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Malindi, Funguni, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3442 Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Crafty cross ventilatiin makes the hotel airy as you ascend up the stairs to a room which had everything we needed, was clean and well maintained. Janet at the front desk was delightful and we loved having breakfast on the rooftop terrace. Not too far...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank CrienJohannesburg
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Rumaisa hotel has to be top of my list for friendly staff. Mohammed and his son are amazingly helpful and their team are equally lovely. My friend was ill when we stayed and Mohammed was fantastic driving me to a pharmacy for medicine and to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Beverley G
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Where do I begin!? location: near to the ferry and stone town food: delicious breakfast staff: helpful and kind. they went out of their way to accommodate us. their English is very good and they are available 24/7 - if you need them. cannot recommend...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank sakeenahk
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Good: the hotel is charming and the staff is really nice. The rooms are clean and the bed conformable. The bathroom is big and all expected amenities were here. It is strategically located, close to the coast, the ferry and the city center. Bad: No...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank MMute
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Firstly I have to say the staff and especially Mohammed (the owner) are fabulous! He could not do enough for us and such a gent. When my daughter was taken poorly - he took her and my husband to the hospital and to the chemist...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Michéle L
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Description
Rumaisa is a comfortable 3-star hotel with 10 double rooms. All of them are beautifully furnished, each in different colors, all in typical Zanzibar style with the comfort that modern life demands - AC, ceiling More fan, current hot and cold water, a mini-bar, TV, internet access, en-suite bathroom and toilet. All rooms have at least one balcony, some even two, and are equipped with a built-in solar emergency light Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$47 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rumaisa Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$47 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rumaisa Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Traveller (46)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Some rooms have balconies and some don't. If you want one, ask for smoking rooms"
MMute
Jul. 19, 2018
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"Top floor has lovely views of the sea...."
852mich_lel
Apr. 27, 2018
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"Ask for the room on the top floor facing the sea."
oliverh567
Apr. 26, 2016
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"relax in Zanzibar it's a lovely friendly place, be careful when book a safari trip before start,..."
guoV
Jul. 30, 2015
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