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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
    5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Keene, New Hampshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Really liked this place. A great mid-range option in Stone Town. We had a lovely, spacious double room on the second floor. The breakfast was excellent as well. They also kindly stored our luggage after we checked out, and even let us use an empty room to shower when we came to get our luggage before we headed to the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We had a fantastic time at the Hiliki House and the service could not have been more friendly. At the end of our stay, we checked out, left our bags at the front desk and walked through Stone Town before having to get to the airport. By the time we got back to the House to pick up your bags,... More 

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Lusaka Province, Zambia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

hiliki house is a house/ home. well and fully furnished. if you were a big group it is a great place to rent . its has a delightful and peaceful atmosphere. very very good people/staff . and it has hot water and free wifi. its more of a self service place as its not a hotel, however breakfast is served... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Staff was friendly, the interior design beautiful and the breakfast excellent. Highly recommended for a shorter or longer stay in Stone Town! Book in advance as Hiliki House only has a limited number of rooms. (Even the rooms with shared bathrooms are wonderful and as you are only sharing the bathroom with one other room, there is still sufficient privacy!!!)

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hiliki House is a home away from home thanks to the friendliness and can-do attitude of the manager, Aboud. He was very helpful with travel advice and arranged both an airport pick-up ($10) and drop off at the resort in Nungwi ($45) we moved on to. Both taxis were in a good condition. We had trouble with our AC but... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stayed here as a family of 4 for 3 nights during Dec 2014. The hotel is situated in an excellent location close enough to the main attractions but in a place that is peaceful and tranquil so you have a good peaceful rest. We got to the place very early and the room was not ready but they were... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Hiliki house was a beautiful and quiet place. There are only a few rooms and lots of space. Breakfast was very good. You can walk in a short distance to the city center. We had there a relaxed stay for one night to dicover Stone Town

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed at Hiliki four times or more and it has always been a warm and wonderful experience!! Its a boutique hotel, more like a boutique home with just 5 or 6 rooms in all. The rooms are very tastefully done, its in a quiet lane, walking distance from Stone Town, great breakfast, good service, all in all a great place... More 

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