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Zanzibar House

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Pool & Beach (97)
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“course meal”(11 reviews)
“half board”(10 reviews)
“boutique hotel”(10 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The hotel is very beautifully designed, I really liked the thatched roof. The rooms are very comfortable - I had a king overlooking the ocean. I had a huge balcony with chairs and a table and a swing chair which was really comfortable. The room...More

Thank Sophia G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Long white beaches, wonderful ocean views and great attention you receive from Max and his family and well trained staff make this place one of the best I visited in my life.... and I travel and move around a lot !! Been there many...More

Thank Malaika B
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a fantastic scenery, with a beautiful beach in front and an impressive palm tree behind, the colonial style Zanzibar House greeds tourists like theirs house away from house: fantastic services, warm assistance, professionalism and a touch of Italy in an African reality. Best points:...More

Thank Cristian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was just amazing. Food, wine, amazing stuff, amazing owners. 3 course menu with glass of wine for 10 $ is more than affordable, and when the taste of the food and wine is more than amazing you will come again like us :) so...More

Thank 232323an
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

This is not a hotel. This is a temporary dream house: the beach, the food, the people - everything is perfect. You will love even the imperfections of this place, they are part of it’s charm. They arranged the airport pick-up and our Stone Town...More

Thank Oana A
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$129 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$129 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (311)
Pool & Beach (97)
Room & Suite (78)
Dining (25)
Family and Play Areas (7)
Amenities (5)
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Nicky B
June 10, 2018|
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Response from ZanzibarHouse |
Good afternoon, all our rooms have a double bed (king size) and we can add a single bed, all of them have a mosquito net. We hope to see you in our hotel. thanks Massimiliano
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August 9, 2016|
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Response from Adel S | Reviewed this property |
The hotel itself can also organise it for you, it costs 90 $ for return transfer.
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Meraj K
December 29, 2015|
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Response from JosieMvandenhoek | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as far as I know beaches are never private in Tanzania. The same applies to the beach along Zanzibar House. However, it has beautiful soft sand and is very wide with low tide so there's plenty of space to walk, play or... More
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"Rooms over the palm tree Forrest are to be tried, one can see even monkish and other local animals."
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"Rooms at the back have balconies with sea views"
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"Rooms 2-4 have a direct ocean view"
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"Rooms 1-5 have sea view, 6 & 7 are at the front"
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