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Jafferji House & Spa

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170 Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, 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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Kenya
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish I had stayed here. The rooms are beautiful, full of character and charm and really good value. It was low season and the deal they offered was lower than the first place I had booked into which was way way less nice. I had already moved once and had a good room elsewhere and as it was a short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Zanzibar for a business trip and stayed here. The hotel has amazing charm and decor. The staff are very helpfull and friendly. The food is the best I had in a long time. Highly recommend anything on the menu. They didn't have a big selection of alcohol available, but speak with the management when you arrive and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We have been there in easter holidays. We love this place. And its very convenient place to roaming in town area. hotel books are really good. And photography by jafferji sir is incredible. ...just amazing

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This beautiful hotel is there for the ones who can appreciate the old Zanzibari Style! I especially do recommend the Jafferji Suite. The kind of room atmosphere seen in movie. You could stay and relax there for hours… But don't forget to go out for a walk as Stone Town hide some other treasure of architectures. Beautiful view and nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

What a beautiful and interesting boutique hotel!! We stayed one night as part of our stop in Stonetown at the end of our honeymoon. Coincidentally this was also during the Busara music festival so we ended up enjoying the lovely music whilst having dinner at the rooftop "bar/restaurant area" of the hotel. If you're ever in Stonetown I would not... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We stayed here for two nights after a 2 months of traveling around different parts of Africa. The room was huge and beautifully decorated. The staff were extremely helpful, freindly and very useful to organise trips through. We had a private dinner for the two of us on the roof top which was an experience never to be forgotton. There... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I was in Zanzibar for a music festival, my first trip to the island and we could not have been in finding Jafferji House, it such a beautiful home, with fantastic rooms, kind and friendly staff, excellent food, coffee and fresh juices and a perfect location. I would highly recommend it to anyone (and am already telling all my friends... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I have been in Zanzibar for 3 work on business mixed with a little pleasure. My first weekend in Stone Town I stayed at the Hilton, I also looked at the Serena, Tambo and Emerson Spice rooms. Jafferji is the best. I was hesitant at first to book because I prefer modern and laid back elegance. This place has a... More 

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Africa
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I have stayed at Jafferji house twice and this last time I was lucky enough to be upgraded to the Jafferji suite, and as someone that has spent nearly a decade living in hotels I can safely say that this is one of my favourite rooms ever. It captures the very essence of Stone Town's amazing cultural diversity and is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great room,excellent friendly service super cute hotel. Great food and nice breakfast too. Really cute place to spend couple of nights we have enjoyed our stay and if one day we go back to Zanzibar would definitely stay at Jafferji House again

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