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Emerson Spice

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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu”(16 reviews)
“rooftop restaurant”(108 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We got a suggestion from our tour arranger during a safari/ diving trip to Tanzania. He said better to book at Emerson Spice Hotel in Stone Town, Zanzibar, than at the American chain where several of us were booked. So we switched for the two...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amidst wandering narrow lanes and just an easy five minute walk to the shore, you can travel to another world at Emerson Spice. We stayed in the room Violetta which offers a long balcony with swings and seating so you can view life below. Beautiful...More

Thank Venette C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is beautiful, nestled away in the windy streets of charming Stonetown. The building is full of charm and each room has been thoughtfully designed. My room - Semele - was a relaxing hideaway from the bustle, with lovely shutters, a private balcony and...More

Thank Sophia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as we arrived in Zanzibar, we verified that this place, with its restaurant on the roof, was a stone's throw from our hotel and we wanted to try. The rooftop restaurant was complete but we were greeted in the Secret Garden. Good choice!...More

Thank marcopretelli
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Two nights at Emerson Spice to conclude our three weeks in Tanzania. Family of four (two kids ages 20 and 17) and we had two rooms. This is a special place with very unique and beautiful accommodations. The service is attentive and friendly. The greetings...More

Thank JCHIII
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About
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$150 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Value Hotel in Stone Town
#2 Trendy Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Boutique Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$150 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Value Hotel in Stone Town
#2 Trendy Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Boutique Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (553)
Room & Suite (185)
Dining (72)
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traveldays2000
March 3, 2018|
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Response from Catiehatch | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! Delicious cocktails and extensive wine menu. A fabulous experience
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RenaeG76
January 2, 2018|
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Response from EmersonSpice | Property representative |
Dear Renae, We have our own Drivers who will meet you from you flight and transfer you to the Hotel. The current Late Night Fee is $25. When you book the accommodation, our Reservations Team will be in touch to confirm all... More
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stushy2016
August 3, 2017|
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Response from EmersonSpice | Property representative |
Our Guest' Valuables are kept in a locked wallet in our main Reception Safe. Hair Driers are available on request. We hope to welcome you!
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