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Mazsons Hotel

Kenyatta Road | Shangani Area, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Ranked #18 of 29 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is fantastic hotel to the stone town with reasonable price, the staff are very friendly and helpful, the breakfast is awesome, the room is very clean This is the best place to stay especially for people who want to relax comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Good ambience and very comfortable bed !!! Very close to all touring places !! Staff is very supportive and helpful !!! Breakfast not very good for veggies !!! Very clean and constructive enviroment !!!

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Stryn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The hotel doesn't look much on the outside. It's a bit better on the inside. It's easy to get lost in the many hallways on each floor. Big plus for a working, though quite noisy air conditioning. The breakfast isn't anything special. On the positive side: the hotel's perfect location in Stonetown.

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Birmingham UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

As I walked in to the lobby of the hotel I was quite impressed! It was very cool as it had fantastic air conditioning. The hotel staff were friendly when checking us in. We were staying here as part of a g adventures tour. We started here twice and the first room we had was fine cool with the air... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights while on tour with G Adventures. The lobby is gorgeous with the carved wood and we were so thankful for the air conditioning as Zanzibar is incredibly muggy (hard on this poor Canadian lol!). The room was very large and the beds were comfortable with clean bedding. The shower left something to be desired but... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Rooms haven't been updated since 1960 perhaps, and were falling apart. Mattresses were painful to sleep on, A/C was terribly loud, and the bathroom fixtures were barely holding on to the wall. Volume on TV spiked or disappeared with each channel change. No hangers in the closets. Shower curtain stopped 2 feet from the floor and that meant it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My 8month Daughter, first trip to Zanzibar. place was fairly good, the location was ideal... a stroll right to forodhani and the market. The rooms are quite spacious and all amenities are included within with flactuating Wifi. We had some issue with electrical lighting but was sorted out. I would advice before you check in please ask them to replace... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Background: Our overland tour group spent one night here upon arriving from the Dar es Salaam ferry and en route to Nungwi. PROS: Location is its best asset. Although not exactly a beachfront property, it is almost next door to a couple of large souvenir shops, walking distance to restaurants and a few steps away from Stone Town Café (which,... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We only stayed one night as part of our G Adventure tour. Nice restored wood lobby. Clean and comfortable. Shower was great, we had been without hot water for most of previous week. Breakfast was good. Staff were helpful during our stay and also when we dropped in briefly on our return to Stone Town to pick up our ferry... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Located in stone town, me and a freind of nine decided to go to Zanzibar for eid festival, but all the hotels were booked and finally we got mazsons hotel. We paid 90,000 tshs for double room (i.e USD 55). Bed and breakfast The rooms were ok, no window at all and the breakfast room was very far from our... More 

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