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    Shangani Hotel

    Kenyatta Road | Opposite the historic Old Post Office Building, Stone Town, Zanzibar City +25524, Tanzania
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    • Excellent7%
    • Very good27%
    • Average41%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible18%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 42 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The room was good size with a balcony, AC and ceiling Fan. Shower pressure was a bit low. Breakfast on their rooftop was good but they could improve the variety of food available. Tea/Coffee making available in the rooms as well as a fridge and...More

    Thank Vivienne B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This hotel is near the Memories of Zanzibar, the location is perfect, the top open restaurant is very quiet and they offer good meals and breakfast. The rooms have the sultan beds which are very comfortable indeed. at a very affordable price you get all...More

    Thank gi7476
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Shangani was an average hotel with a price range of 40$ to 60$ for single rooms and 50$ to 70$ for double rooms depending on the season, but with an excellent location right in the Historical Shangani and Kenyatta road of the old Stonetown. Now...More

    Thank Evan F
    Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

    Is opposite to postal areas and close to many places Cleaned is just average, the price is okay and breakfast is simple Not good for dinner or lunch Have no good view Shangani hotel is one of the old hotel and the services is just...More

    Thank Glory H
    Response from Zahirabbas M, Manager at Shangani HotelResponded 7 November 2017

    Hello Glory, Greetings from Zanzibar! Thank you very much for taking your time to review your recent stay with us. We are very happy to have an opportunity to serve you at our Hotel it was a joy and great pleasure. Thank you once again...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

    The hotel has a great location but the rooms are average. The aircon is very noisy and not sure it even did anything. The fan did a better job. The bed was pretty hard and made for a short person and I am just 5’10....More

    Thank Luke K
    Response from Zahirabbas M, Manager at Shangani HotelResponded 11 October 2017

    Dear Luke, Greetings from Shangani Hotel! Thank you very much for your time to review our hotel on your recent stay. We sincerely apologize for the inconviniences caused. All our rooms are equipped with powerful window AC where guests can manually regulate the temperature. We...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 38 - US$ 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Shangani Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Room Tips
    "Its good to check out the rooms beforehand as I viewed 3 rooms, 1 of which was a bit small and dark."
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    "The Rooms on the east side are more spacious and the AC working perfectly."
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    "Do not take the standard rooms - way overpriced!"
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    "En suite rooms have nicer bathrooms than the shared bathroom options, but still fine for the price regardless"
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