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Room type

Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Family Suite

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Get an overview of this hotel4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Location

Located in Zanzibar Town, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within 6 mi (10 km) of Anglican Cathedral, Shangani Beach, and Forodhani Gardens. Prison Island and Livingstone's House are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

At Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar, catch some rays at the beach, pamper yourself at the full-service spa, or enjoy snorkeling.

Room Amenities

All 13 rooms offer free WiFi, furnished balconies, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free newspapers, and free bottled water.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities like snorkeling and sailing.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. The hotel offers a restaurant. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a garden, and a terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar is a smoke-free property.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Hair salon 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 13 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1994 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • In-room safe 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Turndown service 
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Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Raintree Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Mangrove Bar - This bar overlooks the ocean.

Sundowner Bar - Onsite bar.

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Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Boat tours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Sailing on site 

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include massages, body scrubs, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at noon

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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

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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.

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 24000 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: TZS 6 (one way), (from 7 to 16 years old)
  • Late check-out fee: TZS 128000
  • 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.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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