Emerson Spice Hotel

3.5 star property
3.5-star Zanzibar Town hotel in Stone Town with 2 restaurants

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Emerson Spice Hotel

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Room (Violetta) | Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace
Free daily continental breakfast
Property entrance
Room (Belle) | Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace
Room (Belle) | Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace

Overview of Emerson Spice Hotel

9.6 out of 10 Exceptional
9.6/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry
Stone Town, Zanzibar Town

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSlave Market3 min walk
  • Popular LocationShangani Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationForodhani Gardens6 min walk
  • AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)15 min drive

Room options

Room (Camille)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room (Violetta)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room (Semele)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Design Twin Room (Mimi)

  • 344 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Large Twin Beds

Room (Belle)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Zanzibar Town

Located near the beach, Emerson Spice Hotel is in Stone Town, a neighborhood in Zanzibar Town. Slave Market and Hamamni Persian Baths are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Masingini Forest and Shangani Beach. Kariakoo Amusement Park and Siso Spice Farm are also worth visiting. With kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • House of Wonders - 3 min walk
  • Slave Market - 3 min walk
  • Darajani Market - 4 min walk
  • Shangani Beach - 6 min walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 17 min drive


  • Secret Garden - 1 min walk
  • Lukmaan - 4 min walk
  • Ma Shaa Allah - 4 min walk
  • Tea House - 2 min walk
  • The Silk Route - 6 min walk

About this property

Emerson Spice Hotel

3.5-star hotel located in Stone Town
Consider a stay at Emerson Spice Hotel and take advantage of free continental breakfast, a terrace, and a garden. Enjoy seafood, al fresco dining, and garden views at the two onsite restaurants. In addition to laundry facilities and a bar, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • A roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge), a porter/bellhop, and outdoor furniture
  • Beach towels, luggage storage, and a front-desk safe
  • Tour/ticket assistance and secured bicycle storage
Room features
All guestrooms are individually furnished, and offer comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to perks like free WiFi and free bottled water.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with deep soaking tubs and free toiletries
  • Wardrobes/closets, ceiling fans, and daily housekeeping


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


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

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • A bar/lounge

Restaurants on site

  • Rooftop restaurant
  • Secret Garden

Things to do

  • Bicycle storage

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Guidebooks
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Turndown service


  • Beach towels
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace


  • No elevator


  • At least 10% of profits reinvested in community and sustainability
  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs
  • At least 80% of food locally-sourced
  • At least 80% organic food
  • Biodegradable coffee stirrers available
  • Biodegradable drinking straws available
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used
  • Local artist showcase
  • Local culture and ecosystem education
  • Locally-owned and organized tours and activities
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • No plastic soft drink bottles
  • No plastic water bottles
  • Reusable cups
  • Reusable tableware
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian breakfast available
  • Vegetarian dining options

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Partially-open bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Limited room service


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Electrical adapters
  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Laptop workspace
  • Water-efficient toilets

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