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The Seyyida Hotel & Spa

2.5 of 5
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Old Stonetown | Next to House of Wonder And Palace Museum, Stone Town, Tanzania
The Seyyida Hotel & Spa
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Ranked #15 of 32 Hotels in Stone Town
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always stay here whenever we visit Zanzibar with family. The rooms are absolutely beautiful and the bed is just heavenly. Worth the price compare to other places. It's located at a convenient place just 5 minutes walk from the jetty and forodhani. The only thing that disappointed me was the waitress was not friendly, she actually ruined my day... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The hotel is nicely decorated and comfortable. There is one room which is close to a water pump and a bit noisy at night but we asked for another one which was fine from the second night with a small view to the sea. Overall a recommended place to stay.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We stayed 2 nights in Stone Town and were looking for a $100-$150 a night hotel since we really splurged on our resort in Nungwi. This place definitely doesn't disappoint. The staff was so incredibly friendly and helpful - they picked us up from the airport at 5am in the morning and didn't charge us extra for checking in to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My husband and I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Seyyida hotel and spa. We were welcomed like family and during our stay in our luxurious room we wanted for nothing as the friendly staff looked after us so well. Definitely somewhere we will be visiting again!

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were so impressed by the warm welcome and hospitality we received at this beautiful hotel in the middle of Stonetown. The staff went out of their way to make our stay unforgetable. They even had a wonderful surprise: our spacious well decorated room was filled with balloons and somebody must have taken her time to decorate our beds with... More 

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Lusaka Province, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Now that was a good showing of Zanzibarian hospitality. Starting from the time i was picked up at the airport, jumping into the air-conditioned cab (that the hotel organised on my behalf) that took me to the Seyyida Hotel ideally situated in the heart of Stone Town. An oasis in the soul of the city with its unique architecture and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we stumbled upon this hotel accidentally while searching for accommodation during the extremely busy weekend when Stone Town hosts the annual African Music Festival. when we went there, there was no room available but the manager (who is really a wonderful, warm-hearted lady) asked us to rest there while sending out someone to look for rooms in other hotels. since... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We recently returned to the Seyyida for a second visit and were just as pleased with the place as the first time. Wonderful friendly staff who are very helpful. The rooms are lovely, clean and spacious - perfect family room for my husband, me and our 3 kids. Restaurant on the terrace has an awesome vibe, great staff and delicious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We just loved our stay at Seyyida Hotel, we would have stayed there again, when returning to Stone Town but they were booked out. Our room was the best one we had across all Tanzania, and hotel was very reasonable price. Just loved the hotel foyer, courtyard and rooftop restaurant and lounge. All staff were genuine and friendly. Can also... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I stayed at Seyyida and will return again and again because its one of themost breathtaking views. The staff is friendly and very professional. The food was really good and being able to cill on the rooftop was really cool. The spa is great for massages and its has WIFI, what more could one ask for really.

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