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Jafferji House & Spa

4.0 of 5 170 Gizenga Street, Stone Town, 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Bridgetown, Barbados
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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25 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I saw nice reviews and expected something nice. The hotel is very sad, very dark, decorated with very subjective taste, looks like a bad antique shop and no management present. The owner display its name at all level of the property and it is a bit too much... at least if we would see him we would understand but he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

By far the best place to stay in zanzibar. Although the hotel is newly renovated, the design and atmosphere takes you back to the lavish lifestyles of the sultans that once ruled this island. In short spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We absolutely loved Jafferji House! We had originally booked 2 nights in the Spice Room (and all of the rooms are lovely, I might add), but we were upgraded to the Jafferji Suite upon arrival! This room is the ultimate retreat. A large room with a king-size bed, a seating area with flat-screen tv, and then...boom! Open the double-doors to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is like a lovely hidden treasure in the heart of Stone Town. The decor is AMAZING. I loved my room! Did not even want to leave my room. The management has gone to such great lengths to decorate the place with antique treasures, it really looks balanced and fantastic. The bed was probably the best Swahili bed I have... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Beautiful palace in the middle of stone town. We were upgraded and had the pleasure to stay in the Adnan superior suite, actually the whole place is just flawless and has wonderful, individual rooms. Good breakfast, I can only recommend this hotel.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This hotel is very much like walking to Ali Babas Cave. We found the staff really helpful and the food great. Its well located in the heart of old Stone town and a short walk to the waterfront. Would stay here again and stay longer than 1 night.

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Address: 170 Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Jafferji House & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Jafferji House & Spa Zanzibar/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town

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