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Jafferji House & Spa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I recently stayed at the Jafferji House in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania. It was a great experience. When I first arrived my luggage didn't for two days. A staff member was in constant contact with the air port until it arrived. The hotel was lovely and is a very good location right in Stone Town. Each room and suite were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Donna the manager was amazing from the beginning to the end of my stay. Rooms are extraordinary! No two rooms are alike. Fully air conditioned. Housekeeping staff went above and beyond their duties . Restaurant has wonderful food and great staff. I will definitely stay here next year !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I had an awesome time at Jafferji House.. As always during my stay the service is impeccable.. The team is super helpful and they go out of there way to ensure you have a great stay. The rooms are clean and I love the fact that you don't feel like you are in a hotel as its home to me..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Amazing atmosphere, fantastic and helpful staff. Beautiful interiors in zanzibarian style. Breathtaking view from roof restaurant. Excellent zanzibarian cuisine. This is absolutely one of the most amazing places you can find in Zanzibar!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Jafferji is a home away from home. Located at the heart of stone town which is very convenient for any kind of visit and provides easy access to Old Fort, House of Wonders among other interesting places in Stone Town. Of interest and what fascinates more is the roof restaurant which provides a brilliant view of the Stone Town and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Jafferji House is an AWESOME boutique hotel with so much personality and beautiful rooms. It is situated in the heart of Stonetown. The breakfast in the morning has assorted mouth watering dishes. The rooms are so beautiful and we were upgraded to the Princess Salme which I highly recommend. The staff were pleasant, especially the manager Rosemary. I needed to... More 

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

Dear Sharon, On behalf of the whole team, we would like to thank you for choosing Jafferji House & Spa as your home away from home in Zanzibar.. Our team really enjoyed looking after you and are delighted you had a great stay. I have shared your comments with Rosemary and all the staff and they were delighted that you... 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: $208 - $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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