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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2013

A good size room but very basic. Beds have mosquito nets but more useful if there wasn't a huge gap under the door. Air conditioning works but it is old and very noisy. No furniture though there is a rack on the wall to hang your clothes. Okay, the bathroom is basic and be prepared for the rusty taps and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed due to Nairobi airport fire my flight got cancelled. My 1st&2nd choices were full & got recommended here as nearby. $40 a night, aircon, fan, clean, toilet /shower room disgusting, staff were very helpful, location is very good about 10mins walk from waterfront . Pretty loud outside during night, kept hearing gates,kids, cars, scooters. Also the bed was made... More 

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Denver
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is the first place I stayed in Africa, and overall it was a good place to start my trip. It’s $10 for a taxi from the Zanzibar airport to Stone Town (unless you want to immediately immerse yourself in the local experience by taking a “dala dala.”). But first things first, it helps to have the pronunciation of the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2013

A friendly, welcoming place. It is conveniently located but set back from the Kenyatta Road in Stonetown so it is quiet. The rooms are spacious with A/C and balconies. The photos on the hotels own website do not do it justice as it is set in its own garden, where they serve breakfast.

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Grand Rapids
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2012

This trip was planned as a couples weekend trip. I arrived at the guest house quite early and the room was not ready but they were willing to hold my luggage for me with no problem. The room was cheap about 60 a night but one problem.. we had to choose from 2 single beds with hot water or a... More 

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Bayfield, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2012

This hotel is very clean and the staff is very helpful. The rooms have air conditioning and other amenities including cable t.v. with english programming. The area was very safe and I felt comfortable walking to and from the hotel alone.

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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2010

I have stayed in many places in Stonetown but this is without doubt the best value for the low-middle budget traveller. Rooms are clean, the hot water is always reliable, the staff are most welcoming and will arrange anything for you. Breakfast is above average for the pricet (served outside in a fixed gazebo or alternatively in your room.) The... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Mauwani Inn

Address: Kenyatta Road - Vuga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Mauwani Inn Zanzibar Island/Stone Town

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