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Hiliki House

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Victoria St, Vuga | Vuga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 152, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiliki house was a beautiful place to stay in stone town. The house is lovely and the check in was smooth. They also had the best shower I have had my whole trip. The rooms were clean and comfortable and they have a lovely common room. My only complaint is we arranged an airport transfer at 7:45 and told the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed spending one night at Hiliki House. The manager was very helpful and friendly, the facilities, breakfast and room (toillets were nicely decorated) were all very nice. Location is not really in the main area but at walking distance (less than 10min from the action). There are some other hotels/B&B around as well, bank, restaurants, etc.... Walking... More 

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Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at Hilikihouse in the middle of July this year! We enjoyed our time there so much that we were actually a little bit sad, that we just booked a room for 3 nights. The inside of the house is wonderful and the rooms are so pretty! Breakfast was excellent, the Internet was working all time,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We stayed at Hiliki House for 2 nights whilst being in Stone Town and it was a brilliant choice. The hotel has 6 rooms, 3 with bathroom ensuite upstairs and 3 with their own bathrooms across the hallway on ground floor which are a little cheaper. The rooms are beautiful, absolutely clean and very spacious with the best shower on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was an average experience for us. The room was comfortable but a little dusty and there was a fire ants problem (which we rectified with lots of bug spray). We had the room with the bathroom across the hall. Not the best. Breakfast was really good, but the waitress doesn't speak a word of English. Good location. Overall our... More 

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shinuna, Manager at Hiliki House, responded to this review

The management of the hotel regrets the review of the guests especially considering some of the information was incorrect and at no point has our establishment misinformed clients of the service we offer. Hiliki house is a 6 bedroom colonial style house for travelers who enjoy calm and serenity of reasonable budget or do not have the taste for larger... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Hiliki House is located on a quiet street 200 meters from the heart of Stone Town, so it provides access without disruption. Manager Mr. Aboud will attend to your every need. Mr. Kazi Moto will transport you to and from the port or airport and take you on tours of the forest, snorkeling, etc. The architecture is Moorish, rooms feature... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I was searching for a unique place to stay, but I was also on a slight budget, and Hiliki House seemed like the perfect balance of budget and experience. The rooms are beautiful with romantic decorations, Although simple, the complimentary breakfast was the perfect start to my days in Stone Town. Aboud (the manager) was also very helpful and friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I stayed here for two nights during a really quick weekend get away to Zanzibar. Hiliki House is a charming little bed and breakfast with friendly staff, clean/comfortable rooms, reliable wi-fi, and a great breakfast. The manager, Aboud, is very friendly and accommodating. He arranged a spice tour for me, as well as transport to and from the airport. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Location is a little bit away from the heart of Stone Town on a darker street, and not all of the rooms have the bathroom inside. However, the overall facility is lovely and the service was very good. We were given a great deal for the offseason. Our room itself was very nice with a top notch air-conditioner and bathroom.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Hiliki has everything my husband and I most want in a place to stay. First, the bed was firm, but not hard, and we slept beautifully on it. The breakfast was simple, but tasty, with freshly squeezed juice and 3 different kinds of fresh fruit. And Aboud, the manager, was delightful! Everything we asked for was "Hakuna matata" - "no... More 

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