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Luxury hotel blending historic charm and modern amenities, featuring spacious rooms, stunning ocean views, infinity pool, beach access, and nearby shopping and dining options.
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#2 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Charming boutique hotel in Stonetown with lovely old-world architecture and antique decor. Comfortable, spacious rooms with modern amenities. Beautiful rooftop restaurant offering delicious meals and views. Highly recommended for its cozy atmosphere and unique features.
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Colonial-style hotel in Stone Town, stunning ocean views, spacious rooms with balconies. Multiple pools, including rooftop. Near beach, shops, and Freddie Mercury Museum.
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#4 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
19th-century Zanzibar-style hotel with elegant design and lovely staff. Great views, perfect location for exploring city center, and nearby restaurants.
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Historic hotel with colonial-style architecture, spacious suites, and ornate carvings. Panoramic sea views, beachfront location, beautiful pool area, and terrace restaurant/bar.
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asaad705338
@asaad705338
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Aug 24, 2021
Amazing Stay! Highly recommended :)
"Very beautifully decorated and comfortable room and very clean!"
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#6 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Historic hotel with character, beautiful decor, and original features. Varied, made-to-order breakfast, peaceful environment, and stylish rooms with sea views. Lovely pool area for relaxation.
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Luxurious five-star hotel boasting spacious, well-furnished rooms with sea views and large bathrooms. Exceptional service, friendly staff, and great amenities, including modern meeting facilities.
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AdventurousDinks
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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Sep 18, 2022
Beautiful room for great value in historic building
"We were happy with our stay at Zanzibar Coffee House as it provided an exceptional value for a beautiful room in an historic building."
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#8 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Charming hotel in historic Stone Town boasting elegant rooms, delicious and outstanding rooftop breakfast, clean and spacious private bathrooms, and a unique coffee theme. Highly recommended.
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#9 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Great location in Stone Town, close to beach & center. Indian vibe, friendly staff, praised breakfast. Suitable for short stays, offers WiFi & hot shower.
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Centrally located hotel in Stone Town, stylish local decor, rooftop terrace for stunning views. Enjoy meals in rooftop restaurant with live music, swimming pool.
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Charming oceanfront hotel offering stunning pool, beautiful mosaics, and four-poster beds. Cozy rooms with mosquito nets, tiled bathtubs. Scenic balconies, convenient location, and friendly staff.
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Katie B
Katie B
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5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Feb 18, 2022
An oasis in heart of Stone Town.
"The room was large, spacious, and comfortably accommodated us and our 3-year-old."
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#12 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Heart of Stone Town location, spacious sea view rooms, rooftop restaurant with city & ocean panoramas. Amenities include AC, Wi-Fi, and pool.
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#13 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Historic hotel with uniquely Swahili style, featuring antique-filled rooms and rooftop restaurant. Offers traditional meals, live music, and stunning ocean views.
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#14 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Unique and rustic hotel in Stone Town with eco-conscious practices. Enjoy fascinating interiors, friendly staff, Tea House rooftop dining, stunning views, and secret garden oasis.
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#15 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Well-located hotel in Stone Town, close to attractions and beach. Helpful staff, clean rooms, rooftop restaurant with good food. Reasonably priced, offering AC, hot water, and Wi-Fi.
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@CA Vikas J
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jun 15, 2021
Loved the stay there, specially the food and location
"Room was clean and well appointed."
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#16 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Well-located hotel near ferry and attractions, featuring rooftop restaurant with stunning panoramic views, sea view rooms, comfortable amenities, and elegant Indian palace atmosphere.
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Piswig
Piswig
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5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jan 8, 2024
Safe and great stay inside the old town
"The room was clean and quiet, the breakfast was good and I really liked to sit outside while having it."
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#17 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Charming boutique hotel in central Stone Town, offering stylish design, cozy outdoor restaurant, delicious food, and luxurious amenities. Peaceful oasis amid bustling old town.
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#18 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Charming hotel in Stone Town, blending traditional and modern comforts. Rooftop terrace, courtyard pool, and open-air shower. Immaculate upkeep and unique architecture.
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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jan 29, 2024
Beyt al salaam boutique hotel stay
"Very comfortable room right in the middle of stone town, close to everything you could need."
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#19 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Spacious, clean rooms with friendly staff and amenities such as air conditioning, tea, and coffee. Located near restaurants and attractions, offering 5-star features and a renowned restaurant.
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Charming boutique hotel with beautiful decor, centrally located in Stone Town. Clean, spacious rooms with AC and fans. Helpful staff, easy exploration on foot, near cafes and attractions.
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Centrally located in Stone Town, close to markets and attractions. Great rooms, top-floor restaurant with excellent views. Friendly staff, well-maintained property.
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Colonial-style hotel with rooftop views of the Indian Ocean. Spacious, well-decorated rooms. Charming design and ideal location for town exploration.
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#26 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Centrally located hotel with beautiful courtyard, pool, and garden area. Cozy, clean rooms, some offering balconies. Friendly and helpful staff, daily water refill service provided.
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#28 Best Value of 133 places to stay in Stone Town
Charming old-world hotel near waterfront & attractions, featuring friendly staff, clean spacious rooms, and a lovely rooftop terrace for breakfast. Excellent location for exploring the area.
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Stone Town Hotels Information

