Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelHotel with private beach, full-service spa


Located in Stone Town, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within a 10-minute walk of Shangani Beach, Forodhani Gardens, and Old Fort. House of Wonders and Anglican Cathedral are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Catch some rays on Zanzibar Serena Hotel's private beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 42 individually furnished rooms feature WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Simply step outside to unwind on the hotel's beach. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Zanzibar Serena Hotel like an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

A complimentary breakfast is offered. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Zanzibar Serena Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 42 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Children's pool  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (4,779 TZS per 60 minutes surcharge)


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Baharia Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Terrace Seafood Restauran - Onsite restaurant.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach.

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include body treatments.

  • Body treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed


A city tax of US$ 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: TZS 4,779 (for 60 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 79.650 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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