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Hurumzistreet | P.O. Box 1117, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Clove Hotel
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Ranked #5 of 27 Stone Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Kortenhoef, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We have been in the Clove a couple of times and we love the atmospheric location in the old town at the beginning of Hurumzi Street, just behind the House of Wonders and close to Forodhani Gardens. To our surprise the hotel was taken over by a very welcoming French couple. They did a makeover of the whole place, new... More 

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Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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95 reviews 95 reviews
26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We chose Clove based on Tripadvisor reviews -- so now I'm reviewing in return to say we were not disappointed! Big thanks to the community out there for all their good guidance. Lisette can instantly sort you out with everything you need or want in town and outside it; she is a one-woman travel agent and you can book everything... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

This is a great little hotel/guest house right near the waterfront. The owner, Lisette, is a wonderful asset with a wealth of information providing travel tips, arranging guides and taxis and teaching her guests Swahili. There is a nice relaxing rooftop area for breakfast with a view over the town and the sea, the fridge is stocked with cold beers... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Lisette and the staff at Clove were very helpful during my short stay in Stone Town. The rooms are clean, have comfy beds and nice ceiling fans. The breakfast on the roof terrace and honor bar were really nice touches. The staff organized my taxi to the airport, made good restaurant recommendations and provided an umbrella to use during a... More 

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Address: Hurumzistreet | P.O. Box 1117, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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Clove Hotel Zanzibar/Stone Town

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