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Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge

117 Shangani Street | Zanzibar, Stone Town, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is centrally located but also noisy especially if you get a room on the ground floor. You can hear receptionist talking on the phone, pedestrians walking by your window as if they were in the same room. The price is steep at 60 USD per room, rooms rather dirty, breakfast uninspired. We were made to pay upfront for... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice hotel with friendly people and great food. The rooms were clean and well equipped for the location. We stayed here on our arrival before traveling to Jambiani and for a day on our return. Highly recommend it.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stone Town is best explored on foot and Zanzibar Stone Town Lodge is conveniently located in the heart of Stone Town. It can be tricky to find it due to the many turns through the narrow pathways but this is an incredibly fun experience with a lot to discover on the way. The rooms are basic but value for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A fair hotel, but nowhere near worth the price. Check out your room first. Some rooms are far worse than others. Our first room was infested with mosquitoes, smelled horribly of damp, and had holes in the windows. Second room was manageable.

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

Thanx for your nice and lovely review Welcome again Kindly Tausi More 

Aweil, South Sudan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

First night, they have no room but since they want costumers, they asked one of the guest to let me sleep in their room. Anyway, I think the only redeeming factor about this place is the wifi. Price, I found cheaper places with better quality *cough*JamboloungeManchlodge*cough*. Staff, except for one, they are not trustworthy especially the service lady and the... More 

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

Thax for your nice review !! Keep it up and welcome again Kindly Tausi More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This hotel is just renovated and a quiet place to stay. 45 dollars includes the breakfast and a very nice room with airco, shower, toilet and fan. It is in the Centre of Stonetown. Greets from Ad and Helmy from Holland

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

Thax very much for nice and love review to my hotel Kindly welcome again Tausi More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Reading other reviews makes me wander if we just had a bad room- ours was dark, had a view of a wall, just a shower head in the toilet, so very wet and cramped. Whole place could do with good sweep and mop, esp roof top which was grubby and littered. Very friendly staff especially Zwene (?) who did her... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
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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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Address: 117 Shangani Street | Zanzibar, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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