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Maru Maru Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Great food .. After a long trip in Africa we were craving for some Indian food... This place served us some great Indian veg and non veg food . The restaurant is on the roof top with a great view of the ocean .. Service is great and food is served quickly. The veg manchurian was fabulous ..pick of the...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Maru Maru Hotel is well centered,where by it is easily reachable by all people at any time. It has good environment which suits all types of guests,having well trained staff, not only that, the Hotel is always super clean. Recommendation: Restaurant people can check if they can add more varieties for breakfast.

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G M, Front Office Manager at Maru Maru Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice feedback. It is through positive feedback from our guests that encourage us and motivate us to maintain and improve on our standards.

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

really enjoyed every thing the place was very clean,staff very friendly as this was our 2nd time ,the staff still remember us which was very nice.the food was very nice. We got asked every night what we would like to eat even though it was not on menu they will still make it.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Very good location and very good service....courteous staff...ambiance is good...restaurant staff went out of their way to help us with breakfast and dinner.....room rates and food rates are not over the top...quite affordable....would recommend this hotel....

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Worcestershire
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Here for the day with a cruise ship. Chose roof top restaurant ffor lunch - what a FABULOUS TIME! GREAT FOOD AND EXCELLENT SERVICE. If we come back will definitely stay here. Very convenient location and close to other attractions. Coffee was particularly memorable.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We visited Maru Maru on a family trip. The rooms were very comfortable: good air conditioning, soft linen, and big bathrooms. The staff were friendly & helpful. The rooftop bar & restaurant has the best view in town. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Stonetown!

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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

I've stayed for one night during a business trip. Overall good hotel - clean, hot water, aircon, reasonable breakfast and free internet. One big disadvantage for business travelers is the loud live music from the restaurant that last through most of the evening making it difficult to work.

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Mwanza, Mwanza, Tanzania
Reviewed 7 February 2016

The rooftop bar is fantastically decorated and you get warm and GENUINE welcome from the staff. The manager is incredibly nice (i had a "random" drink with him) and friendly. The place has a great energy and atmosphere, i do highly recommend it to anyone passing by or living here.

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Braunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We only stayed here 1 night(wished it was more) Due to an incident were I was robbed as I slept at a nearby hotel we moved to here.. Cannot fault the place. Clean,airy,great food and everyone is very friendly and I felt safe which was the main thing.. Thankyou

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Maru Maru have a nice terrace restaurant, I am very regular there because of the good Indian food and a excellent service whenever we go food & beverage manager always welcome us with smile. In short very well organized restaurant.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your good feedback. At Maru Maru Hotel we always strive to ensure that all our guests leave the place with good memories. We hope that you will continue to enjoy our service in the future. Management.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site of StoneTown, Maru Maru Hotel is just a few steps from the city’s historical wonders, colourful markets and labyrinth of shops. Once a town house famous for its marble floors and tiles, it has now been lovingly restored to offer 44 bright rooms blending classic Zanzibar style with iconic design and modern luxuries. Its roof terrace offers one of the best views in the city with a 360° panorama and is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail as the sun melts into the Indian Ocean. The relaxed ambiance at Maru Maru continues long into the night as people come to enjoy a vast variety of Continental, Chinese Indian and Swahili cuisine, view art in Maru Maru’s gallery and enjoy the captivating sound of Tahareb music as it floats into the night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maru Maru Hotel

Address: 397 - 400 Gizenga Street | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $147 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Maru Maru Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#6 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#10 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#10 Family Hotel in Stone Town
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“Not sure, we only had lunch there.”
497magdab, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are accessible by elevator”
catherinebinky2016, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Easy access, Best roof top view, at the centre of historical stone town, near night barbecue market - forodhani,”
573shafiim, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room on 3rd floor”
Akbar1234, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No voile on windows restricts opening esp. next to elevators, corridors, some face new wing under construction just a few feet apart.”
ttheodora70, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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