The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar

Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania  show map
 2 stars
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The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The Swahili House Hotel is situated in the center of Zanzibar near Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, Forodhani Park and isola Nakupenda Beaches. The Swahili House Hotel has been welcoming guests to its beautiful rooms since 2008.

The city center is about 20 minutes on foot. A cathedral and a museum lie a short distance away.

The hotel features ideal location with proximity to gardens and a harbour.

Kisauni airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from The Swahili House Hotel.

Rooms

There are 22 rooms including standard triple room and standard double room in The Swahili House Hotel, where guests can enjoy a fantastic view of the ocean and make use of free wireless internet, a closet, a work desk, a CD player and a separate toilet. The property boasts views of the Indian Ocean from its rooms. Bathrooms come with a bathtub, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can unwind in the refurbished restaurant, which serves fresh Indian cuisine. The large bar serves a selection of wines, spirits and cocktails. Dockside Food Markets and Monsoon Restaurant offer an assortment of dishes within 150 meters of the property.

Services

Guests will enjoy using car rentals when exploring the sites of Zanzibar.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   22.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fan/ Extractor
  • Bottled water
  • Rollaway beds
  • Daybed

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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Hotel Address:

Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Get directions
City Center
  • Zanzibar
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Kisauni (ZNZ)
    7.7 km
Restaurants
  • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Eclectic)
    110 m
  • Dockside Food Markets
    100 m
Parks
  • Forodhani Park
    580 m
Beaches
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches
    580 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    22

Rooms and availability

The Swahili House photos Room
Deluxe Double or Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
Size: 21 m²
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This air-conditioned room includes a fan and the bed is draped in mosquito nets. The private bathroom includes a shower and free toiletries are provided for guests to make use of during their stay. An extra single bed can be placed in some of the rooms on request. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years (see Hotel Policies). The extra person rates vary according to the season and may be lower than indicated in the policies.

Room facilities

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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    Hotel Address:

    Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Zanzibar
      1.3 km
    Airports
    • Kisauni (ZNZ)
      7.7 km
    Restaurants
    • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Eclectic)
      110 m
    • Dockside Food Markets
      100 m
    Parks
    • Forodhani Park
      580 m
    Beaches
    • isola Nakupenda Beaches
      580 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      22

    The Swahili House Location

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.2 km

    Shopping areas

    • The Zanzibar Curio shop - 200 m

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Hamamni Persian Baths - 300 m

    Museums

    • House of Wonders - 200 m
    • Old Fort of Zanzibar - 300 m
    • Peace Memorial Museum - 700 m

    Near the hotel

    • House of Wonders - 380 m
      Mizingani Rd, Stone Town
    • Palace Museum - 580 m
    • Shakti Temple - 580 m
    • Forodhani Park - 580 m
      On the Waterfront, Stone Town
    • isola Nakupenda Beaches - 580 m
      al largo delle coste di Zanzibar, Stone Town
    • Zanzibar Land Animal Park - 600 m
      Muungoni Village

    Restaurants nearby

    • Cafe at Emerson Spice - 110 m

      Address: Tharia Street, Kiponda
      Phone: 255 24 22 32 776

      85% likes this, based on 182 reviews
      Cuisine: Eclectic
      Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 27

    • House of Spices - 160 m

      Address: Kiponda street
      Phone: +255242231264

      83% likes this, based on 177 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean
      Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 11

    • Tower Top Restaurant - 190 m

      Address: 236 Hurumzi Street
      Phone: 255 24 22 32 784

      Price Range: GBP 5 - GBP 21

    • Dockside Food Markets - 100 m

    • Monsoon Restaurant - 190 m

      Address: Hurumzi St.

      63% likes this, based on 239 reviews
      Cuisine: African

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      22
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    The Swahili House Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Swahili House

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 6 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    9.0
    Service
    8.7
    Value
    7.0
    Location
    9.5

    Guest reviews

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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      Hotel Address:

      Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Zanzibar
        1.3 km
      Airports
      • Kisauni (ZNZ)
        7.7 km
      Restaurants
      • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Eclectic)
        110 m
      • Dockside Food Markets
        100 m
      Parks
      • Forodhani Park
        580 m
      Beaches
      • isola Nakupenda Beaches
        580 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of floors:
        5
      • Number of rooms:
        22