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Beyt Al Salaam Zanzibar Town (P.O. Box 3120 Shangani) 10 rooms from £93
Charming, tranquil budget hotel in a former tea house. Beautiful bedrooms decorated in a fusion of Arabic and African style with four poster beds and rich colours. A relaxing lounge, great restaurant. and a host of other facilities such as spa, scuba course and banqueting.Value chic - A beautifully renovated tea house on Kelele Square, central Stone Town, with chic Zanzibari-stlye decor and wonderful seaviews.Lively - Hip and happening.Full of characterSeaside - Ideal for a seaside holiday.
Emerson on Hurumzi Zanzibar Town (Forodhani) 24 rooms from £139
A taste of the real Zanzibar at this rambling Stone Town palace. Rooms full of typical Zanzibari furniture and antiques, and have verandahs that overlook the rooftops and the Indian Ocean beyond. Fabulous roof top bar and restaurant. A Zanzibari romance.Local markets - Stock up on fabrics, shoes, spices and other gifts in the network of alleyways.Great walks - Explore the maze of alleys, shops and stalls of this Unesco-recognised town.Sailing - Rent a boat and sail to one of the nearby islands.Restrictions on children - Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.Recommended by - I Escape
Zanzibar Serena Inn Zanzibar Town 51 rooms from £301
A stunning hotel reminiscent of a colonial country club. White washed walls, crisp linen, dark wood furnishings. Each room has a private balcony with beautiful sea views. Multiple dining options specialise in Swahili cuisine and seafood. A great spot for seaside family fun or romantic breaks.Romantic Break - Romantic suites offer fourposter beds and private hammacks, in the evening dine under the stars listening to live Taarab music.Beach Life - Right on Stone Town's seafront with a range of beach side activities from dolphin swimming to snorkelling and diving.Sights nearby - Explore the narrow lanes of Stone Town the only functioning historical city in East Africa.Seaside - Ideal for a seaside holiday.Recommended by - Small Luxury Hotels