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#1 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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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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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 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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#5 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
Tranquil beachfront hotel with cozy, rustic rooms & sea views. Featuring outdoor bathrooms, infinity pool, & relaxing activities like kayaking & massages. Uniquely designed Rock Restaurant nearby.
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AdventurousDinks
AdventurousDinks
@AdventurousDinks
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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#6 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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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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#8 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
Exceptional customer service at this well-located hotel, praised for its pristine and spacious rooms with luxurious touches and scenic views. Featuring magnificent architecture and African-inspired decor, the hotel has modern amenities and friendly staff, ensuring a comfortable and memorable stay.
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Kerry L
Kerry L
@874kerryl
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Apr 22, 2022
Really friendly hotel in a great location in Stone Town.
"The staff were very helpful, I loved the really comfortable bed and spacious room and bathroom."
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#9 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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Marjolein L
Marjolein L
@marjoleinl293
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Dec 8, 2021
Nice hotel with beautiful location. Friendly staffs, we love our stay and will definitely come back again. The food was
"The food was nice, clean room, we highly recommend the place."
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#11 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
Beachfront resort with stunning sunset views, spacious sea-facing rooms, and helpful staff. Amenities include a pool, beauty salon, and in-room kitchenette.
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asaad705338
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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#12 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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#13 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
Modern hotel offering luxurious accommodations, fantastic facilities such as a pool, gym, and spa. Comfortable rooms, clean environment, friendly staff, and great dining options.
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VikasJ
VikasJ
@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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#14 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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#15 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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Katie B
Katie B
@kbaird04
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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#16 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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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 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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Trish C
Trish C
@Tecrane
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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#18 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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Jihad Al Zadjali
Jihad Al Zadjali
@jihad007
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jun 18, 2023
Great hotel for holidays and relaxing
"And the room was clean and same thing the toilet."
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#19 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
Centrally located beach resort with spacious, well-designed rooms and balconies. Beautiful ocean views, magnificent sunsets, and diverse food options, including Indian cuisine.
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#20 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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#21 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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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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dehair0
@dehair0
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Feb 21, 2024
Great place to stay
"Great staff friendly huge room and courtyard."
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#24 Best Value of 273 places to stay in Zanzibar City
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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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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Charming hotel offering excellent hospitality, friendly staff, and delicious food. Features antique decorations, Zanzibari style, clean rooms, and beautiful bathrooms. Convenient location.
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Zanzibar City Hotels Information

Hotels in Zanzibar City

273

Hotels Prices From

$20

Hotels Reviews

21,800

Hotels Photos

24,635

Travel high season

Mar - May

Travel low season

Sep - Nov

High season avg price

$97

Low season avg price

$82
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Dec - Feb
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$86
$50$197
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Mar - May
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$101
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$50$197
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133in
Jun - Aug
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$87
$50$197
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Sep - Nov
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$82
LOWEST
$50$197
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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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  • Stone Town
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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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Frequently Asked Questions about Zanzibar City hotels

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Kisiwa House, Baladin Zanzibar Beach Hotel, and Zanzibar Palace Hotel all received great reviews from families traveling in Zanzibar City. See the full list: Zanzibar City Family Hotels.

Popular hotels by the beach in Zanzibar City include Baladin Zanzibar Beach Hotel, Madinat Al Bahr Business & Spa Hotel, and Park Hyatt Zanzibar. See the full list: Zanzibar City Beach Hotels.

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