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Find Places to Stay in Zanzibar City on Airbnb

Find Places to Stay in Zanzibar City on Airbnb

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Places to stay in Zanzibar City

Places to stay in Zanzibar City
Furaha Accommodation present you this specious and wide bed and break fast is situated in center stone town city just 5 building behind the old historical dispensary museum. Guests staying at this bed and break fast have access to a small well equipped kitchen with washing machine shared with confirm guest. This apartment will provide guests with private bedroom and private bathroom , A/c installed inside of the room, break fast served for free from Mon - sat, cleaning service daily,
, offer free break fast, A/C installed inside of the room, small dining area attached with the kitchen which is shared with confirmed guest only, Every day the staff change your towel, also three days on your stay staff will clean your room with clean bed shit they will put on your 2x2 king size bed, we provide 1 liter of bottle of water inside of your room, we will be available on ground floor of the apartment at any time you will need any information or any questions which will interact on your stay. The apartment is located at malindi st, might be difficult to find for the first time on your arrival because of stone town city it doesn’t have street sign also could be difficult to navigate with google map also because the whole city is narrow, so for this situation i will come to pick you up from the old dispenser museum thats meeting point. which is five building behind the apartment located, you will need to send me the time you will be there so i can come to pick you up there . if you will arrive by the ferry i will come to pick you up by the main exit gate of the terminal which is 5 minutes walking distance to the apartment, or you can easily arrange a taxi from me to come to pick you up from the air port to the apartment or if you take a taxi from the airport you can also give a taxi driver my phone number to reach me so i can direct him at the meeting point so i can come to pick you up by there, if you come to any other coast of Zanzibar also you can give a taxi driver my phone number, send me the time you will be at the meeting point,
Stone town is a city full of history! Over the years there has been many travellers coming to Stone town, which has formed the city into a multicultural capital of Zanzibar. You will find traces of Indian, Arabic and even British culture. Stone town is a vibrant and charming city, and offers you both relaxation and adventures.
  • Thank you!!! The apartment is in an unbeatable location. Close to the promenade, next to the Dispensary and all the attractions of the city. As is the photos and comments of other travelers. Ahlam is an excellent hostess !!!! He helped us in everything: he told us his phone number x if we needed anything in the city. He gave us a master class on his culture and traditions. The breakfast is amazing and the wifi speed is impeccable. The warmth in dealing with the cooks. Thank you so much for everything.

    Gustavo2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Breakfast was so great !! Breakfast was very delicious! Air conditioner worked well and it was a large room!

    和久2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • Seif tried very hard to fulfill all wishes. We felt very comfortable.

    Aileen2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Great place centrally located in Stone Town. Seif and his team were helpful to arrange transport to east cost of the island for some quiet R&R.

    Leah2019-11-14T00:00:00Z
  • Be sporty two floors to climb but the stairs are not steep fortunately to discover your haven of happiness ...

    Eric2019-10-18T00:00:00Z
  • Nice private room & shared bathroom, very friendly hosts who organized a good and fair priced taxi for us and gave us good tips, Seif even walked us to the famous coffee house. The traditional breakfast was also great, definitely recommended!

    Christian2019-10-15T00:00:00Z
  • We had a very nice time with Seif and his great, helpful team - thanks to you! Also for the delicious breakfast

    Nina2019-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Seif is extremely friendly and fast in answering. His house is in the heart of the old city, in the middle of the tangle of streets that are part of the Arab culture. But easy to locate and move. Close to all the monuments of Stone town. The room is large and comfortable. The bathroom is not private, we were lucky because there were no guests in the other room, so we had the bathroom just for us. We didn't taste breakfast because we had appointments early in the days we spent there. For those who want to feel in the heart of the city, the place is ideal.

    Lana2019-09-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Hotel


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

    Furaha specious and wide private apartment with 2 bed rooms, Small private kitchen attached with dining area, washing machine ceiling fan&air-condition installed inside the bedrooms each bedroom have its own private bathrooms with shower and hot water. the apartment is suitable for family's, friends, couple and back packer daily free break fast served Apartment is situated in center stone town city, malindi st, 3 building behind the old dispensary museum, 7 minutes to the house of wonder, e.t.c.
    private serviced apartment is newly renovated and is placed in the center of Stone town. The apartment is close to local shops, fine art and culture, the Ferry port, the beach, the forodhani food-market, restaurants, Darajani market and other tourist attractions. This specious private entire apartment it have 2 bedrooms: master bedroom, bedroom with its own private bathroom just out side of your room. Private kitchen attached with dining-living area. The apartment is suitable for couples, backpackers, business travelers, family e.t.c., the apartment have reception you can reach us on 1st floor
    Stone town is a city full of history! Over the years there has been many travelers coming to Stone town, which has formed the city into a multicultural capital of Zanzibar. You will find traces of Indian, Arabic and even British culture. Stone town is a vibrant and charming city, and offers you both relaxation and adventures. the neighbor they are really friendly, and the property located in secure area we even provide a watch man out side the building during in the night,
  • Nice clean appartement very good located in the center of Stone Town. Breakfast was delicious!

    Frank2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect location and great communication. Seif and his team were on hand to arrange taxis and support with recommendations. Bed comfy. Would highly recommend.

    Olivia2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • The bedrooms were great and comfortable with working A/C and fans. Note that the kitchen and washing machine are not in working order, so don't expect to use them. A lovely stay - Seif and his team are very hospitable!

    Jayne Hassan2019-11-21T00:00:00Z
  • Seif and his staff were so helpful! Great tips, suggestions and assistance at every turn. We loved the location in the heart of Stone Town, and the genuine, authentic neighborhood. White-washed western upscale chains were not far away, but for the real Zanzibar feel? Book this place! You won’t regret it. :))

    Keith2019-10-04T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay was short but good. Nothing to complain about. Everything was clean and tidy and the air conditioning was very convenient.

    Bernd2019-08-13T00:00:00Z
  • Great location easy to walk around stone town. I had a great time wish I could of stayed longer

    Jane2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Graf value for money. Great location. Friendly and helpful staff.

    Gary2019-07-19T00:00:00Z
  • Great location for a stop over in Stone town. Central to everywhere and super handy when taking an early Azam Ferry to Dar, as the walk is a just a few minutes. Very basic amenities, but clean, hot showers and wifi!

    Saida&Robert2019-06-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Serviced apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

    The apartment is located in the heart of beautiful Stone Town. It was built over 100 years ago in a traditional swahili style and recently renovated. You can gain an authentic insight in swahili architecture, while stile enjoying western features such as wifi, a nicely equipped kitchen, hot water etc. You will love the area (which is called Hurumzi) because it offers everything: restaurants, coffeeshops, views and great neighbors. Walking distance to the beach is around two minutes.
    This is a private apartment which consists of a bedroom with a double bed and a couch. It is a sleeping couch which can be unfolded if you are more than two guests. We recommend the couch for one person but it can sleep two. There is a small sitting lounge, a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. You will love the central location, friendly and welcoming environment and nice decoration.
  • This is an amazing location that can’t be beat.

    Adam2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Stylish traditional appartment and bahozi was so helpful and welcoming

    Sharon2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Great location. Nice clean room which is as described in the pictures. Just be aware there are no curtains, only half shutters.

    Matt2019-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Much recommended! I had a nice stay :)

    Louis2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely and authentic place to stay in Stone Town.

    Ivan2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay here was a very authentic one in Stone Town! We were pleasantly surprised with the room, and the flat had everything you needed. It wasn’t an issue at all having the stairs go through the living room - so don’t be worried about that. We were in a great location and walked to everything. Would recommend this place to other travellers.

    Jamie And Andrew2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • The accommodation is in a central location. I only stayed one night because they had no more availability, but I would have stayed more days. Ideal for couples, comfortable bed and clean room. Very good deal.

    Beatriz2019-12-13T00:00:00Z
  • We had a nice, authentic experience. The place was well taken care of and check in/out was super easy. Nice, central spot and great value.

    Juan2019-12-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    The decor is retro; easy going relaxed ambient Focusing on airy rooms and windows that allow sufficient natural light and clean cozy surrounding
    Terrace. Lobbies, Garden and lounges are common areas.
  • Great place

    Femmy2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Super! Thank you a lot

    Sylvaine2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Hiliki House is a very cool property that's perfectly positioned for exploring Stone Town - it's within easy walking distance of the waterfront, Forodhani Market, the Old Fort, and a host of other interesting places. Ibrahim and his house manager Khalfan are friendly, professional, and have a wealth of information for visitors. The rooms in Hiliki Retro are large, comfortable, spotlessly clean, and decorated with interesting textiles and dope wall art, and breakfast on the third-floor veranda was a great way to start each day's wanderings. My friends and I wholeheartedly recommend Hiliki for anyone wanting a chill, very reasonably priced indy alternative to Stone Town's big luxury hotels.

    Hannah2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • The best host I have ever met! We felt as we were at home. Ibrahim gave us good advises, good tips about the city. The room was very clean, very cozy and traditional. I highly recommend this place!

    Şebnem2020-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful stay!

    Hilary2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great place in Stone town close to everything. The staff and manager were helpful with everting during our stay.

    Aisha2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • Good location and friendly staff. Great value for the money!

    Brad2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Very accommodating staff, we miscalculated our arrival time and they were very understanding and helpful. The rooms and breakfast were great as was the location!

    Hilary2020-01-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    14


    Bedrooms

    6

    Zanzibar City, Tanzania

    Swedzan House is a family-owned budget hotel located on a calm street in Stone Town. We have 9 rooms in total and can accommodate upto 25 guests.
    Swedzan House is located on a calm street with free street parking. Few minutes walk to the beach, restaurants, cafes and Stone Town historical sites. We have 4 Ensuite bedrooms at Swedzan House and can accommodate up to 2 people per room. Price includes tourist taxes and a plate of delicious swahili breakfast!
    Swedzan House is close to the Old fort of Zanzibar, House of Wonders, Forodhani Gardens, Seaport, Mnazi Mmoja Hospital, Darajani Market, and Various restaurants
  • I really enjoy my time in this place, the staff are so friendly and nice! I can’t complain I asked to the accommodation if I can get I taxi they help me. Everything was perfect 👌🏽 I’m happy.

    Liz2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • One of the best place to stay in stone town; very nicely decorated and clean room in a quiet street, good price and very friendly team; highly recommended

    Marie-Laure2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean accommodation, nice people, nice rooms, good location, unfortunately no air conditioning, we could keep the room until our departure in the evening which was very pleasant, thank you very much.

    Stefan2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed at the Swedzan House in transit. It was a great choice - very helpful staff, clean rooms and spaces and a great location considering the price point. Would recommend. As a side note - at least my bed was short, so if you're 6 foot plus, may find uncomfortable with a longer stay.

