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    The Swahili House

    Mchambawima Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    28/08/2017 29/08/2017
    Traveller (124)
    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (16)
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good35%
    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Rooftop Terrace
    Shuttle Bus Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    I've stayed in a handful of different hotels around Stone Town, and heard great things of some of the Swahili House neighbors, but I truly LOVED Swahili House -- it is off a main road so there's not a lot of foot traffic around, and...More

    2  Thank Marisa R
    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    We loved Swahili House. It was the perfect haven of tranquility in amongst the hubbub of Stone Town. We stayed here for a night on two separate occasions during our visit to Zanzibar and both times it was somewhere we looked forward to resting our...More

    Thank Fitchcraft
    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    Just arrived to Zanzibar and checked in. This is my 3rd trip to this island and I'm already very impressed by what I got. I love big and bright rooms - the room is very big, clean and bright. I love big bathrooms - this...More

    1  Thank worduuup
    Reviewed 2 February 2017

    Rooms are good spacious and very clean. Beds have mosquito nets and the rooms are sprayed to avoid mosquitoes. There is no wifi (or TV, if you care...) in the rooms. There is wifi in the restaurant though; but it does not always work. Breakfast...More

    Thank mari20172017
    Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

    As the title says, good value. It's in the heart of stone town in a old Indian merchant house. The room is very romantic although pack mosquito repellent. The staff are helpful and we got the feeling they cared about our stay. They delivered on...More

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    227 reviews
    #4 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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    967 reviews
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
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    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • The Swahili House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • The Swahili House Stone Town, Zanzibar Island
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    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (16)
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    "Pricess Salme is the best! Gives you the zanzibari feel and you even hear the muezin in the distance!"
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    "There's no wifi in the rooms, only in the roof top restaurant and in the reception area"
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    "We stayed near the top of the hotel, no hustle & bustle noise up there."
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    "clean and very big rooms, huge bathroom, the rooftop with the best view in town, super friendly stuff"
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