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Mnazi House

Mapinduzi Road | P.o Box 3884, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3884, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

lovely hotel for the price. ten mins walk to stone town. rooms clean and well done. staff friendly and really helpful- happy to arrange anything at short notice, even when our travel plans changed, and allowed us to store our bags at no extra cost. great breakfast. recomended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Mnazi house is as it states a Traditional Town House, it has a pleasant relaxed atmosphere with helpfull staff. Rooms have 4 poster beds with mosquito nets & a desk. The hotel is clean & has an outside sitting area in the shade. As with most places in East Africa it is walled & secure Although they state they have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Thumbs up for Mnazi! Ourfirst night in Stone Town, Zanzibar we stayed at Mnazi house. Truly great! Very kind staff who know what places to recommend to go eat. We had a double room with shared bath, which was fine. The beds are old antique style with musquito nets. And there is airconditioning and wifi in the lobby. When we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Stone town has tonnes of accomodation options, all the cheap ones though are very hard to find, which is why this place is the better alternative in my opinion. Zanzibar town is tiny, so not being in the centre just means this hotel is still under a kilometre from the sea/stone town. Very reasonable rates. We took a single room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

PRO: Clean room with comfortable bed clean shared bath with no waiting Decent breakfast served quickly Short walk to market Nice manager CON: No a/c available The mosque was LOUD at 5am (however, the early rising allowed me to catch the morning market being set up, which was a cool photo opportunity) re: the price... after traveling in Thailand, it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Rooms were nice enough, but communal bathrooms were absolutely filthy and extremely smelly to the extent that they were entirely unusable. No toilet roll, the toilet seats were constantly wet and nothing was cleaned for the entire 3 days that we spent there. Breakfast was VERY slow, we had to ask for bread, tea and coffee, and had to stand... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Room was fine n decent for the price but the bathrooms were disgusting and getting toilet roll was near impossible! Right next to mosque so call to prayer at 5 am very loud! No real communal area, wifi poor and the staff can't cope if they have more than 4 guests. Breakfast was slow n the didn't have anywhere for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Very nice safe hotel for a short stop in stone town , old stone town and markets are 7min by foot , or by taxi for 2$ the staff is very nice and helpful, I won't recommend it for long term stays as the rooms don't have shelfs to put your things no hooks or hangers of any kind. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Pros: Location - slightly outside of the core but near Shangani which is a popular road for Westerners, Nice Staff - friendly and helpful, liked that they always knew my name, Free Airport pickup - driver was waiting at airport with a sign for the hotel even though flight was nearly 2 hours late from DAR. Cons: Price $40/night with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Maniz house is one of the most welcoming places I have ever been to. The staff is very helpful and friendly, and they really go the extra mile to make their guests happy. They helped us organise trips on the island, they made sure we get the best prices possible as it is quite easy to be tricked when you... More 

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