    Alex2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely little hotel located well within walking distance to some great restaurants, beauty salons, shops and all key attractions within Stone Town e.g. Freddie Mercury Museum, Old Fort, Slavery Museum, Market and boat trip access to Prison Island. The rooms are very clean (I lived in two of them during my stay) and the beds super comfortable! Staff are really helpful, gentle people who readily assist with directions for the area and any transport arrangements you may need to Nungwi Beach, the airport etc. They also prepare a delicious breakfast to enjoy if you're an early riser (unlike me!). Highly recommended.

    Rochelle2019-12-25T00:00:00Z
  • The staff and the host are friendly. The breakfast is delicious. Stonetown is hard to find, but it was also nice to have a drink fridge at the front. It's a bit off the main street, so if you're a girl you can be a little scary at night, but it's quiet. The bathroom needs to be cleaned separately from the old. Willing to find again. I was satisfied.

    Guesthouse Innergarden2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • Clean and convenient location a stone’s throw from many places in Stone Town. The WiFi was sometimes spotty in the courtyard, but never for too long. Thank you for your hospitality and speedy responses! Asanteni sana.

    Nolizwe2019-11-14T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely family business with a great value for the price. Thanks for having us at this awesome located place in the middle of Stone Town :)! Hospitality and cleanliness were perfect. Thank you for having us.

    Jessica2019-10-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    4

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    My place is in the heart of Stone Town! It has great views, especially of a beautiful sunset. It's close to art and culture, the coast, the food market, restaurants and dining, and family-friendly activities. The rooftop room and terrace are private and are in a Zanzibar style home. On the same street you'll find local shops and traveler's choice restaurants such as Lukemaan and La Taverna. There is also a bank across the street. Good for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers. There is a safe, kitchen, AC, hot water and extra toiletries in case you need them.
  • Arsheen’s place is as indicated. It’s easy to find as it’s not quite in the labyrinth called Stone Town. Air conditioning is a nice plus as Zanzibar is quite hot and fans just don’t cool enough. The rooftop isn’t quite the million dollar view I had read in previous reviews but you can’t balk at it either. I would definitely recommend Arsheen’s place to fellow travelers.

    Ken2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Great location and the roof top balcony is a great place to chill and read a book as you bask in the lack of wifi. Step back in time with the surrounding sights sounds and smells of stone town.

    Robert2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • This is my 3rd time staying here. Needless to say I planned my trip around Arsheen’s place being available. That is how much I like it. The location, the view, everything is great.

    Chad2020-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely stay in Arsheen's loft. Both Arsheen and her uncle were helpful, provided information when needed and made good recommendations about Stone Town. They helped us with a guide and taxi for the airport. The place itselft was clean and had everything one needed, including a well equiped kitchen. Thank you Arsheen! Andreea&Claudiu

    Claudiu2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Good value for money compared to many hotels in Stone Town. The flat is basic but it has everything you need: the bed is comfortable, the bathroom is good, and the AC is working. We didn’t use the kitchen. The hosts Arsheen and Mushtaq were both very friendly and helpful. Arsheen arranged our laundry to be done for a great price, put us in touch with a reliable driver Kassim and offered help booking tours for us.

    Anna-Britta2020-01-21T00:00:00Z
  • Great location to explore Stone town. We did have issues with water running out twice during our 3 night stay, but once we contacted Arsheen, the issues were resolved promptly. She even contacted us the following day to ensure that we didn’t have any further issues. We were so thankful for having Air conditioning in this unit! Wifi for this property would have made it even better. Overall, great value for money and a very caring, concerned host.

    Anushka2020-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • The loft is really well situated in Stone Town. The private balcony is a nice touch, and there was a small kitchen (though we didn't need to use it since there were so many great restaurants around).

    Faye2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely loft in a perfect location. Arsheen is a wonderful host, very communicative and accommodating with a late checkout. I met her uncle Mushtaq who is so kind and assisted me immensely. I would not hesitate to return and to recommend.

    Dana2019-12-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Loft


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    wide specious apartment situated in center stone town city just 5 minutes to historical dispensary museum, 7 minutes to Darajani market. Guests staying at the apartment have access to a small well equipped kitchen attached with dining area and living area. this private stone town apartment have A/c installed inside, free Wi-Fi at your apartment enjoy your free break fast from Mon - sat
    private stone town apartment is freshly renovated 2 bedrooms, private bathroom, small equipped kitchen attached with dining area and living area. laundry service is provided for the gust who choose to stay with us, free Wi-Fi installed inside of the apartment, free traditional break fast provided at buffet table just 3 buildings from the apartment mon -sat karibuni sana. we care on
    Stone town is a city full of history! Over the years there has been many travellers coming to Stone town, which has formed the city into a multicultural capital of Zanzibar. You will find traces of Indian, Arabic and even British culture. Stone town is a vibrant and charming city, and offers you both relaxation and adventures.
  • Seif was friendly with the quick response and hosting. The accommodation was the same as the pictures and the air conditioner was working well. Breakfast included but I was very satisfied. Good value for money.

    채훈2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • The place is located in stone town, yet it gives an authentic experience. No tourists were in the streets. Local food is available and close by. And the hospitality of Seif and his family was great. And the breakfast was exceptionally special. Will definitely stay there next times I visit Zanzibar.

    Ahmed2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • We had a special time at Seifs place coz my lady got sick seriously, but not because of the accomodaton. its a very good place for to get the real mood of Stonetown and Seifs sister did help us a lot in a critical situation. Also the breakfasts were excellent! I can really recommand this place. also its very close to the interesting places on the harbourside and Forohdani Garden, where you can enjoy local food in the eveninng time. Seif and Ahlam many thanks for such an excellent support!!!

    Reto2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Great location, kind host. We enjoyed our stay very much!

    Rylee2019-12-06T00:00:00Z
  • Nice and clean room with fan and AC, great breakfast!! Close to the ferry. Seif was very nice and helped us to change room when the Wi-Fi (that was promised on the description) was not working in the first building. We can highly recommend this place.

    Lena2019-11-23T00:00:00Z
  • I can only recommend the apartment. Seif was extremely communicative and responsive. He even arranged for a taxi to pick us up from the airport and take us directly to the accommodation. He checked up on us and made sure we had everything we needed. The free breakfast was wonderful. The kitchen and bathroom area are very basic, and the hot water only lasts about a minute, but I have to say the bedroom was really nice. Super clean and comfortable, and we liked the style of the space. AC was also a plus. The WiFi didn’t work too well, but that (as well as the hot water limit) are pretty normal in Zanzibar. All in all I’m so happy we stayed at his place and wish we could have stayed longer!

    Becca2019-11-07T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was perfect, from the beginning to the end. They gave us some tips for a restaurant at lunch. The rooms were very clean, and tidy. I would recommend, thank you for everything! 😁

    Elisa2019-11-05T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    Modern, clean, lockable, private room in a three bedroom shared apartment. The room has its own double bed, cloths storage, ceiling fans and mosquito net. Apartment is situated just a few minutes walking from the Zanzibar port and close to many local restaurants. Safe, secure and peaceful area, close to free beaches. We have great balcony area for morning Zanzibar spice coffee or traditional breakfast. Free WIFI accessible in entire apartment. Shared bathroom with only one roommate
    Its a large private room with a king sized bed in a three bedrooms shared apartment. It is located within 3 minutes from the Zanzibar harbor and only 10 minutes from the airport. All major places in Stone town are within walking distances.
    Place is located within a quite neighborhood with great security. Close to major brand hotels and famous dining places in Stone town.
  • The place is very well located, just a few minutes walk from the port. The room was cleaned and towels were changed when we asked for it. Every day there are cleaning staff who are good at keeping the bathroom. All very well, simple room with fan but very good location minutes from everything in Stone Town, we would stay here again. Thank you! Asante Sana!

    Gabriela & Yeyo - Caminito Amor2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • very beautiful, clean and central place to stay in Stonetown. The rooms were really big and the place had everything we needed. Abdul was a really nice host and answered all our questions and was very helpful. I would definitely stay there again! Thank you Abdul for our nice stay at your place!

    Judith2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Nice place nothing bad about the place. For that price it is very good quality. Good reactivity when we reach. Good communication. The place is big and very close to the ferry and to the center of stonetown. Asante sana. We will definitely come back.

    Gabriel2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • I stayed for over a week and everything was great. The room is large and comfortable, the bed is huge, everything super clean, Abu is usually around to answer questions and help solve problems. He took time to help me buy a sim card for my phone. For the first few days I got lost repeatedly trying to get to/from the house, but my sense of direction is terrible anyway! This is a good budget option and I'd stay here again.

    Anny2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • We are very happy to stay at this place. Location is great. And the owners is friendly and helpful.

    Irina2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Great location. Very close to all attractions. The apartment is big and clean (by African standards) and oh yes! hot water around the clock! Stayed for one night, for this price is quite worthy.

    Артем2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • We totally enjoyed our stay. Nice and clean apartment, friendly host, good location, cosy rooms. Totally recommend!

    Inga & Kenneth2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Abdul's room si the best place I have stayed during my vacation in Zanzibar. An amazing valute for money: clean, bright, come vedi, very well located (walking distanze from everything), nicely furnished. Abdul answered to my several messages immediately and check in was super easy. If I go back to Stone Town I would definitely star here again. Thank Youn very much Abdul!

