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

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The Swahili House Hotel is situated in the center of Zanzibar near Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, Malindi Mosque and House of Wonders . The Swahili House Hotel has been welcoming guests to its beautiful rooms since 2008.

The city center is about 20 minutes on foot. A cathedral, a museum and a mosque lie a short distance away.

The hotel features ideal location with proximity to gardens and a harbour.

Kisauni airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from The Swahili House Hotel.

Rooms

Rooms of The Swahili House Hotel are appointed with free Wi-Fi, a closet, a work desk, a CD player and a separate toilet. Most of the rooms overlook the Indian Ocean enticing guests to enjoy a fantastic view. Bathrooms come with a bathtub, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can unwind in the rooftop restaurant, which serves fresh Indian cuisine. The large bar serves a selection of wines, spirits and cocktails. Dockside Food Markets and Monsoon Restaurant offer an assortment of dishes within 150 meters of the property.

Services

Guests will enjoy using car rentals when exploring the sites of Zanzibar.

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

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

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

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. 

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

Rooms and availability

The Swahili House photos Room
Deluxe Double or Twin Room
  • Room size:

    21 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Mosquito net
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
Room Description:

This air-conditioned room includes a fan and the bed is draped in mosquito nets. The private bathroom includes a shower and free toiletries are provided for guests to make use of during their stay. An extra single bed can be placed in some of the rooms on request. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years (see Hotel Policies). The extra person rates vary according to the season and may be lower than indicated in the policies.

The Swahili House Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.2 km

Shopping areas

  • The Zanzibar Curio shop200 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Hamamni Persian Baths300 m

Museums

  • House of Wonders200 m
  • Old Fort of Zanzibar300 m
  • Peace Memorial Museum700 m

Near the hotel

  • House of Wonders 380 m
    Mizingani Rd, Stone Town
  • Palace Museum 580 m
  • Shakti Temple580 m
  • Forodhani Park580 m
    On the Waterfront, Stone Town
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches580 m
    al largo delle coste di Zanzibar, Stone Town
  • Zanzibar Land Animal Park 600 m
    Muungoni Village

Restaurants nearby

  • Cafe at Emerson Spice110 m

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

    85% likes this, based on 182 reviews
    Cuisine: Eclectic
    Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 42

  • House of Spices160 m

    Address: Kiponda street
    Phone: +255242231264

    83% likes this, based on 177 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: CAD 9 - CAD 18

  • Tower Top Restaurant190 m

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

    Price Range: CAD 8 - CAD 33

  • Dockside Food Markets100 m

  • Monsoon Restaurant190 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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Pongwe Beach Hotel
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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
    Show big map »

    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