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Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge

117 Shangani Street | Zanzibar, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge
Ranked #10 of 29 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the most beautiful hotel on the island. The view from our room was outstanding. Wonderful comfortable bed. Huge bathtub which was much appreciated after 10 days on safari. Excellent staff provided exceptional service. Food was excellent. Great pool. Beautiful view of the Indian ocean. fabulous sunsets.

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Tausi O, Owner at Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tess and all who left us a review as a owner I thank all of and wish you would visit us again Be blessed coz as a woman when I hear this on my hotel I feel so proud of what am doing Loveu all and kisesss Tausi More

Boise, Idaho
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This hotel and hostel offers clean, basic rooms. It has fans and stays cool at night. It's located about half a mile from the ferry terminal and right in central Stone Town. This makes it easy to shop, walk around, see the night market and get to the ferry without a taxi. It's pretty basic as far as amenities. The... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Very clean and airy. Single beds in the dorms, not bunkbeds, with plenty of space. Ensuite bathroom as well as extra communal toilets. The breakfast was brilliant, watermelon, toast and omelette. Perfect location near the gardens and restaurants. A brilliant base for anyone.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

My mother and I stayed here in September flying into and out of Zanzibar on the 1-Time flights from Johannesburg! Indeed we felt welcome and were linked to Tabasam Tours here as our support. Abdi in Reception was very helpful with our forward connections, airport connections by personalised taxi with Shebane as careful, amiable and reliable driver also. We had... More

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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

Myself and three friends stayed here for three nights, and I have absolutely no complaints. We stayed on the ground floor, in one of the two dormitories that they offer. There are 5 beds, but we were given the option of buying the fifth bed so that no one else would stay in the room with us. The room was... More

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Address: 117 Shangani Street | Zanzibar, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge

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Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge ( Karibu Zanzibar Hotel )is a very nice hotel in the heart of stone town with 9 rooms and wireless internet and all rooms have aircondition , hotwater and cold water , ceiling fan and mosquito net. All prices are with breakfast and all taxes. Transport is 15$ one way to hotel. ... more   less 
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