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10 Best Luxury Boutique Hotels in Zanzibar Archipelago

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Zanzibar Palace Hotel (Stone Town) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Small Hotels
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#4 of 32 hotels in Stone Town
4 travelers mentioned "luxury hotel" and "luxury" when describing this hotel.
  • "But most importantly it felt like we were in another world and the hotel was just what one would expected of a luxury hotel in historic surroundings. Location was great as it was a..."
  • "The room we stayed in lived up to, and even exceeded the level of luxury I expected, but it was the staff that I most want to praise. Both the service provided by Robert and Mark as..."
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Mashariki Palace Hotel (Stone Town) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Small Hotels | Best Service | Romance
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#2 of 32 hotels in Stone Town
5 travelers mentioned "luxury hotel" and "luxury hotels" when describing this hotel.
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#13 of 32 hotels in Stone Town
12 travelers mentioned "luxury hotel" and "luxury hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "We stayed 2 nights in this beautiful small luxury hotel. Because we were on our honey moon we got a corner room overlooking the pool area and the sea. The service was excellent and..."
  • "It is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World and well worth it. You can join as a member for nothing and get upgrades, wine and late check out. This proved very useful..."
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The Z Hotel Zanzibar (Nungwi) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels Special Rate Pay 5 nights, Stay for 6
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#4 of 18 hotels in Nungwi
15 travelers mentioned "luxury boutique hotel" and "luxury places" when describing this hotel.
  • "Z Hotel in an exquisite intimate luxury boutique hotel for a truly memorable experience ready to treat their guests as royalties. With an eye for detail, Z hotel is elegantly..."
  • "This hotel was one of the most luxury places we have being, the service was good, maybe a little slow as was said in one of the reviews, but that did not matter at all because we..."
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Essque Zalu Zanzibar (Nungwi) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels | Luxury
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#3 of 18 hotels in Nungwi
10 travelers mentioned "luxury hotel" and "luxury hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is a fabulous, genuinely "luxury" hotel. We stayed here over Easter with two groups of friends, all of us with children. The moment you walk into the vast reception and then..."
  • "As a professional hotelier for the last 17 years I had the chance to work and see my share of luxury hotels around the world. I have to say that Essque Zalu has fulfilled all my..."
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The Zanzibari (Nungwi) 4.0 of 5
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#9 of 18 hotels in Nungwi
One traveler mentioned "luxury" when describing this hotel.
  • "Spent 4 nights in June and it was excellent! i don't often stay in luxurious places but this most definitely was luxury. Great staff- from the security guards and housekeeping staff..."
  • "It was a real joy and a privilege, from the very first moment to last, to luxuriate in a five-night stay at the Zanzibari. Our stay there in September 2012 had formed part of a longer inland and coast..."
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Jafferji House & Spa (Stone Town) 4.0 of 5
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#6 of 32 hotels in Stone Town
6 travelers mentioned "luxury" when describing this hotel.
  • "Some rooms even have private outside hot tubs- the height of luxury. I was lucky enough to get a tour before the hotel opened this summer, and I can't wait to go back. The owner..."
  • "Inside the hotel, I was transported to an era where history meets luxury. Even the breakfast and dinner i enjoyed were fabulous. Every element of JH decor, from the linen, to the..."
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Zanzi Resort (Zanzibar Island) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Small Hotels | Best Service | Luxury | Romance
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#1 of 143 hotels in Zanzibar Island
3 travelers mentioned "luxury hotel" and "luxury" when describing this hotel.
  • "We stayed two nights in Zanzi Resort, We really enjoyed being in a luxury hotel in the middle of nature. The villa was beautiful and very The service is very good (clean room..."
  • "Privacy (private pool!), security, luxury and amazing staff make this the perfect place to relax and unwind. I traveled with a friend who is as picky as I am when it comes to..."
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Next Paradise Boutique Resort (Pwani Mchangani) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Romance | Small Hotels | Best Service | Luxury
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#1 of 5 hotels in Pwani Mchangani
4 travelers mentioned "luxury hotel" and "luxury" when describing this hotel.
  • "In January we stayed 6 nights at Next Paradise, and it was a fantastic experience. Next Paradise is a small luxury hotel just at the beach. Service level is very high and food is..."
  • "If i had to say just one word to describe this hotel, it will be extraordinary. First and most important is that hotel is very clean, stylish and luxury. Rooms are big..."
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Kisiwa House (Stone Town) 5.0 of 5
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#11 of 32 hotels in Stone Town
Selected as a "luxury boutique hotel" because... more
  • "Hotel was nice, but pity about Stone Town, maze of buildings and streets, hot, lots of annoying touts and only a few things to see that are poorly presented. I would spend only a day at the most and t..."
  • "Stayed for 2 nights during our one week stay in Zanzibar. What a great choice (recommended by out travel agent). The room was spacious; large bathroom, lounge area and separate bedroom area. The room ..."
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