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    The Swahili House

    Mchambawima Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good39%
    • Average20%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “steep stairs” (15 reviews)
    “sultan suite” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 141 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My friend and I came here to have a break at lunch time cause it was raining a lot. The restaurant was empty as i was low season but the service was great! The view over the city it very nice! We had a soup...More

    Thank leilamelina
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is an old building in the historic part of the city with a roof top restaurant that serves good food and a very friendly staff. We only stayed 2 nights but would have very muched liked to have extended our stay.

    Thank Tony Z
    Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

    We went to the restaurant on our first day on the island. We decided to go to the market without a guide and we decided to eat there attracted by the promise of traditional Swahili food. It's like many in town, a top floor restaurant...More

    Thank Rebeca O
    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    + Marvelous building with distinct architecture and fine details. + Great view from the rooftop restaurant with amazing sunset - However staff in the restaurant allowed some escort girl to blend in and hunt.

    Thank Al W
    Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

    My partner and I dropped in for a quick lunch while in stone town. The views over stone town are amazing, most of the restaurant is under cover so it is nice and cool. The food was lovely and I treated myself to a very...More

    Thank Rachael H
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$80 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • The Swahili House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • The Swahili House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Room & Suite (30)
    Dining (17)
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    Room Tips
    "Pricess Salme is the best! Gives you the zanzibari feel and you even hear the muezin in the distance!"
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    "There's no wifi in the rooms, only in the roof top restaurant and in the reception area"
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    "We stayed near the top of the hotel, no hustle & bustle noise up there."
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    "clean and very big rooms, huge bathroom, the rooftop with the best view in town, super friendly stuff"
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