Emerson Spice Hotel Stone Town
Kholle House - Stone Town
Choosing hotel in Zanzibar is not easy – there are many and all with different profiles. Do you want a party? Pool? AC? Quite? All inclusive? Below is a selection of our favorites but we book any hotel on the island. Value for money is what we want to offer so below you find a mix of budgets and ambience.
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Coral Rock Hotel
A hotel with some action and easygoing atmosphere. Here you sit on a cliff overlooking the incredibly turquoise Indian Ocean. Cozy rooms, great views, good food and generally active. On Saturdays, it is music and dance.
Red Monkey Lodge
Located on the best beach on Zanzibar with a relaxed barefoot atmosphere . On Mondays people gather for Crazy Mondays where local musicians, visitors and others play music and enjoy jamming together. There are colony of monkeys hanging arond in the forest next to the hotel.
A small and charming guesthouse with a restaurant under the bananatrees, a rooftop chill out & a charming swim up bar.
A stunningly beautiful villa surrounded by bougainvillea and other tropical plants. The pool and terraces offers private relaxation. With just eight rooms, you get lots of attention from both staff and chef. One of Zanzibar´s most soulful hotels according to lovezanzibar.
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Karamba has a location seconf to no one- on the cliffs with the Indian Ocean just at your feet and the best dolphins spotting on the island.
Promised Land Lodge
Cool and relaxed chill out place run by friendly Zanzibaris welcoming you into their community. Here you sleep in coconut huts overlooking the horizon.
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There are lots of cozy hotel in Matemwe and this is our favorite for families because the pool allows swimming all day. And for you who wants AC- this is it. Cosy relaxed atmosphere and very good food.
Good food, good service and nice rooms. There are two small pools overlooking the Indian Ocean. The food is served on the beach, in the restaurant or in the lounge on the second floor.
If you are on a budget and want to mingle with other travelers, this is the hotel in Matemwe. Simple and charming with sand between your toes.
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Flame Tree Cottages
In a quiet part of Nungwis beach is only a short walk from the seafront promenade and all the cozy restaurants. Flame Tree Cottages bungalows is situated in a beautiful garden with pool. The interior is somewhat old fashioned but it is compensated by the breakfast served on your private veranda.
We like the Z Hotel for its high ambitions, sea views and infinity pool. The roof terrace at the Cinnamon Bar has Nungwis most amazing sunset.
Charming through and through, but above all, a wonderful restaurant on the piers of the sea. Super cozy evening with candle light and sunset.
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Stone Town hotels
Emerson Spice Hotel
This boutique hotel in the heart of Stone Town is an experience in itself with unique rooms, antiquities and carefully planned food. Each room is different, and many of them have balconies so you can follow the life on the street below. Wonderful Violet has balconies on three sides with sofas, plants and hammocks. The problem is that you do not really know how to do: stay and look down or be on the street and look up.
This boutique hotel is located in a quiet and charming area in Stone Town. The house is filled with carefully selected antiques following the spice route to Zanzibar. A la carte breakfast and a feeling of being at home – we like a lot.
House of Spices
This small and well-kept boutique hotel is blessed with the best restaurant in town. Great decor and lots of antique details to discover. Wonderful staff.
Stone Town Cafe Bed and Breakfast
Stone Town Cafe is a meeting place for locals, expats and tourists and there is always an ongoing meeting with laughter. We like the food and the location on the shopping street Kenyatta Rd.