I really enjoyed staying in this charming hotel. Although our breakfast was a bit late on day and out air conditioner had problems, I really enjoyed being here. We paid $140 a night for 3 people (2 rooms) in March. The standout part of our stay here was Moudy, the manager. He was fun to hang out with, engaging, helpful, and always available. We got to learn about his life and see a window into being from Zanzibar, his English was excellent, and he was very attentive to our needs. On the first day we asked him about day excursions and he organized a number of outings or us at a cheaper price than we could have gotten at any tour place. Every time we had a complaint or suggestion he would fix the problem right away. I highly advise this place if it is within your price range (I don't know if it's a bargain stay, but it definately was an enjoyable place to be.) It's a great location for exploring Stone Town on foot- near beaches, restaurants, easy to get places, but not too loud.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hiliki house is a colonial architectural style house with 6 bedrooms, a spacious, open and airy living room overlooking the famous Victoria Gardens, where guests can relish Swahili Continental style breakfast, relax and enjoy FREE WIFI. The house is idealy located, in a quiet residential part of the Stone Town but yet 5 minutes walk from all the important land marks. There are a total of 6 tastefully furnished bedrooms, all fully air-conditioned (split unit), swahili style bathrooms, comfortable mattresses and pillows and essential amenities. A small kitchen for guests is located on the first floor equipped with a refrigerators, hot water kettle, and crockery and cutlery, with an "Honest Bar" for a fresh beer, wine or sodas. Hiliki house offers tranquillity, comfortable, and hospitable service in the backdrop of swahili deco, the ONLY accommodation of such setup, standard, location and size in the stone town. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hiliki House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town