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

 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

 Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Overview

The traditional 3-star Swahili House is set in a market area minutes away from House of Wonders, The Zanzibar Curio shop and Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. The hotel opened in 2008 and remains an example of international architecture in Zanzibar ever since.

Museums and a cathedral as well as a harbour are in a short distance from the property. It is set 2km from the center of Zanzibar renowned for Peace Memorial Museum, isola Nakupenda Beaches and Forodhani Park.

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

Rooms

The hotel's air-conditioned rooms are appointed with a telephone, a ceiling fan and Wi-Fi. Some rooms feature a beautiful view over the terrace. They provide bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy seafood dishes served at the tapas restaurant.

Services

The hotel offers laundry, housekeeping and 24-hour security together with a safe deposit box, a luggage storage and currency exchange for guests' comfort.

Relax

A Jacuzzi and a spa center are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   22.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 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

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

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City Center
  • Zanzibar
    4300 ft
Airports
  • Kisauni (ZNZ)
    4.8 mi
  • International (DAR)
    49.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Seafood, Eclectic, Fusion)
    400 ft
  • House of Spices (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    600 ft
Parks
  • Forodhani Park
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  9 am
  • Number of rooms:
    22

Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
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DOUBLE STANDARD

Standard Triple Room
Bed type: Triple
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TRIPLE STANDARD

The Swahili House Deluxe Double RoomThe Swahili House Deluxe Double RoomThe Swahili House Deluxe Double Room
Deluxe Double Room
Bed type: Double or Twin beds
Size: 230 sq. feet
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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
      4300 ft
    Airports
    • Kisauni (ZNZ)
      4.8 mi
    • International (DAR)
      49.5 mi
    Restaurants
    • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Seafood, Eclectic, Fusion)
      400 ft
    • House of Spices (cuisine: Mediterranean)
      600 ft
    Parks
    • Forodhani Park
      2000 ft
    Beaches
    • isola Nakupenda Beaches
      2000 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  9 am
    • Number of rooms:
      22

    Swahili House Location

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 4000 ft

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) - 1300 ft
      Mizingani Rd, Stone Town
    • Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel) - 2000 ft
    • Shakti Temple - 2000 ft
    • Forodhani Park - 2000 ft
      On the Waterfront, Stone Town
    • isola Nakupenda Beaches - 2000 ft
      al largo delle coste di Zanzibar, Stone Town
    • Zanzibar Land Animal Park (ZALA) - 2100 ft
      Muungoni Village

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Cafe at Emerson Spice - 400 ft

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

      85% likes this, based on 182 reviews
      Cuisine: Seafood, Eclectic, Fusion
      Price Range: USD 6 - USD 35

    • Dockside Food Markets - 400 ft

    • Tower Top Restaurant - 700 ft

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

      Cuisine: Seafood
      Price Range: USD 7 - USD 27

    • House of Spices - 600 ft

      Address: Kiponda street
      Phone: +255242231264

      78% likes this, based on 172 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean
      Price Range: USD 9 - USD 16

    • Monsoon Restaurant - 700 ft

      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 rooms:
      22
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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
    Excellent
    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
        4300 ft
      Airports
      • Kisauni (ZNZ)
        4.8 mi
      • International (DAR)
        49.5 mi
      Restaurants
      • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Seafood, Eclectic, Fusion)
        400 ft
      • House of Spices (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        600 ft
      Parks
      • Forodhani Park
        2000 ft
      Beaches
      • isola Nakupenda Beaches
        2000 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  12 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  9 am
      • Number of rooms:
        22