Hotels in Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

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Zanzibar Town overview

Visitors to Zanzibar Town speak favorably about this walkable city's beaches and restaurants. You'll enjoy the rich culture, historical sites, and entertainment while in town. Nature lovers can visit Forodhani Gardens and Chapwani Island while in Zanzibar Town. You might find that sights like Livingstone's House and Christ Church Cathedral are worth a visit.

Where to stay in Zanzibar Town

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Zanzibar Town has the right accommodation for you. There are 48 hotels in Zanzibar Town and you can shop as many as 236 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 51%. We have room prices starting at 12 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Zanzibar Town as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 24 5-star hotels from 158 USD per night
  • • 63 4-star hotels from 65 USD per night
  • • 52 3-star hotels from 30 USD per night
  • • 6 2-star hotels from 48 USD per night

How to get to Zanzibar Town

Fly into Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from central Zanzibar Town.

What to see around Zanzibar Town

Distinguished landmarks to visit include:
  • • Livingstone's House
  • • Christ Church Cathedral
  • • Hamamni Persian Baths
  • • House of Wonders
  • • Old Fort
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Forodhani Gardens
  • • Shangani Beach
  • • Chapwani Island
Recommended sights include:
  • • Hamamni Persian Baths
  • • Marahubi Palace

When to visit Zanzibar Town

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 92°F day, 76°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 73°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 72°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 72°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.39 inches
  • • July-September: 0.24 inches
  • • October-December: 0.39 inches