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Kisiwa House

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
Concierge
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
5 Star Hotel
A luxurious Boutique hotel in Stone Town, Kisiwa House is noted for its elegant blend of Zanzibar décor and gracious Swahili hospitality.Superbly located on a quiet street in the heart of Zanzibar historical centre within easy walking distance of famous landmarks, museums, antique shops...
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572 Baghani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
7.2 km to Kisauni Airport
56 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsrooftop restaurantstayed in a junior suitecoffee loungebeautiful hoteltown hotelbreakfast and dinnerlarge bathroomair conditioninglovely boutiquetop floorsuperb locationcentrally located in stone townold housewelcome drinkpublic areasbreakfast was includedsunset drinks
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I stayed here for two nights while on holiday in Zanzibar. It's a beautiful building and nicely central in Stone Town. I liked the booklet in the room telling about the history of the building. The staff were friendly and helpful. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful old building with big rooms. We had two rooms, both with big, comfortable beds. One room had a beautiful, modern bathroom, the other bathroom was ordinary, but clean. The breakfast was sumptuous with wonderful service. A great base for a few days in StonetownMore

Thank Grant60
Response from KisiwaHouse, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your great feedback regarding your stay at Kisiwa House. I'm very happy that you met your expectations about accommodation and service. We appreciate you sharing your comments and it is our hope to have the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kisiwa House is a delightful place to stay in Stone Town. It is in a very good location just a few yards away from the busy heart of the town. It has a very peaceful ambiance. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast...More

Thank HenryHull
Response from KisiwaHouse, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Henry, I would like to thank you for sharing with us the experience of your recent visit to Zanzibar and we are happy you chose us to host you during this trip. I am really happy that you found our overall services to your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kishiwa House is a charming, boutique hotel in the middle of Stone Town. Rooms are big, comfy and nicely designed, the dining area offers a stunning view and excellent breakfast. The building itself has a very interesting history and it was indeed a pleasure to...More

Thank Nat A
Response from KisiwaHouse, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so very much for giving us a 5 star review and also sharing your wonderfull feedback regarding your stay at the Kisiwa House. We appreciate you sharing your comments and we are happy to know that you found our hotels...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Kisiwa House in Stone Town, for a short stop on our way home from our safari in Tanzania. The hotel was located in a quiet street just off the main area, and was a lovely place to stay in Stone Town. We...More

Thank davebirdwatcher
Response from KisiwaHouse, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dave, Thank you for sharing your experience here on Trip Advisor. I am happy you found the overall accommodation and hotel location to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kisiwa House in the near future and we hope on your...More

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A luxurious Boutique hotel in Stone Town, Kisiwa House is noted for its elegant blend of Zanzibar décor and gracious Swahili hospitality.Superbly located on a quiet street in the heart of Zanzibar historical ...More centre within easy walking distance of famous landmarks, museums, antique shops and restaurants. Kisiwa House provides every modern convenience to the business or leisure traveller, promising an unforgettable experience of professional service, superb comfort and unmatched elegance.Get inspired, discover the new and unusual. Enjoy the charm of an old and typical Zanzibar town house. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (88)
Dining (20)
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Jennifer R
26 June 2017|
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Response from Travis B | Reviewed this property |
I had them meet us at the ferry terminal in Stone Town to drive us to their location. Just e-mail them directly, they are usually very responsive. The beauty (and frustration) of Stone Town is the winding narrow... More
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Mike R
5 August 2016|
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Response from Kisiwa o | Property representative |
Dear Mike, Greetings from Kisiwa House, Thank you for choosing us. We do have availability in our all rooms categories on the requested dates. We can accommodate them in the same room in Sulaima Senior Suite, our rooms... More
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jontymanu
12 September 2014|
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Response from Lindy M | Reviewed this property |
No, I wouldn't recommend it. The stairs are steep and there is no lift.
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"Rooms at the upper floors of the main building are quieter and sunnier"
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"The room facing the laneways (or front of the building) was great as you could view the activity on the..."
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"Stay on a higher floor for less noise from the streets."
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"We stayed in nr 1 - close to the street and no steps to climb..the other rooms are mostly upstairs."
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