    Cinzia2020-01-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    Popular homes

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    Our apartment is in the old centre of lively Stonetown; the house is Indian style, spacious with two balconies; fits a family of 2 -4 persons, situated near sea, shops, musea & restaurants. Staying here will be a real cultural experience, karibuni
    Our luxury apartment in Stonetown can be rented for a minimum of 2 nights. The apartment is suitable for one person, a couple or a couple with a child.Three to four persons, family or close friends is also possible , we have three Zanzibar beds with mosquito nets. The apartment, 1st floor, is situated in lively Stone Town, it is nicely decorated and furnished. All doors and windows have mosquito netting. It has a kitchen/living room with a gas cooker and oven, boiler, fridge and microwave. Two balconies, one inside and one looking out over lively Gizenga street. The apartment has a large bedroom 555 sq with three Zanzibar beds, mosquito nets and a 4 m high decorated ceiling.There is a bathroom with shower, toilet and washing machine and another separate guest toilet near the apartment door. Fresh water, cold and hot, is available. The place is safe and private, we will help you if you need assistance.The cleaning lady will come twice a week a morning. Price: including electricity, water and a good cleaning lady The apartment has lots of shops around, the Forodahni gardens and sea are around the corner. We have wifi and a telephone which you can use. The apartment is near public transport , ferry , airport and taxi's. The apartment is an unique Indian building , neighbors are friendly. It is a real private place if we don't rent it out we live in it ourselves, so enough books and a homely atmosphere. Ire will take you around to show you the neighbourhood so you will find your way easy in the "souk" of Zanzibar Stonetown. He also can help you with trips and other activities on Zanzibar. As we have a travel organization we can organise safaris for you in any place in East Africa. Please feel welcome in our apartment. Brenda and Ire Apewe
    It is in the centre of lively Stonetown, you meet easily people,the apartment is next to shops and restaurants with the sea and the park around the corner, close to the market, an ideal place to relax and have fun.
  • Brenda's apartment has been furnished with great attention to detail and the decoration was not spared. This gives the apartment an individuality that you miss in most hotel rooms. What you cannot see in the photos is the ceiling height of over 5 meters, which triggers a certain "wow" effect when you enter the apartment. The apartment has two balconies, one to the street and one to the staircase, which is open upwards, so that there is always a light breeze. The kitchen is well equipped, there is even an espresso maker and a coffee grinder. Upon arrival, water bottles are ready, as well as the popular Zanzibar powdered coffee and tea. The bathroom equipment, fittings and ceramic parts are better than in many hotels. The bathroom has a large window, and if it is open, there is also a slight draft here. The beds, even if they are not king size, are comfortable and have mosquito nets. If you not only book this apartment for a short trip to Stonetown, we were in Stonetown for three weeks, you can also enjoy the room service, which is carried out by Bibi Awalda twice a week. The apartment is maintained and kept clean, and the fresh towels even smell pleasant. At this point, many thanks to Bibi Awalda for her really good service. And also to Bwana Salum, who is responsible for the "airport shuttle". Conclusion: A gem, in the middle of the old town, behind the old Ford. From here everything can be reached on foot within 5-10 minutes.

    Andreas2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice and beautiful apartment in the heart of Stone Town. From there you can walk easily and explore the whole city. The neighborhood is also fine and I could go out alone without any problem. The apartment with the two balconies is very cosy and beautiful, with the many fans it was not too hot. A great place to stay!

    Renate2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • I spent 10 days in Brenda's place in 3 or even 4 consecutive years. It has the highest possible standard in the middle of Stone Town's old houses. The living and bedroom is very charming indeed, beautiful furniture and all! It is ideal for a single, a couple or a couple with 1 kid. I will go back there for sure. Brenda also has a very, very reliable cleaner and also a taxi driver for airport transfers any day and night time or for day trips. Perfect!

    Alexander2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • Brenda's accommodation is exactly as described in the heart of Stone Town, surrounded by everything you need, even the specified contact person had become a real friend to us for all questions, arrangements and transfers. The large spacious colonial apartment is lovingly decorated and furnished, nothing is missing. Even Omar the fruit dealer in front of the door is looking forward to a morning chat.

    Thomas2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • The hosts are great, the apartment is beautiful and it could not be better located. If you want to be able to explore the old town and be walk distance from everywhere, don't think it twice! stay there =)

    Montserrat2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • The apartment is beautiful! Brenda and Ari were great hosts, they were accommodating and were very helpful! Communication was smooth and the responses came quicky. The apartment is located in a somewhat busy street in Stone Town, so expect some noise from the buzzling street. That being said, I wouldnt hesitate to stay there again as the apartment is great!

    Maiken Bjerga2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Stylish apartment in the center of Stone Town, Equipped kitchen, refrigerator, bath. Thanks to Ire for the accuracy and organization of car parking. We really enjoyed.

    Dmitry2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Very very nice apartment right in the center. Irish was super nice and helped us with everything. Everything great.

    Judith2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    My house is big and nice is very old but is nice clean with a Zanzibar door in the heart of stown town and close to forodhani garden market angricana church the slave market close to lukman restaurant and my house is 200 years and more I hope you never regret to stay in my lovely stown town and beautiful house karibu
  • Mohammed was nice and generous. The Place is quite, calm and well furnished. I enjoyed my stay. The Location is central. I recommend this place

    Sou2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • I had a very good night at Mohammed's and Zakia's place. The appartment is very special and everything is in walking distance. Thank you for the nice stay!

    Eva2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for the budget traveler near restaurants. Very central located in Stone Town. Mo is a great host. Recommended.

    Kirill2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Loved both hosts and would definitely stay there the next time I go to Zanzibar

    Prince Edward2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • Mohammed can show you all the island has to offer for a fair price.

    Samuel2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Very homely place in a beautiful old house. The location is great for strolls in stone town. Mohammed was very helpful and welcoming.

    Brandie2019-08-23T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice family holiday in a house whose situation allows you to walk Stone Town easily on foot. In this shared accommodation with the host, we had two rooms, one for two adults and the other very large for our four children, and a shower and toilet for us alone and had access to the kitchen. Mohammed and his family were available before and during the stay for different requests: airport transfer, laundry, advice visits.

    Sébastien2019-08-02T00:00:00Z
  • Do not leave any of ours Wish, released and friendly

    Sönke2019-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    15


    Bedrooms

    6

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    The house is very well located. We are in heart of Town, few minutes by walking from all Stone Town attractions. The room has all necessary equipment : 2 single beds (extra bed possible), bed table, shelf, mosquito nets, fan, coat rack, mirror, power adapter + PRIVATE BATHROOM in the room (Shower, toilet, sink). Guests have their own keys (entry of the house and bedroom).
    The house is clear and clean, not so hot inside due to high ceiling and tales on the floor. The bedrooms can have extra bed till 4 persons (1 double and 2 twin beds). Each room has its own bathroom for more privacy.
    Our neighbours are nice and discrete but they like greetings. They're mainly Zanzibari, lots of children are around and they like to play in front of the house after school. However night it's very quiet, so please after 10pm, don't play music loud or make noise, especially during the week time.
  • This is great room and host has great hospitality. Location is also great. I recommend this place to stay in stone town.

    Shun2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Abu was a very nice and friendly host!

    Jelle2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Basic place in the center of Stone Town. Super nice and helpful host. It all went very smoothly :)

    Yannick2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • I stayed in a few places in Zanzibar before I ended up here . It was by far the best . Felt 100% safe and relaxed. Abu is a gentleman who went the extra mile to meet me , guide me to the apartment and after I arrived took the time to walk me around the town show me the best way around the streets. He also organised a taxi for me to go and see the monkeys and it worked out great ! I only stayed there 1 night but it will be one of the memories I will not forget of my trip , thank you Abu... Rory

    Rory2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • The room is massive and really comfortable. It's really well located in the center of Stone Town! Abu is an amazing host, always available to help you!

    Marhau2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • The place is perfectly located for getting around Stone Town. Abu the host is indeed a super host. He is very warm and will give you tips on maximizing your time while in the area. With his great sense of humor, you feel at home quite quickly. My friend and I were happy we made the decision to stay there. I definitely recommend the place.

    Susan2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • The place was great & clean and I'm not surprised it was fully booked. Location is perfect and such a friendly atmosphere. Easy to recommend!

    Sanna2019-12-19T00:00:00Z
  • Abu was a great host! The apartment is in a very nice and centered location in Stone town, everything was clean and as expected.

    Lukas2019-12-16T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    KARIBU SANA ZANZIBAR! - YOU ARE MOST WELCOME IN ZANZIBAR! Feel like home in your comfortable Rooftop Studio with a fantastic view of Stone Town. Your studio offers luxury comfort on top of the house (fourth floor) and the large windows give you an amazing view. And while chilling on your bed you can enjoy a marvelous sunset. An ideal place for holiday or business travelers who like to spend their time in a comfortable place.
    This house - family owned - is modern, well designed and furnished to enjoy a pleasant stay with everything you need to feel like home in a quiet area of Zanzibar Town. The cosy rooftop studio is equipped with fan and AC and ensuite bathroom with hot shower, a king size bed, a wardrobe, a fully equipped kitchen and a living room area with TV. FREE WiFI and housekeeping (every second day) is provided. A comfortable place where you want to spend more than one night. Ideal for a long term stay! Please note: Electricity in Zanzibar is very expensive, therefore we'll charge you $5 per night or $90 per month when using the AC!
    Everything is reachable in some walking minutes! For Stone Town you don't need a car, you can walk! Just 5 minutes to the Former Slave Market and about 15 minutes far away from all other places such as tourist attractions, seafront restaurants and night life in Town. Darajani Market where you get fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and of course Zanzibar spices and much more...you'll reach in 10 minutes. Around the house are small shops where to buy everything else if you like to prepare your own meals.
  • Petra is really an amazing host. She provides a prepared map, gives great suggestions on where to eat, visit, and best routes to get there. She has a good rapport with various people in Stonetown, which says a lot about her. The studio is even better and more spacious than pictured. It's kept immaculate and very clean. The hot water is more than sufficient, and the fridge is cold. It is also in a great location for walking into Stonetown. I felt safe walking late at night by myself. I highly recommend this rooftop studio if you are able to walk the multiple flights of stairs. The view is amazing from all sides. I ran into an issue unrelated to Petra or the apartment, and she was concerned until everything was resolved, which was kind of her.

    Heidi2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • I think Petra was the sweetest host I had never had! She took the time to give me good adresses and reliable people to do my activities with. The studio was perfect for me! Highly recommend!

    Martine2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Petras place was beautiful and wonderfully located very close to all the markets and shops. Petra herself was a fantastic host and had a wealth of information that made our trip even more enjoyable!

    Christa2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Before checking into Petra's apartment, I had high expectations based on the listing and pictures. Despite my high expectation, my stay there was even better than I hoped for. The apartment and Petra were both fabulous. Highly, highly recommend.

    Barry2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • Petra’s place was the perfect home base for our visit to Stonetown. Her tips, map, and contacts made finding the best meals, tours, and places to watch the sunset a breeze. (We never had to walk more than 15 min to get anywhere too.) She was very communicative and even helped us arrange airport transport. The apartment itself was modern and cozy, perfect for our weekend stay, but with all the kitchen amenities it would have been perfect for a longer stay too. Asante sana for everything, Petra!

    Rebekah.A.Brown@Gmail.Com2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Super host ! Thank you Petra

    Dounia2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Great location to explore the island from.

    Tony2020-01-07T00:00:00Z
  • This place is exactly as is in the pictures provided on this platform. Petra organised airport pickup for me & although my flight was delayed, I found the driver still waiting for me. The car was clean and air conditioned. Upon arrival at the apartment, Petra was waiting to welcome me personally. She got to familiarise me to each and every detail of what is provided in the apartment as well as the entire town by the aid of a digital map with key places, restaurants and activities marked for reference. Every now and again, Petra would message me to check if I needed anything. The apartment itself plus utensils and linen were spotless and everything I needed was provided. Would I stay here again? Absolutely! Would I recommend this apartment? 10/10!

