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Kisiwa House

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Reviewed 1 October 2014

What a wonderful place! Me and my husband enjoyed our two night stay in Kisiwa. We have paid a little extra for Malkia junior suite which was really nice and spacious with very large,comfy bed and free standing bath.Also there is a quite good choice of TV channels and decent free WiFi connection in all rooms. First evening just after...

Thank Tinkaa
Dar es Salaam
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Located in the alleys of Stone Town so having a lot of luggage may not be a very good idea as it has to be carried a few metres....Entrance was very nice and clean...Friendly Staff ..yes to get a computer for font desk so quite a novelty to see a front desk without one and all done manually ... But...

Thank AlfaZulu
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Kisiwa House has a very good location in the heart of Stone Town, and you can really experience the atmosphere of this exotic town. It is a nice place, but with room rates at the high end of the scale it is not by no means any bargain. The TV set was not working and the WiFi not available in...

1Thank Nordstrand
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This place was awesome. The location was perfect as it was just outside of all the hustle and bustle but literally 5-10 minute walk into the small alleyways of Stone Town. The beach in stone town is nothing to ride home about so don't be too concerned that it isn't on the beach, go north for beaches. The rooms were...

Thank Alex R
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We stayed in this hotel for 3 nights in mid-August. The hotel is very convenient for all the main attractions in Stone Town (5 mins walk from the Fort). Our room was wonderful, with a large (and tall) bed, a sitting area and a large bathroom. Breajfast is served on the top floor terrace and is very very good with...

Thank simult
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

I'm glad we chose this gorgeous boutique hotel - it was from recommendations of Trip Advisor reviewers and we weren't disappointed! The room was lovely and spacious with views over the roof tops. We had a suite, Room 5 which was away from the stairs and noise. All amenities are provided, a huge bathroom and very comfortable 4 poster bed...

Thank Sally12363
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We were welcomed with warm smiles and cold welcoming drinks and towels. It refreshed us a lot. Staff at reception are very helpful. Room is spacious, clean and well-equipped. Bathroom is big with all sorts of things you need too. Bed and pillows are comfortable and soft. You will get into sleep very easily in such comfy environment. Yet, our...

1Thank Iris_Pak
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Totally love the hotel for its all aspect. Stone town has a lot of Muslim style hotels with delicate details. Pity that we only stayed one night and worth to stay longer. Very friendly stuff. Very central location and good for hang around in stone town.

1Thank Jiang-Beijing
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This hotel was located in a great spot for walking and seeing Stonetown. It was a bit expensive I thought, but after staying there, I see why they charge so much. We were greeted with a cool drink and wet cloth. Our room was on the ground floor near reception so we did hear the phone ringing and noise form...

Thank mother4me
Near the Adirondacks in NY
Reviewed 3 August 2014

The Kisiwa House was recommended by our tour company, Africa 2000 Tours, and we were not disappointed. We loved the beautiful decor of the place and the rooms were very spacious. It offered all that we needed, including great food in the scenic restaurant and air conditioning. They arranged a walking tour of Stone Town, which was very informative and...

Thank 1adklady

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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: $147 - $449 (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
#10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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“accessible to all places of interest in Zanzibar. Secure, quiet and best breakfast terrace”
cndunge, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had 2 rooms, in 2 different areas of the hotel and both were great. My guess is that all rooms are great.”
patml2017, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't book the suite. Go for the ordinary rooms.”
JandD78, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Attention to the abrupt and long stairways. Take a glass in the front view hotel for sundown.”
danm0, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room will be fine for a short tour”
ao316, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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