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Zanzibar Coffee House

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Mkunazini 1563/64, Stone Town, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW - who would have known behind this beautiful white washed building with magnificent Zanzabari wooden doors such a place existed! A mere 8 accommodations exist here in this beautiful coffee house Cafe for your Arabic fantasy right in the maze of cobbled streets in the heart of Stone Town! Famously friendly local Zanzibari staff will overwhelm you with their... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic base to explore Stonetown from. The hotel has an old feel to it, but is clean and very well kept. Enjoyable breakfast with an inspiring rooftop setting to watch the sun rise above the island in the morning. And of course – you need to try the fantastic coffee! Most welcoming staff, and overall the hotel gives you get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable and elegant room. Terrific breakfast, with great views over Stone Town. Very friendly staff. Simple, unostentatious, "authentic". The only downside: you need to work out how to get back there when you have finished your explorations. But locals are v happy to help. Great place!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this lovely little gem for a special occasion for 2 nights. What a lovely place - friendly staff, quaint and exciting décor, clean and comfortable rooms and great locationg right in Stone Town Centre. We couldn't have asked for much more, great breakfast up on the roof terrace, lovely coffee and they served tasty... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom and I spent four nights at Zanzibar Coffee House, and absolutely loved it. It's one of the most atmospheric places I've ever stayed,and the staff are wonderful. Breakfast is delicious and served in a fantastic room on the top floor of the building with stained glass windows and great views all around. I'd highly recommend it, and will... More 

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in the centre of old town and 10 mins to the ocean front. You will need to walk 2-3 minutes to the hotel as the cars can't pass beyond the market. But that only adds charm to it. You get to hear mueddin's calls for prayer, watch kids running to school and enjoy beautiful view from rooftop. The... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my word! Staying at the Coffee house was incredible. The staff is friendly, warm and welcoming, the location's great - right in the heart of stone town and the views are awesome. Overall a great experience, so great, we returned for an extra night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night in Stone Town on our way home from Nungwi. Very kind staff and a nice room awaited our arrival. The winding streets if Stone Town made it an adventure to find without a map, but we made it. A nice, simple breakfast with fresh fruits, waffles and spanish omelett together with the best coffe I had... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have spent many days working here, and they have amazing coffee, and the women who work there are very friendly and helpful. They also have good internet (which, on the island, is a rarity). I definitely recommend the place! also try the crepes and chapati wraps - delicious!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stone Town is among the more fascinating places to visit on the edge of the Indian Ocean and I feel I know the ropes on my second visit, this time to the Zanzibar Coffee House, located near the market and Anglican cathedral rather than near the port. High point is the terrace overlooking the town and from which you can... More 

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