We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-10-29 2017-10-30
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Shangani Hotel

    Kenyatta Road | Opposite the historic Old Post Office Building, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    #11 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Al Minar
    272 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    694 reviews
    #8 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Overview
    • Excellent7%
    • Very good25%
    • Average44%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible17%
    1 week ago
    “Great location ”
    9 Aug 2017
    “Affordable Hotel in Stone town”
    Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Dry Cleaning
    Shuttle Bus Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    #11 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Al Minar
    272 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    694 reviews
    #8 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Rooms
    Oct 29Oct 30
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Stone Town hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "1bb57f2bb26e4f3ab0abe35d44341e1f", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":609815,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"1bb57f2bb26e4f3ab0abe35d44341e1f","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Shangani Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjFiYjU3ZjJiYjI2ZTRmM2FiMGFiZTM1ZDQ0MzQxZTFmIiwiQUlLIjoiNjIyZmVmNmRjNDk2NDRhODlmYjczMGQzM2E3NGZkOWUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (51)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 38 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hotel has a great location but the rooms are average. The aircon is very noisy and not sure it even did anything. The fan did a better job. The bed was pretty hard and made for a short person and I am just 5’10....More

    Thank Luke K
    Response from Zahirabbas M, Manager at Shangani HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Luke, Greetings from Shangani Hotel! Thank you very much for your time to review our hotel on your recent stay. We sincerely apologize for the inconviniences caused. All our rooms are equipped with powerful window AC where guests can manually regulate the temperature. We...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I'm rating this hotel very good due to it's convenient location, super helpful service and the fact that it doesn't pretend to be 5-star. It's got a quaint character about it, fitting with the location and provides everything you can expect for the price. The...More

    Thank BMWreview
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Hi. Thank you very much for choosing Shangani Hotel as your accommodation in Stone Town during your recent visit. We are glad that your stay with us was memorable one. Thank you once again for highlighting our good service. we look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    I was her for two nights! The hotel is in stone town, 5min walk to forodhani! The rooms are nice with Econ and very quite. The disapointing thing is that they don't have a bar or restaurant within! So if you want to drink and...More

    Thank Elibramack J
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Greetings from Zanzibar! Thank you very much for taking your time to review your recent stay with us. We are very to have an opportunity to serve you at our Hotel it was a joy and great pleasure. Thank you once again for highlight our...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

    The Shanghai hotel is clean and comfortable and right in the middle of town staff are friendly. I think for the price it is well worth a visit to the Shanghai hotel. I have 4 stares because the t v didn't workMore

    Thank mthaker2002
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Greeting from beautiful Island of Zanzibar! Thank you very much for for taking your time to review your stay with us. We are very happy to host you at Shangani and looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. We are glad to...More

    Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

    reasonable price,great location whereby you can easily access many areas of stone town on foot.the rooms are nice,clean, and air conditioned.they provide good breakfast and the staff are friendly and very helpful.

    Thank Aisha s
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    #11 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Al Minar
    272 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    694 reviews
    #8 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$62 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz and Priceline so you can book your Shangani Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Shangani Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (18)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (12)
    Bathroom (2)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    694 reviews
    .20 km away
     
    Al Minar
    272 reviews
    .12 km away
     
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    .28 km away
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    .12 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    6 Degrees South Grill and Wine Bar
    844 reviews
    .14 km away
    Taarab Restaurant
    158 reviews
    .12 km away
    Tamu Italian Ice Cream
    134 reviews
    .14 km away
    Stone Town Cafe
    328 reviews
    .02 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Forodhani Park
    1,183 reviews
    .38 km away
    Stone Town
    83 reviews
    .28 km away
    The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)
    517 reviews
    .27 km away
    Mercury House
    428 reviews
    .11 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Shangani Hotel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "En suite rooms have nicer bathrooms than the shared bathroom options, but still fine for the price regardless"
    Read review
    "Upper floors for better security, and at the back for quiet."
    Read review
    "Ask for a room with terrace on third floor. For transport ask for Mr Simba - he will take you anywhere for a..."
    Read review
    "Ask for a room facing west and your balcony will have a private view of the sunset....spectacular"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing