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    Kisiwa House

    572 Baghani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good30%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Rooftop Bar
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    Rooftop Terrace
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 268 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a very nice 10-room hotel which used to be a trader's house. The feeling of it is still that of a house. The rooms have a bathtub, which is very nice to have! Good linen and mattresses make this a good-quality for a...More

    Thank Eric S
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review which I will share with the rest of the team. We are always happy when our guest's enjoy our services and hospitality. Ahsante sana Akida and the Kisiwa Team

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed in this hotel 08.09 for one night. Everything was okay (friendly staff, spacious room etc), but in the evening it turned out that there s no hot water in our room. At all. Staff couldn't fix it, because according to their words "maintenance...More

    1  Thank Olga_Weinsfeld
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest Due to the late hours and nature of the electrical fault,we unfortunately were not able to restore hot water to your particular room,our on duty receptionist offered the room upgrade but you opted not to move. We sincerely apologise for this inconvinience. Thank...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Arrived at Kisiwa House for 3 days after spending 5 days in the north of the Island and 8 days in Safari. All other hotels/lodges/mobile tents provided daily bottles of water and toileteries in the room, with the exception of this one. We eventually asked...More

    Thank Rona M
    Response from Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, On behalf of myself and my entire team I would like to sincerely apologize for the unfortunate set of circumstances that lead to your disappointing stay with us. I want to assure you that we are always striving to do and be better...More

    Reviewed August 9, 2017

    We stayed here for one night after arriving in Stone Town before heading out to Matemwe the next day. It was an overall good location for wandering around Stone Town but I was a bit disappointed with the hotel in comparison to the other places...More

    Thank Kathleen G
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded August 11, 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review. We always take our guest's reviews very seriously and always strive to improve on our services.The stone town of Zanzibar is a living Unesco world heritage site and part of its unique character and charm is its...More

    Reviewed August 7, 2017

    Perfect place to stay while in Stone Town. Beautifully decorated, clean and full of charm. This hotel is full of history, and the whole structure has been nicely done. This hotel is close to everything, and you can walk to local bars, restaurantes, beach, and...More

    Thank luisafish
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded August 9, 2017

    Dear Guest We thankyou for the most wonderfull review, we appreciate very much your accurate description of our hotel and your kind words to our staff. We take great pride in our very long and illustrious history and we do our very best to make...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $97 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • #7 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
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    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Kisiwa House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Kisiwa House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Traveler (164)
    Room & Suite (69)
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    Bathroom (17)
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    Jennifer R
    June 26, 2017|
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    Response from Travis B | Reviewed this property |
    I had them meet us at the ferry terminal in Stone Town to drive us to their location. Just e-mail them directly, they are usually very responsive. The beauty (and frustration) of Stone Town is the winding narrow... More
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    Mike R
    August 5, 2016|
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    Response from Kisiwa o | Property representative |
    Dear Mike, Greetings from Kisiwa House, Thank you for choosing us. We do have availability in our all rooms categories on the requested dates. We can accommodate them in the same room in Sulaima Senior Suite, our rooms... More
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    jontymanu
    September 12, 2014|
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    Response from Lindy M | Reviewed this property |
    No, I wouldn't recommend it. The stairs are steep and there is no lift.
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    "all the rooms are the same"
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    "accessible to all places of interest in Zanzibar. Secure, quiet and best breakfast terrace"
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    "We had 2 rooms, in 2 different areas of the hotel and both were great. My guess is that all rooms are great."
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    "Don't book the suite. Go for the ordinary rooms."
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