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170 Gizenga Street, Stone Town , NONE Zanzibar City, Tanzania – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 34 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Jafferji House & Spa.
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge in a crib.
One child from 4 to 12 years is charged USD 50 per person per night in an extra bed.
One older child or adult is charged USD 80 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 34 reviews
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Mizingani Seafront Hotel is situated just a 2-minute walk from the Zanzibar Ferry Terminal. The hotel offers a restaurant, outdoor pool and 24-hour front desk.
Score from 120 reviews Excellent
Located in Zanzibar City, the unique and historical Zanzibar Coffee House offers individually designed rooms and suites. It features a coffee shop and a roof top terrace, overlooking Stone Town.
Score from 153 reviews Excellent
Stone Town Cafe B&B offers accommodation in Zanzibar City. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. A flat-screen TV is provided. There is luggage storage space at the property.
Score from 14 reviews Very good
Doubletree By Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town is located within 7 kilometres from the Zanzibar International Airport.
Score from 57 reviews Excellent
April 17, 2015
layout, service, warmness
February 28, 2015
Everything. The rooms are lovely, the breakfast delicious and the location is wonderful.
January 15, 2015
Not by the water, which is ok for me and no pool, also ok for me. Can get beer and alcohol only in room or at rooftop dining area. Wifi works well in restaurant, not so well in the room.
Friendly and clean. Beautifully decorated with Zanzabarian art and craft. Restaurant meals very good and breakfast plentiful. Rooftop dining area serves alcohol (at least beer) which cannot be obtained in the restaurant due to religious restrictions. View from rooftop ok, but not special. Overall very quiet. Fine AC and ceiling fans.
January 12, 2015
Although the hotel accepts credit cards, it took forever for the staff to get the credit card machine working when we checked out. The Wifi was okay but not great.
Absolutely beautiful old house in an amazing location near everything in Stone Town. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Attached restaurant had very good food.
January 6, 2015
no WiFi around reception area
Helpful n sweet staffs ， wooden room with many nice decorations including many rock styles ab Mercury ^_^All made me feel amazing。
January 4, 2015
From the moment we stepped into Jafferji House, we felt that the long flight hours from Europe to Stone Town was all worth it! The atmosphere, the 'positive karma' in every single detail, the highly attentive and very, very friendly staff, the commodities available, just awesome! Thank you Jafferji Team for the unforgetable Experiende
October 30, 2014
electricty. street dealers
hotel and rooms likes an art gallery. everybody shukd see once.
September 5, 2014
The overall ambience and character of Jafferji House is unique. Well worth a stay and close to the sea but in the old City
August 23, 2014
The design of the hotel is incredible. The service level of the staff was excellent, totally I recommend this hotel to whom will visit Stone Town
August 23, 2014
The front desk staff could use additional training on customer service. There were minor hassles dealing with them. I had pre-paid for our room, but the girl at the desk when we arrived didn't notice and tried to get me to pay again, and it took some pack and forth for her to realize I had paid. Then when we were leaving, the guy tried to make me pay an extra $50 for our daughter's extra bed, though I had paid for that as part of the original rate, and it again took a while and me pulling out my printed emailed and him making several phone calls to someone (manager?) til it was resolved. Then I paid my balance, with a credit card, and a few minutes later when I was literally walking out the door, he said he "forgot" to charge the 5% fee for using a credit card, so I had to go back and pay more. It was just like $3, but a better run place would have just written it off. It's a shame because everything else about the place was great, but I left with a negative feeling because dealing with this desk attendant was such a hassle. One more thing--could be positive or negative--the bathroom at least in our suite was "open concept," that is, there were no doors/separation between the bathroom/toilet and the sleeping area. This might be a challenge depending on who's in your party and your privacy preferences!!
The rooms and decor throughout the place is phenomenal. It felt like we were living in a Zanzibari palace. We had the Spice Suite which was very cool and had a little extra bed perfect for our daughter. The restaurant was very good, nicely prepared, reasonably prices, and full of local flavor; our few meals there were the best we had in 8 days on the island. The location is fantastic--on a pedestrian street one block from the water and Forhodani Park/Gardens and within walking distance of everything (though I wish I had known it was on a pedestrian street--you can't drive up to the door, so be ready to park a ways away and carry/pull your bags through narrow alleys to get to the hotel). The park has a nice playground that we took our daughter to a few times.
August 12, 2014
We felt extremely safe here. The staff were helpful. Wifi was reliable and their breakfast was awesome.
July 26, 2014
Personnel was friendly, but then, not up to expectations considering the price level of the hotel
Great location in the midst of stone town
July 15, 2014
a bit overpriced
- great location - our Princes Salme Suite was huge and very nicely decorated - everything feels in place and the design of the whole hotel is fantastic
July 10, 2014
No alcohol was sold. The mosquito nets had wholes.
The decor is beautiful. The fusion of cultural artifacts makes it very special. The breakfast was also good, apart from the coffee that was horrible.
May 27, 2014
The expensive bill error on departure The length of time it took to check out The rooms were a little too dark
The excellent reception at arrival Good quality / high end accommodation The lounge areas are good
May 26, 2014
very friendly and professional staff, fabulous design and interior of the hotel
May 4, 2014
Warm water for the bath tub outside was not sufficient and breakfast should be served on the balcony (SPA balcony) instead of the restaurant.
Very nice upgrade to Kamasutra Suite with outside bath - Most random place ever and highly recommended for H-mooner's
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