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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable room and bed. A few mosquitos about but there were mosquito nets to use and A/C. Some nice fruit at breakfast the eggs/bread wasn't nice. Not too far from the centre and easy to find from the port-walking distance (if you check google maps before hand!) Staff are quite nice.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Cheap hotel amazing rooms but rather back end of stone town. Good wifi. Great for our 4 night stay exploring the town! Staff are friendly too, the lady serving breakfast seems to do it all on her own and she is great!

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Staff were so friendly, rooms are spotless, breakfast is good, great location easy to walk to ferry terminal or forodhani or darajani. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay and would reccommend to anyone who needs a clean comfortable hotel for a bargain price

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Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The staff of this hotel is excellent and helped for all our needs. After the first night (beware of night food market...) we were bound to the bed and toilet due to stomach cramps and diarrhea for more than one day. The staff of the hotel offered us ginger tea (like local medicine) which helped to calm our stomach. In...

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Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

This hotel forgot all about our booking despite confirming with us a few days before our booking. No taxi came to pick us up and when we went to the hotel no one responded when we knocked at 12:30pm. Very disappointing we had to book into another hotel. Do not go here very disorganized!

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Bajubeir, Manager at Rumaisa Hotel, responded to this review

1. He wrote in his email the approximate time of arrival 1:00 am or 2 :00 am in the night 2. Our driver arrived airport at 12:45 midnight 3. Our driver was there until 2:30 am without see any body 4. Other Taxi driver like to make money and steal tourist 5. May be he was in a wrong gate,...

Petawawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Clean and comfortable place to stay in Stone Town - nice location too, easy to walk to good restaurants. Very safe, the owner was fantastic and showed us on the map where to go for good shopping/eating and where was unsafe to go. Slightly noisy in the morning with the roosters crowing. Would stay there again if in Stone Town.

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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Clean and nice small hotel with local food, very friendly and thr only Cinema in Zanzibar is here. 5 min by feet from Stone Port. Staff very helpful and friendly. Delicious homemade food and the restaurant at the roof. WiFi good (not in rooms).

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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We have been so happy with our stay at Rumaisa. We had spent a week "roughing it" in western Tanzania and were overjoyed to find a hot shower with lots of water pressure, a spotless room, friendly staff and WiFi! The location is a bit away from Stone Town (a 5minute walk) along a busy street, but that has been...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 1 August 2015

hotel is very clean has zanzibari feeling in all rooms close to living areas.but the best is the owner and staff is perfect with fluent english.Modest has arrange all the tours with reasonable prices.and everything was perfect.we paid 15 usd stonetown+spice tour with lunch,20usd for prison island,20usd. for jozani forest.they also arrange to drop off at nungwi,nungwi to kiwengwa and...

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Tianjin, China
Reviewed 30 July 2015

My husband and i spend our honeymoon trip first night here in Stone twon, a long story happend during our trip in Tanzania, we have been cheated by a bad guy in Arusha and a lot of money was gone, we frustrated when shown up at this lovely hotel, tell the master Mohamed about our story he felt sympathy for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rumaisa Hotel

Address: Malindi, Funguni, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3442, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $65 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Rumaisa Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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“Ask for the room on the top floor facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles oliverh567, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“relax in Zanzibar it's a lovely friendly place, be careful when book a safari trip before start, Tanzania mainland has liars.”
 of 5 bubbles guoV, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Noise....it didn't bother me, but there is a public hall next door to the hotel. The music from the wedding reception played great African music (hence why I wasn't bothered). The music was over at midnight (I stayed Thurs-Sat).”
 of 5 bubbles TravelB615, 30 Jan 2014 | Read review
“you get to choose your room when you arrive. the rooms at the back have a view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles RobynM510, 5 Mar 2013 | Read review
“I took room 108 as it was in the back and quieter than those near the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Saavysnowbird, 21 Feb 2013 | Read review
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