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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this B&B based off other reviews and I'm so glad I did. We were a little nervous at first because it's sort of hidden off the road but this place is wonderful. Our room was really comfortable, large beds, mosquito nets, hot shower and the staff is really nice. We visited during Ramadan so their cafe was closed... More 

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+Riesiges Zimmer, Tolle Lage, Safe im Zimmer, super freundliches Personal, leckers Frühstück. - Dusche extrem verkalkt + huge room, great location, safe in the room, very very friendly staff, delicious breakfast - shower very calcified

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb little oasis in the center of Stone Town. We had lunch under the palm trees, with relief from the sun and the heat. Food was excellent. I had beef with garlic butter and my wife had grilled tuna. Both were really excellent, much better than any other beef or tuna we had had during two weeks in Tanzania.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

If you are looking to avoid the "hotel feel" Stonetown cafe the place to stay. The rooms are clean and very nice with good housekeeping. The food is great for all meals ad the morning coffee is delicious. You must try the avocado drink while there. The cafe is located within easy walking distance of many Stonetown attractions and shopping.... More 

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Thank Bernard W
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We loved staying at the Stone Town Cafe! It was charming, quaint, comfortable, clean, and the location was perfect - in the middle of stone town but close to the beach. Sitting outside for breakfast each morning amongst the palm trees was the perfect start to the day. It was a little haven perfectly located in the bustling city. We... More 

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Thank Lindsay S
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is open early for breakfast. It's super good and accurately priced. Friends and I ate here almost every morning while in stone town so we didn't try their lunch or dinner. It's super clean and servers are very helpful with good english speaking skills.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Stone Town Cafe is right on the main street so it is absolutely central. The room was very spacious, clean and very comfortable. Mosquito nets, aircon and TV. The bathroom had an excellent shower and plenty of space like the room. The food in the restaurant downstairs is delicious and very reasonable and as it was Ramadan we were given... More 

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I spent a few days here on holiday. Communication before my visit was excellent. Judi, one of the owners was very helpful. She answered questions promptly and helped me coordinate pick up from the ferry from Dar es Salaam. This is a big help since the ferry terminal is awash with annoying taxi drivers eager to get a high fare... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I stayed here for two days in June 2016. After some meetings in Nairobi I took the time off to visit Zanzibar, a place I had only read about. I had little time to organise myself on this side trip but thanks to the owner of the Stone Town Cafe - Judi - everything went like clockwork. The depth of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I don't like giving bad reviews but I feel the need to be honest. I research places a lot before booking and quickly wondered why I booked this over other, nicer hotels. Maybe because I knew we were only there for 2 nights and it was a lot cheaper? We were in Room 2. The room was okay. Bathroom was... More 

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Masoud S, Owner at Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your feedback. We have addressed your issues - so sorry for this experience but it would have been great if you mentioned it to us during your stay and all would have been rectified immediately. Our housekeeper is relatively uneducated and had no idea these issues are important, but giving jobs to women is a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stone Town Cafe and Bed and Breakfast is located in Shangani on Kenyatta Road, just 2 minutes walk from most restaurants and tourist shops, 5 minutes from the Old Fort, and about 10 minutes walk through the narrow streets to Darajani market. Breakfast is served in the cafe downstairs which is open from 8am to 10pm. To book with us directly search Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast on your browser ... more   less 

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Address: Kenyatta Road | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $65 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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