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Cool Hotels in Zanzibar Archipelago

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Zanzibar Palace Hotel (Stone Town) 4.0 of 5 Special Rate Low season rates!
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#3 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
12 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
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Pongwe Beach Hotel (Pongwe) 3.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Bargain
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#1 of 2 hotels in Pongwe
3 travelers mentioned "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "nicely with African/Beach decor, but with little clutter keeping them nice and cool for the beach. No A/C was not an issue - the ceiling fan and floor fan worked just fine..."
  • "My fears were totally unfounded.The rooms were cool and comfortable. The food was equal if not better than that we have experienced in 5* hotels, presented beautifully. The staff..."
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#7 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
3 travelers mentioned "trendy hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Everything was brilliant; trendy hotel, great room, lovely staff and pictureque setting. We stayed for 6 nights following a safari in Kenya, it was perfect for some much needed R..."
  • "Flies or seaweed were not an issue - perhaps that's seasonal? This busy, beautiful and somewhat trendy hotel has loads of potential and I would really like to give it 5 out of 5..."
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#5 of 112 Zanzibar B&B and Inns
3 travelers mentioned "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "The place is very quaint and secluded. The beach stretch is really quiet and one feels that they are on their own. The resort is managed by a Canadian couple, who take keen personal..."
  • "This was a super place to stay. very unusual & quaint setting.Just the right place to relax & unwind. The rooms each had their own entrance & porch in a 4 plex style thatched..."
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Mashariki Palace Hotel (Stone Town) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury | Small Hotels
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#1 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
4 travelers mentioned "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "Our room was really large, cool and comfortable and clean . It had very, very high ceilings, modern bathroom up a couple of steps, great window fittings, gorgeous bed, etc etc. All..."
  • "The rooms are very nice: when we got there, the room was very cool and smelt great. Given the heat and humidity in Zanzibar, the air conditioning was very welcome. We really..."
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#13 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
3 travelers mentioned "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "for us to swim in. It is a quite a busy shipping lane and the harbour is nearby. All in all a lovely, quaint, boutique hotel to stay in...."
  • "Yes, I did love this hotel as it was just so quaint! It wasn't your For Seasons or Merriott but that isn't what I want when at somewhere as exotic as Stonetown Zanzibar. Our room..."
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Next Paradise Boutique Resort (Pwani Mchangani) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Romance | Small Hotels | Luxury Special Price 25% off room rate
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#1 of 5 hotels in Pwani Mchangani
16 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" and "boutique resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is a small boutique hotel nested on a beautiful beach The rooms are spacious and nicely decorated. The veranda is a grat spot overlooking a very nice swimming pool. The..."
  • "It is a boutique resort. If you wander onto the resort's beach (cleaned and tidied daily - other hotels please take note) and turn left or right within a few hundred yards you'll..."
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Dhow Palace Hotel (Stone Town) 3.0 of 5
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#10 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
4 travelers mentioned "cool hotel" and "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "SUCH a cool hotel. Beautiful collection of historic items as decor, and beautiful tile work throughout the hotel make it a building that you are in awe of just walking through..."
  • "The bathing place had decorated tiles which looked very cool. Breakfast was nice with different varieties of dishes served everyday with fresh juices. Another good thing about..."
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#2 of 5 hotels in Matemwe
13 travelers mentioned "boutique" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
Emerson Spice (Stone Town) Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Romance Special Rate Romantic Hideaway!
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#2 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
5 travelers mentioned "cool" when describing this hotel.
Coral Rock Hotel (Jambiani) 3.0 of 5
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#5 of 8 hotels in Jambiani
4 travelers mentioned "cool location" and "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "Simply put there are just better and cheaper hotels with nicer atmosphere close by. It has a cool location and all, but is a tidbit tacky. Liked the staff. Nice people. My room..."
  • "Everything about this place is cool. Specifically the view, the staff, the food, the vibe etc. The pool has the best view of any pool I've ever seen in my life. Do yourself a favour..."
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Essque Zalu Zanzibar (Nungwi) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury | Top Hotels | Romance
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#1 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
6 travelers mentioned "boutique resorts" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "My wife and I have stayed in quite a few boutique resorts around the world and this ranks right up with the best of them. We booked this for a week at the end of a 4 week African..."
  • "The location of the hotel makes it special and it has a true feel of boutique hotel. We stayed there for our honeymoon and had a lovely time!..."
