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Zanzibar Coffee House

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Mkunazini 1563/64, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ideal location to experience great comfort, friendliness and helpfulness in the midst of the ambience of old Stonetown! Two excellent restaurants just a minute away - and a short walk to the beachfront oneway, the local market another, and the site of the old slave spot another. Great atmosphere in the coffee house and all comforts - plus superb breakfast... More 

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Marion! We were happy to have you and your party and we always aim to assist wherever possible. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Zanzibar. Sincerely, Tia More 

Dar
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A friendly (very) place where we stopped by with 8 hungry kids. Fast service, good coffee, and huge sandwiches with fresh juices. Overall, a good stopping place, and we now need to check out the hotel to see if it is as nice.

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Dear Dar ResidenT! Thank you for your review! I can just imagine 8 hungry children with googly eyes over our cakes and pastries! I can assure you that the hotel is as much of an experience as the cafe - and we would be delighted if you came to try it out! Ahsante sana na Karibu Tena! More 

Cph
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Stayed in the absolutely beautiful Arabic suite for one night (would have stayed longer if we had had the time ;-). The room is just amazing with high ceilings and the bed is big and the bathroom lovely. There are a great many windows onto the street creating beautiful light. Only con was some kind of 'machine' noise during the... More 

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! It was received with a smile - even if the food wasn't serviced with one! My apologies for the 'machine' noise overnight - its rare to get any quiet in StoneTown. Come again for the delicious cakes and coffees and the beautiful atmosphere! Ahsante! More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Whether you go for a cup of amazing coffee and a pastry or to spend the night, you will want to come back and have more. Gorgeous old building, (not too many - in a good way) coffee-named & beautifully furnished rooms with incredible natural light and fresh breeze, breakfast served on the roof terrace overlooking the town and the... More 

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We take pride in the building so it can stand for many years to come! We hope to have you again to the Coffee House! Ahsante sana! More 

Tamale, Ghana / Buffalo, Ny, Usa
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This wonderful little hotel is smack in the middle of StoneTown right among the local life. While a bit difficult to find at times, merely asking the locals to help point the way gave us an excellent opportunity to make friends along the way. The "Coffee Mamas" as I dubbed them were all wonderful and delighted to see us whenever... More 

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you dear Cory! What a wonderful review! Glad you had such a wonderful time with the 'Coffee Mamas' and during your stay! Your laugh still rings throughout the TeaHouse! All the best in Ghana! Karibu tena More 

Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Perfect location, perfect service, perfect food. The only small setback would have been the noise coming from the streets at night, even though this might have been cause by the Ramadan. I would highly recommend the Zanzibar coffee hous

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for a PERFECT review! Ramadhan is always a special time- thank you for sharing it with us! KARIBU TENA! More 

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay. The room was clean, the service was top notch, the coffee was outstanding, and the rooftop breakfast was fantastic. If I ever head back to Zanzibar, I will certainly stay at the Zanzibar Coffee House again!

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and wonderful review! The breakfast is my favourite too! Karibu Tena! More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

On arrival you are warmly greeted with a beverage of your choice, which you will feel compelled to accompany by one of the pastries in the window display! The are as delicious as they look. The coffee is home made! The rooms have a simple colonial charm, are comfortable and very clean. Complementary water and internet connection available. Breakfast is... More 

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay amongst the labryinth! Its a labryinth of internet connections as well! Thank you for your patience and understanding of the Zanzibar Intricacies! See you next time! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great hotel in the middle of the Stonetown labyrinth. Delicious breakfasts in the rooftop lounge area with view on Stonetown. Internet did not work in our room but that wasn't a big deal. Highly recommend this hotel.

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed the labryinth of StoneTown and thank you for understanding the labrinyth of the Internet here! We are looking forward to having you again! More 

Gottingen, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have stayed in the Coffee House for one night and enjoyed our stay very much. The Hotel is located right in the middle of the Old Town and is therefore a perfect place to start exploring the streets and sights of Stonetown. The staff is very friendly and helpful. City tours, spice tour or another events can be easily... More 

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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review

Dear Christian! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Please tell all your friends and make sure to come again! Karibu tena! Ahsante sana! More 

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