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Featured Zanzibar Independent Hotels

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Mizingani Seafront Hotel

Mizingani Seafront Hotel

Mizingani Road, Malindi district, Zanzibar Town
4.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (117 reviews)
All good except staff try to sell trips/taxi for double price. Not Hotel fault as they do it on the … - 

$110

$110
Kisiwa House

Kisiwa House

572 Baghani Street, Zanzibar Town
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (152 reviews)
AMAZING and worth it!! Staff were so sweet and helpful, breakfast was fantastic and the room was beautiful. Location was e … - 

$76

$76
Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa

Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa

Nungwi Road, Nungwi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (120 reviews)
Incredible Beach and Facilities We had one of the most incredible experiences ever at Hideaway. As frequent travellers we were extr … - 

$378

$378
Jafferji House and Spa

Jafferji House and Spa

170 Gizenga Street, Zanzibar Town
4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (101 reviews)
A gem In the middle of stonetown. Beautiful interior clean and very quaint Friendly staff Comfy bed Not on the beach but within 5 min … - 

$116

$116
Dhow Palace Hotel

Dhow Palace Hotel

Kenyatta Road / Baghani Street, Zanzibar Town
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (122 reviews)
Great location. Historic building. Air conditioning very noisy - 

$92

$92
Al-Minar Hotel

Al-Minar Hotel

Plot 96 Shangani, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (163 reviews)
Mosquito net was attached to a rail which was not working. Room was very hot during the night. Othe … - 

$64

$64
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town
4.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (134 reviews)
Great hotel right on the beach We stayed for 4 nights, gave us the feel of Zanzibar, large pool, breakfast on the beach, Good choi … - 

$130

$130
Maru Maru Hotel

Maru Maru Hotel

Gizenga Street, Shangani, Zanzibar Town
4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (303 reviews)
Great Location Great location. The staff were really friendly and accommodating. Rooms were very clean and beds co … - 

$110

$110
Zanzibar Queen Hotel

Zanzibar Queen Hotel

Matemwe Beach, Matemwe
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (8 reviews)
Best hotel I've been to it was my best hotel experience and I've traveled quite a lot. The standard is a relaxed 5*+ hotels … - 

$203

$203
Pongwe Beach Hotel

Pongwe Beach Hotel

Pongwe Beach, Pongwe
3.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (45 reviews)
A little bit of heaven Pongwe Beach is a wonderful little boutique hotel, on a private beach that is possibly the most bea … - 

$169

$169
Cristal Resort

Cristal Resort

Paje Beach, Paje
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (17 reviews)
Cristal Resort Experince (December 2017) - Paje Myself and my wife stayed for 6 nights in B-6 (in one of the beach rooms) - the view of the ocean f … - 

$101

$101
Kisiwa on the Beach

Kisiwa on the Beach

Paje Beach, Paje
4.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (42 reviews)
Beautiful hotel near white sand beach Excellent hotel I love it. I recomend pepole to visit it - 

$153

$153
Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar

Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar

Kiwengwa Beach, North East Coast, Kiwengwa
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (76 reviews)
Great hotel. Would definitely recommend. Never felt like it was overcrowded. The staff were friendl … - 

$303

$303
Hakuna Majiwe Lodge

Hakuna Majiwe Lodge

South East Coast, Paje
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (7 reviews)
Lovely friendly hotel in a great location I really couldn’t fault this hotel we had a fabulous time. It is rustic and simple and you mustn’t … - 

$220

$220
Mvuvi Boutique Resort

Mvuvi Boutique Resort

East Coast, Kiwengwa
4.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (31 reviews)
Lovely hotel on fantastic beach We loved this place, food excellent, staff amazing, and a quiet beach with stunning views and powde … - 

$147

$147
Smiles Beach Hotel

Smiles Beach Hotel

North Coast of Zanzibar, Nungwi
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (112 reviews)
Nice hotel, would recommend Came to the hotel for a quick stay and was a good place to stay. Nice location, close to all the lo … - 

$136

$136
The Island Beach Resort

The Island Beach Resort

Chukwani, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (8 reviews)
Nice hotel, not big, but very cozy We had a nice holiday with good ocean view, relaxing and interesting activities. Enjoyed every mome … - 

$65

$65
Villa Kiva

Villa Kiva

Matemwe, Matemwe
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (110 reviews)
Lovely beachfront hotel in tranquil settings Hotel has a cosy homely feel perfect to relax and chill out . Nice location on the beach but like a … - 

$96

$96
Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort Zanzibar

Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort Zanzibar

Mchangamble beach, Kizimkazi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (63 reviews)
Very good experience. Clean, comfortable, and quite. - 

$231

$231
Jambiani Villas

Jambiani Villas

Jambiani Kigibija, Jambiani
4.5 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (10 reviews)
Luxury and relaxation wrapped in one! We had a very relaxing stay at Jambiani Villas. The villa is contemporary, spacious and in a perfec … - 

$178

$178
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Independent Zanzibar Hotel Guide

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You’ll find best-in-class amenities like clean rooms and quiet atmospheres, and some Zanzibar Independent locations may even offer extra little benefits and discounts for frequent travelers.