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

Location

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 51 individually furnished rooms feature free 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

Walk outside to smell the salt air and watch the ocean waves from 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.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast as well as a complimentary manager's reception (may not be available daily). 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. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. 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 (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 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 - 51 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 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 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Baharia Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Terrace Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

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 

Accessibility

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

Check-in time starts at noon

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

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

Fees

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.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Serena Zanzibar
  • Serena Hotel Zanzibar
  • Serena Zanzibar
  • Serena Zanzibar Hotel
  • Zanzibar Serena
  • Zanzibar Serena Hotel

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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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