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Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort, Zanzibar Town

3.5-star3.5 stars
Beit Al Ras, Kibweni StreetZanzibar Town4087Tanzania, 800-491-6126

3.5-star hotel in Zanzibar Town with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Rather comfortable
Fantastic service
Great room
Beach is not so nice
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From 97 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort, Zanzibar Town

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

  • Superior Room, City View
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Suite
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 31 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *


  • Free valet parking

  • Free nearby parking

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking


  • Area shuttle within 10 km *

  • Beach shuttle *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

  • Theme park shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 861
  • Conference space size (meters) - 80
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2016
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Kitchenette
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Dhow Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Ali Baba Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this lobby lounge specializes in local and international cuisine and serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort, Zanzibar Town’s small print

Also known as

  • Golden Tulip Zanzibar


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for golf tee times and can be made by contacting the property before 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 tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 1 per person, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Internet access (may be limited)

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

Optional extras

Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per vehicle (one way)

Cruise ship terminal shuttle and ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service to the beach, shopping center, and theme park 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 Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort, Zanzibar Town


  • Chapwani Island - 9 min walk
  • Livingstone's House - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Peace Memorial Museum - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Malindi Mosque - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Darajani Market - 4.3 mi / 7 km
  • Beit el-Sahel - 4.4 mi / 7 km
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 4.4 mi / 7.2 km
  • House of Wonders - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 21 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Free RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort, Zanzibar Town

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