    Rutendo2019-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    Comfortable 15m2 room in a unique B&B with beautiful balcony, terrace and shared facilities (2 living/dining rooms, kitchen and 2 bathrooms) in the heart of Stone Town - only 2 minute walk to the beach! This room features: - Zanzibar style queen bed (150x200 cm) w. mosquito net - Ceiling & wall fan - Shelf - Table and chair - Wooden hooks - Room lock - 1 window facing the balcony living room - Free use of WIFI, washing machine and coffee&tea KARIBU - WELCOME!
    Welcome to our unique, beautiful and very spacious B&B - Balcony House - in the heart of Stone Town. We are a Danish/Zanzibari couple (Laurine & Said) who opened this place in June 2018 together with our good Zanzibari friend Mudy. The 200m2 space consists of: - 1 huge living/diningroom with wall-to-wall windows and seaview - Balcony (very unique design!) with view to street (Kenyatta Road) - 1 more shared living room with armchairs, tables and couch (same room as balcony) - 5 unique private bedrooms - 1 big and light kitchen (fridge/freezer, washing machine, gas cooker, blender, toaster and all necessary kitchen equipment) - 2 shared newly-renovated bathrooms (toilet, sink, hand-towel and shower - one of them with hot shower) - Big terrace with two sun-beds Free for all guests - no extra charge: - WIFI - Unlimited coffee and tea - One 1,5l bottle of drinking water for each room at arrival - Maid service in room during your stay upon request (cleaning and change of bedsheets and towels) For a visual impression of our beautiful place, take a look at the photos! If you are curious to see the other four bedrooms, these are of course also available through our Airbnb profile. You can book multiple rooms according to preference and availability (you are very welcome to contact us for special requests). Cleaning: All common areas in our B&B are cleaned everyday by a cleaning lady. However, it would be much appreciated if you leave the common areas clear after use (e.g. after cooking, eating, showering etc.) You can wash your clothes for free using the washing machine and hang it outside on the terrace for drying. Arrival: We can pick you up in the airport (Zanzibar) and transfer to our place in car (10-15 min.) at a $15/35,000TZS cost for max. 4 people. If you arrive with ferry we can arrange to meet you there and walk together to our place (20 min. walk). We can also offer car pick-up from somewhere else on the Zanzibar island to our place. If you find your way to the apartment yourselves, you will find it at Kenyatta Road (between Vuga Road and Shangani Street) and we will of course provide you with very detailed directions when the booking is confirmed. Breakfast: We serve a delicious breakfast (bread, fruit, omelet, juice, coffee/tea and pancakes or local specialities) for $5 (10,000 TZS) per person.
    You are situated in the heart of the charming and lively Stone Town in a peaceful area with not much noise. You are only a few minutes walk from the coolest sea-view cocktail bars in town, great restaurants, cosy cafés for hanging out and sunsets, the must-visit Forodhani streetfood market, lots of shops and of course the beach. You can take a beautiful walk around Stone Towns narrow and ancient streets. You can also take a look in the guidebooks (Zanzibar and Tanzania), that we have in the living room for our guests. We can furthermore arrange tours for you at good prices - e.g. spice tour, dolphin tour, trip to paradise sandbank or Prison Island tour.
  • The Balcony House was an amazing place to stay in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Our priorities on our short trip to Zanzibar were budget and location; we wanted to maintain a reasonable budget while staying in a location that was close to good restaurants with the ability to take quick day trips to the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar. The Balcony House was perfect! There are cute shops, a very delicious cafe (Stone Town Cafe), and an ATM on the same street. Access to the beach and roof top restaurants is just around the corner. The owners of the Balcony House were so welcoming and hospitable. They made a list of places to see, restaurants, coffee shops, and bars that we should go to in Stone Town, plus arranged a ride to pick us up from the airport upon arrival. This is a fantastic location if you have a lower budget, but still want to travel to very nice beaches. We took two day trips from Stone Town to Kiwengwa beach (highly recommend). They also arranged a boat trip to an incredible sand bar just off the shore of Stone Town. I would highly recommend the Balcony House to anyone traveling to Zanzibar!

    Amanda2020-01-23T00:00:00Z
  • Fresh if you feel me

    Duncan2019-05-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay, close to the beach, cafes and restaurants. Very good personal, I'd like to stay here again next time.

    Sergiy2019-04-29T00:00:00Z
  • It was very clean and the location was close to the beach so it was good to watch the sunrise and sunset. I have also resolved the questions well, and I have kindly responded, and I am going to stay pleasantly. I want to come back next time. I recommend it.

    Yongwook2019-04-20T00:00:00Z
  • Expect to be received warmly and have great Wi-Fi.

    Veronica2019-04-14T00:00:00Z
  • Laurine's apartment is in a super location. Would definitely stay again, but would much prefer one of the bedrooms with a window to the outside. Laundry machine is a plus.

    Emma2018-12-18T00:00:00Z
  • nice place

    Koen2018-10-28T00:00:00Z
  • It was a really nice time here. Side and Laurine were so hospital and gave us some helpfully tips. Especially the kitchen was equipped very well. The Location of the apartment ist really good. If it would have been possible, we we're stayed for some nights longer.

    Johannes2018-07-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    7min walk to beach. 2 double beds can sleep up to 4 people. Ceiling fan & mosquito nets on all beds. Shared bathroom. Great view of Victoria Garden and Statehouse. Room is cool and comfortable during evenings and great sunlight during daytime.
    This is a privately owned multi unit building. My flat is on the top floor with views of the ocean from the sitting room. Views of Statehouse and Victoria Garden from 3bedrms. There are total of 5 guest rooms ( 3 w/ shared bath and 2 w/ ensuite) This is a very peaceful and safe area.
    My place is located directly across from Statehouse. This is a nice neighborhood. Very near Zanzibar University, the famous Darajani Market, Lukmaan Restuarant, and Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.
  • A lovely place. Hosts are really nice too. There is a kitchen to make your own food. I recommend buying your ingredients before you arrive so you can make your own meals. Really close to the beach and other worthwhile sites. Fully recommend. Good value

    Robin2019-11-14T00:00:00Z
  • James and his wife are incredibly friendly and have a lovely place right near everything. The beach is a 2 min walk, the heart of stone town is right around the corner, and they were gracious hosts!

    Michael2019-10-29T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely home in a great location. Value for money.

    Paul2019-10-04T00:00:00Z
  • The place is very quiet and i felt very comfy there. James and his wife are nice hosts.

    Calle2019-08-31T00:00:00Z
  • James' house is a very nice place to stay some days. It is very well situated in the city next to all accommodation. James is very nice too and we could let our luggage before and after our booking in order to visit properly. Thank you! Nb: the bus 505 from the airport let you very close from the house for 1000 shillings per person.

    Valentin2019-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Great location and incredibly friendly hosts! Walking distance to just about everything in Stone Town. Hosts even offered to assist with booking day trips and excursions for multiple people. Asante sana!

    Greg2019-08-06T00:00:00Z
  • Nice accommodation, close to everything you need, city center. Nice to meet other people as well. James is great and very friendly. Even let's me store my suitcase their for a while! Would recommend

    Vera2019-06-19T00:00:00Z
  • James house is good access to coast(beach) and bus top(daladala station) at center of sightseeing place. There are very clean room and big bed for four person(I was stay only one though) and share common kitchen and bath room. The good value for staying at Stone town. Definitely he is nice airbnb host.

    Natsue2019-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    This is an old quaint Zanzibari home in the heart of Stone Town, simple finishings with old-world elegance. There are 3 levels, 4 bedrooms and a common space on the top floor. If you are looking to meet people, explore Zanzibar City on a budget, experience it's unique culture and stay in one of it's well preserved old homes - right inside a UNESCO World Heritage Site - then this shared house is just right for you. Please remember it is a basic space with shared facilities and private rooms.
    Please note the house is located in the Vuga area in Stone Town close to Vuga Road.
    House mates, helpful and available host living on premises, good memories, friendly neighbours.
  • Room is bigger and nicer than in the pictures, otherwise clean and everything is within walking distance.

    Eva2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • The place is extraordinary cool and I wish to come there again with my friends. I and my friend enjoyed our short stay there. So thank you for the hospitality and I absolutely recommend the place to bigger groups or families because house has 3 rooms and 3 bathrooms so all of you can stay there and be comfortable. When we arrived there were no other visitors but I guess it can be also nice to meet another travellers there because there is a community space at the roof. If you are looking for the guide or peace of advice the man taking care of the house might help you. We didn’t manage to order any tour but we were thankful for the info he shared with us.

    Mária2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • This place is located in the centre of Stone Town, so it makes very helpful for us to walk and explore. Everything is near to this place. I never met host Arsheen but there was her brother to help the visitors. He is very kind and cool guy. Place is very cool simple and stylish. But little bit dirty, there were shared bathroom. We stayed there 4 nights but only last day, housekeeper came. Although place is nice and we enjoyed it very much thanks a lot.

    Baagii2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • The room was exactly what was needed for us , clean, with fresh air. Location was really good, in the heart of stone town. The chilling area for the guests was really comftrbale. The hospitality if Khalfan was warm and helpful. Easy and quick communication with the hosts We really enjoyed our stay The place has good and welcoming vibes .

    Gleb2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • The location of Arsheen's Airbnb is outstanding. Walking distance from all the Stone town attractions. She responded quickly to all my Zanzibar related questions. Khalfan, her brother, lives on the premises and will help you with anything. He is friendly and a great guide. The room has a comfortable bed and the kitchen is stocked with all the basic utensils. The communal area on the top floor is ideal for meeting other travelers.

    Wessel2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • It is a great place and super nice and helpful hosts!

    Justyna2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • Super nice stay in the old town, close to everything, very stylish and clean with hot water, which was an issue in other places around Tanzania. The only issue was about local driver to the airport, the guy simply didn't show up. Obviously, that was not nice and caused a little hassle, but we managed that easily with a random driver on a parking lot.

    Kirill2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • I was warmly welcomed by Khalsan. He took the time to welcome me and we were able to exchange all this in a super good atmosphere sitting in a magnificent terrace.

    Ishaq2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Townhouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    My place is right in the centre of Stone Town in Mkunazini area. Everything is within a short walking distance, from areas of tourists interest (like the slave market, the old fort, forodhani gardens with it's famous food market and many more) to restaurants and hotels which offer a variety of cuisines. If you would like to enjoy a Zanzibari cuisine then Lukmaan's is just around the corner. I am happy to welcome people from all over the world to stay at my place
    This room is called Utulivu, which means tranquility in Swahili. This room has one single bed, a single sofa and closet space. It is fitted with ceiling fan only. The bathroom is shared with one other room's guests.
    The building is located near restaurants and hotels so it is easy to get meals and entertainments. It is a very safe neighborhood, we are surrounded by local families so it is nice to walk around and see how life is in Stone Town.
  • Great place but what makes this so special is the hospitality of Noreen and the other guests. Fantastic vibe made with love. Great room and facilities. Highly recommend

    Steve2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Very affordable, clean and functional accommodation with personal care. In the middle of Stone Town, close to everything imaginable.

