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1 room, 2 adults

The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town

2.5-star2.5 stars

Stone Town, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

Zanzibar Town hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi
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Main amenities

  • 22 guestrooms
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi

For families

  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Separate bedroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • In Stone Town
  • Unguja - 1 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 1 min walk
  • Hamamni Persian Baths - 3 min walk
  • House of Wonders - 6 min walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 6 min walk
  • Old Fort - 7 min walk
  • Shangani Beach - 7 min walk
  • Livingstone's House - 17 min walk
  • Prison Island - 18 min walk
  • Nakupenda Beach - 20 min walk
More about the area

Very Good 8.0

Bar and Beverages

Bar is awesome

Vibe

Awesome vibe

Amenities

Great amenities

Breakfast

Breakfast can be improved

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The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town

from $102
  • Deluxe Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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

Arriving/leaving

  • 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

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • 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

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 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

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

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

Policies

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

Landmarks

  • In Stone Town
  • Unguja - 1 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 1 min walk
  • Hamamni Persian Baths - 3 min walk
  • House of Wonders - 6 min walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 6 min walk
  • Old Fort - 7 min walk
  • Shangani Beach - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 12 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available
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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 13 reviews

The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town
Good6.0
Quaint
Great staff, true to "felt like a sultan"
Janine, usTrip with friends
The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town
Good6.0
Unique
Unique place to stay. The room was a little small. Other than that it was a comfortable stay. Love stonetown.
Brian, gb3 night romance trip
The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town
Good6.0
Check in was unpleasant. According to Swahili house they never received confirmation from hotels.com. Kept us waiting for over 3 hours
AISHA, gb6 night trip with friends

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The Swahili House, Zanzibar Town

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