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Jafferji House & Spa

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Dodoma, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Thank Pamela L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank Feeza J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank AlexanderPastoors
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd like to thank Donna, Rosemary and the rest of the staff at Jafferji House & Spa for the most amazing stay. Genuine warm smiles and top notch hospitality. Staying in the Jafferji Suite was an unbelievable experience. I'm still going through the countless photos I snapped of all the antiques in the room. A true authentic Zanzibar experience right... More 

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Thank Adriaan N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful short stay for two nights. Recommended as a better alternative to larger brand options. Warm staff with a proactive approach to customer satisfaction. No better way to begin our vacation in Zanzibar. Would love to go again. Centrally located

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Thank Ammar A
donnajhs, General Manager at Jafferji House & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ammar, We would like to thank you for this very nice review regarding your recent stay at Jafferji House & Spa We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed our services. We will definitely share your feedback with our entire team of staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindest Regards, Donna Da... More 

Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The Jafferji Suite is mind blowing, a most wonderful & most kind receptionist was so proud of it that as an "off the street" visitor he kindly took us to see their "best room" - if you truly want to experience true & real beauty then book it ! It took me a while to get the insight, intuition, knowing... More 

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Donna D, General Manager at Jafferji House & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Steve, On behalf of the team at Jafferji House & Spa, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us. We were truly thrilled with your review. I have shared your comments with all our staff and they really enjoyed looking after you and are very happy that you had a great stay. we strive to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there with my husband for 2 nights when arriving in Zanzibar. The room was amazing, with an outdoor shower and bath, a huge bed. The staff is very nice and helpful. Ask for breakfast in the rooftop, it is worth it. Good location, in the center of stone town.

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Donna D, General Manager at Jafferji House & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Marta, We would like to thank you for sharing this great review about your recent stay at Jafferji House & Spa We are very happy that you loved the atmosphere of the hotel and had time to enjoy the Rooftop restaurant above street level :) We have shared your comments with our staff who were delighted to hear that... More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I came to Stone Town off-season and during Ramadan, so maybe that is how I scored the Sultan Suite at the Jafferji House and Spa. It was truly the largest and most elaborate room (I should say roomS plural, since there was more than one) I have ever had the fortune to stay in. Full of treasures and antiques, including... More 

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Donna D, General Manager at Jafferji House & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Katie, I would like to thank you for choosing Jafferji House & Spa. We were delighted to have you stay with us. Your comments on the Jafferji sultan suite truly made us beam with pride. The decor and illumination of this suite is to give our guests the maximum enjoyment of a true Sultan treatment and experience.. I am... 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: $143 - $225 (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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