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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for 3 amazing nights at this authentic Zanzibarian gem. Beautifully restored, friendly staff, great food and ideally located to explore quirky Stone Town and all its delights. It used to be a place where slaves were given their freedom, and the positive energy is tangible. In fact, I can't find anything negative to say about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I love historic, beautiful places and the Jafferji was an experience we will never forget. We have traveled and lived all over the world and stayed in many incredible places, but we both agreed that we will probably never stay in a more memorable, luxurious place than this suite... the pictures don't really give you the full... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of art and books and good food, great central location with dignified calm and quiet indoors and on rooftop dining with fun and exciting constant clamor and excitement and shopping right outside, walk quickly to ancient fortress and great beach activity, constantly present and dependable security, friendly and very helpful staff...I enjoyed it very much.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

++ Good city location, nice view from rooftop. Good design of the hotel, interiors are designed in exotic Zanzibar style. Room cleaning is Ok. Room size is big if i compare with other Zanzibar hotels. -- Disgusting breakfast. very slow work of the staff. Fried eggs had to wait more than half an hour, no napkins on the tables. Dining... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A regal, historic landmark in the heart of Stone Town! This elegant hotel boasts unique rooms tastefully decorated to take you back in time and give you a royal experience. The intricately carved balconies and pillars complemented by ornate furniture and opulent draping almost offer a "harem-like" experience. Jafferji staff are warm and friendly without being overwhelming. If you cross... More 

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Dodoma, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Jafferji House & Spa, what a beautiful unique hotel in the heart of Stone Town. Excellent food paired with friendly and professional staff. We had a unforgettable stay - this is how memories are made. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This unique hotel and its perfect location was an amazing once in a liftime experience. The food was excellent and the service fantastic. Our room was an eclectic mix of furniture and style. This is the type of hotel that memories are made of.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

What a beautiful boutique hotel in the middle of Stone Town. You feel like one of the Arab sultans staying in an Arab house in Zanzibar. We had the opportunity to stay in 2 different rooms. A normal normal room and a suite. Both were very exotic and gave us a feeling of peace and tranquillity. The staff is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Jafferji House and Spa is absolutely amazing. We stayed 2 nights in this charming boutique hotel. It's very well situated in the bustling alleyways of Stone Town, very close to tourist and local attractions like Freddie Mercury's house, Forodani Park with its food attractions in the evening, the local market, shops and the Old Fort. The service and food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

There are several rooftop restaurants in Stone Town. This one is situated close to a mosque and the Catholic Church. It has a nice view over the city, the Portuguese fortress and the harbour. It's main attraction is the beautifully preserved Zanzibari house on which the rooftop terrace rests. The food was good and on a Monday night we were... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jafferji House & Spa is located in the heart of historical Stone Town, behind the Old Fort, which is just a stroll from the House of Wonders. It is conveniently located to Zanzibar’s most vibrant shops and restaurants on the sea front. Close to Forodhani gardens. Transfer time to and from the airport is about 20 minutes. History of the Building ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jafferji House & Spa

Address: 170 Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $144 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jafferji House & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Jafferji House & Spa Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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