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Pyramid Hotel

PO Box 254, Tanzania
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Pyramid Hotel
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Ranked #106 of 143 Hotels in Zanzibar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I'll be honest and say that my personal experience was perhaps 'bad luck' and overall, this is a beautiful hotel and quite good value! Pros: - Location: walking distance to the tourist drab of the Stone Town, yet within a more authentic part of Stone Town; also very close to the port and night market - Staff: very friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were very comfortable in our third-floor air-conditioned room, and would have happily stayed longer than the one night our itinerary allowed for. The hotel is very centrally located, an easy five minute walk from the Forodhani Gardens/fort/centre of town (and yes, the streets get dark at night, so a torch isn't a bad idea!). The area is fascinating (though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The original stone house of zanzibar history. Very nice interior and warm welcome from the staff. It has all bath equipment and very clean beds filled with Woden tradition of zanzibar. Close to all tourist site. The staff offered 3 hours walking tour from reasonable price. Airport taxi ckst 10k only

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Hidden in the alleys but very close to the ferry. It would be a good idea to have a torch on you after dark. With a bit of luck you are able to find the place yourself, just turn left after the big tree. Traditional decorations and the wooden carved bed reminds you of the stories from Thousand and One... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The position of the Pyramid is in the old part of Stone Town, not so far from the port (5 min walking) and from other points of interest. Average clean. Tiny bathroom and not so clean. Basic breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This is a really atmospheric and picturesque place with really cool decor. It's down a maze of alleys and you properly feel like you are in Stone Town. Good access for all the amenities. Nice room, good nets, very clean. The staff were very helpful and they can sort out your tours and things. Pretty good value, though it can... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

In Stone town you have to careful when you chose your hotel since it is difficult to find most of them. (you'll need a pick-up or someone to show you. the city is mostly like a medina with small streets and shops.) If you won't be staying in a hotel on the main streets -which are expensive accordingly- this hotel... More 

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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Charming traditional place, with lovely top-roof place to rest and eat. Reception persons are very kind and helpful, internet works properly. The rooms are comfortable with muslim-traditional ornaments and decoration. Very stylish. Hotel is well located (near ferry harbor) Strongly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Very nice hotel, nice interior, somehow dark. Good and big beds with bednets, bathroom is ok, somehow wet. Rooms are warm but have a ventilator and airco for 10$ more. Some rooms are bigger than others. Nice staff, very helpfull, good breakfast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Pyramid Hotel is an excellent value hotel located conveniently in between the ferry port and the town centre. We just turned up without a booking and got a lovely twin room for $40 a night.We were offered a choice of two rooms and they seem to be different sizes so make sure you check the rooms before committing. Some of... More 

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