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Set in a historical building, Al Johari is located in Zanzibar City and features a spa, library and restaurant. It offers free WiFi and the Forodhani Gardens is within a 10-minute walk.

With Zanzibari décor, the elegant rooms feature air conditioning and come complete with a mosquito net, flat-screen satellite TV and telephone. The private bathrooms have a shower and free toiletries.

Breakfast is served at Al Johari and the Fusion Restaurant features fresh seafood and a variety of dishes. At the lounge offers views of the Indian Ocean and there is a 24-hour front desk. Explore Stone Town, which features a market, museums or take a leisure stroll to the beach.

Zanzibar International Airport is 4.7 miles away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Zanzibar City, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Al Johari has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 26, 2014

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Zanzibar City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Breakfast Info

Continental


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Al Johari

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Stone Town Beach

    7.1 Good beach
    250 feet from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • how much for the Airport Shuttle pickup and drop?
    hello shuttle from airport is 20usd. thanks
    Answered on January 20, 2022
  • Hi is there a shuttle from the airport to the hotel ?
    yes we do have shuttle from airport to the hotel.
    Answered on June 23, 2021
  • Nahitaji mawasiliano ya simu namba nieze kuwapigia
    asante namba aikubali
    Answered on January 20, 2022
  • Can i ask for an extra bed? How much is it per day?
    For extra bed, superior room has to be booked.
    Answered on June 18, 2022
  • Do you have swimming pool
    no
    Answered on March 11, 2020
Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Zanzibar Fusion and Lounge

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of Al Johari
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

House rules Al Johari takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

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

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
9 - 17 years
Extra bed by request
$30 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Al Johari accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Al Johari 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Al Johari

  • Room options at Al Johari include:

    • Single
    • Double

  • Al Johari has 1 restaurant:

    • Zanzibar Fusion and Lounge

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

    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour

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

  • Guests staying at Al Johari can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Al Johari is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Al Johari is 1.5 miles from the center of Zanzibar City.