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Featured Zanzibar Independent Hotels

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Best Western Plus Zanzibar

Best Western Plus Zanzibar

Kinu Cha Taa, Malindi, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (6 reviews)
Excellent location for tours The front desk and staff in the restaurant had excellent customer service - 

$65

$65
Mizingani Seafront Hotel

Mizingani Seafront Hotel

Mizingani Road, Malindi district, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (41 reviews)
Not given the room I paid for My room (11) overlooked a backyard which was busy during the day. Engine noise and banging started … - 

$92

$92
Kisiwa House

Kisiwa House

572 Baghani Street, Zanzibar Town
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (50 reviews)
Great Base for Exploring Stone Town One of the Cleanest and best maintained hotels in Stone Town, It is a short walk away from the more … - 

$85

$85
Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa

Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa

Nungwi Road, Nungwi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (45 reviews)
Very good all in all Good service. Needs more variety on food between the days and different meals. Birds are on the eat … - 

$302

$302
Villa Kiva

Villa Kiva

Matemwe, Matemwe
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (29 reviews)
Beautiful setting. Excellent stay, food very good, staff so friendly and efficient, beautiful place! - 

$107

$107
Azao Resort & Spa

Azao Resort & Spa

Uroa to Pongwe Road, Pongwe
4.0 out of 5.0

$65

$65
Dhow Palace Hotel

Dhow Palace Hotel

Kenyatta Road / Baghani Street, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (42 reviews)
Nice hotel with character Our stay was flowless. Note that the hotel has no parking but they allow parking in the sister hote … - 

$92

$92
The Residence Zanzibar

The Residence Zanzibar

Mchangamle, Kizimkazi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (16 reviews)
Beautiful oasis Had a wonderful time - just wish we had another day or two to spend at the resort without going on … - 

$576

$576
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (47 reviews)
Staff and location were great! All was excellent. I suggest that they upgrade the flooring in the rooms as they look old and dirty … - 

$112

$112
Sahari Zanzibar

Sahari Zanzibar

East Coast, Zanzibar, Bwejuu
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (33 reviews)
Beautiful beach front hotel with wonderful staff We loved our holiday here. The hotel was clean and had a lovely private pool. Plenty of sun lounger … - 

$79

$79
Maru Maru Hotel

Maru Maru Hotel

Gizenga Street, Shangani, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (100 reviews)
Great location! Loved that you can walk everywhere ... right in the middle of the shops , Forodhani nite market , O … - 

$111

$111
Zanzibar Hotel

Zanzibar Hotel

Off Bhangani Street, Zanzibar Town
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (20 reviews)
Nice hotel with staff eager to please Hotel accommodated our request for two twin beds. For the first night, they gave us two separate ro … - 

$59

$59
Dhow Inn

Dhow Inn

Paje Beach, Paje
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (15 reviews)
Beautiful view, ok food and reception team Our room was clean, comfortable, and had all the amenities you want including delicious smelling sh … - 

$135

$135
Jafferji House and Spa

Jafferji House and Spa

170 Gizenga Street, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (40 reviews)
Charming authentic town house Beautifully decorated great style, antique furniture, wonderful photographs and books throughout. S … - 

$107

$107
Africa House Hotel

Africa House Hotel

Shangani, Zanzibar Town
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (30 reviews)
Lovely hotel with good bar/resraurant The hotel is a beautiful building, with really nice Arabic style rooms. There are two restaurants, … - 

$93

$93
Mnarani Beach Cottages

Mnarani Beach Cottages

North Coast, Nungwi
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (7 reviews)
Best reasonably priced hotel in Nungwi! On returning from a dissapointing stay at noisy, busy Kendwa, it was an absolute pleasure to stay i … - 
Al Johari Zanzibar

Al Johari Zanzibar

116 Shangani (Stone Town), Zanzibar Town
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (29 reviews)
Conveniently located in Stone Town Situated in centre of old Stone Town with narrow alleyways around it so no traffic noise! ATM nearb … - 

$52

$52
Paradise Beach Resort

Paradise Beach Resort

Road Marumbi (between Chwaka - Uroa), Uroa
4.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (30 reviews)
The location near the beach was great The entertainment activities like volleyball, yoga, etc. was excellent - 

$68

$68
Zanzibar Queen Hotel

Zanzibar Queen Hotel

Matemwe Beach, Matemwe
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (7 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
Smiles Beach Hotel

Smiles Beach Hotel

North Coast of Zanzibar, Nungwi
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (32 reviews)
Good Cons: not the best shore but a few minutes walking distance to better ones. Breakfast was not fresh … - 

$136

$136
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Independent Zanzibar Hotel Guide

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