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The Seyyida Hotel & Spa

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Old Stonetown | Next to House of Wonder And Palace Museum, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #19 of 31 Hotels in Stone Town
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seyyida Hotel was better than I expected! They sent a nice driver to pick me up at the airport, who stopped at ATM machine on the way to the hotel and end up being "my driver" while I was in Zanzibar. At the check in they gave a nice fresh juice and the staff was always willing to help! As... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful hotel. Service was second to none. View from the hotel was brilliant. Food was awesome. Highly recommended. Rooms were gorgeous my girlfriend and I are definitely going back very soon! Thank you for a lovely trip!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A last minute accommodation change left us in need of one night's accommodation in Stonetown. We wandered into The Seyyida Hotel and Spa and were offered the spacious family suite for a very good price. Everything was clean, plenty of towels, quiet and comfortable. The marble stairs leading to the rooftop restaurant offered attractive artwork on every landing as well... More

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Oulu, Finland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

To be honest, it was beyond my expectations!!!! The Seyyida Hotel and Spa was recommended to me by a friend who visited Zanzi two years ago. And a lot has changed even from the pics i saw prior to the visit. I cant complain about the room service and house keeping, it was splendid and very tidy rooms. The guys... More

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Malborough, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed at the Seyyida for two nights. Whilst it is comfortable and clean, the standard of the accommodation was below expectation. For example no towels in the bathroom on arrival, a safe that was no bigger than a shoe box and not even attached to the wall, no lift (we were on the fourth floor which is OK if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed at the Seyyida Hotel in August 2014 when I travelled to Zanzibar with a friend. I have stayed in about 4 other hotels in Stonetown and Seyyida was far more superior than all the others. The reception was welcoming, the rooms were well kept and clean, the towels and bathrooms were clean, the breakfast was plentiful and the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

whatever you want to do in this hotel, just hope you do not depend on the staff. The hotel is a beautiful building with a lot of charm, but it does not make up for the bad service. we traveled as a group of friends and had various problems that made our stay unpleasant and very stressful. The spa, the... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The hotel is located in Stone Town, which is a very noisy and crowded town, but the view from the top of The Seyyida is just perfect. the staff are very nice and delicate, and the food is perfect. I spent there the first two days of my honeymoon, we missed the dinner time at the first night we arrived,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Bottom line: The hotel is located in Stone Town and had a friendly staff but the noise from the alley was so bad I couldn't sleep. I stayed in Zanzibar four different times from May-Aug but my trip to the Seyyida was the most disappointing. Don't get me wrong, the hotel was very nice, the service was pretty good, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

On a recent trip to Zanzibar, we stayed three nights at the Seyyida hotel. It was a restful oasis from the hot and dusty surrounding area. The hotel is tucked away in Stone Town, just off a main roadway. There is a great view of the water from the rooftop restaurant and the staff is friendly and accomodating. The room... More

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Address: Old Stonetown | Next to House of Wonder And Palace Museum, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Seyyida Hotel & Spa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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