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    The Africa House Hotel

    Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good33%
    • Average13%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible19%
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    “terrace bar” (7 reviews)
    “chef joe” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Rooftop Bar
    Multilingual Staff
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    Rooftop Terrace
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Food and staff were absolutely amazing. Nothing was a problem, chef Joe gave that extra special attention. Would most definitely recommend eating here, very relaxing atmosphere. Breathtaking sunset. What more would you want after a long day Trekking around Stone Town. Add to your must...More

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The location is fine, a short walk from the waterfront and the town. The terrace of the bar has a fabulous view of the sea. It is a VERY popular spot for sun-downers. The entrance is not obvious, around the left hand side as you...More

    Thank Lincolnintheuk
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The rooftop bar here is very popular with visitors for a drink to watch the sunset by (we unfortunately arrived just a bit late and the seats and tables rapidly cleared). Nevertheless the facility has an extensive menu and we enjoyed excellent Indian chicken dishes...More

    Thank NZMDProf
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    We called here on a cruise Excursion......yes they have a view. The staff are rude, inefficient and badly trained. I have no idea what the rooms are like but judging by the gents I wouldn't be rushing to stay here.

    Thank WildernessMoville
    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    I had stayed here on a previous trip, and remembered the terrace bar as a nice place for a sundowner. So, I went to have a couple of beers after a long, hot day of sightseeing. When it was time to pay, the bill came...More

    Thank PopcornPeter
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    • 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$78 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #15 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites
    • 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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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a room with a sea view if you can get it"
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    "we were downstairs, rooms I do not know about, but ours faced the road and did not have any problem"
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    "sea-view rooms are wonderful, but can be a bit noisy closer to the street on ground level"
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    "Sea view rooms: try for toward the middle e.g. rm 23 to minimize noise."
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