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Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani

4-star4 stars
Main Road PajeJambiani2484Tanzania

Jambiani beachfront hotel with 3 restaurants, spa
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free!
Very Good8.2
Great pool
Value for money
Value for money could be better
16See all 16 reviews
From 226 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani

from $147
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Single Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room
  • Superior Triple Room, Garden View
  • Luxury Suite, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow (Family)
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room, Garden View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 34 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas (1-device limit)

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *


  • Free valet parking

  • Free nearby parking

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking


  • Area shuttle *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 3 coffee shops/cafés
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Full-service spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1496
  • Conference space size (meters) - 139
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 17
  • Year Built 2011
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
Sleep well
  • Sofa bed
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Second bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Malikia Spa. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include sports massages, facials, and body scrubs.

The spa is open daily.


Onsite venue - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

JETTI BAR (Seabridge) - Overlooking the ocean, this bistro serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani’s small print

Also known as

  • Spice Island Hotel & Resort
  • Spice Island Hotel & Resort Jambiani
  • Spice Island Jambiani


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

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 office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 65.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 23.00 (from 6 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 65.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 23.00 (from 6 to 12 years old)

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • In-room bottled water
  • Parking

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 78 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 15 for adults and EUR 7 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 120 per vehicle (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in public areas for EUR 0.72 per hour (rates may vary)

Ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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 Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani


  • Unguja - 1 min walk
  • Paje Beach - 13 min walk
  • Jambiani Beach - 5 mi / 8 km
  • Kizimkazi Dimbani Mosque - 16.5 mi / 26.5 km
  • Kizimkazi Beach - 16.5 mi / 26.6 km
  • Jozani Forest Reserve - 25.8 mi / 41.5 km
  • Livingstone's House - 32.2 mi / 51.9 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 64 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Free RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 16 reviews

Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani
Nice hotel in an exotic country no complaints here
eric, us2 night romance trip
Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani
Expensive with poor food choices but great views
Well organised pick up from Ferry and local staff very friendly. Ambiance is great and views spectacular. Clean big pool. Unfortunately Jetty closed when we were there throughout stay and food/beverage choices extremely limited, poor quality and very expensive. Not much to do but to lounge around. The rudimentary butterfly park and forest nearby will keep you entertained a few hours while Stonetown/main city approx. 1 hrs drive away has much more to offer but requires a day-trip that the hotel will happily organize against a fee.
A Traveler, 4 night family trip
Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani
large hotel with a nice large pool
The hotel is a large with a nice large pool. It caters mainly for the German Tourist on their meal plan. The breakfast was good but their a la carte menu was not great. It is very limited and most of the food is covered in their sauces. We had better food and service at other restaurants. Very hard to swim from this part of the beach. There are rocks and compact sand with low tide. The stairs off the jetty are broken so we were unable to access the water. Jetty bar a nice spot for a drink when its not windy.
A Traveler, 5 night romance trip
Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani
The hotel is located on a beautiful stretch of beach. The staff is very service minded and polite. The pool is very big. Unfortunately the rooms are not 4 star standard as advertised. The rooms are big, but the décor and facilities are not more than 2-3 star.
A Traveler, 3 night family trip
Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani
Quiet luxurious heaven
A wonderful quiet relaxing couple of days with the family. Big pool, lots of space, excellent dining, and the staff were very caring and helpful. And a bar on a pier out over the sea! Very highly recommended.
Anthony D, gb2 night family trip

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Spice Island Hotel & Resort, Jambiani

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