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Zanzibar Stonetown

Zanzibar Stone Town Accommodation

Zanzibar Serena Inn

Zanzibar Serena InnLocated on the western side of Zanzibar Island, in the legendary Stone town, stands the Zanzibar Serena Inn. Set in two historic seafront buildings, masterfully restored, and with excellent views, it has joined the ranks of the world's finest resorts as a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. 48 guest rooms are fully air conditioned, especially comfortable and elegantly furnished. Dining is a feast as local seafood is a specialty and its preparation reflects the many cultural influences that passed this way. To keep you busy in the day, water sports and other recreations are offered including excursions to nearby islands and Jozani Forest, which is home to many rare species. The interiors reflect Zanzibar's rich Arabic influence as well as the island's indigenous East African roots and are elegant and romantic. Enjoy yourself with a range of water sports or laze by the swimming pool with poolside cafe bar and shop. Visit Stone Town's historical landmarks or venture to neighboring islands and wildlife reserves

Dhow Palace

Dhow PalaceThis small yet luxurious hotel is situated in the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town, where East meets West. The hotel lounge has an impressive selection of antique ornaments and furniture, and adds to the relaxed ambience that is a Dhow Palace trademark. The rooftop restaurant offers a variety of seafood, local and international cuisine as well as panoramic views of Zanzibar's Stone Town and the Indian Ocean. Its 16 self-contained and spacious rooms are furnished with traditional sultan-size four poster beds. All rooms are comfortably equipped, and tastefully appointed with Zanzibar artifacts. All rooms have large balconies overlooking an attractive and cool central courtyard. This creates a tranquil atmosphere, making the Dhow Palace a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of Stone Town and one of the most popular hotels in Zanzibar.

Tembo Hotel

Tembo HotelTembo House is situated on the seafront of Stone town, an ideal location for relaxing after a day's sightseeing and offers you great views. All rooms are spacious, and beautifully decorated with oriental and traditional Zanzibar ornaments, antiques and furniture. First-class facilities include air conditioning, telephone, mini-bar, multi-channel television and en-suite bathroom. Take a swim in the sea or dive in some fresh water in the hotel’s swimming pool, allowing you to cool off during the heat of the day. Business travelers can take advantage of the conference room, or take a stroll down the mazy cobbled streets of Stone town. Other hotel facilities include the souvenir shop, offering a range of gifts and curio items and the Bahari Restaurant featuring local and international cuisine giving you the tastes of the spice coast of Zanzibar. Marine sports and picnics can be arranged for you if you’re up for a day of sporting activities or adventure.

Emerson & Green

Emerson & Green236 Hurumzi Hotel, the 2nd tallest building in Stone Town after the Sultan's ceremonial palace, is an individual luxury hotel furnished with original Zanzibar antiques. The elegant décor, together with the surrounding mosque minarets, Hindu temple towers and church spires, creates a classic Arabian Nights feel.
236 Hurumzi Hotel comprises of 10 distinct rooms featuring romantic Arabian décor, Zanzibar furniture and en-suite bathrooms, 9 of which are fitted with large stone bathtubs where a bubble bath. Most rooms have balconies, teahouses, or verandas all with views of Stone Town, the Indian Ocean and on clear days the coast of continental Africa.
A unique feature of 236 Hurumzi Hotel is the Tower Top Restaurant situated amongst the minarets, temple towers and church spires of Stone Town. From the restaurant you can enjoy panoramic views of the town and the Indian Ocean. The hotel offers an enchanting dining experience, seated on Persian carpets and pillows, savoring 5 or more courses of exotic Zanzibar cuisine, surrounded by the sights and sounds of Zanzibar. The dinner menu here is inspired by the cuisines of the old slave countries of Arabia and Africa, to the Caribbean and Cajun cuisine of the Americas.

Beyt Al Chai

Beyt Al ChaiBuilt on 3 floors, this traditional house was at one time a tea house. Perfectly located on the famous Kelele Square the Beyt Al Chai allows you to experience the ambiance of Stone Town. Only a few paces form the sea, the house is cool and breezy and the top floor bedrooms have a wonderful sea view.
Guests are within easy walking distance to all the attractions of Zanzibar town and in the evenings, all the restaurants are very nearby. Add to a personalized service, fully air conditioned rooms, modern sanitary facilities and Beyt al Chai is the best choice for a luxury visit to Stone Town.
6 bedrooms and suites divided in three categories: 2 Sultan Rooms with private bathrooms and a superb sea view ; 3 Prince Rooms with private bathroom and separate dressing room ; and 1 Princess Room, slightly smaller but as original as the others with a good size bathroom. No bar or restaurant in order to maintain the character of this antique building, but there are close by in the Stone Town. However, there is a beautiful breakfast courtyard, one of the jewels of this house - the perfect place to relax taking in the magical atmosphere and sounds of the town while gazing at the turquoise blue Indian Ocean views.

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