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Clove Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Hurumzistreet | P.O. Box 1117, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Clove Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is my third visit to Zanzibar and I so wish I knew about clove hotel the two previous times I went there. I stumbled upon it by chance looking through tripadvisor and I am so glad I did. I came to Zanzibar this time for the annual Sauti Za Busara music festival. Unfortunately, I could not get tickets online,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a great hotel for 1 night stay in the city, close to everything, clean, hot water, great service, beautiful terrace on top. The only thing is that it can be pretty hot in the room at night. The price is very reasonable 55$/night. 15min from the airport.

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Mwanza, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Stayed with our family and they were very helpful in accommodating all 5 of us in one room (one of the very few places in Stone Town that could and would). Perfectly placed to explore Stone Town, lovely breakfasts and clean and rooms. Just outside the hotel is the Fordhani Gardens where you can buy street food seafood (be prepared... More 

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Benasque, Aragón, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Hotel is located in the very center of Stone Town, with very clean and confortable rooms and a wonderful terrace to have breakfast and relax. Special thanks to all the helpful staff after Precision Air messed up with our luggage (be aware of them!). Great place to stay, thank you again!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a big hotel but it does not feel impersonal. The staff are friendly and generally quite helpful. The rooms are tastefully decorated. The beds are huge and very comfortable which gives a touch of luxury to a mid-range place. The bathrooms let the place down a bit. We have stayed twice and the second bathroom had drainage problems... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I've been here at the beginning of september. The hotel is in the best position in the city. Stonetown for the first days can look like a labirynth but then it s easy to go around. During the day you can find the market and you can go around the narrow streets and also visit the old fort and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Clove hotel has a perfect location right in the center of Stone Town. The room we stayed at was pretty decent and had everything that we needed. Further, the staff are all helpful, breakfast is good and the price is OK. We recommend other travellers to stay at Clove hotel when visiting Stone Town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We benefited from the special deal on TripAdvisor and were happy with our one night stay for the price we paid. The hotel is well-located in Stone Town, only a few steps from the waterfront, the Jozani Gardens (nightly food markets) and the main shopping streets. Service from the staff was decent although nothing extraordinary. Our room on the first... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We needed a place close to the ferry and this hotel had the perfect location. It is indeed no more than 5 minutes from the ferry station which is very handy if you are arriving or leaving Stone Town by ferry. Staff was extremely nice. They helped us with our bags ( no lift, so carrying a suitcase to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The staff was very nice and accommodating. Rooms on the smaller side. Bathroom could use a facelift. Shower was warm since I remembered to turn on the hot water heater. The only off putting thing was one of the water glasses had some dried black matter in the bottom. This is why I always throw in a acrylic wine glass... More 

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