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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little boutique hotel with some lovely little honeymoon touches full of authentic local furniture and friendly staff. We returned home in the evening to find a bath drawn for us with tea lights and a snack of fruit and drinks on the side. Excellent location for walking round the town.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a long over due review. I was very lucky to be able to celebrate my big 0 birthday with a group of friends at Jafferji. Our booking of 11 people was handled very efficiently & any questions asked by anyone from the group were answered promptly. Check - in was fast & smooth, and everyone got upgraded! We... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i would have given it 2 start but 3 stars for the service. we stayed here with my wife and friends, the place is too much into OLD stuff, like the beds are old. This hotel is known for ANTIQUE style but i found it too much. the shower doesnt have force, and the bathrooms have no tiles. the AC... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

What a special place in the middle of the maze that is Stonetown. Surrounded by beautiful artifacts from the owners collection, each suite is a different chapter in the same book. We had the Karma Sutra suite which is a two story room with an outside bath overlooking the town, the Adnan suite and the Salme suite which is huge... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a quaint hotel right in Stone Town. I believe it's probably a 3 star hotel but that's because I know what a real luxury hotel is. I give this hotel very high ratings because it really is very nice. The staff are extremely helpful - my friend stayed elsewhere and each time we were to meet, someone from... More 

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Rorbas, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Located in a small alleyway in the middle of Stonetown, this charming Hotel has a character of its own and is decorated with Arabic and African elements throughout the place. We stayed at the Freddy Mercury Suite. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Hot water supply/pressure has room for improvement though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I HIGHLY recommend this beautiful hotel. A travel agency recommended it, and I’m happy they did. The service was top notch and every attentive. The restaurant food was great and the free breakfast was delicious. I stopped in to see some other hotel and this one was, by far, the nicest boutique hotel in Stonetown. I will stay here again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed at Jafferji House and Spa for 3 nights in the Adnan suite. The room was beautifully furnished and very clean, with comfortable bedding and air conditioning for when it got too hot. The location of the hotel is perfect for visiting the Forodhani food market at night, 2mins from the ocean and neighbours several shops. Very quiet at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in.jafferjee sultan suite in Zanzibar and this was the.best stay ever had It has a beautiful Morocco bath and the view of hotel is wonderful The spa is on roof top and the massage was great Would definitely visit again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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