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Hiliki House

Victoria St, Vuga | Vuga Street, Stone Town 152, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Dublin, Ireland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you are planning to stay overnight or longer in Stone Town this is a must. Location is ideal to explore the town, rooms are spacious, very clean, with all you need, ac and fan in the rooms too. The whole house looks amazing throuought. Breakfast is wonderful and easily will aid in picking up morning energy. Aboud, the owner,... More 

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Dodoma, Tanzania
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were booked here by accident; our room elsewhere was not available. Its a gem of a place - very nice restoration of an old family home. The room was a full suite. The service and advice were excellent. The price made it a super value. The downside - mosquitoes in the room; net did not adequately keep them out.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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 September 6, 2014

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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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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Address: Victoria St, Vuga | Vuga Street, Stone Town 152, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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