The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar

Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania  show map
 2 stars
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The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The traditional The Swahili House Hotel is a great place in a market area of Zanzibar. Since 2008, it has been hosting guests in the center of Zanzibar.

It lies within 10 minutes' walk of Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, Forodhani Park and isola Nakupenda Beaches. The venue is set within 2 km from Zanzibar city center.

The Swahili House Hotel offers a fantastic view to its guests.

The property enjoys ideal location within a 10-minute drive to Kisauni airport.

Rooms

The Swahili House Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a closet and a separate toilet. Some rooms feature views over the Indian Ocean. Guests can make use of a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Indian dishes are served in the refurbished restaurant. The large bar serves a selection of wines, spirits and cocktails. Serving both food and drinks, Dockside Food Markets and Monsoon Restaurant are situated around 150 meters from the property.

Services

The hotel offers car rental services on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   22.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace

Room facilities

  • Bottled water
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Daybed
  • Fan/ Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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Hotel Address:

Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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City Center
  • Zanzibar
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Kisauni (ZNZ)
    7.7 km
Restaurants
  • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Eclectic)
    110 m
  • Dockside Food Markets
    100 m
Parks
  • Forodhani Park
    580 m
Beaches
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches
    580 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    22

Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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Standard Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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How to reach hotel

hotel The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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Hotel Address:

Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Get directions
City Center
  • Zanzibar
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Kisauni (ZNZ)
    7.7 km
Restaurants
  • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Eclectic)
    110 m
  • Dockside Food Markets
    100 m
Parks
  • Forodhani Park
    580 m
Beaches
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches
    580 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    22

The Swahili House Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center - 1.2 km

Places of interest

  • Hamamni Persian Baths - 300 m

Shopping areas

  • House of Wonders - 200 m
  • Old Fort of Zanzibar - 300 m
  • Peace Memorial Museum - 700 m

Business areas

  • The Zanzibar Curio shop - 200 m

Near the hotel

  • House of Wonders - 380 m
    Mizingani Rd, Stone Town
  • Palace Museum - 580 m
  • Shakti Temple - 580 m
  • Forodhani Park - 580 m
    On the Waterfront, Stone Town
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches - 580 m
    al largo delle coste di Zanzibar, Stone Town
  • Zanzibar Land Animal Park - 600 m
    Muungoni Village

Restaurants nearby

  • Cafe at Emerson Spice - 110 m

    Address: Tharia Street, Kiponda
    Phone: 255 24 22 32 776

    85% likes this, based on 182 reviews
    Cuisine: Eclectic
    Price Range: CAD 8 - CAD 46

  • House of Spices - 160 m

    Address: Kiponda street
    Phone: +255242231264

    83% likes this, based on 177 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: CAD 10 - CAD 20

  • Tower Top Restaurant - 190 m

    Address: 236 Hurumzi Street
    Phone: 255 24 22 32 784

    Price Range: CAD 9 - CAD 36

  • Dockside Food Markets - 100 m

  • Monsoon Restaurant - 190 m

    Address: Hurumzi St.

    63% likes this, based on 239 reviews
    Cuisine: African

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    22
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The Swahili House Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Swahili House

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 6 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
9.0
Service
8.7
Value
7.0
Location
9.5

Guest reviews

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Swahili House Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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    Hotel Address:

    Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Zanzibar
      1.3 km
    Airports
    • Kisauni (ZNZ)
      7.7 km
    Restaurants
    • Cafe at Emerson Spice (cuisine: Eclectic)
      110 m
    • Dockside Food Markets
      100 m
    Parks
    • Forodhani Park
      580 m
    Beaches
    • isola Nakupenda Beaches
      580 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of floors:
      5
    • Number of rooms:
      22