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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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2008
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Uppsala, Sweden
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2008

My daughter and I spent our last two nights in Zanzibar at the Clove Hotel before going back home. The stay was a lovely experience. The price, 55 USD for a double room including breakfast, was OK. The hotel is beautifully located in the middle of a very busy maze of lanes and alleys. Our room facing a backyard with... More

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Ontario
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2007

Booked the Clove Hotel for 5 nights because I had read decent reviews in my guidebook. When we arrived, the room was dark and very hot. The windows could not be opened because there were no screens, and the fans offered no relief from the heat. There was a problem with our bathroom, either the sink or the toilet, which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2007

We stayed at the Clove Hotel for one night before heading to the beaches in the northeast. The hotel was clean, pleasant, and well situated. Our room had a balcony facing the sea, and the bathroom had plenty of hot water. We especially enjoyed relaxing in the lovely roof-top lounge in the evening. I would definitely recommend the Clove Hotel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2007

I stayed at the Clove hotel in the middle of a 6 week tour of africa. The hotel was a lovely place to have a break from camping!! The room was a single room, with a double bed. It had it's own toilet and shower. The room had a fan and a good box mosquito net around the bed. It... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2007

the Clove was fantastic, great value, great location, clean, beautiful roof top terrace, knowledgeable and friendly staff. a great choice for STone town.

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Wien
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2007

We stayed in Stonetown for 9 days and lived in a family-room in the Clove Hotel - a highly recommendable place. It is located in the centre, right behind the House of Wonders and the Forodhani Gardens. The rooms are very comfortable - not very big, but clean and nicely furnished with large beds and pretty good mosquito-nets. The roof... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2007

We stayed at Clove Hotel for 3 days and had a lovely time. The rooms are clean and comfortable and there is a rooftop terrace where we had breakfast every day. The terrace has a gorgeous sea view and in the afternoon we layed on the benches and relaxed. The staff is very very friendly and helpfull and Lisette, the... More

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dublin
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2007

Stayed for our first two nights in Zanzibar at the Clove Hotel. Great location, nice basic rooms and a lovely rooftop lounge (with honour bar with good prices and where breakfast is served). Overall, a nice basic place to use as a base for wandering round stonetown.

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American in Zambia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2007

I have friends who have stayed at the Clove and recommended it, but out of 5 hotels I stayed at in Zanzibar, this was by far the least comfortable and the worst value for the money. I had booked three nights but only stayed one, forfeiting my online booking fee. I felt the rooms were very overpriced, and were not... More

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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2007

What a fantastic experience - it's hard to fault The Clove! We booked via the hotel website, nearly 9 months in advance and they were always courteous and pleasant, even organising a taxi to pick us up from the airport so we didn't need to worry about touts. As soon as we arrived, we knew we had made the right... 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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