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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We arrived in Zanzibar and straight away moved to Hiliki house after reading some reviews. I was impressed by the owner's willingness to take care of our needs. He was very welcoming and offered us a map that helped to facilitate our tour. The rooms are neat and clean. It is a place worth visiting!!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stone Town is really a small place where you can walk from one side to another within 15 minutes, so it's centrally located. But the real deal is, Hiliki's location on the silent part of the Stone Town i'd say. Also staff was really helpful and friendly. Room was very clean and comfortable. Would definitely recommend it.

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Thank CihanYilmaz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I been there for 2 nights. The place is very nice, cozy and clean. The receptionist was very friendly and helpful, he arranged to us all the activities and transportation we need. The location is really nice, we were able to visit all the places by walking.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Hiliki house through Lonely Planet. Their enthusiastic description made us go for it. In a quiet area, with a lovely common room and well equipped bedrooms. Unfortunately the mosquito nets are a necessity, but water and plumbing was working well. The owner arranged for our local driver license as well as a car to rent and was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful places we stayed in Zanzibar! This is an amazing value for the cost! Excellent breakfast each day and truly beautiful rooms. It was quite peaceful here and the manager was incredibly helpful. If you are a solo traveler and don't feel comfortable walking by yourself at night in Stonetown, I would not recommend this. We... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiliki House is a charming place with a rustic feel. We spent two nights and would happily have spent more. The manager was very helpful with planning our time in Stone Town and the woman who brought us breakfast and maintained our room was delightful. When she realized my wife didn't eat eggs she provided extra crepes without being asked.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Perfect situation, a few minutes away from the the sometimes busy streets of the centre Wonderfully quiet. Calm environment with beautiful, comfortable airy rooms and a lounge/relax area with good wifi. The perfect base from which to explore the fascinating streets and excellent restaurants of Stone Town. Hosted by the wonderful Aboud for whom nothing is too much trouble. Our... More 

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Thank BTfromLondon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We just love this place. It's just outside of the hustling and bustling center of stonetown at a quiet place at Victoria park. The rooms are well equipped with a good shower and breakfast is wonderful. The manager is present all the time and can tell you everything. Truly, a home away from home.

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France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Hello We spend tree nights in this place. The manager was helping us for all our need with the Zanzibar happiness! The orange marmalade of the breakfast was so good, the bread as well and this is do important for French people. The street is quiet and for sure close to the city center. So your turn to enjoy!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Myself and my husband stayed here as part of our honeymoon and really loved this place. Aboud, the manager was so kind and very helpful, going beyond that of most other managers. Always willing to help out and the driver (taxi) whose I don't remember so so sweet and friendly. The rest of the staff were also very lovely. We... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hiliki house is a colonial architectural style house with 6 bedrooms, a spacious, open and airy living room overlooking the famous Victoria Gardens, where guests can relish Swahili Continental style breakfast, relax and enjoy FREE WIFI. The house is idealy located, in a quiet residential part of the Stone Town but yet 5 minutes walk from all the important land marks. There are a total of 6 tastefully furnished bedrooms, all fully air-conditioned (split unit), swahili style bathrooms, comfortable mattresses and pillows and essential amenities. A small kitchen for guests is located on the first floor equipped with a refrigerators, hot water kettle, and crockery and cutlery, with an "Honest Bar" for a fresh beer, wine or sodas. Hiliki house offers tranquillity, comfortable, and hospitable service in the backdrop of swahili deco, the ONLY accommodation of such setup, standard, location and size in the stone town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hiliki House

Address: Victoria St, Vuga | Vuga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 152, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $66 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hiliki House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Hiliki House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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