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    Maru Maru Hotel

    397 - 400 Gizenga Street | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
    011 255 24 223 8516
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    • Excellent51%
    • Very good35%
    • Average8%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Rooftop Bar
    Rooftop Terrace
    Free Parking
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 469 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great place to be in stone town . Anna was our assistant and helpful . The staff service was excellent. Great chefs for rooftop restaurant . The hotel was clean and staff was receptive to all needs. A definite plusMore

    Thank narmeenpirani
    Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Narmeen , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    Situated in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Gizenga Street, this is a tranquil haven From being greeted at the door, throughout to the Roof Terrace, the staff have a high level of professionalism and friendliness. Nothing is too much trouble to ensure...More

    Thank catherinebinky2016
    Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 20 May 2017

    Dear Catherine , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    If one is wanting to explore Stone Town, this is in a good location to facilitate that when one needs to stay overnight. It is clean and room had ac (although I could smell mold once I turned it on). Has a roof top open...More

    Thank pinga1
    Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Narmeen , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

    Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

    Maru Maru is centrally placed in Stone town. Charming with very nice staff. Spacious rooms with large bathroom. Hotel only five years old and aircon and all else works perfectly and is fresch. Very nice swimming pool on roof. Only drawback for me was music...More

    Thank Vibek
    Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 9 November 2017

    Dear Vibek , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

    Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

    My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights and were very impressed. The hotel is extremely clean with beautiful marble floors. The room was spacious with a lovely big bathroom, although the best feature had to be the huge king size bed - one...More

    Thank Ajones149
    Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 9 November 2017

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$102 - US$351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Business Hotel in Stone Town
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • #8 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • Number of rooms
    • 44
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
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    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Adam S
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from hekpoortheksie | Reviewed this property |
    The rooms are beautiful and all equipped with mini fridges
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    Marlene D
    2 February 2017|
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    Response from Maru Maru H | Property representative |
    Dear Marlene, Thank you for your question. The beach is just 2 minutes walk from the Hotel. But we are located in Stone town.
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    frannyLongBeach
    19 December 2016|
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    Response from Maru Maru H | Property representative |
    We do have an elevator to the 3rd floor and a new one coming up that will reach the 4th floor where the Terrace is at.
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    "all rooms seemed the same, the pool and rooftop restaurant were a hit for sure.."
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    "All rooms are accessible by elevator"
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    "Easy access, Best roof top view, at the centre of historical stone town, near night barbecue market..."
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    "Ask for room on 3rd floor"
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