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Jafferji House & Spa

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170 Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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

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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