Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar

3705 Sultan Estate Road, Zanzibar Town, Tz, Zanzibar, Tanzania  show map
 3 stars
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Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The traditional 3-star Swahili House Hotel offers beautiful rooms with views of the Indian Ocean. Since 2008, it has been hosting guests in the center of Zanzibar.

Guests can get to Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, Peace Memorial Museum and House of Wonders in 5 minutes on foot. The property is about 600 meters away from Hamamni Persian Baths, Marahubi Palace and Zanzibar Land Animal Park (ZALA).

The hotel offers ideal location close to a harbour.

Guests can reach Swahili House Hotel by car from Kisauni airport in 10 minutes.

Rooms

There are 22 rooms including Deluxe Double Room, Standard Triple Room and Standard Double Room in Swahili House Hotel, where guests can enjoy a fantastic view of the ocean and make use of individual climate control, a closet and a private toilet. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The hotel features a refurbished restaurant serving Indian cuisine.

Services

Guests will benefit from currency exchange, a baggage storage and a safe deposit box along with free shuttle bus service, dry cleaning and 24-hour reception.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace

Room facilities

  • Bottled water
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Daybed
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Telephone

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  9 am

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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Hotel Address:

3705 Sultan Estate Road, Zanzibar Town, Tz, 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
  • House of Spices (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    160 m
Parks
  • Forodhani Park
    580 m
Beaches
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches
    580 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  9 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    22

Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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DOUBLE STANDARD

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Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
Size: 21 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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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.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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    Hotel Address:

    3705 Sultan Estate Road, Zanzibar Town, Tz, 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
    • House of Spices (cuisine: Mediterranean)
      160 m
    Parks
    • Forodhani Park
      580 m
    Beaches
    • isola Nakupenda Beaches
      580 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  9 am
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      22

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.2 km

    Near the hotel

    • House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) - 380 m
      Mizingani Rd, Stone Town
    • Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel) - 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 (ZALA) - 610 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

    • Dockside Food Markets - 110 m

    • Tower Top Restaurant - 190 m

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

      Price Range: GBP 5 - GBP 21

    • House of Spices - 160 m

      Address: Kiponda street
      Phone: +255242231264

      78% likes this, based on 172 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean
      Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 12

    • Monsoon Restaurant - 190 m

      Address: Hurumzi St.

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

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  9 am
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      22
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    0.3 km
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    3 stars
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    Swahili House Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at 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

    Individual guest reviews

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      3705 Sultan Estate Road, Zanzibar Town, Tz, 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
      • House of Spices (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        160 m
      Parks
      • Forodhani Park
        580 m
      Beaches
      • isola Nakupenda Beaches
        580 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  12 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  9 am
      • Number of floors:
        5
      • Number of rooms:
        22