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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shared bathroom”(15 reviews)
“spice tour”(22 reviews)
“hibiscus juice”(5 reviews)
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had such an enjoyable time at the Zenji that we went back for another stay before leaving Zanzibar. The staff was just amazing, they were always smiling, took very good care of us and surely made us feel like we were home. I would...More

Thank Stine M
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Great location near the ferry, house of wonders on the north end of stone town. If you go the other direction, you’ll hit the spice market. The staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating. Rooms are simple and just hat you need. Definitely recommend 🌍♥️

Thank Msjuinness
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This was the most amazing holiday. We stayed at Zenji Hotel from 5 - 12 June 2018. The hotel staff was so friendly and even took us on n night walk to show us the night market and took us to the fish market the...More

Thank antoinette636
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We stayed at the Zenji Hotel in May, during "low season" for tourism in Zanzibar. The staff, in particular Hassan, were absolutely brilliant. They gave us honest advice on itineraries around Zanzibar; they helped us to locate a photographer quickly; and helped in many other...More

Thank TomAndJosy
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We stayed 3 nights in Room 1001 Nights and we absolutely loved the room and the decorations. We had a balcony overlooking the street below. There was AC but we didnt use it as the night was cooling enough with the fans. There was also...More

Thank alienshu
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$44 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"All the rooms we saw were great!"
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"Take Room 1001 Nights - great view of the street"
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"Ask for a room set back from Malawi Rd"
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"Get one with a balcony overlooking Malawi Road. Noisy but fascinating. Much quieter overnight."
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