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Hotel Kiponda

Nyumba Ya Moto St | PO Box 3446, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #7 of 27 Stone Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good B&B, very helpful staff/management. Would book again. People from all over the world. If you like, familiar atmosphere (at least at breakfast time). Good connetctions with tour operators. Save and clean.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean rooms and full of character, Kiponda boasts a lovely terrace and breakfast, but it is hard to know who is managing this place. There seems to be no central figure at reception, be it day or evening time, just a collection of random men sitting on the steps to the entrance. When I checked out I was even asked... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us stayed in a room here and we were volunteers so the cost was an important factor. The price was very affordable but the room was pretty much what you'd expect for the cost. It wasn't the cleanest of places, the bathroom was one of those get in, take care of business, get out kinds of deals. There... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Rooftop terrace is pleasant. Room is a bit hot (remains hot at night even when it's cooling down outside!). Tastefully decorated rounds. Good value for money. Nice staff, helpful. Location is perfect - in the heart of Stone Town.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The staff at the Kiponda B&B are very friendly and helpful. It is centrally located and a stone throw away from the pier, museums, alley ways, and Forodhani park, which at dusk converts into a wonderful food court where you can eat fresh fish, sugar cane juice and watch the beautiful people of Tanzania, particularly families snacking away. My en-suite... More 

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Dar es Salaam
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I've stayed here several times and it used to be my 'go-to' hotel in Stone Town. It's centrally located, close to the ferry and to Ngoma Kongwe (good for Sauti za Busara festival) and Forodhani and all that. But it's still on the edge of Stone Town so you can still find it after a couple of beers. The breakfast... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed at Kiponda as part of an Intrepid tour and were very happy with their choice. The hotel is clean, close to the beach, shops, bars and restaurants. Our room was on the top floor and had a nice breeze when the window was open. We had a private bathroom and a very comfortable bed with a mosquito net.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This little hotel nestled into the winding old streets of Stone Town is perfect for a weekend getaway, or even just a stopover after flying into Zanzibar. It's clean and offers a great breakfast on the roof top terrace, with free wifi. Perfectly located, only a 5 min walk into town. Safe and comfortable- will stay again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The staff here really make this hotel the best place I have stayed. The rooms are comfortable and have everything you need. The staff went out of there way to ensure your comfort. Even when they were fully booked for one of the nights I wanted to stay they arranged for me to stay in another local hotel which they... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We only stayed here for 1 night before we left for the beach. We slept in a nice room with a fan and private bathroom (with hot water), but look out for mosquitos, there were some flying around. There is a restaurant on the roof with nice view. We left our baggage at the reception after we checked out (we... More 

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Address: Nyumba Ya Moto St | PO Box 3446, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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