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Zanzibar Hotel

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#25 of 33 hotels in Zanzibar Island
Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
A haven of peace and tranquility nestled in the heart of bustling stone town. This impressive landmark, dating back to the 1800’s, and boasting a private garden of lush tropical vegetation, was the first ever hotel on the island. A rich 19th-century air of elegance greets you as you walk through the original Zanzibari door. Beautiful beamed ceilings, marble floors, Persian carpets and magnificent crystal chandeliers recreate the glamour of yesteryear. The atmosphere is warm and relaxed and the ambiance embraces the uniqueness of the local culture.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Free parking
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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First room was not great, two tiles in the room sticking up and not at all stuck down, Mrs tripped over, same with tiles in shower area, had to be careful. First night air con stopped working so had to switch rooms. After eventually getting to sleep we was woken by a contant
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I first stayed in the VIP room, I guess given the name based on the size..it was so bad and the shower quality was so poor that we asked to change rooms. they changed our room to a smaller room where the shower was barely better. the showers and bathrooms are so old and moldy it
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Stayed here with my family during our Christmas Holiday 2018. It's a cozy little place .The breakfast while not over the top was always enjoyable, especially the fresh fruits . I Enjoyed my stay at Zanzibar Hotel. Very friendly staff .Would definitely go back.
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The place was good and located at the main town center easy to move around.walkable distance from all tourist attractions..Good hotel services and friendly stuffs..Needs to improve on the everyday breakfast with variety options food... will recommend this hotel to friends,
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Located in the middle of Stone Town in easy walking distance to all the sights. Rooms are spacious and clean. Maybe a little dated but everything you need. Nice garden to relax in. Breakfast not great but good enough. Good service and friendly people.
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$47 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandZanzibar CityStone Town
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