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    The Africa House Hotel

    Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent25%
          • Very good31%
          • Average13%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible20%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
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          Rooftop Bar
          Multilingual Staff
          Conference Facilities
          Laundry Service
          Rooftop Terrace
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Zanzibar Hotel
          101 reviews
          #24 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
           
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          This is my fourth time in Zanzibar and this was my favorite place for sundowners. They've remodeled and much of the wood and charm is gone. The sunset bar has been made to look more modern, complete with fake Louis Vuitton table cloths. The cocktail...More

          Thank penguinwarrior
          Reviewed 27 April 2017

          We spent a night at the hotel, the hotel was good,well maintained , rooms were good, history of the building adds more value to the Place. The Service was also good. The breakfast i can give a 6 on a scale of 10. Overall we...More

          Thank iprashd
          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          I stayed in the hotel for a week and enjoyed every single day. The hotel, formerly a palace used by Sultans of their day, has fully attentive staff, comfortable accommodation and a peaceful, relaxing and charming ambience. Each morning and every evening the views continued...More

          Thank kenny t
          Response from GGM_DeepuN, High Class Hotels Ltd at The Africa House HotelResponded 5 April 2017

          Dear Kenny, Thank you so much for such a lovely review, We are glade you enjoyed our hospitality and services . We are honored to be recommended by you and we look forward to hosting you and your friends in the future. Your Host. Team...More

          Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

          Great place to watch the sunset and have a drink, lovely view over the beach and sea. Friendly and attentive staff. We decided to have food also and it was delicious!! Calamari was of great quality and flavoursome compared to others I've had, great portion...More

          Thank Evie H
          Response from GGM_DeepuN, High Class Hotels Ltd at The Africa House HotelResponded 5 April 2017

          Dear Evie, Thank you for your review, Our sun set bar & restaurant is the talk of the town and we feel honored and privileged to host guest like you. We look forward to hosting you and your friends soon. Your Host, Team Africa House...More

          Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

          I've been there just to watch sunset, i got a coffee and enjoyed it. About the hotel no comments . But if you've enough time and if you want to fill your plan you should write this place to the your list. Have a nice...More

          Thank Edip A
          Response from GGM_DeepuN, High Class Hotels Ltd at The Africa House HotelResponded 7 March 2017

          Dear Edip, Thank you for such a lovely review and your recommendation, We are glade you enjoyed your special evening with us & we look forward to hosting you soon. Happy Travels ! Team Africa House Hotel

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$80 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #14 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
          • Room types
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          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Zanzibar City >
          • Stone Town
          • Also Known As
          • Africa Hotel Stone Town ,
          • The Africa Hotel ,
          • The Africa House Hotel Stone Town, Zanzibar Island
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          "Rooms with a sea view are preferable"
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          "Deluxe room in 3rd floor was good"
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          "Ask for an upper floor sea view"
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          "Wifi is only in the lobby and bar"
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