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This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located on the beachfront in St Leonards on Sea, The Zanzibar offers a self-catered holiday home with complimentary Wi-Fi and secure parking for up to 2 cars.

The holiday home comes with 8 rooms with attached bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room and lounge offering sea views, bar, breakfast station and flat screen TV. Some bedrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows. Complimentary luxury toiletries, bathrobes and slippers are provided.

Guests can relax in the garden which comes with a large hot tub.

Zanzibar is opposite from the beach and the promenade is ideal for walking, cycling or running. The old part of town is around a 20-minute walk and is full of independent shops, pubs and eateries. The Blue Reef Aquarium and amusement arcades are 1 miles away and White Rock Theater and Hastings Pier can be reached in 5 minutes’ walk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Zanzibar has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 2, 2008

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking available

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 16
Holiday Home
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed and 2 sofa beds
  • Bedroom 2: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 6: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 7: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 8: 1 queen bed
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About Zanzibar

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  • Is there a fridge in the room?

    Yes, there are mini fridges in every room

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    Answered on October 12, 2019
  • Are pets allowed at this hotel?

    Dogs are permitted (by prior agreement) with an additional £50 cleaning fee.

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Property info

This former award-winning boutique Hotel in the trendy St Leonards area of Hastings boasts exceptional sea-views from all the major rooms. Eight ensuite bedrooms comfortably sleep 16 to 18 while the ground-floor offers excellent reception rooms, a well-equipped kitchen and a terraced garden with BBQ, outdoor dining area and hot-tub. High-speed internet is available throughout the property and Netflix is available in all the bedrooms. High-quality bed linen, REN toiletries, luxury bath oils, fluffy bathrobes and complimentary slippers are all provided for maximum lounging. The bedrooms are spotlessly clean and maintained to a high standard. There are 2 parking spaces for your use in a secure car park nearby and there is further free, unrestricted on-street parking in ‘Warrior square’ (approx. 50m from the house). 'Zanzibar' is 30 metres from the beach. Exit the house in either direction and you have miles of wide flat promenade along the top of the beach; ideal for walking, running, scooting or cycling. The Pubs, restaurants, cafes, bakeries, take-aways, convenience stores and antique shops of St Leonards are all within easy reach.

Neighborhood info

Zanzibar House in Hastings is a Five Star base from which to explore Rye, Eastbourne, Brighton,and the rest of Sussex and 1066 Country.

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, French, Latvian, Russian

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • White Rock Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Battle Abbey
    5.5 miles
  • Battle Golf Club
    6.7 miles
  • Camber Castle
    9.5 miles
  • Herstmonceux Castle
    10 miles
  • Great Dixter
    10 miles
  • Bodiam Castle
    10.3 miles
  • Pevensey Castle
    10.3 miles
  • Rye Golf Club
    10.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Camber Sands
    11.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Hastings Beach
    50 feet
  • St. Leonards On Sea Beach
    1,850 feet
  • Bulverhythe Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Bexhill Beach
    2.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Cooden Beach
    6.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Gatwick Airport
    38.4 miles
  • London Southend Airport
    49.9 miles
  • London City Airport
    50.3 miles
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Amenities of Zanzibar
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs GBP 5 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Shared kitchen
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Spa tub
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Hot tub
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Common Areas
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Beach
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
Services & Extras
  • Executive lounge access
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Latvian
  • Russian
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Sustainability initiatives

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4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

No cribs or extra beds are available.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Zanzibar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

The fine print

Please note that late check-in and check-out can be arranged at an extra cost.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Zanzibar of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Zanzibar

  • Zanzibar has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 8 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Zanzibar.

  • Zanzibar can accommodate this group size:

    • 16 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Zanzibar on this page.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Zanzibar on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Zanzibar (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Zanzibar by:

    • Train 1h 20min

  • Yes, Zanzibar is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Zanzibar is 0.8 miles from the center of Hastings.

  • Check-in at Zanzibar is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Zanzibar may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Zanzibar offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Mini golf
    • Beachfront
    • Body treatments
    • Horseback riding
    • Facial treatments
    • Beach
    • Beauty services
    • Waxing services