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    Emerson Spice

    Tharia Street, Kiponda, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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          Overview
          • Excellent84%
          • Very good11%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Rooftop Bar
          Concierge
          Dry Cleaning
          Rooftop Terrace
          Private Balcony
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          Offers from Emerson Spice
          Special Rate: SPRING SPECIAL
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          Reviewed 12 September 2014

          We stayed here for 6 nights (5 nights in Kate one in Aida) and cannot stop talking about it as the best hotel we have ever stayed in. It really spoilt us aesthetically, and we now have to try not to measure other hotels that...More

          1  Thank Moscow101
          Response from Spice_management_1, General Manager at Emerson SpiceResponded 15 September 2014

          Dear Sergey, What a fabulous review! We're all very flattered that two New Yorkers on their Honeymoon were so impressed with Emerson Spice and chose to use the hotel as a base to explore the island. Everyone, especially Sabri and Omar, from the hotel staff...More

          Reviewed 11 September 2014

          This is the sort of place that makes you smile all the time. Wonderful helpful and friendly staff from the manager to the waiters, delicious food, fascinating rooms - I was entranced. Forget the resort hotels (I stayed in two disappointing ones) - Emerson Spice...More

          1  Thank Delia M
          Response from Spice_management_1, General Manager at Emerson SpiceResponded 15 September 2014

          Delia! We're so glad that you enjoyed your time here so much and that we made you smile. Emerson's philosophy was that if you stay in a hotel that you should be able to enjoy yourself, Hence features like an outdoor bath and a swing...More

          Reviewed 10 September 2014

          I just got back from Zanzibar and the highlight of my trip was my first lunch at Emerson Spice and then my final dinner at the sister restaurant Emerson on Huwndazi. Both hotels are an oasis of calm in quite a busy environment, with staff...More

          1  Thank IslaH1975
          Response from Spice_management_1, General Manager at Emerson SpiceResponded 13 September 2014

          Claire! Thank you so much from both Emerson Spice and Emerson on Hurumzi for your rave review of both our restaurants! Emerson on Hurumzi, formerly Eemrson and Green has only recently reopened after a four month makeover, much needed since the 'Grande Dame' of Stonetown...More

          Reviewed 9 September 2014

          Walking into Emerson feels like stepping back in time. Like other reviewers have said, magical, whimsical, and exotic are definitely key words to describe it. It's a beautiful old building that has been refurbished as a modern hotel. But fear not - you won't be...More

          1  Thank jenben88
          Response from Spice_management_1, General Manager at Emerson SpiceResponded 13 September 2014

          We're so glad that you were 'transported' into the Emerson Spice experience! Always intended as an oasis within the Kazbah it's always gratifying to read that not only the style of the hotel but also it's substance with the essential mobile phone and choice of...More

          Reviewed 7 September 2014

          Wish I could have stayed longer! Whole experience was magical - I had the whimsical Turandot room with lush furnishings, indoor AND outdoor shower and private swing on the balcony! Extremely helpful and friendly staff and lovely small touches - like a comprehensive toiletries box...More

          1  Thank SelW2014
          Response from Spice_management_1, General Manager at Emerson SpiceResponded 12 September 2014

          Thank you so much for such a lovely review. It's always great to read that our 'Solo' guests feel well looked after and can explore the unique maze of Stonetown streets with confidence. Our receptionists are all kept up to date with all the activities...More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • 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 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
          • #1 Family Hotel in Stone Town
          • #5 Business Hotel in Stone Town
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
          • Location
          • Tanzania >
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          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Zanzibar City >
          • Stone Town
          • Also Known As
          • Emerson Spice Hotel Stone Town ,
          • Emerson Spice Stone Town, Zanzibar Island
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Gunjan G
          Hi Do you have an in house pool ? Also closest accessible beach ?
          26 May 2017|
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          Response from 8,340 | Reviewed this property |
          I think there are no public beaches in Stone Town
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          Gunjan G
          Hi Do you have an in house pool ? Also closest accessible beach ?
          26 May 2017|
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          Response from ejgCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
          Emerson spice is in stone town so I would not consider it a beach hotel. There is no pool. You can go later to the beach--but you should definitely spend a day or two in Stonetown
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          Duncan T
          Hi, I would like to get feedbacks concerning the speed of the internet. Is it good at this hotel. Good enough for skype calls? Is there any business center inside the hotel? Thanks.
          13 September 2016|
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          Response from Spice_management_1 | Property representative |
          Dear Duncan, Thanks for your interest in Emerson Spice. Although we have good Wi-fi throughout the Hotel & Garden, Emerson Spice is a Boutique Hotel in an 18th Century Merchants House in the heart of the old town, and... More
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          "I sat in the restaurant, but I think rooms on the second floor are quieter and especially the ones opposite..."
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          "Kate at the top of the building is spacious with good views."
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          "All rooms are different so look carefully at their website to ensure you get what you want. Or, do what we..."
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