Hotels in Stone Town

132

Hotels Prices From

$18

Hotels Reviews

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19,161

Travel high season

Dec - Feb

Travel low season

Mar - May

High season avg price

$171

Low season avg price

$101
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Price trends, weather and things to do can help you make a decision.
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Dec - Feb
Avg. price/night
$163
HIGHEST
$68$322
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83ºF
64ºF98ºF
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Mar - May
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$103
LOWEST
$68$322
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-
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133in
Jun - Aug
Avg. price/night
$120
$68$322
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Sep - Nov
Avg. price/night
$130
$68$322
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Price trend information excludes taxes and fees and is based on base rates for a nightly stay for 2 adults found in the last 7 days on our site and averaged for commonly viewed hotels in Stone Town. Select dates and complete search for nightly totals inclusive of taxes and fees.

Hotels near the sights

  • Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral
    The Heritage Centre therefore among other things aims at promoting tolerance, reconciliation and an inclusive society, bridging social and ethnic divides by telling the story of this dark chapter in the region’s history in an open and factual way. The creation of the Heritage Centre, and making it accessible to school children, who are the country’s future leaders, is also aimed to promote interfaith and inter-communal dialogue and understanding. Furthermore The Site is an important tourist destination, and by improving visitors’ facilities at the site and making it more informative and stimulating, the tourism industry as a whole will benefit, creating jobs and wealth, and helping to reduce poverty. The Heritage Centre among other things is also benefiting many people as it is a great opportunity to promote interfaith relations in Zanzibar.
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  • Dhow Countries Music Academy
    The DCMA is proud to be the guardians of a living cultural heritage and proud to preserve and promote the musical heritage of Zanzibar and the Dhow Countries. In training the students it ensures the continuation, knowledge, and legacy of a unique musical cultural heritage.
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  • Sun View Tours & Travel
    Sun view tours & Travel is one of the most reputed tour operators in Zanzibar and Tanzania. We work with the objective of delivering the best travel experience when spending your time in Tanzania and Zanzibar. Anyone who is looking for an Experienced Tanzania and Zanzibar, Tour Operator can get in touch with us and we will deliver a customized traveling experience. With over 20 years of experience, we can provide a great experience to anyone who wants to enjoy it. Our Incredible Team Our carefully selected and dedicated staff portray courteously and bring the immense knowledge of the tourism industry. We have a team of multilingual tour guides who can speak English, French, Russian, Italian, and Spanish.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stone Town hotels

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Popular hotels close to Forodhani Gardens include Kisiwa House, Zanzibar Palace Hotel, and Emerson Spice Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Forodhani Gardens.

Popular luxury hotels in Stone Town include Emerson Spice Hotel, Park Hyatt Zanzibar, and Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa. See the full list: Stone Town Luxury Hotels.

Popular hotels close to Kisauni Airport include Madinat Al Bahr Business & Spa Hotel, Hotel Golden Tulip Zanzibar Airport, and Protea Hotel Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins. See the full list: Hotels near Kisauni Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve are Kisiwa House, Zanzibar Palace Hotel, and Emerson Spice Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve.

Some of the most popular pet-friendly hotels in Stone Town are Zanzibar Serena Hotel, Shoki Shoki House Stone Town, and Zanzibar Hotel. See the full list: Pet Friendly Hotels in Stone Town.

Popular cheap hotels in Stone Town include Kisiwa House, Emerson Spice Hotel, and Zanzibar Coffee House. See the full list: Cheap Hotels in Stone Town.

Park Hyatt Zanzibar, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, and Zanzibar Serena Hotel have a spa and received excellent reviews from travelers in Stone Town. See the full list: Stone Town Spa Resorts.

Kisiwa House, Zanzibar Palace Hotel, and Emerson Spice Hotel all received great reviews from families traveling in Stone Town. See the full list: Stone Town Family Hotels.

Popular hotels by the beach in Stone Town include Park Hyatt Zanzibar, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, and Zanzibar Serena Hotel. See the full list: Stone Town Beach Hotels.

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