    Cüneyt2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • It is not my habit to leave comments but given the exceptional service offered by Noreen, it would be ungrateful not to praise the beauty of this place and the kindness of the host.

    Leonard2019-09-16T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing hospitality! Sparkling clean, strictly city centre. What's important great communication and local tips!

    Pawel2019-09-04T00:00:00Z
  • Noreen place is awesome. Right in town Centre, very cool and lovely place with everything you need. Noreen is very friendly and helpful I can really recommend it for you

    Tim2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • This is a lovely Airbnb in a convenient location. The atmosphere is warm, open, and home-like. Noreen is an excellent hostess and was happy to help with any questions or concerns. I look forward to staying here again someday.

    Elizabeth2019-08-23T00:00:00Z
  • Noreen’s place is situated in an ideal location. Near all the major sites (slave market, palace museum, etc.) The pics of the room were very accurate and it was a nice building. I love the selection of books available to the guests. It was a bit noisy as it is a family hkme but overall a good stay. She went up and beyond for me.

    Kay2019-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • My stay with Noreen was lovely! The place was located perfectly in town. It was also very cozy with a nice kitchen and bathrooms. Noreen helped arrange transportation from the airport and was always checking in and making sure I had everything I needed.

    Bianca2018-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    1


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    The place has two floors first and second with its own private entrance its well lit lots of fresh air coming in
    This room has its own private bathroom across the hallway, you get to share the lounging area which is on the second floor
    Shangani sea view is right at the heart of stone town near Africa house hotel and the dhow palace hotel, 1 minute to the beach 5 minutes to forodhani gardens practically near everything
  • Thani’s place was clean, comfortable, and very central. It was easy walking to the market, to the fort, ferry terminal, etc. Thani was very responsive and was waiting for us outside before check in. He helped us arrange taxi to pick us up from Jambiani and also recommended a local guide for a walking tour. We had a great stay!

    Lucy2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • The house is as described and my top floor room was large and airy with the roofed over terrace right next door. This contained fridge, kettle and sofas. The location in shangani is really central. 20 minutes to the ferry and less for anywhere else in Stone Town up to Creek Rd. Thani is helpful and does transfers to airport and ferry.

    Liza2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Great accommodation and very clean. Location ,the best you can get around stonetown. Great host , will be back for sure. Thanks!

    Farhan2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • We spend our three days in Stone Town at Thani’s. Wonderful location, easy checkin (he came to pick us up himself), courteous communications and loads of good advice about Zanzibar

    Frederik2019-12-19T00:00:00Z
  • The place is good located, clean and comfortable, and well equiped ! It was a really good place to stay !

    Alix2019-12-13T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot in the heart of Stone Town. Thani is a spectacular host and was a perfect spot to explore the alleys and charm of the city

    Corey2019-12-11T00:00:00Z
  • From the very first minute after arriving at the airport we could relax as we were taken care of Thani giving us a lift to his house :) The house is close to the sea and in walking distance of everything, what we wanted to visit and enjoy. The room was nice, clean and spacious, even with air conditioning not mentioned in the description, anyhow, we were happy with the fan :) We could relax on the covered rooftop terrace, where coffee and tee was ready to be prepared, whenever we wanted some :) Fruits could be prepared with the dishes provided :) Thani was showing up every day providing his profound help in all cases like an old friend. He is able to arrange services at very competitive rates. We definitely will start our next trip to Zanzibar at his place :) Thank you very much, Thani ! Heike and Rolf

    Heike2019-12-03T00:00:00Z
  • Unbelievable location, amazing host, good bang for your buck! Cannot more highly recommend this place! Great communication, great local knowledge and a sense of being at home on arrival. Thani is a legend

    Nicholas2019-11-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    CASA ITALIA ,situata in centro storico a tre minuti di cammino dal Palazzo delle Meraviglie, da Old Fort e dalla spiaggia. Ogni piano,a vostra disposizione una cucina attrezzata e bagno, compreso di biancheria. La  prima colazione è inclusa nel prezzo. Siamo in grado di fornirvi qualsiasi tipo di escursione,noleggio biciclette e guida privata per assicurarci che il vostro soggiorno a Zanzibar sia piacevole.
    CASA ITALIA, ristrutturata di recente,offre in pochi minuti di cammino la possibilità di visitare le maggiori attrazioni della zona
    La casa è il luogo perfetto per visitare Stone Town senza utilizzare alcun tipo di trasporto. Lasciati trasportare nel centro antico della città di pietra, labirinto di strade piene di case, negozi, bazar e moschee. La città è piena di importanti monumenti storici e edifici di altissimo livello architettonico con una miscela di stili unici tra cui moresco, arabo, persiano, indiano ed europeo (coloniale).
  • Roberto is a great host, taking me to good local places to eat and drink. Perfect if you want to feel what its like to live in the heart of Stone Town. Which means that means that it is worth taking ear plugs for the early morning muezzin and street talk - but no traffic. Continental breakfast and use of the kitchen included.

    Max2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great location, perfect value for money. Good insider tips for restaurants, bars, activities, parties. Transport from the airport can be reserved on request, which was there on time. All in all, very successful stay.

    Giuliano2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect location in the middle of stone town, very flexible breakfast times and a lovely host to be around - thanks so much!

    Sina2019-08-16T00:00:00Z
  • A very nice house in the town of Stonetown. There are souvenir shops in front of you, and you can walk to the night market, the House of Wonder, the old slave market and the cathedral. The host, Roberto, is very kind and will respond immediately if there is a problem, and will also provide information on the tour. A place where you can stay with peace of mind. ^ ^

    Takara2019-07-30T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay, Roberto and Regina were wonderful and helped me get my bearings in the city. I also had the best fresh doughnuts every morning for breakfast!

    Anika2019-07-17T00:00:00Z
  • Roberto’s place is located in the center of Stone Town. He is very helpful and considerate too!

    Jules2019-06-15T00:00:00Z
  • Great location in the heart of stone town including breakfast and fast wifi for a budget price! Note: the lock was broken on bedroom door. Otherwise I had a great stay for 2 nights and appreciated being allowed to store my bag and use the shower far past check out. Overall I would stay again.

    Stephanie2019-05-29T00:00:00Z
  • Casa Italia is in the centre of the old Stone Town and close to all tourist attractions. I was there for work and it was great that I could have breakfast at 6:30am. Roberto was very nice and quickly responded to all my messages. There was a problem with a WiFi and it wasn’t working all the time. My room was small but very nice. It was quite humid and it was difficult to air it properly but it is a common problem in all Zanzibar houses.

    Olivia2019-05-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    1


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    KARIBU SANA ZANZIBAR - YOU ARE MOST WELCOME IN ZANZIBAR! Feel like home in your modern cosy and fully equipped apartment! FREE WiFi and housekeeping (every second day) is provided! This comfortable apartment (with AC and fan) with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (hot shower), a fully equipped kitchen (with all facilities) and a cosy living room with TV awaits you on the third floor of the house. Ideal for couples and families for a short or a long term stay!
    New modern, family owned, well designed and furnished house for a comfortable stay, with everything you need to feel like home in a quiet area of Zanzibar Town. A very comfortable place where you want to spend more than one night! Please note: Electricity in Zanzibar is very expensive, therefore we'll charge you $5 per night or $90 per month when using the AC!
    Everything is reachable in some walking minutes. For Stone Town you don’t need a car, you can walk! Just 5 minutes to the Former Slave Market and about 15 minutes far away from all other places such as tourist attractions seafront restaurants and night life in Town. Darajani Market where you get fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and of course Zanzibar spices and much more...you’ll reach in 10 minutes. Around the house are small shops where you can buy everything else for to prepare your own meals.
  • This house is located near Jamhuri Gardens (Quiet place), very close to Old Slave market and Darajani market (Local Food Market) . You can easily look around Stone town within 10~15 min walk. Big Blue House is a four-story building and I stayed at the two-room apartment on the third floor with my family (Me&my husband / my sister's couple). In this house, you have two rooms and two bathrooms so you can easily separate the space. These two rooms and the living room has ceiling fans and air conditioner. But you need to pay extra 5$ per night if you want to use A.C. When I get there (New Year's Eve), the weather was so hot and humid so I had to use A.C.s. But, as you might know, the Zanzibar/Tanzania electric power is not stable and strong enough so I recommend you to turn them off when you go out. Unless, you might experience a black-out. In washrooms, there are no shampoo/body cleanser so you should bring your own. But every second day, you will be given new big towels so no worry here. This house also has a kitchen with cutlery, plates, pots and any utensils for cooking, fridge, cooker, oven but no salt, sugar, pepper, oil or any other sauce. As we were travelling with our own cooking kit, we could cook for our meals here. You can do your own laundry on the roof as there are machines but you still need your own laundry powder. Or you can ask for it to the landlady there with 5,000 TS per a bag. She will get back to you in the evening of the same day. When you check in, Petra will give you a full orientation about the town including Fancy restaurants, local restaurants, Ice-cream stores, gift shops and other must-visit places. This was very helpful to learn Stone Town better. Overall, the house was very clean and neat. There were several more travelers on each floor but the apartment was very quite and well secured. I can fully have a relaxing time here for six days. I strongly recommend anyone to stay here!

    Youna2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • My family had a great stay at Petra’s apartment. While it is a bit outside of the touristy parts of Stone Town, everything is still extremely walkable and the short walk is well worth it to be able to stay in such a beautiful place. The place is always sparkling clean with cleaning being done every other day, and having a kitchen with lots of appliances is always a plus. Also, Petra is extremely kind and quick to respond. She is the best host! I would definitely recommend this place to anyone visiting Stone Town.

    Nikki2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommended

    Maja2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Petra was extremely helpful and accommodating, when we lost our luggage, great apartment, just a short walk to town

    Guy2019-08-10T00:00:00Z
  • We had an absolutely delightful stay at Petra’s place! The location is excellent—just a short walk away from all that Stone Town has to offer. The apartment is very comfortably furnished and provides a serene retreat after all the hustle and bustle of Stone Town. Big windows give you a great view over the neighborhood and allow cool breezes to keep the place really comfortable. (The apartment does have AC, but we were there in winter and didn’t need it.) Petra was a wonderful host, offering us so much useful advice about places to visit in Stone Town, where to buy groceries nearby, and which places offered the best rooftop views of the gorgeous sunsets! We enjoyed every minute of our stay, and we highly recommend Petra’s place to everyone.

