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3.8 of 5 guest rating
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Suite
Room with view
377 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Deluxe Double Room
Room with view
377 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Single Room
Room with view
269 square feet
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Sea View
Room with view
323 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star beach retreat just steps from Shangani Beach

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in Stone Town, this beach hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Old Fort and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Nakupenda Beach. Forodhani Gardens and House of Wonders are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

This hotel features 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a business center, and conference space.

Room Amenities

All 15 rooms provide conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, room service, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Africa House Hotel

Shangani, Zanzibar Town,

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room. Event facilities measuring 861 square feet (80 square meters) include conference space. This beach hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2016.

Africa House Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1900
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 80
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Free reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 861
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 15
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swahili

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Africa House Hotel offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and complimentary bottled water. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Separate sitting area
  • Shower only
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service

Where to Eat

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

Tradewinds - This beachfront restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20.0 per night.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed

Union Pay

24-hour check-in

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 15 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 0
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.0 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Africa House Hotel
  • Africa House Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Africa House Zanzibar Town
  • The Africa House Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
  • Africa Hotel Stone Town

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, 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.

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