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Located in Zanzibar City, 1312 feet from The Zanzibar Curio shop, Al-Minar Hotel has a terrace and a shared lounge. With free WiFi, this 3-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and a concierge service. Peace Memorial Museum is 2297 feet from the hotel. Guest rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a kettle, a shower, free toiletries and a wardrobe. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. At the hotel, rooms include a seating area. The daily breakfast offers continental and buffet options. Old Fort of Zanzibar is 984 feet from Al-Minar Hotel Zanzibar, while House of Wonders is a 5-minute walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Zanzibar City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3

This property told us they’re making large investments and efforts toward sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.1
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.6
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
8.4
High score for Zanzibar City
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Bhavnish
    TanzaniaTanzania
    Nice clean hotel, value for money. Located in a nice area.
  • Zainab
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The mattress was so comfortable. I had good night sleep
  • Hakyung
    South KoreaSouth Korea
    Exellent staff with great location, reasonable price

Hotel area info

Amenities of Al-Minar Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Spa
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Swahili

House rules

Al-Minar Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 1:00 PM

Check-out

From 10:30 AM to 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.

Children 9 and above will be charged as 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

0+ years
Extra bed upon request
$20 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Cash Al-Minar Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note the property charges an additional surcharge of 5% for card payments and also the bank transfers.

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

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 coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about Al-Minar Hotel

  • Al-Minar Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Bike tours
    • Head massage
    • Cooking class
    • Beauty services
    • Walking tours
    • Full-body massage
    • Live music/Performance
    • Facial treatments
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Hand massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Waxing services
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage

  • Check-in at Al-Minar Hotel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Al-Minar Hotel is 1.5 miles from the center of Zanzibar City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Al-Minar Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Room options at Al-Minar Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family