Emerson Spice Hotel

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace
Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace

Overview of Emerson Spice Hotel

Emerson Spice Hotel

3.5 star property

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
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Stone Town, Zanzibar Town

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNakupenda Beach11 min walk
  • AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)30 min drive
  • Popular LocationJambiani Beach49 min drive
  • Popular LocationNungwi Beach75 min drive

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About this area

Zanzibar Town

Located near the beach, Emerson Spice Hotel is in Stone Town, a neighborhood in Zanzibar Town. Livingstone's House and Old Fort are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Prison Island and Nakupenda Beach. With kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Christ Church Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • House of Wonders - 5 min walk
  • Nakupenda Beach - 11 min walk
  • Jambiani Beach - 49 min drive
  • Nungwi Beach - 75 min drive

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tea House Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • Lukmaan - 4 min walk
  • Old Fort - 4 min walk
  • Ma shaa allah cafe - 4 min walk
  • Mercury's Restaurant - 4 min walk

About this property

Emerson Spice Hotel

Colonial Zanzibar Town hotel in Stone Town with 2 restaurants
Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a bar/lounge and concierge services. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance.
Emerson Spice Hotel offers 10 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Zanzibar Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hair dryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Languages spoken

English, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • Street parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Rooftop restaurant
  • Secret Garden

Family friendly

  • In-room child care (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Outdoors

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shampoo
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between April 21 and May 20.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night
  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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 25 per vehicle (one-way)

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

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 may be 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 onsite parking is available
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and high chair
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Emerson Spice Hotel Hotel
Emerson Spice Hotel Zanzibar Town
Emerson Spice Hotel Hotel Zanzibar Town

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Overall score and ratings

4.9

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 21 reviews
5 - Excellent 86%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 21 reviews
4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 21 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 21 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 21 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

5.0/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.8/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
beautiful property with the best customer service I have ever experienced. Even better than the 5 star resorts on the island.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best in town!
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020