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    Maru Maru Hotel

    397 - 400 Gizenga Street | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    2017-07-30 2017-07-31
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good34%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Rooftop Bar
    Rooftop Terrace
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

    " Super location, nice hotel " The location is superb and the hotel is nice. We were given a nice welcome with some juice. The room was neat and clean. The food was good and the view from the terrace is wonderful.  It was an...More

    1  Thank Ajay G
    Response from G M, General Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 20 April 2015

    I would like to thank you on behalf of all the staff for your positive comments. We really appreciate your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and liked our service. We would certainly love to have you back as...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2015

    "It is a nice hotel and a good location. We had a good time. The coffee shop is nice and the restaurant at the top is also good. Everything in Stone town is close by so is very convenient. The rooms were also comfortable. "

    Thank Syed A
    Response from G M, General Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 20 April 2015

    Thank you very much for your valuable comments. We are glad that you liked the location and enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We would like to thank you for recommending our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you again in the days to come.

    Reviewed 13 April 2015

    Nice place in Stone Town, Zanzibar. The room was neat and clean. The Dinner on was awesome with good variety. The service was good though there certainly is some scope for improvement on that aspect. The view from the open restaurant on the Top floor...More

    1  Thank SoothingSea
    Response from G M, General Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 15 April 2015

    Thank you for your valuable comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here. We would like to assure you that next time you visit our hotel we will provide you even better service than what you got this time. We look forward to...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2015

    Clean, great location and good value for money. The roof top terrace is also a must see in Stone Town as it provides a great view. The beds are very comfortable and the staff is always very friendly and helpful.More

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    Thank Lisa K
    Response from G M, General Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 15 April 2015

    We would like to thank you on behalf of all the staff for valuable and encouraging comments. We would also like to thank you for recommending our hotel. We are glad that our service and the roof top restaurant. We hope to get an opportunity...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2015

    Enjoyed my stay here and it is a lovely holiday destination. The hotel was great and the staff friendly. The food was good and the view from the terrace restaurant is classy. Would love to go back there again.

    Thank wrldTravelerFrmIndUS
    Response from G M, General Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 13 April 2015

    Great to hear that you had a wonderful stay at our hotel. I would like to thank you on behalf of all the staff here. We look forward to having you as our esteemed guest once again.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$103 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Business Hotel in Stone Town
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • #10 Family 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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