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Hiliki House

Victoria St, Vuga, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #1 of 27 Stone Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Pedal_gal Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay at Hiliki House - the room was lovely and breakfast was great. The house is close to the old Stone Town area and easy walking distance to almost everything we wanted to see. There were a few hiccups with our stay (ex: no taxi to meet us at the airport, easily rectified - but it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents and I stayed at Hiliki House for three nights while exploring Zanzibar, and we were consistently impressed with the excellent accommodations and service. The whole house was quaintly decorated in Swahili style, and our room and bathroom were lovely and very clean. We enjoyed eating breakfast in the beautiful common room, and also hanging out there to use... More

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I stayed just one night at this spot in Stone Town and loved it. The staff is friendly and welcoming, and they arranged a walking tour of the city for us. The rooms are small but comfortable and done in traditional Swahili/Arab style. Ours had air conditioning and a fan. The breakfast was delicious, and there was... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved staying at Hiliki House. It is very conviently located in a quiet street, a 10 minute walk from the city center. After the very busy streets of Stone Town, entering this beautiful classic Zanzibarean house provides instant calm. The excellent breakfast is served in a big common room on the first floor, windows open, looking out onto... More

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Sometimes id needed to escape and spend one night in town, this time i did decide to spend the afternoon in Stone Town doing some shopping and then stay for the night at Hiliki House, the hotel is very well located perfect middle way from Darajani, Foradhani gardens and city shopping area Gizenga, the room i stayed in was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Hiliki House in Zanzibar is perhaps the most authentic B&B experience you will find in Stone Town. From the moment you step into the reception you experience a state of peace. The manager Aboud at Hiliki House is a very service minded, smiling and welcoming host with perfect English proficiency. All the rooms at Hiliki House are unique designed in... More

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Sydney, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed at Hiliki House for two nights to end our time on Zanzibar. Hiliki house was great little value for money place to stay. Everything went very smoothly. We were greeted by the reservations manager who was very warm, welcoming and spent some time helping us with the map of stone town and where to go. Hiliki house is... More

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Bonn, Germany
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I spent one night in Hiliki House following the good recoomendations on trip advisor and I loved this place. It is in a quiet area at the edge of Stone Town just opposite Victoria Gardens. So from the nice and spacious living room, where they also serve the breakfast, you look into the green. The rooms and the entire house... More

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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A real gem! Rooms are spacious and well air conditioned. Bathrooms were excellent. Breakfast was a delight in a lovely common room. Even laundry service was great, with clove sachet. Internet access was always available. I would definitely stay again.

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New York City, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We have been traveling in Africa for four months now, and Hiliki House is one of my favorite places that we have stayed. The rooms are simple but comfortable, and the large windows and high ceilings make the rooms feel airy. Our room was not en suite, but it had a private bathroom with a great shower directly across the... More

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Address: Victoria St, Vuga, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
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Number of rooms: 6
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