Was a very nice and reasonably priced place to stay in the heart of stone town, a very traditional type house, with lots of traditional yet functional furniture, a lovely roof top bar and restaurant, with great views over the town especially at breakfast.
Which was a good breakfast and the service was overall friendly and relatively efficient.
Only thing that let it down was the bathroom... both in cleanliness and the fact I had to use my luggage tag to stick the shower head up and together so I could shower and the shower cubicle was broken so it flooded the floor......
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Al Johari means the Jewel in certain translations of Kiswahili and Arabic, and we invite you to experience the Jewel of Stone Town, Zanzibar. Al Johari is a small 15 room Boutique Hotel in the Stone Town area of Zanzibar, and was the result of a careful refurbishment combining two ancient buildings in Stone Town to produce an exceptional hotel property while keeping within the Architecture and dimensions of Stone Town history with an emphasis on modern state of the art amenities as well as the opulent luxuries of the Omani, Persian, Indian and Swahili influences. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Al Johari Stone Town
- Al Johari Zanzibar/Stone Town