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Al Minar

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#10 of 33 hotels in Zanzibar Island
Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Located just a stone’s throw from Zanzibar’s historic Stone Town, the Al-Minar hotel is located centrally amidst the tourist district of Forodhani Gardens along the beach. The hotel itself embodies the essence of Zanzibar offering hand-carved beds, local artwork and the best local cuisine with modern amenities including state of the art bathroom, hot water and electricity backed by a generator. The best nightlife on the island is located minutes away as are the best restaurants, shops and other tourist destinations. Our hotel concierge will be happy to assist you with any arrangements regarding recreational activities during your visit. The rooftop restaurant at Al-Minar serves up an array of mouthwatering delicacies including local, Asian and Continental cuisine and the restaurants atmosphere showcases the spirit of stone town. tastefully decorated using local workmanship with modern amenities, the Al-Minar Hotel offers the best that Zanzibar has to offer with international flair
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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Refrigerator in room
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+++ What we liked +++ • Rooms are well furnished and clean • Hotel is nicely located, close to good restaurants, the old fort, the palace museum, the gardens etc. Perfect for visiting • Well received with good advice • Breakfast on the rooftop is pretty cool in the morning
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We've stayed at Al Minar Hotel in Stone Town on a number of occasions and it's always been enjoyable. The hotel is low key and affordable, the rooms are nicely furnished, and I particularly like the breakfast on the hotel rooftop. The staff are friendly and the place is clean.
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I stayed at Al Minar for two nights as a solo traveler, during the low tourist season. I felt a bit apprehensive about wandering alone as a woman without many tourists around, but Sebastian and the manager (didn’t catch his name!) treated me with such warmth and kindness.
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Well priced hotel in walking distance of all attractions in Stone Town. The rooms are clean and attractively decorated. The en-suite shower room was a little on the small side but very clean. Good buffett breakfast is served on the roof top terrace. The staff are all very
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Response from AlminarHotel, General Manager at Al Minar
Responded Mar 23, 2019
Dear Guest, Greetings from Alminar Hotel. thank you very much for taking your time to review your recent stay with us. we are very motivated and glad to know that your stay with us was very comfortable. we look forward to seeing you again. Best Regards Santosh Giri General Manager
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Guys again I would like to thank you for making us part of the family. The services was great. Our room was fantastic. The tours that you arrange was brilliant. Thanks for having us. We will see you in 2020.
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Response from AlminarHotel, General Manager at Al Minar
Responded Mar 21, 2019
Dear Yolande, Greetings from Alminar Hotel. It indeed was a pleasure having you here for the second time with your family. We thank you for all the positive energy you bring into our hotel. I will make sure that all the team members gets this motivational review. we look forward to seeing you soon in 2020. Best Regards Santosh Giri General Manager
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$48 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandZanzibar CityStone Town
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