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Zanzibar Coffee House

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Mkunazini 1563/64, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the roof garden/house/pavillon is like a dream...to have breakfast there with homemade jam with cinnamon and chilli and wonderful coffee. To enjoy the view and warm air around in the morning and evening!!! Good service when we had to start at 3 am for our flight! thank you

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Moshi, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coffee House is a treasure tucked away in Stonetown. It is a building full of character from staircases to roof top breakfast space to quirky, individualist rooms. We felt very much at home in its relaxed, lived in atmosphere. The staff added to the experience - friendly and attentive but also discreet and unfussy. Willing to help with local... More 

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Mauritius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i cannot recommend highly enough this jewel of a hotel. Located in the centre of Zanzibar, within walking distance of the best sites, the hotel offers comfort with authentic Zanzibar style. The room was spacious and airy. Staff were welcoming and friendly, helpful at all times. The charming owner/manager took the time to introduce herself to us and was genuinely... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a super charging hotel with antique furniture... makes you feel like back in the Sultan days. The staff is friendly and helpful. My flight was very early in the morning and they prepared a breakfast box to go. I would stay there again.

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Tanga Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The hotel is in a historical building from 1885 and is beautiful. I enjoyed the stay, and appreciated the details-- welcome drink that you can choose from the menu of the coffee house, the rooms that are well taken care of and clean, Zanzibar traditional bed that is longer than usual (for tall people), locally-made soap... The only comment is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

All of us 5 have been very pleased to stay in this "hotel de charme". The management as well as the personnel were very helpful. The rooms are very confortable, the décorations is "de bon gout", the restaurant and the terrace are delightful and the service is excellent.

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of spending a night at Zanzibar Coffee House. Not knowing Stone Town that well finding the hotel at night proved to be a bit of a mission as it is not in the traditional town center, and you cannot reach it by car. Once we arrived however the welcome was warm and friendly. I found... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at the Zanzibar Coffee House. The hotel was quiet and well furnished and located right in the heart of Stone Town. The roof terrace is absolutely lovely and you can sit up there throughout the day. The breakfast was absolutely excellent, and the staff service cheerful and helpful. My only comment would be that when... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I loved every moment of my stay at Zanzibar coffee house. It was recommended to me by a friend. Great rooftop breakfast, great iced spiced coffee and beautiful rooms. Must stay! Only complaint would be the lights in the hallway made sleeping a bit difficult.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

A really Nice place to stay:) Really goood coffee, and so friendly staff:) I hafe Been to Zanzibar a couple off times and I always go visit the coffee house, it is always a pleasure. My best recommendations 👍😃

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