Ideally located in the heart of Stone Town
Set in the heart of Stone Town, 236 Hurumzi rises above standard accommodation by providing elegant, traditionally furnished, airy rooms and a Tower Top Restaurant with a view of the world. 236 Hurumzi is a beautifully restored palace that once was the home of one of the richest men in the Swahili Empire.Our hotel aims to recreate the wondrous atmosphere and grandeur of the past by providing traditional, elegant accommodation. Spacious airy rooms, original stucco décor.
Facilities and Amenities
Stained-glass windows and wooden lattice-work throw mysterious patterns over marbled bathtubs and oriental rugs, while vast mosquito nets drape langorously from chandeliers and down over carved four-poster beds. The view from the towertop restaurant over the motley rooves of Stone Town forms a magical backdrop for a Swahili dinner served at knee-high tables by robed waiters.
Accommodation at 236 Hurumzi
The 24 guestrooms are beautiful and romantic, in Zanzibari decor. All rooms except for the Kipembe room are equipped with large stone bathtubs where a bubble bath and a bottle of wine are a frequent request. Ceiling fans keep our guests cool along with the constant breeze on the upper floors. 2ns and 1st floor rooms are air conditioned. The sultan-size rooms have 20 foot ceilings, carved doors, original stucco décor and hand painted glass lamps and window panes.