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Kisiwa House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The staff at Kisiwa house is professional and friendly. Kisiwa house felt like home! The hotel is decorated beautifully and the rooms were comfortable. The hotel is located in a convenient location. If I'm ever lucky enough to visit Stonetown again, I'll certainly stay here!

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Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for giving us excellent marks. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Kisiwa House and you felt at home. We hope you will come back again very soon. Thank you Akida and the Kisiwa Team

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

First of all I would like to point out the service we recived at this hotel. Absolutly fantastic! At the check in we got a refreshing juice and a cold towel after walking through the streets, small gesture but very much appreciated. The rooms are big and very nice! The breakfast was great and with a view! We loved staying...

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking time to write this fabulous review for us. We are appreciate very much that you enjoyed your experience at Kisiwa House. We look forward to well coming you back soon. Thank you Akida and the Kisiwa Team

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This hotel is perfectly situated to explore Stone Town. The staff is extremely friendly and accommodating. The rooftop breakfast is a relaxing way to start the day. I've stayed here twice (have been to Stone Town four times, and this is where I've settled on staying for the future) and would highly recommend to anyone. There is realiable wifi, good...

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the very good review you have taken time to write for us. We are also extremely pleased that you chosen us at Kisiwa House as your Hotel of choice when ever you are in Zanzibar. Your approval will only motivate us to work harder to meet all our guest's expectations. Ahsante sana, Akidah...

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The location was great, the rooms fantastic and the team gave us the feel warm factor. Since it was our first time in Zanzibar, Kisiwa House gave us a guide (one of their employees) to take us round...we felt really special. Thanks to the management. We will surely come back.

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kisiwa House it was an absolute pleasure for all of us and thank you very much for the very kind review which I will share with the Team. We hope to host you again very soon. Thank you Akidah and the Kisiwa Team.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This was our last night after our safari and several days at the beach. We allowed almost 2 full days in Stone Town before flying home. This hotel was beautiful, the staff were great, we loved our rooms and the food was very good. The rooms were spacious and well-appointed. The hotel was in a great location. We can highly...

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, My Team and I appreciate very much your kind review,we are happy that you enjoyed your Kisiwa experience and our amazing service,we strive to go above and beyond to please all our guest. Thank you Karibu Zanzibar.. Akida and the Kisiwa Team.

washdc
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our room was a cool, quiet and beautiful oasis to the exciting, hectic and hot streets of Stone Town. The management really understands the importance of training its staff to go above and beyond, which every person we encountered at the Kisiwa House did for us. I can't recommend highly enough.

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at the Kisiwa House,we are pleased that you enjoyed your experience at the Kisiwa House.I will share your wonderfully comments with the whole Team. Once again thank you for your kindness we hope to have you stay with us again in the near future. Akida and the Kisiwa Team.

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We stayed at Kisiwa House in Mid January for 3 nights and what a delight it was. Our room was big, clean had a comfortable bed and a nice large bathroom. We enjoyed eating both our breakfast and dinner on the rooftop dining area with a view of the ocean. The food was very good and there was plenty of...

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was pleasure for all of us at Kisiwa House to have had you stay with us. Thank you for mentioning Samson in your review who is doing such a wonderful job, We are happy that you enjoyed very much the services on offer at Kisiwa House Thank you very much for staying with us and for the...

Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had a short but enjoyable stay at Kisiwa house. TrueAfrica facilitated our airport shuttle and a smooth booking process which meant we were left to ourselves to wonder the streets of Stone Town and relax back at the hotel.

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderfully review which I will be sharing with the Kisiwa House team. I am sure all of the team will be delighted,reviews such as yours motivate us to work harder for all our guest. Thank you very much. Ahsante sana!!!Karibu Zanzibar. Akida and the Kisiwa Team

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The hotel is located in a great location in Stone Town. You can walk to nearby shops and restaurants. The hotel is beautiful with spacious rooms. I suggest enjoying breakfast on the rooftop to enjoy the views. The staff is friendly and helpful.

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you whole heatedly for your kind review.I will share it with the whole team at Kisiwa House I am sure it will make each and every member of the Team extremely happy. Ahsante sana. Karibu Zanzibar Akida and the Kisiwa Team.

Sydney
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights - the last of a 3 week holiday in Africa. Our room was on the 1st floor and very comfortable. Lots of shuttered windows looking out over the alleys and rooftops of Stone Town. The bathroom was large. I don't like bath shower combinations but otherwise it was good. Breakfast was on the top...

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Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all of us at kisiwa house we thank you very much for your very kind and descriptive review. A very happy new year to you and your family again. Karibu Zanzibar! Akida and the kisiwa House Team.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxurious Boutique hotel in Stone Town, Kisiwa House is noted for its elegant blend of Zanzibar décor and gracious Swahili hospitality.Superbly located on a quiet street in the heart of Zanzibar historical centre within easy walking distance of famous landmarks, museums, antique shops and restaurants. Kisiwa House provides every modern convenience to the business or leisure traveller, promising an unforgettable experience of professional service, superb comfort and unmatched elegance.Get inspired, discover the new and unusual. Enjoy the charm of an old and typical Zanzibar town house. ... more   less 

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Address: 572 Baghani Street | P.O. Box: 609, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: RM468 - RM1,431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kisiwa House 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Kisiwa House Hotel Stone Town
Kisiwa House Stone Town, Zanzibar Island
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#7 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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“accessible to all places of interest in Zanzibar. Secure, quiet and best breakfast terrace”
cndunge, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had 2 rooms, in 2 different areas of the hotel and both were great. My guess is that all rooms are great.”
patml2017, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't book the suite. Go for the ordinary rooms.”
JandD78, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Attention to the abrupt and long stairways. Take a glass in the front view hotel for sundown.”
danm0, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room will be fine for a short tour”
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