    Tracy & Tim2019-07-23T00:00:00Z
  • I stayed in this apartment in the Blue House hosted by Petra for about three and a half months, for my PhD research in the archives. You will not find anywhere in the world a better host than Petra. She is the best. There is no need to look for any other place to stay in the Stone Town area. You won’t find better than Petra. She was there to meet me as soon as I arrived after a very long journey from the USA. She had a cold bottle of water for me, the fans on in the apartment so it was nice and cool and made sure my arrival was flawless. She set me up for my entire time with the best driver on the island. Petra is not the owner of the property, but you should know she will have your back in true German style in demanding from the landlords that they meet your every need. Every apartment in the Blue House is gorgeous and superbly furnished. The housekeepers come three times per week and meticulously clean (though they are there at the property every day for anything you need). The housekeepers will do your laundry and iron for less than $5 and will even go to the market to bring you fresh fruits and vegetables. Fatmeh and Aasha, the housekeepers, are one of the best parts of staying here. There is also a gorgeous roof top, with brand new furniture where you can relax and enjoy the views. There is a mosque nearby, so if it is your first time in a Muslim country, you might be surprised by the calls to prayer. The location of the Blue House is perfect. Almost everyone living there is from the USA or Europe. It’s in a very quiet area, away from the touristy bustle of Stone Town but only a two minute walk to where Stone Town begins. The beach is 12 minutes away - I spent every afternoon there. Just around the corner is a reliable ATM and the Kiswandui Mini Market, which has many Western products and the young man who runs it speaks very good English. He will help you with your SIM card, deliver water, and anything else you need. There are also many fruit sellers and fast food places around. Restaurants are five minutes away. I made a mistake in my booking on the last day. My check out was at 10 am but my flight was leaving at 10 pm. Petra was so generous that she let me stay in one of the beautiful apartments for free for the day and keep my luggage in a safe space. She will do everything possible to make sure you have a perfect stay in Zanzibar. If you’re staying around Stone Town, whether short term or long term, you shouldn’t consider any other place to stay. That is a guarantee. You won’t find better than Petra. I will always be grateful for her graciousness.

    Nick2019-06-30T00:00:00Z
  • I stayed in this apartment for a month and seldom felt as at home as here. And I owe that to Petra in particular. From day 1 until the last day she was there for me. She showed me the most beautiful spots in the city, taught me a lot about the country and people, and was always available for questions. You can not wish for a better host. The apartment is large, well laid out, modern furnished and has everything you need. Fans, air conditioning in all rooms, well equipped kitchen, two bathrooms, wifi, regular room service and a washing machine on the roof terrace. There was nothing that was missing during my stay in this apartment. The location is great, within walking distance of all attractions. I really enjoyed the time with Petra. It was hard for me to leave, but I will definitely return here. Thank you for everything dear Petra. I am looking forward to seeing you again soon.

    Sabah2019-03-20T00:00:00Z
  • The apartment is very new and very comfortable as a consequence. Two nice bedrooms, heated water (if you need it; I preferred the lukewarm as Zanzibar never dropped below 30C while I was there even at night!), fans and air-con, and close walking to Stone Town's amenities. Petra helped coordinate the ride to and from the airport, and the co-hosting family that lives there offers breakfast, lunch and dinner if you like. All in all, quite a nice place to be and Petra herself an excellent person to help kick-off the trip! She gave us a map of Stone Town and walked us through the best places to go that were both on and off that map, and was fairly accessible through WhatsApp. No complaints, highly recommend!

    Neil2019-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    Our newly renovated Hostel will offer you not only comfy beds, but areas to socialize such as a common kitchen, outside and inside areas and ofcourse free wifi. Experience the beauty of Stone Town and dive into the culture. Explore the Forodhani Gardens, the Old Fort and many more which are right at your footstep. Please be aware that tourism and infrastructure tax of 9$ pp/night is not included in the rate and all booked types are shared rooms.
    The newly renovated zLife Hostel offers you a variety of options and is suitable for both, budget explorers and comfy travellers. The base price reflects a standard shared room for 6 people and can be upgraded upon arrival. We offer private double rooms, dorms with or without AC but all come with a private bathroom.
    We are close to major attractions and boat rides. Enjoy shopping or good food with us or close by restaurants.
  • A clean, great hostel in the perfect location!

    Nicole2019-07-27T00:00:00Z
  • Use

    Oh2019-07-18T00:00:00Z
  • Nice clean rooms and a nice hostel to be in. With the white walls, plants and special little things around.

    Tosca2019-06-10T00:00:00Z
  • Good location in town. Friendly owner! Nice option for backpackers and those traveling on a budget. The only thing I would be aware of is the additional $5 tax per day that you pay upon arrival!

    Christine2019-04-19T00:00:00Z
  • The best place in stone town, location is perfect, staff are friendly and restaurent is good.

    Ahmed2019-03-21T00:00:00Z
  • Markus's place is a good location point to stay. As i was there for Sauti za busara festival. The warm hospitality we received was great. The staff is very helpful. The place is peaceful, clean and comfortable. I would advice you pack a towel as they charge daily rental on them. The food is delicious, as it is not same as most other places that offer similar foods. Oh and beware that there is a 5$ tax charged as daily rate for the number of days you will stay. I will certainly be going back.

    Gadi2019-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • We had an incredible stay at Zlife , Markus and his staff were amazing from the moment we walked in we got warm welcome from Violate and Mohammed who ensured we had a smooth check-in and helped us organise some of our day trips and were available to answer any of our questions through out our entire trip. We got to wake up to great breakfast at the funky monkey resturant which is part of Zlife . I would definatley recommend Zlife to anyone travelling to Stone Town.

    Maphefo2018-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • I was supposed to stay there only for 2 nights, but I extended 3 more nights. I was so satisfied with the location, kind staffs and clean room condition. However, at the first stay I asked for a towel, and the staff told me It is only for rent(paid). But I found that other guests are given complimentary towles for free. Hope It is just a mistake Not a Ricism.

    Vicky2018-11-28T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Shared room


    Property Type

    Hostel


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    A cute, boho style Zanzibar house with a small garden. This house has two floors (connected by steep stairs), with living spaces and kitchen & dining downstairs, and a dressing room and bedrooms upstairs. Well equipped custom-made kitchen and handy washing tower (washer & dryer). This house was basically a ruin until it has now been renovated to host you!
    This house is in Stone Town, not long walk away from main attractions. It's on a residential area, which means it's usually very quiet at nights. House is decorated in a mix of boho style and traditional Zanzibari decor. A great feature of the house is a small garden, which is not usual in Stone Town. You can enjoy your freshly ground morning coffee in peace there :) Please note, the stairs are rather steep. This is very common in the old houses in Zanzibar.
    Vuga is a quiet, mostly residential neighborhood. It's just 5-10 minutes walk away from main tourist areas.
  • The apartment is really nice, clean and big. It’s located superclose to the centre, like a 2-5 mins walk depending on where you wanna go. There is airconditioning, two bathrooms and two bedrooms. Also a large livingroom downstairs and we were even able to wash our clothes in the washing machine. I recommend everyone to stay here, we really enjoyed it!!

    Marie2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Ideal location, perfect accommodation for a family of 4 (2 large bedrooms), air conditioning and fans in all rooms ... perfect, a big thank you!

    Jessica2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • If you want an authentic Stonetown experience with all the commodities, this is the place ! The house is in the center of Stonetown, and has all the equipments. The communication with the owner is very easy and if you encounter any problem or need information, Fatma is always reachable and available. We highly recommend the place !

    Eric2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Great place. Awesome location. Great hosts. Tricky stairs as mentioned but not an issue unless you are elderly or have mobility issues. Definitely would stay here again if I come back. Can be a bit tricky to find on arrival so make sure you have cell service or a plan on where to meet the host. Google map link is close but not 100% accurate.

    Kyle2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect, and don't hesitate! The house is incredibly large, and the facilities perfect. Nuru has been of great help to us.

    Pol2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • I have already airbnb twice in stone town and this accommodation was by far the best. Mega top

    Sven2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
  • Great place, we stayed somewhere else at first and it was great to get off the gringo trail for a couple of nights. I felt like I was in the heart of the city but still in a great location. Lots of space but not overwhelmed.

    Zoë2019-12-17T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place

    Regina2019-12-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Townhouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    KARIBU SANA ZANZIBAR! - YOU ARE MOST WELCOME IN ZANZIBAR! Feel like home in your private comfortable room where you want to spend more than one night. Ideal for a long term stay! FREE WiFi is available! Your room, in an apartment on the second floor, is equipped with AC, a fan and a private bathroom with hot shower. The kitchen (with all facilities) and the cosy living room with TV you'll share with other guests, international guests from all over the world.
    New modern - family owned - well designed and furnished house for a pleasant stay, with everything you need to feel like home in a quiet area of Zanzibar Town.
    You don’t need a car, you can walk! Everything is reachable in a few walking minutes. Just 5 minutes walking distance to the Former Slave Market and max 15 minutes far away from all other places such as tourist attractions, restaurants and night life in Town. 10 minutes to Darajani Market where you get fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and of course Zanzibar spices and much more... Around the house are many small shops where to buy everything else if you like to prepare your own meals.
  • The place is very clean and close walking distance from all adventures in Stone town. A must do

    Gerhardus2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place, friendly staff and good location.

    Lana2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and spacious place. It's a 10-15-minute walk to Stone Town with a busy road to cross but not difficult to maneuver.

    Jane2018-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • The accommodation at Petra is highly recommended. Very safe, good location even if it is not in the center, very good facilities of the room and Petra is happy to take care of many extra questions. Great. Thank you!

    Falk2018-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect accommodation!! It was a pleasure to stay there!! Thank you Petra

    Josef2018-01-22T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful apartment, well and elegantly furnished , very clean and quiet.Very close to a few sites i.e Slave market, Darajani market , Karume Burial site . Also a brief walk to the main stone town and very close to restaurants if you would like to enjoy local Zanzibar cuisines . Petra is a very warm and friendly and can provide you with contacts to places you would like to visit,

    Claudette 2017-07-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    The Floating bar, restaurant and accommodations are simplistic living at its finest. Our accommodations are set in the heart of the Indian Ocean, off the shores of the historic and culture infused Stone Town. We have two private en suite rooms above the floating bar and restaurant as well as a private bungalow (listed separately). The rooms are rustic with thatched roofing and hand crafted wooden beds & the bathrooms are simple yet sufficient.
    The rooms are unique and form part of an all encompassing experience allowing guests to take a moment out of the stress and busyness of everyday life. Think of us as an escape from this sometimes crazy world we live in! Guests can enjoy a sundowner with one of mother natures finest sunset spectacles or lay out on the deck and feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the daily grind. Our accommodations are a true experience for the bohemian wanderers of the world and those looking for something quirky and unforgettable. tune out, switch off and enjoy being in the moment for a night (or few) in one of our cosy floating rooms.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Houseboat


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    My place is close to the Persian Baths and the Old Fort in the city center. Good location for Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) and Busara Festival lovers. You’ll love my place because of the coziness. My place is good for honeymooners, couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and families (with kids).
  • A really authentic Zanzibar experience. This is not a hotel, this is more of a homestay in a wonderfully oldenday apartment. I don't know if the architecture is 'Zanzibari', but it reminds me of a cross between a 1950's apartment you would find in Istanbul or Italy. The highlight for me, which could also be it's downfall, is that the homestay is in the middle of the labyrinth that is Stone Town. I love the challenge of finding the place and I feel like it gave me a great exploration of the city, but you need to really be good with directions and okay to get lost a little. For me, it was the highlight of the trip being a little lost in this magical city.

