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Shangani Hotel

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Overview
Kenyatta Road Opposite the historic Old Post Office Building, Stone Town, Zanzibar City +25524 Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 15 January 2015

Hotel is in a walking distance from port in the city centre. Five minute walk from the nice sandy beach. All the shops are in a range of 300m. Also reastaurants with very good fish food are very close.

Thank Vesna S
Reviewed 30 December 2014

We chose this hotel for a 1 day stay because of its good location and rates. however that was a big mistake! The staff are unfriendly, racisit and rude...Also we were advised that the check out time is at 11:00Am, we were down at the...More

Thank Breena A
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Stayed in this hotel for one night. I didn't have any advance booking but luckily got a room upon arrival. The hotel is conveniently located in a nice and safe tourist area called Shangani. A famous Forodhani park where you can enjoy a variety of...More

Thank KHATRI_TANZANIA
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Don't know where other reviewers went but I stayed here for 10 days while working and learning Kiswahili in Stonetown. Had a lovely room with a terrace on the third floor. Room cleaned every day with a change of sheets and towels. Air con is...More

Thank SussexCrystal
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the Shangani. It was a very simple hotel but clean, safe, excellently located and with mosquito nets over the beds. It was also quite cheap. I didn't have a bathroom in my room but this didn't bother me. I...More

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Description
Shangani Hotel is a town accommodation facility that offers comfort to travelers within the island of Zanzibar City. We are located at a very strategic place along the Kenyatta road whereby anytime clients More can walk in or out . Surrounded with many restaurants , Gemstones shops , Boutique and counter less curios stalls our clients has a variety of choice. Few minutes walking distance to Forodhani Park , Old Fort and the Port . 15 minutes driving distance to airport . Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$ 38 - US$ 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shangani Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$ 38 - US$ 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shangani Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (2)
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"Definitely do not choose a hotel room at the front of the hotel, on the main street, which is very loud..."
Zippy-Oz
5 days ago
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"Its good to check out the rooms beforehand as I viewed 3 rooms, 1 of which was a bit small and dark."
682vivienneb
7 Jan 2018
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"The Rooms on the east side are more spacious and the AC working perfectly."
gi7476
22 Dec 2017
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"Do not take the standard rooms - way overpriced!"
evanf954
22 Dec 2017
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