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Hurumzistreet | P.O. Box 1117, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #4 of 27 Stone Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Simple but very clean comfortable rooms. The rooftop cafe is a nice place to relax at sunset and the location is great. All the staff was very helpful and friendly. We only stayed one night but would happily have stayed longer.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The best thing about this place is the location. It is central, and easy walking distance to the ferry and all of Stone Town. The local staff were friendly, though a few of them had difficulty communicating in English. Breakfast was bland but consisted of the usual fruit, bread, instant coffee eggs, and margarine. The rooms themselves are comfortable, but... More

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Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was my second visit to the Clove, and it is now under new management. They have made some very nice changes and it is an even better place to stay. The new manager is extremely helpful and replied to all my e-mails, the staff are wonderful (some of them were there before and it was lovely to see them... More

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kampala, uganda
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a super find. Perfect location to the markets, warf area and winding alleyways. The staff are friendly and will go out of your way to book taxis and tours. We did however find we could get cheaper by negotiating ourselves. The rooms with a balcony are the best as they are brighter than those toward the back of... More

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Berlin, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Located in Stonetown in walking distance from all the restaurants and the ferry port it offers nice rooms and a roof terrace. Prices are a bit high for what to expect but the staff is kind. Wifi is available.

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed in two different rooms during our 3 days stay.The most important thing for us was the location of the hotel.It is close to The House of Wonders and Foradhani Park..The owners,Laurence and her husband and the staff was very helpful and friendly. The breakfast which was included to the price and served on the rooftop, was very rich... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Lovely, recently renovated hotel decorated with traditional Zanzibari furniture and local crafts. Rooms are spotless and very comfortable, though the one I was in lacked storage space. Breakfast is served on the rooftop terrace, with a view of Stonetown's meandering streets and the sea. The location is amazing, just a stone throw away from from the old Arab fort and... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Laurence and her husband, new management, have renovated and planning a great menu. The terrase has an ocean view. They are one of the few places you can have a nice cold serengeti beer and after a hot day walking and touring its a godse d. The rooms are clean, new fans and they will be planning a room with... More

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Address: Hurumzistreet | P.O. Box 1117, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
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