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Park Hyatt Zanzibar
5 out of 5
Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
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4.8/5Exceptional! (139 reviews)

"Amazing property in a truly stunning place. Staff were soo friendly and helpful. Rooms were beautiful, clean, amazing views of the ocean/beach. Can’t recommend this property more"…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
4 out of 5
90 / 90A Shanghani, Zanzibar Town
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4.5/5Wonderful! (348 reviews)

"The hotel is nice! The AC worked well, the WIFI was OK, but not great, the dinner was delicious! The workers were very nice and they went above and beyond! The only I didn’t like was that I paid for a breakfast buffet, but during the two mornings, it was served a la Carte and it was kinda slow. Other ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
Emerson Spice Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
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4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"The rooms were beautiful and the food in the roof top restaurant was brilliant!! The staff were lovely and so friendly and helpful. My only negative is that it was very loud at night. The first two nights we were kept awake by noise from the street- motor bikes, people talking etc. The hotel does ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Emerson Spice Hotel
Zanzibar Serena Hotel
5 out of 5
Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
The price is $265 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (157 reviews)

"Location was fantastic on the water and the pool was wonderful. It is a bit old and for the expensive price I did not feel it was a good value for money. To charge these prices they need to do do more renovations and educate staff to be more attentive. They are very disorganized at reception and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Zanzibar Serena Hotel
Beyt al Salaam
4 out of 5
Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
The price is $62 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (110 reviews)
Great place!

"We stayed at this lovely boutique hotel where the staff were fantastic, especially Bianca and Rukia, who went out of their way to help us. The room was lovely, but it had a major problem with the electrics and a leak in the bathroom. They didn’t have any other rooms available at the hotel, so they ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Beyt al Salaam
Zanzibar Coffee House
3.5 out of 5
Mkunazini, Zanzibar Town
The price is $99 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)

"Full of character and the roof top restaurant was wonderful"…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Zanzibar Coffee House
Shaba Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
Uwanja Wa Shaba, Zanzibar Town
The price is $34 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (57 reviews)
Great cozy place in stone town

"The room that we stayed was beautiful and very clean. The top terrace is falling apart, they should change the wood. It was a great place to stay in the middle of stone town. Easy to walk around. Only one street gets pretty dark at night when you are returning to the hotel. The service was good, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Shaba Boutique Hotel
Africa House Hotel
4 out of 5
Shangani, Zanzibar Town
The price is $64 per night
3.8/5Good! (153 reviews)
Great old hotel

"Great old hotel, not over restored. Air con rooms. Very nice atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Africa House Hotel
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
4 out of 5
Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town
The price is $57 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (358 reviews)

"The Tembo hotel offers a very unique location, on a beautiful beach where small local boats are waiting to take you on a tour of beautiful small islets a few miles off the coast. Its historical setting and romantic architecture definitely add to the experience. The hotel is also at the center of ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
Maru Maru Hotel
4 out of 5
Gizenga Street, Shangani, Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar
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4.3/5Excellent! (375 reviews)

"Really a great location, close to all the amenities you can ask for. In particular the roof top restaurant with great views of the ocean was just great."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

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Stone Town, Zanzibar Town Hotel Information

Top Stone Town Accommodations

Hoping to find the best beds in Stone Town? Within a convenient 3-mile radius of Stone Town travelers can select from 29 Expedia-listed hotels.

The Zanzibar Serena Hotel and the Mashariki Palace Hotel are worth a look. They are just a hop, skip and a jump away. If that’s not enough for you, you can also contemplate the Zanzibar Palace Hotel and the Jafferji House and Spa.

One of the relatively small number of budget-oriented accommodations here is the House of Spices.

If you still haven't found what you're looking for, you might want to consider checking out the Residence Zanzibar and the Zanzi Resort, which are 25 miles and 8 miles from the heart of Stone Town. Jetsetters looking for something else can book accommodations at the Dream of Zanzibar and the Diamonds Mapenzi Beach - All Inclusive, 19 miles and 19 miles away.

Some close by places to visit in Zanzibar are Kama and Marumbi. Kama is 8 miles to the north of Stone Town, while Marumbi is 16 miles to the east. Kama hotels and apartments include the Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge and Sea Cliff Resort & Spa. The Uroa Bay Beach Resort and Chwaka Bay Resort are some of the hotels and apartments in Marumbi.

Why not spend an afternoon rubbing shoulders with fellow sports enthusiasts? Tanzania National Stadium is the spot to be at match time. For tourists who are keen on staying in the area around the stadium, the most convenient options are the Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro or the Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel.

How to Get to Stone Town

Zanzibar International Airport is situated 4 miles away from Stone Town. Travelers who wish to stay close by can easily secure a room at the Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins or the Zanzibar Beach Resort.

Frequently asked questions

What is Stone Town like?
Stone Town is a historic neighborhood known for its array of dining options and major shopping area. Looking for sights you might find in a travel guide about Stone Town? Consider a visit to Shangani Beach while you’re in the neighborhood. You’ll find 109 hotels and other accommodations in Stone Town to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater Zanzibar Town area.
What's a favorite hotel to stay in Stone Town?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town is the highest ranked property in Stone Town. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located steps from Shangani Beach. Other favorite options in the area include Shaba Boutique Hotel and Tembo House Hotel & Apartments.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Stone Town, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in Stone Town.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Stone Town?
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What are the top things to see and do in Stone Town?
Christ Church Cathedral, Old Fort, and House of Wonders are some local landmarks to explore in Stone Town. You could also plan a visit to Shangani Beach or Forodhani Gardens while you’re in the neighborhood. Nakupenda Beach, Zanzibar Ferry Terminal, and Livingstone’s House are just a few of the places to visit in and around Stone Town. You might also plan a visit to Chapwani Island when you’re sightseeing in Zanzibar Town.

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