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Emerson Spice

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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First impression: Very warm welcome by staff and manager. Very helpful, they gave us a tour of this beautiful " merchant's house". Staying in such spacious room with the authentic touch of" back in days" was simply transporting. Not mentioning the view over Stone Town's...More

Thank clem F
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel's original owner Emerson, recreated a beautiful merchants home over three floors. Each of the rooms is quite large and filled with antiques, very high ceilings, ceiling fans - and AC for those times when it gets just too sticky ! The hotel is...More

Thank chris m
Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't think any hotel in the world could compare to the Emerson Spice Hotel for me. We stayed in the Aida room - two kids and me - while my parents stayed in the Violetta room. Basically, we had the whole floor to ourselves,...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at Emerson Spice. It is clean and the staff are so friendly and helpful. We stayed in SITI which was perfect size for a couple. The food was incredible. Make sure to eat on the roof one night.

Thank Bobblehead M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent our one year wedding anniversary in Zanzibar and enjoyed a romantic overnight at Emperson Spice, situated in the heart of Stonetown. A true haven in amongst the hustle and bustle of Stonetown life. We arrived to a very warm welcome...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$175 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#1 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Business Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$175 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#1 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Business Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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RenaeG76
2 January 2018|
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Response from Spice_management_1 | Property representative |
Dear Renae, We have our own Drivers who will meet you from you flight and transfer you to the Hotel. The current Late Night Fee is $25. When you book the accommodation, our Reservations Team will be in touch to confirm all... More
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stushy2016
3 August 2017|
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Response from Spice_management_1 | Property representative |
Our Guest' Valuables are kept in a locked wallet in our main Reception Safe. Hair Driers are available on request. We hope to welcome you!
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Gunjan G
26 May 2017|
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I think there are no public beaches in Stone Town
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"No elevator so if you have difficulties over the stairs you should mention it. But the higher you go the..."
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"Largest suite available"
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