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Malawi Road, Stone Town, Tanzania
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1001 Nights
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Clean functional room, friendly & helpful staff members, reasonably security, good breakfast, free wifi, and a convenient location within Stone Town. The staff also arranged for a reasonably priced taxi ($10) to pick us up from the airport which was handy. Visitors should be aware that the location of the hotel is next to a Mosque so be prepared for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

1001 Nights was about an average stay. The room/hotel is definitely not in the best shape. Rooms are very basic. However, our bed was comfy and we did have a good mosquito net, which was needed as there were a fair number of mosquitoes in our room. The staff is friendly and helpful, though they did not have my reservation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed at 1001 Nights in Stonetown in Zanzibar for the 4 days of Busara. Such a lovely staff! breakfast was a bit different each day and was served at a family table so we met other folk, mostly younger, staying there, which was fun. Our room was just right, with a great fan and good wi-fi, plus we shared... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I've stayed here on several occasions and always recommend it with confidence. It's clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is incredible, (and a good place to meet interesting people), always with cereal, juice, fruit, eggs and sausages, plus toast, mandazi, chapati, or some other type of bread, - it varies every day so if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Great budget option in Stone Town. The stuf were great and very helpful.Rooms are very clean and they serve a very good breakfast. However take into consideration that the street were the hostel is located is quite busy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I actually stayed at 1001 nights hotel owned by the same people. My husband and I had a lovely time at the hotel. The staff there couldn't be friendlier. It has beautiful rooms wi big 4 poster beds. The shower had hot water and there was a tub! The breakfast was very good. We got fruit, juice, tea, coffee, eggs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Only just down the street from boarding point for Dar ferry. Main tourist part of Stone Town is about a 10 minute walk away. Very friendly staff and free tea and coffee making facilities in hall is a nice touch. Wireless internet also available in bedrooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Only one night as I did seven at sister hotel Princess Salme. Nice, big room, A/C, clean, etc. Can be noisy, but that's typical of the whole island. Generator comes in handy during frequent power outages on the island.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Finding the hotel was easy. Turn left at the harbour entrance to the town and follow the road right around the circle. Tucked away in an alley, just 100 meters from the circle, on the right hand side of the road. We were shown courtesy and friendliness from when we arrived. The rooms were clean and had mosquito nets and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Stayed here for one night, nice staff, even better room and a reasonable price!

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Address: Malawi Road, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
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