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Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast

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Kenyatta Road | Shangani, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #2 of 27 Stone Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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181 reviews 181 reviews
35 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Powick, Worcestershire UK
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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Nairobi
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6 hotel reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Stone Town, Tanzania
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23 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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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Lusaka, Zambia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Wonderful room, great AC, flat screen Sony TV, small refrigerator, great bathroom and super comfy bed!! Ask for room #5! Judi is super sweet and very accommodating & her staff is willing to help with taxi, tours, & restaurants, even though Stone Town Cafe is a great lunch choice!! Enjoy! Oh & make sure to try the Avocado Juice, yes... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The room was beautiful, spacious, and impeccable. It had a/c, a television, wifi, hot water, and a beautifully hand-carved Zanzibari bed and sofa. It exceeded our expectations. Their breakfast is an appreciated deviation from a typical Zanzibar guest house breakfast of a Spanish omelet, toast, and instant coffee. They had French Press coffee and an expansive breakfast menu with options... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Stone Town Café is not luxurious but who needs that when you are smack in the middle of such an interesting place. The location is just blocks from most everything you'd want to do in Stone Town. The room was somewhat sparse but still had Zanzibar charm -- and air conditioning. For breakfast you choose from the menu at the... More 

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