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The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town

2.5-star2.5 stars
Stone TownZanzibar TownTanzania
Zanzibar Town hotel in Stone Town with restaurant and outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.0
Awesome vibe
Great amenities
Great location
Complaints about WiFi
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The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town

from $76
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Rooftop Terrace - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Swahili House
  • Swahili House Hotel
  • Swahili House Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Swahili House Zanzibar Town

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2260 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town


  • In Stone Town
  • Christ Church Cathedral (1-minute walk)
  • Peace Memorial Museum (3-minute walk)
  • Malindi Mosque (5-minute walk)
  • House of Wonders (7-minute walk)
  • Forodhani Gardens (7-minute walk)
  • Old Fort (7-minute walk)
  • Hamamni Persian Baths (8-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) 10-min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town

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