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4.3 of 5 guest rating
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Family Room
396 square feet
3 Twin Beds 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
195 square feet
1 Queen Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Twin Room
Room with view
195 square feet
3 Twin Beds 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed
256 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star central hotel connected to a shopping center in Stone Town

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

Located in Stone Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of House of Wonders and Shangani Beach. Nakupenda Beach is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 51 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include room service and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Maru Maru Hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

Event facilities measuring 500 square feet (46 square meters) include a conference center. This Zanzibar Town hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 5 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Maru Maru Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Conference space size (meters) - 46
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Luggage storage
  • Conference space size (feet) - 500
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 51
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Swahili

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Maru Maru Hotel offers 51 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 24-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. This Zanzibar Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Individually furnished
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Cable TV service

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

Terrace Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this rooftop bar specializes in Asian cuisine. Happy hour is offered.

Terrace Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Coffee Lounge - Overlooking the garden, this lobby lounge serves light fare only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TZS 114500 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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 cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2260 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: TZS 43510 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 114500 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Maru
  • Maru Hotel
  • Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
  • Maru Maru Hotel
  • Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Maru Maru Zanzibar Town

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and 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.

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