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Zanzi Resort (Zanzibar) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Small Hotels | Luxury | Romance Special Offer Honeymoon Package
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#2 of 143 hotels in Zanzibar
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" and "boutique resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "This brand new boutique hotel has seven very private and artistically designed villas. Each with generously sized pool, well maintained garden and direct ocean access. The staff..."
  • "i have just returned from a one night stay at Zanzi Resort and it was not long enough! it is a small boutique resort situated a short distance from stone town but it felt like a..."
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Mamamapambo Boutique Hotel (Jambiani) Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Bargain
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#1 of 8 hotels in Jambiani
9 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Mama Mapambo is a lovely boutique hotel with fun and relaxed Italian owners. I stayed for one night in March as part of a short break in Zanzibar. My romantic partner and I walked..."
  • "We then came across this little boutique hotel. I can only say that we were so lucky to have found this place and to have been able to stay there. The place is just amazing. It's no..."
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#6 of 12 hotels in Bwejuu
4 travelers mentioned "boutique" and "boutique resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "We have just returned after spending 12 nights at this wonderful boutique 'resort', which is probably longer than a lot of people stay but we felt really lucky to be staying so long..."
  • "I met the owners of this boutique resort; Sue and Andrew and their cute dogs. They were always interested how my day was and if everything was to my liking. I booked this resort..."
Jafferji House & Spa (Stone Town) 4.0 of 5
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#5 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
12 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The restoration of this hotel is excellent, this is a truly beautiful boutique hotel of peace and tranquility set within the bustling streets of Stone town. Each room is designed..."
  • "an amazing creation where it is evident that somebody designed this small boutique hotel with passion and a great deal of feeling for Zanzibar. As soon as you walk in, the quality..."
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Kisiwa House (Stone Town) 5.0 of 5
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#4 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
6 travelers mentioned "boutique hotels" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is truly one of the most beautiful boutique hotels I've EVER stayed in. The hotel is immaculate beyond description, and I would recommend it for anyone travelling alone or with..."
  • "Kisiwa House is a beautiful little boutique hotel in a central location in StoneTown. We spent only 1 night at the hotel, but we would have gladly stayed longer if we had the time..."
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Kikadini Villas (Jambiani)
#8 of 19 Jambiani B&B and Inns
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
Zanzibar Serena Inn (Stone Town) 5.0 of 5
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#8 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
5 travelers mentioned "boutique hotels" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "to its sea front location (slightly safer potentially than the smaller boutique hotels right in the labyrinthine streets) in the heart of old Stone Town. It is also a member of..."
  • "It is a boutique hotel and has very nice rooms furnished in a colonial local style. Their restaurants had the best food that we had in Tanzania . The pool and deck area were..."
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The Zanzibari (Nungwi) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Small Hotels
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#6 of 17 hotels in Nungwi
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotels" and "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "I always love to stay at boutique hotels to avoid the hordes of tourists of large hotels and because boutique hotels usually offer unique decor and a more personal service. This..."
  • "It was a great way of getting an overview of the coastline from a different perspective I tend to agree with the writer who described this as a boutique hotel. It has all the..."
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#1 of 1 hotels in Dongwe
5 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" and "boutique accommodation" when describing this hotel.
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Kholle House (Stone Town) Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Bargain Special Offer Package Deal
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#7 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" and "boutique" when describing this hotel.
  • "This cute boutique hotel epitomizes Arabian charm with Moroccan and Mmani elements embedded in each room with beautiful detail. The beautiful double beds surrounded by old shutters..."
  • "I was told that this Boutique Guest House was a 3 year project to renovate it to a ten bedroom place. It certainly has great charm and with its Spanish French German speaking..."
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#16 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This classy boutique hotel certainly stands in a class of it's own: from it's delectable degustation menu fit for royalty - preferably had at the rooftop overlooking muezzins and..."
  • "I booked the Seyyida in Stone Town on line having read an article about this new boutique hotel. Its location is perfect, only 2 minutes walk to the Fort where the 5 day Busara..."
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#4 of 7 Bwejuu B&B and Inns
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  • "We LOVED our few days at Upepo on the gorgeous island of Zanzibar. Here are the reasons: 1. It's remote and very quiet. A real getaway! You won't see or hear many other people. 2. The food was fres..."
  • "The bungalow I stayed in was perfect. It's just what I was hoping for. Surrounded by windows and full of fresh ocean air. You'll only hear the rustle of palm fronds and waves crashing as you fall asle..."