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    Kisiwa House

    572 Baghani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here for one night after arriving in Stone Town before heading out to Matemwe the next day. It was an overall good location for wandering around Stone Town but I was a bit disappointed with the hotel in comparison to the other places...More

    Thank Kathleen G
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review. We always take our guest's reviews very seriously and always strive to improve on our services.The stone town of Zanzibar is a living Unesco world heritage site and part of its unique character and charm is its...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Perfect place to stay while in Stone Town. Beautifully decorated, clean and full of charm. This hotel is full of history, and the whole structure has been nicely done. This hotel is close to everything, and you can walk to local bars, restaurantes, beach, and...More

    Thank luisafish
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest We thankyou for the most wonderfull review, we appreciate very much your accurate description of our hotel and your kind words to our staff. We take great pride in our very long and illustrious history and we do our very best to make...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    the rooms are ok but what surprised me is that if you use your credit card they take 6 percent for the card which made me upset so if you are traveling make sure you take cash or ask before you book if they will...More

    Thank gapkidd
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Guest Thankyou for your review,you have noted that we are the place to stay in stone town,unfortunately there nothing we can do about the 6% surcharge on credit and debit card payments, this is levied to us by our bank and has to be...More

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Breakfast at the restaurant on the top floor is the perfect way to start your day of adventure; excellent food and a beautiful view! And make sure you take some time to have afternoon coffee in the lounge.

    Thank StephanieJ3
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 14 July 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for this wonderfull review which I will share with the Kisiwa team.I am happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have you stay with us again. Thank you Akida and the Kisiwa Team

    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    Kisiwa house is located in Stone town, just 5-10mins walk to nearby cafés and local gift shops. It is also near the famous Forodhani fish market, which makes it easier for eating out at night. The hotel is also near bars, restaurants and the port....More

    Thank Pamlvg001
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 3 June 2017

    Dear guest On behalf of the kisiwa team I thank you very much for your very kind and thoughtfull review.We are happy to have been able to meet your expectations and are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you will...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Price range
    • US$ 117 - US$ 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • #7 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
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    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Kisiwa House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Kisiwa House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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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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    "all the rooms are the same"
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    "accessible to all places of interest in Zanzibar. Secure, quiet and best breakfast terrace"
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    "We had 2 rooms, in 2 different areas of the hotel and both were great. My guess is that all rooms are great."
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    "Don't book the suite. Go for the ordinary rooms."
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