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Kisiwa House

572 Baghani Street | P.O. Box: 609, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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  • Forodhani Park
    0.4 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 19 May 2014
Perfect Location. Highly recommended
Even before i arrived, the hotel had called me so help sort out... more
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Even before i arrived, the hotel had called me so help sort out my reservation issues. Very few hotels call intending guests before arrival. I was impressed. But that was just the beginning. I do love this hotel. The location is perfect, the ambience/ vibe of the hotel was very homely and welcoming. The staff are alright i guess but...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 9 May 2014

I actually stayed in this hotel almost a lot of time ago and while I was recommending a hotel for a friend who will visit Zanzibar I recommended this hotel in Stonetown and have realized that I had not written a review on it so here we go: Good clean hotel. Nice staff. Good location. Nice rooms. All fine. In...

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at this fabulous and authentic hotel. It had a great location in the centre of Stone Town, about a 3 minute walk from the beach and within close proximity of the majority of the local attractions. Staff were friendly and helpful and welcomed us with great warmth when we arrived (and a cocktail). The decor...

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1Thank Eva M
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We were really looking forward to staying at Kisiwa House based on the great reviews on Trip Advisor, but we were sadly disappointed by our stay. The hotel itself is nice and the room was lovely and a good size, but the service from reception was terrible. On the first night we tried to order room service at 9.20pm (it's...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2014

The rooms are very clean and well equipped. The hotel is right in the middle of stone town and not far from the shops, cafés and restaurants. It is reasonably priced too. The housekeeping staff were very friendly and helpful, not sure about the front desk though. No pool but I wouldn't let it stop you

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Lilongwe, Malawi
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We stayed in Stone Town at Kisiwa House for just one night but loved it and would definitely return to this hotel if we went back. Kisiwa House is very reasonably priced, beautifully decorated and very well located. Plus the service was among the best I've encountered on this continent - quick, friendly, and totally thorough, with every detail thought...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2014

The title of this review says it all. Kisiwa House is simply magical. It is in a traditional Stone Town house that has been beautifully updated while still maintaining the old charm. There are several common areas to relax away a few hours - a lovely courtyard on the main floor, a stunning rooftop restaurant, and nooks and alcoves to...

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Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We stayed here with friends for one night on a return visit to Stonetown and found Kisiwa House spotlessly clean and very well run with good room service, smiling, friendly staff and comfortable, clean rooms. We were not hassled to book tours we did not want or buy things we did not need, which is more than can be said...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 March 2014

We had arranged for the Kisiwa house to pick us up from the airport via many emails. They never showed up, despite the fact that we provided them with all of our flight information. When we arrived at the hotel, they really didn't seem apologetic about it either. But it worked out for us, because they asked for 4x the...

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Reviewed 8 March 2014

Nice experience at this hotel. Large rooms that are clean and well equiped. The restaurant on the roof is a perfect place to enjoy an relaxing breakfast. Located in the old town, but there is not to much noise at nigh afterall.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxurious Boutique hotel in Stone Town, Kisiwa House is noted for its elegant blend of Zanzibar décor and gracious Swahili hospitality.Superbly located on a quiet street in the heart of Zanzibar historical centre within easy walking distance of famous landmarks, museums, antique shops and restaurants. Kisiwa House provides every modern convenience to the business or leisure traveller, promising an unforgettable experience of professional service, superb comfort and unmatched elegance.Get inspired, discover the new and unusual. Enjoy the charm of an old and typical Zanzibar town house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kisiwa House

Address: 572 Baghani Street | P.O. Box: 609, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $192 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kisiwa House 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Kisiwa House Hotel Stone Town
Kisiwa House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#7 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#11 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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“Don't book the suite. Go for the ordinary rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles JandD78, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Attention to the abrupt and long stairways. Take a glass in the front view hotel for sundown.”
 of 5 bubbles danm0, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room will be fine for a short tour”
 of 5 bubbles ao316, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 10 and it was incredibly loud (starting at 7am on a Sunday) because the restaurant was right above us.”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherHoelzlein, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 is very spacious. The bathroom is also huge. We found it quiet and enjoyed the views over the rooftops.”
 of 5 bubbles 213sharon, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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