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    The Swahili House

    Mchambawima Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    28/8/2017 29/8/2017
    US$ 93
    Traveller (124)
    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (16)
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good35%
    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Rooftop Terrace
    Shuttle Bus Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 January 2014

    Bad: Day 1 was terrible because the AC in the room (#11) wasn't working, half the lights were out and we were given two twin beds inside of 1 queen/king bed. (PS: the blame for the two beds was shifted to Booking.com!) Staff (ex-Manager) were...More

    Thank sanhelmet
    Reviewed 3 January 2014

    My family staid one night at the hotel, no air-condition in two rooms. When complaining the staff was just indiffernet. We had to spend the night sweating in 30 plus degrees. And in one of the rooms there where not even water in the shower....More

    Thank Annethiele
    Reviewed 14 December 2013

    What a great way to start our trip!Our taxidriver took us on a walkabout within the first hours of our arrival,just to get to our hotel.The staff were very friendly and helpfull and we were thankfull for their help getting our bags to the fifth...More

    Thank link1966
    Reviewed 12 December 2013

    Certainly there are better hotels around, with a good price. We stayed just one night, and it was hard to sleep because the fan and the AC on the room wasn't working properly. If you are carrying a big luggage, ask to stay on the...More

    1  Thank LuizaNunes
    Reviewed 29 November 2013

    This is a really lovely hotel with authentically decorated rooms. Don't book if you are shy of using the bathroom infront of your partner. The ceilings are very high and the stairs are a killer! The restuarant on the top floor, is OK but a...More

    Thank 94Gill94
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    524 reviews
    #5 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
    Al Minar
    255 reviews
    #11 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
    Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
    968 reviews
    #9 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
    Emerson Spice
    526 reviews
    #1 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$ 83 - US$ 157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
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    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • The Swahili House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • The Swahili House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Traveller (124)
    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (16)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (88)
    Bathroom (8)
    Emerson Spice
    526 reviews
    .04 km away
    Al Minar
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    .65 km away
    Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
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    .58 km away
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    524 reviews
    .64 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
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    .22 km away
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    .05 km away
    Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe
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    .04 km away
    Lukmaan Restaurant
    423 reviews
    .23 km away
    Nearby Attractions
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    .38 km away
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    .17 km away
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    .29 km away
    Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel)
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    .28 km away
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    "Pricess Salme is the best! Gives you the zanzibari feel and you even hear the muezin in the distance!"
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    "There's no wifi in the rooms, only in the roof top restaurant and in the reception area"
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    "We stayed near the top of the hotel, no hustle & bustle noise up there."
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    "clean and very big rooms, huge bathroom, the rooftop with the best view in town, super friendly stuff"
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