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Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast

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Kenyatta Road | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast
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Ranked #2 of 29 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent four nights here on the recommendation of a friend, and was so grateful to him. Not only are the rooms comfortable and clean, many with terraces, but the cafe is a center of daily life in Stone Town and just sitting there people watching with a pot of coffee is a wonderful way to pass the time.... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, カナダ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't stay there since if was full, but we tried their restaurant and it was delicious! very fresh! Their mint salad and grilled eggplants were great! Very good middle eastern food. Would got back.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

IT IS A B+B HOTEL, on one of the main roads of Stonetown. The rooms are very spaciious. I had room 5 this time. Furnished in the Zanzibary style. Breakfast is each morning from the cafe downstairs and you can choose from the menu which has a varied assortment....I recommend the pancakes with banana and maple syrup!! The staff are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stone town caffe not sure about the rooms never been but the caffe mmmm. Must stop by here when I visit Zanzibar - spice tea and dates cake wooop! Had lunch here the first time it was good. Friendly staff - and pleasant breeze; ill be back for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great B&B in the heart of Stone Town, and eating breakfast in their outdoor cafe every morning was lovely. Breakfast quality was excellent and diverse, and the rooms were spacious and clean with a very robust satellite TV subscription and powerful A/C. Service was top notch. Our group left very satisfied. I would stay here again in a heartbeat next... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I stay here every year en route to my favourite dive spot of Pemba. Stone town cafe is absolutely perfect. It's a 6 room Zanzibari house with the best cafe in Zanzibar attached. It's owned and managed by an Australian Lady called Judy and her Zanzibar husband Massoud. I've stayed so often and chatted to them often- and teeny are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A pot of coffee enough for two is still a great choice when in this cafe. It is hot and maybe a bit crowded inside, and outside can be a bit too hot during the day, but generally it is very pleasant and the service is nice.

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Columbia Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We spent two nights at the Stone Town Café and B & B in February 2015. The management and staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was fresh and delicious and a big step up from most of the mainland eateries. Rooms were clean and comfortable and the AC worked well. It is located a two minute walk from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We only went for a late morning snack when we first arrived, it was easy to find and pleasant staff - we loved the coffee in their unique pots and we had heavenly pancakes with banana :) The avocado toast was also delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The location is right in the middle of stone town. It's easy to walk to everything. The room was spacious with zanzibari theme furnitures. Our room had a balcony that look over the main street. The staff were friendly and helpful, they remember my husband's name and smile everytime we saw them. Breakfast option were fairly limited but the food... More 

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