    Barrett2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • The apartment is located very centrally & has a nice & cosy style. Ali the housekeeper is a wonderful person - Everything was perfect! Thank you.

    Konstantin2019-10-16T00:00:00Z
  • Very beautiful and magical place, with strong local atmosphere .. I liked that place a lot.. Wifi was working there without problems, the bathroom was really huge, all apartment is big and you can breath there without problems.. Next time I will book the same place again.. If you want to feel like part of the Stone Town, at least for a while, don't hesitate book exactly this place ;) Thank you for great staying there.

    Tomas2019-07-03T00:00:00Z
  • This place is really nice if you want to stay local and not just staying at a hotel. The best place in stone town if you ask me :-)!

    Sofie2019-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed at Michelangela’s place for three nights during Sauti ze Busara (music festival in Zanzibar) and it was fantastic! Amazing location right in the heart of Stone Town. Huge room with a really big, comfortable bed. Super cool shared bathroom. It was great! Thank you.

    Kat2019-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • The communication regarding our arrival was smooth. Ali who met us when we arrived and assisted us during our stay, made everything comfortable for us. The apartment was in a charming old style. We have never seen such a huge bathroom before. We enjoyed our stay, and before leaving in the early morning, Ali prepared tea and biscuits for us. We can highly recommend this place.

    Lotte2019-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • In the heart of Stone Town nestles a delicious exotic apartment to perfection. Ali will take care of your welcome, can even show you the way when you will be lost in the mazes of the city. Address not to be missed!

    Pascale2018-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • returned to Michelangela's home just after a week. Very nice house I highly recommend.

    Luigi2018-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    7min walk to beach. 3 single beds. Ceiling fan & mosquito nets. Shared bathroom. View of Victoria Garden & Statehouse. 24hr access to kitchen, sitting room ( flat screen tv w/ 160 premium channels) & rooftop. Ideal for short term guests. Please ask us about our long-term accommodation.
    This is a privately owned multi unit building. With a newly updated siting room, my flat is on the top floor with views of the ocean. We also have views of Statehouse and Victoria Garden from 3 bedrms. There are total of 5 guest rooms ( 3 w/ shared bath and 2 w/ ensuite) This is a very peaceful and safe area. Ask us about your 3person rooms on our first floor, too!
    My place is located directly across from Statehouse. This is a nice neighborhood. Very near Zanzibar University, the famous Darajani Market, Lukmaan Restuarant, and Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.
  • Great place to stay. The location is perfect, just a few minute walking from the beach and the local market where I used to go to buy fruit and veggie. James and Gena are great hosts.

    Marianna2019-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay with Juma and Gena! The apartment is in a great and safe location, close to everything we wanted to see and they really helped us organize activities to do. Thanks again for your hospitality!

    Rianna2019-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • James has a wonderful home on a beautiful, quiet street near the water. The apartment is quiet and well taken care of; it felt homey and inviting. My bed was comfortable and the fan kept me from overheating at night time! I appreciated the local tips and loved the feeling of privacy in his place. The yoga studio downstairs, the millions of great food shops within 5 minutes walk and the water just minutes away were just a few of the great things about my stay. The rooftop view was definitely special as well! Would stay again :) thank you!

    Satori2018-11-09T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay in Stone Town! The place was quiet and everything in Stone Town can reached by a short walk. The two hosts are super friendly and helped all the time! We can highly recommend this place to stay.

    Sabrina2018-09-27T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent location. Host is very kind and very quick to reply. Look forward to staying at this place again.

    Rodrigo2018-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • Great, knowledgable hosts. Rooms are clean, spacious and cheap. Definitely an excellent choice for a stay in Stonetown.

    Darryl2018-06-07T00:00:00Z
  • We very much enjoyed our stay here. It's a quiet place, despite it being a shared space. Juma and Gena are excellent hosts - gave us lots of tips and helped us organize a few activities around the island. Would definitely stay here again!

    Cam2018-04-02T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great alternative to hostels, which are more expensive. Quiet street near the courthouse. Walk anywhere in Stone Town within five minutes. Fast wifi, laundry service, access to kitchen if you need. A great budget option.

    Daren2018-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    Bed & Breakfast offering different rooms with or without private bathroom. Located just behind the famous Lukmaan restaurant, it is close to all tourists sights, the market, and the dala dala terminal.
    Guest can use a living rooom with TV, coaches arms chairs and traditional Zanzibar sitying area. There is also rooftop terrace for smoking, sun tanning and drying loundry.
    The property is next to the Lookman restaurant, good price Zanzibar food. The Slave Chambers and Persian Baths are also nextdoor.
  • Good and economy choice to be at the center of the stone town . Just a public bathroom . For travelers is an excellent choice

    Nikos2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Welcoming and friendly reception, very central and cozy, I'll definitely go back to Jacob's Inn.

    Marco2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Jacob's Inn is perfectly located in the hearth of Stone Town, at walking distance from the ferry terminal, just close to the famous restaurant Luckmann and the local markets. Jacob and his team are very kind and friendly, the typical Zanzibari house is beautiful with a terrace looking over Stone Town, and I feel always welcome there when in Zanzibar. Asante.

    Marco2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • It took us a little while to find the place as there is no sign, but if you ask anyone around they will happily help you find it. Joel was wonderful and helped us with any questions or concerns we had. The AC in the rooms was a lovely surprise and included breakfast is always a bonus! And you can’t beat the location. It’s right next to the famous Lukmaans restaurant and walking distance to everything, including the ferry.

    Mycah2019-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Jacob is very flexible and quick to respond. The location of the house was great which made it easy to get around the historic places in Zanzibar.

    Chrispine2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • If you are want a simple looking and a clean place to stay located in the heart of Stone Town, then this place is for you. It is ideal for solo travelers like me who is on a budget and wants to stay outside all day and needed a room for the night. All of my queries about the tours and places to visit were answered honestly which they happily agreed to arrange it for me giving me options. I also find the place very convenient for me to do the walking tour of Stone Town and it is near Lukmaan Restaurant. Asante sana for hosting me.

    Jay2019-11-19T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay in stonetown. Ideally situated and very tidy and quiet staff. Highly recommend the place.

    Alan2019-11-13T00:00:00Z
  • Jacob is very hospitable and a great person. He was accommodating with the arrival time and agreeing to keep our luggage all day so we could go on an excursion. Also, the hotel is in a great location in Stone Town, everything is within walking distance and only 15 minutes from the airport by car.

    Alia2019-09-10T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    7

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    KARIBU SANA ZANZIBAR! - YOU ARE MOST WELCOME IN ZANZIBAR! Feel like home in your private comfortable room where you want to spend more than one night. Ideal for a long term stay! FREE WifI is available! Your room, in an apartment on the second floor, is equipped with AC, a fan and a private bathroom with hot shower. The kitchen (with all facilities) and the cosy living room with TV you'll share with other guests, international guests from all over the world.
    New modern - family owned - well designed and furnished house for a comfortable stay, with everything you need to feel like home in a quiet area of Zanzibar Town.
    You don’t need a car, you can walk! Everything is reachable in a few walking minutes. Just 5 minutes walking distance to the Former Slave Market and max 15 minutes away from all other places such as tourist attractions, restaurants and night life in Town. 10 minutes to Darajani Market where you get fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and of course Zanzibar spices and much more... Around the house are small shops where to buy everything else if you like to prepare your own meals.
  • Nice new room close to everything what is worth to see in Stone town

    Martin2017-07-09T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect place to stay in Stone town. Close to bus stations, markets, but quite at night.

    Martin2017-05-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    The Apartment in Zanzibar city! (Stone Town) which is very nice house believe in 100% the host will take care of you in hospitality grad! we will recommend you at nice place to go for explore in the city as nice place for sunset with drink, ocean view! This city is heritage of the world! it has collected some historical in this city! we will take you around of our Town for free and show you things which is experience for you! You are most welcome for more to experience with us.
    Our place is located with Restaurant, Place Museum, House of wonder Forodhani Parking Food market! in thee 3 minutes to the nice beach .
    The Apartment in Stone town Hurumzi street house number 209! is near by house of wonder, Zenji food lovers, malcom X shop.
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    Jiji2020-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Hassan's apartment is very well located in the center of the city. The apartment is clean, the rooms are very nice, include air conditioning and fan. You have the option of cooking. The beds are particularly comfortable. Hassan is a very attentive and particularly attentive host, he knows the city very well and has great tips. He will be there to guide you and even support you, we had total confidence in him. I was traveling with my daughter he was adorable. I highly recommend

    Sophie2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Its very affordable, convenient and clean

    Apollo2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • The place is really Close to the center of the City. Hassan was really nice and helpful when we needed a tour or a taxi. I highly recommend! We spent a wonderful time here !

    Teodora2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • We had a fantastic time using this as our base in Stone town. Hasan was great at helping us settle in. Little touches like fresh juice on arrival was great. We are also able to arrange a great tour of prison island at very good price. Simply put pick this place. The flat is really close to main sites and is across the road from a well known restaurant called zenji food lovers so you can always find it.

