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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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Ranked #2 of 27 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Nairobi, Kenya
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This lovely little B&B is set right in the middle of Stone Town. From here you can walk to any part of town or just explore the labyrinth of streets that make up Stone Town. We had to leave the hotel very early in the morning and Joy organised a take away breakfast for us the evening before. The staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed at Stone Town Cafe for two nights and was very pleasently surprised. The rooms are big, clean and nice, with AC and the bathroom is big with a huge shower. The breakfast is also much better than most other comprable places in Zanzibar and the service is good. In addition the location is great, very close to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Spent quite some time in this cafe during month long stay in Stone town, had breakfasts, dinners and lunches here. All is good. Staff is a bit slow though. Loved the spice coffee, avocado toasts, avocado salad, pizza is also tasty. Be however cautious with burgers, i got myself chicken burger for take away and it turned out the burger... More 

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