou-Said is only a 15 minutes walk away.
From El Patio Courtayrd House you can reach most of the cultural and tourist places of the Medina by foot.
El Patio Courtyard House is not only a small guesthouse, it is also a story about personal commitment and profound interest in the ambitious project of conserving the Old Town of Tunis, the Medina. By restoring and renovating our house, which dates back to the early 18th century, turning it into a small-scale guesthouse, we want to contribute to the conservation of the Old Town and to the strengthening of the social status of its inhabitants. When you stay at El Patio Courtyard House, you support a social enterprise.
Our house is located at exactly 280 meters from the main road, Boulevard Bab Menara.
Some taxmen would not like to drive in the narrow streets of the Medina. If you did not book a private transfer with us, please call us 5 minutes before your arrival to point indicated in your confirmation, and we will be happy to meet you there.
Why stay here?
At El Patio-Tunis, we offer a concept of slow tourism, a cultural journey and a unique experience in the heart of the Medina of Tunis to discover and rediscover the city at its own pace
Who stays here?
Our dar is perfect for couples and solo travelers looking to get away from crowded hotels, immerse themselves in the local culture and enjoy our colorful way of life
What to do here?
Our dar is located in the heart of the Medina, just a few minutes walk from the most important and interesting cultural sites, museums, restaurants, souks, coffee-bars and more!
Aslama, hello, bonjour, hola, I am Khaoula, Tita for friends. I am a Master graduate in Architecture, Scenography and interior design. Furthermore, I am a great fan of travelling, cultures and arts of all kinds and colors. I am also passionate about painting on different supports, wood, glass... You will find some of my works in our DAR. But cooking and pastry are my grand passion. In two words, my motto is simple: life is too short for regrets..
Well, first of all, hi everyone. I am Koubail, When my colleagues asked me to type in a few words to introduce myself, I had to give it a real thought, since I am not used to talk about Koubail, well me! So here we go...
Born and grown up in my beloved city, Tunis. After university, and an enriching experiences in different sectors. I decided to indulge my self and work in tourism sector.
Dynamic, open-minded, I like to explore encounters from different backgrounds and the cultural enrichment they can bring.
So when the opportunity to join the El Patio team presented itself, I could only say YES.
Happy to be at our host's disposal. Do not hesitate to give free rein to your curiosity, and ask all the questions that go through your head".
Having had enough of working in a big industrial structure, Inès decided to be closer to whom she works with and makes their experience of Tunisia interesting, joyful. Inès is“ La Gouvernante” the House Lady. Inès speaks Tunisian, French and a little English. Inès is at the disposal of our hosts during their whole stay. She will take care of your comfort on daily basis. Inès is an excellent cook, if you want to experience the Tunisian cuisine, do not hesitate to ask.