    Akbar2019-05-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    comfy and wide apartment is situated in center stone town city. The apartment is locates at malindi St 5 building behind the old historical dispensary museum. Guests staying at this apartment have access to a fully equipped kitchen with washing machine. This apartment will provide guests with private bedroom and private bathroom, air conditioning stalled. Guests at the apartment enjoy free WiFi
    The apartment it have free wifi, offer free break fast, A/C installed inside of the room, small dining area attached with the kitchen which is shared with confirmed guest only, Every day the staff change your towel, also three days on your stay staff will clean your room with new bed shit they will put on your 2x2 king size bed, we provide 1liter of bottle of water inside of your room, we will be available on ground floor of the apartment at any time you will need any information or any questions which will interact on your stay. The apartment is located at malindi st, might be difficult to find for the first time on your arrival because of stone town city it doesn’t have street sign also could be difficult to navigate with google map also because the whole city is narrow, so for this situation i will come to pick you up from the old dispenser museum thats meeting point. which is five building behind the apartment located, you will need to send me the time you will be there so i can come to pick you up there . if you will arrive by the ferry i will come to pick you up by the main exit gate of the terminal which is 5 minutes walking distance to the apartment, or you can easily arrange a taxi from me to come to pick you up from the air port to the apartment or if you take a taxi from the airport you can also give a taxi driver my phone number to reach me so i can direct him at the meeting point so i can come to pick you up by there, if you come to any other coast of zanzibar also you can give a taxi driver my phone number, send me the time you will be at the meeting point,
    Zanzibar West Stone Town our capitol is UNESCO protected. It has a beautiful old town with historic sites, small walkways, public beaches, hence a unique vibe to experience. However, beside the classic walking town tour, do not miss a sunset cruise. Moreover, visit the tortoises on prison island and a enjoy a diner on of the plenty rooftop restaurants
  • Very close to town and easy to find . Great team of hosts

    Christopher2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice and helpful host

    Kamila2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Seif is very kind and very helpful! He is taking care of his guests.

    Lara2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • A large clean room with en-suite, fan an aircon in the heart of stone town. Navigation in the maze of tiny alleys is tricky but we felt completely safe. The breakfasts are amazing.

    Jennifer2019-12-19T00:00:00Z
  • Seif and Sulieman were so hospitable! Stone Town is like a maze, so each day Sulieman would walk us to our destination if we didn’t know how to get there. He even let us borrow his umbrella for the day bc it was pouring down raining. The room is clean & spacious. The air conditioner and fan were much appreciated after being out in the heat all day. I would definitely stay here again!

    Dashanae2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • Seif's place is the best choice for budget travelers. The room was spacious and clean. The staff is kind and helpful, especially Soulayman. The breaksfast was extremely delicious. The staff helped us to get a boat to Prison Island and then a taxi to Kendwa which was very helpful. The place is not far from most of the town attractions.

    Billel2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • Good room with air condition, breakfast area in the anteroom together with other guests (there is a second rented room), decent breakfast and very nice care by Seif's sister.

    Christina2019-11-28T00:00:00Z
  • Seif's apartment is located in the historic center of Stone Town. My boyfriend and I arrived at the airport at 3 am and despite the inconvenient time a driver came to pick us up and accompanied us to the apartment where Seif was waiting for us. The next day we organized two tours with him (jazani forest, spice tour). Impeccable organization! Seif plans to organize everything from the taxi to the lunch tour. The excursions were very beautiful and interesting and above all intimate and not in the midst of maxi tour groups (for the spice tour it was just me and my boyfriend with a spice farm guide). The room is located in a building with two common rooms. Breakfast is served on the second floor except for Sundays which do not prepare breakfast. Perfect cleaning and equipped room with roof fan and air conditioning. No complaints, congratulations to Seif!

    Barbara2019-11-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Aparthotel


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

    This apartment is located in the beautiful heart of Stone Town. It is newly renovated and decorated in a modern african way. This apartment will offer you everything you need for a perfect holiday, and of course: a home!
    The apartment is located in the heart of beautiful Stone Town. It was built over 100 years ago in a traditional swahili style and recently renovated. You can gain an authentic insight in swahili architecture, while stile enjoying western features such as wifi, a nicely equipped kitchen, hot water etc. You will love the area (which is called Hurumzi) because it offers everything: restaurants, coffeeshops, views and great neighbors. Walking distance to the beach is around two minutes. This apartment is located on the second floor and has an open kitchen. Altough located absolutely central, you will always enjoy a fresh breeze and the relaxed atmosphere. This is a private apartment which consists of a bedroom with a double bed and a couch. It is a sleeping couch which can be unfolded if you are more than two guests. We recommend the couch for one person but it can sleep two.
    Hurumzi is the coolest neighborhood in all of Stone Town. You will live between the market, the beach and the best restaurants! There are countless small shops in your street and there is a cinema just around the corner.
  • Nice place very original, helpful host but would need A/C for a perfect stay!!

    Elliott2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • You can’t beat the value and the location. You are within a five minute walk from just about anything in old Stone Town. The place is stylish and very clean. WiFi was the fastest I had in Africa. Great amenities and a friendly and helpful caretaker. It is a bit difficult to find, but everything is in Stone Town. The host is extremely communicative. I’d stay here again.

    Nash2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great hospitality, location and amenities. The top floor apartment was spacious and unique. Great find! Loved the stay and will be back.

    Coby2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place! Great location and hospitality!

    Ruslan2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Very central apartment. Souvenir shops all around. Fan on the ceiling. Mosquito net over bed. Fridge available, warm water for showering too. It could get a little loud in the evening. Super value for money ... would book it again at any time.

    Susan2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • We loved to stay at Dorid's place! The appartement is very cosy and well equipped and our host was very friendly and helped us emmiadetly if we had any problems or questions. If we come to Zanzibar a second time, we would defenitly stay again at Dorid's place!

    Sarah2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect for exploring Stone Town, excellent value for money, and very accommodating host! Thank you !

    Jules2019-12-25T00:00:00Z
  • Great space! Quick to respond!

    Zoë2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    Modern, clean, lockable, private room in a three bedroom shared apartment. The room has its own double bed, cloths storage, ceiling fans and mosquito net. Apartment is situated just a few minutes walking from the Zanzibar port and close to many local restaurants. Safe, secure and peaceful area, close to free beaches. We have great balcony area for morning Zanzibar spice coffee or traditional breakfast and free WIFI accessible in entire apartment. Shared bathroom with only one roommate
    Its a large private room with a king sized bed in a 3 bedrooms shared apartment. It is located within 3 minutes from the Zanzibar harbor and only 10 minutes from the airport. All major places in Stone town are within walking distances.
    Place is located within a quite neighbourhood with great security. Close to major brand hotels and famous dining places in Stone town.
  • Great spot for the value. Very clean. Excellent location. The apartment has 3 rooms so it's shared with other guests. The hosts responded to my last minute reservation immediately, easy check in, and had great communication. I definitely would stay here again.

    Tobin2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great value for money! I felt safe and very welcome at Abdul’s place. He was also always available to answer questions and help with arrangements. Thank you!!

    Ina2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • I had a nice large room. Nice location just around the corner from the ferry terminal. Good value with nice hosts!

    Gazy2020-01-29T00:00:00Z
  • Unbeatable value for money. Very well placed. A taxi was organized on arrival. In short, that's good. We recommend this place

    Nicolas2020-01-23T00:00:00Z
  • Nice location, good hosts. Good deal for that price

    Илья2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Great location. Good value. Very close to the port and local market.

    Joseph2020-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome Place, Location very central especially if you want to experience Zanzibar during Day and Night Life. Exceptional Host, always content about his listings. A Must Visit if you want to tour Zenji and with a Budget. Very Close to The Ferry Terminal. Just 1min Walk

    Tmt2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Nice big room in a clean apartment. Great location for exploring the city. Safe area near fohrodani market. Transfer from the airport worked perfectly! Highly recommended for the first days!

    Martin2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    KARIBU SANA - YOU ARE MOST WELCOME IN ZANZIBAR! Feel like home in your comfortable Rooftop Studio with a fantastic view of Stone Town. Your studio offers luxury comfort on top of the house ( fourth floor) and the large windows give you an amazing view. And while chilling on your bed you can enjoy a marvelous sunset. An ideal place for holiday or business travelers who like to spend their time in a comfortable place.
    New modern -family owned- well designed and furnished house for a pleasant stay with everything you need to feel like home in a quiet area of Zanzibar Town. The cosy rooftop studio is equipped with fan and AC and ensuite bathroom with hot shower, a queen size bed, a wardrobe, a fully equipped kitchen, a living room area with TV and a working desk. FREE WiFi and housekeeping (every second day) is provided. A comfortable place where you want to spend more than one night. Ideal for a long term stay! Please note: Electricity in Zanzibar is very expensive, that’s why we'll charge you $5/night ($90/month) when using the AC!
    You don't need a car, you can walk! Everything is reachable in a few walking minutes. Just 5 minutes to the Former Slave Market and max 15 minutes away from all other places such as tourist attractions, restaurants and night life in Town. 10 minutes to Darajani Market where you get fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and of course Zanzibar spices and much more... And around the house are small shops where to buy everything else if you like to prepare your own meals.
  • Great stay

    Andre2020-03-15T00:00:00Z
  • Petra was amazing host. She gave us a lot good tips, she is talkative and very nice person. When Turkish air denied our boarding we go back to the room and was not problem to be there till 2pm. Breakfast was amazing and it is worth more than 4 USD. Apartment was clean and very modern. I recommend this place.

    Tilen2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • Petra’s place is the best, I think the photos don’t do it justice. Petra is an excellent host, very caring and faster responder. The studio apartment is very clean, modern and stylish. Everything in the apartment works very well , I highly recommend this place and will surely go back.

    Jacob2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Very good stay at Petra. Accommodation in accordance with the announcement, impeccable welcome, great breakfasts, proximity to sites to be visited and attentive support from Petra.

    Jean-Marc2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely rooftop apartments with city views and sunrises and sunsets. The apartments have all the amenities for living, plus clean and comfortable. Mistress Petra is always ready to help, give advice and is generally a very sociable and beautiful woman. My husband and I had a great first half of our vacation at this hotel, a very convenient location for those who want to stroll around Stone Town.

    Мария2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Petra's place is a spacious rooftop studio located just a couple blocks from old Stone Town. The unit has A/C (at $5 extra per day), satellite TV, good WiFi and laundry service at about $2.50 per load. The apartment is on the 5th floor of a multi-unit building with no elevator, so if you have mobility issue you'll need to stay in one of Petra's other units. I enjoyed my 6-day stay in Petra's place and would return.

    Steve2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • The rooftop space was incredible! The view from the rooftop was amazing, such a great way to take in the beauty of stone town. The apartment was much nicer than the pictures. The only downfall is that you have to walk up a few levels of stairs. Other than that the location and price was perfect. Petra was a very kind and helpful host.

    Audrey2019-12-14T00:00:00Z
  • Very impressed with everything. Felt like a really personal stay - Petra was a huge help from beginning to end, gave me loads of tips which really made my Stone Town experience better and easier. The walking distance into the centre of Stone Town is only 10 minutes and there’s shops and restaurants even closer. Beach 15 mins away. Flat itself was everything I needed, great views, good temperature controls and comfortable. Fully recommend the breakfast from downstairs as well; absolute feast for $4. Would 100% stay again.

    Jack2019-12-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

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