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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This place came recommended for 2 nights in Stone Town. We asked for the 'quiet' room in the back. The room was clean but a little cramped and extremely noisy! The bathroom is spacious and clean and had lots of hot water! Good central location but loud and crowded during the day. Much better at night. Breakfast is very basic.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I visited Stone Town and stayed at Zenji hotel. For the plus...the hotel is conveniently located, almost close to all amenities. The reception staff is very friendly, bathroom walls are sparkling clean. For the minus...We stayed in the Spirits of Nature room. When we got there our mattress was torn and covered with a small sheet such that we woke... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The Zenji Hotel was a fantastic place to stay while I was in Stone Town for 3 nights. The accommodations were very nice and well taken care of. I was a single female traveling alone and never once felt unsafe, everyone was so fantastic and friendly. The hotel was clean and they offered a wonderful breakfast daily with great service.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Easy to find, very close to the ferry port and not far from the center of Stone town. Really good value for the money. We had a very nice room although quite noisy area. Staff was very helpful and friendly, smiling all the time. Also we had a dinner in Zenji cafe, also very good experience. we really liked the... More 

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Hungary
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I was absolutely diasappointed. Very small room, you could hardly move. Too simple bathroom and bed, noisy area. The only twoo positive things: the internet possibility and the roof breakfast area.. Idont recommend. I have checked other hotels later, somewhat more expensive, but much-much better.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

After my safari in Uganda and Tanzania, i used this hotel as a base for my excursions in Zanzibar Island. The staff was friendly,food delicious, and accommodation clean. It was near touristic sites and had many tourists during my stay. The staff helped me to arrange the excursions and my airport transfer. I can recommend them to others.

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Rockaway Beach, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

If you want to stay at a hotel that is authentic, reasonably-priced and friendly, go to Zenji Hotel. My friend accidentally left a memory stick in his room. The maid found it and the manager is sending it to him. I think they would do anything to make you comfortable and happy with your visit. It's close to the ferry... More 

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Culemborg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Staying in Zenji was like acting in the Thousand and One Night tales: sleeping in a big fresh room in a huge Zanzibari bed, a prefect place for the honeymoon! Zenji is good value for money with an excellent service, internet, good food and the best passionfruit in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Really nice hostel with very friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was great, lots of fresh fruit and other options on offer. We did a boat trip one day which took us to all the islands and cooked us a massive seafood bbq. Definitively recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Zenji Hotel is really close to the ferry station and the spice market! The rooms were very clean, breakfast was delicious, there was great internet connection, and the staff were very friendly! I was able to get great recommendations for places to eat, and was even able to get my laundry done. I highly recommend Zenji Hotel!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the middle of bustling Stone Town, Zenji Hotel welcomes guests for a relaxing stay on the rooftop or in one of the 9 authentic rooms. The rooms have a ceiling fan and air conditioning, some rooms have balcony. All rooms have a different atmosphere referring to the rich Zanzibar heritage and culture. The breakfast, including homemade bread and jams, fruit juice, fresh fruit, different types of tea and real espresso coffee, is served on the rooftop from which you have a beautiful view over Stone Town and the harbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zenji Hotel

Address: Malawi St, opp Cine Afrique | P.O. Box 661, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $48 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Zenji Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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