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Warere Town House

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Mizingani Rd | Behind Cine Afrique, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 00100, Tanzania
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Cologne, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location for people taking the ferry to or from Zanzibar. Also quite central for having a good look around stone town. The staff at Warere were very nice and helpful. The room was small and hot but clean and acceptable for the budget price. Breakfast was also good and nice in the fresh air of the rooftop.

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Vancouver Island
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very nice little hostel with safety deposit box in room and nice breakfast included on rooftop. Bathroom a little shabby but there was hot water. Air works quit well, wifi was a little intermittent but worked in lobby. We ordered dinner there one night, huge portion and very good food. Staff very helpful, I would stay again. A mosque nearby,... More 

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really happy with our stay at Warere. The room/building definitely had the most character out of anywhere else that we'd stay so far in Zanzibar. The room was spacious, and the bathroom was huge. Plus, there was AC (another first for us), wifi, and a MASSIVE breakfast all included for a reasonable price. Know that this place is... More 

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is the one and only place to stay in Stone Town! Wouldn't stay anywhere else; Warere is the right place for my budget and the staff is so helpful that I don't know what to do without them! As a single traveler it's not always easy, but they manage to make my visit perfect over and over again. Rooms... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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79 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We ended up here through booking.com, within the first week of them opening. The hotel itself is beautiful, set in a lush garden with a gorgeous view over the Ocean. The rooms are simple but have everything you need and our view from the balcony was hypnotic. The food is nice and the staff are really friendly, especially the waitress... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and to be fair it was not quite what we expected. We had a balcony room and paid $70 a night, staff were friendly and it is close to the port which you have to walk past on the way back from the old town. Breakfast was ok, we had the pancake and banana... More 

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Novosibirsk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Good location: the city centre, not far from main places. Friendly staff, room is small, clean, but need renovation. Wi-Fi is free of charge. Breakfst is served on the roof with nice view. The best ratio of price and quality

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This is the best hotel in stone town. We paid $50 for an air con room per night. very friendly. excelletn roof terrace. honesty bar. great views. good brakfast. rooms are beautiful with antique furniture. thank you!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My family stayed at the Warere Stonetown for 2 nights. We walked there straight from the ferry. We were greeted by friendly staff who made sure we got settled in. We had a beautiful room with a balcony right over the front door. We slept great! We sat on the roof top patio for breakfast and in the evenings, after... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I travelled in Late June with my wife and two kids (12 & 17). We rented two rooms and could not have asked for a better experience. The staff was accommodating and able to provide drivers for excursions into the interior. Rooms were very clean and sleeping was quiet and comfortable in well appointed rooms. The rooftop bar works great... More 

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