Hotels in Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

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Zanzibar Town overview

Nature lovers can visit Forodhani Gardens and Chapwani Island while in Zanzibar Town. Don't miss your chance to see sights like Livingstone's House and Anglican Cathedral. Zanzibar Town is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Zanzibar Town

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Zanzibar Town has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Zanzibar Town with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Zanzibar Town hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Zanzibar Town hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Zanzibar Town

Fly in to Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from downtown Zanzibar Town.

What to see around Zanzibar Town

Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Livingstone's House
  • • Anglican Cathedral
  • • House of Wonders
  • • Old Fort
  • • Hamamni Persian Baths
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Forodhani Gardens
  • • Marahubi Palace
  • • Shangani Beach
  • • Chapwani Island

When to visit Zanzibar Town

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

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