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Kahawa house provides rooms in Zanzibar City near Old Fort of Zanzibar and House of Wonders. Featuring a terrace, the 4-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. Sultan's Palace, Zanzibar is a 9-minute walk away and Old Dispensary is 0.7 miles from the hotel. All guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with an electric tea pot. Popular points of interest near Kahawa house include Stone Town Beach, Peace Memorial Museum and St Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral. The nearest airport is Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, 4.3 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Kahawa house has been welcoming guests since Dec 1, 2022

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Zanzibar City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

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Room Type
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Zanzibar City
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  • Elizabeth
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The rooms were clean and spacious, and the AC works fine. The wifi can be spotty but that is Zanzibar in general. The staff was super friendly and helpful. I felt safe throughout my stay.
  • Alya
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    the outside space was nice for a drink, a bite and fresh air. the staff were all friendly! the location is amazing, right in the Centre of stone town.
  • James
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    My room was on the ground floor and the windows were ten feet above the floor so the room was very quiet. Hot water and air conditioning worked well. Nice breakfast. Great juice.
  • Vojkan
    Everuthing amazing. everything new, staff are great! love this place.
  • Laura
    Great location, few steps of main street. Super friendly staff. Nice terrace for chilling. Clean room. Very nice breakfast.
  • A
    Everything was lovely! The staff were very welcoming and always happy to help. Room was very nice and clean, location was great!
  • Michael
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were super friendly Breakfast was lovely Great location
  • Charlotte
    Very nice location, really great staff and amazing breakfast.
  • Celia
    Close to all the restaurants and sights in Stonetown
  • Kamila
    Friendly stuff. Nice atmosphere and beautiful rooms.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi there, we’d like to book our stay with you all for Jan 8-10. We are going to safari from 6-8 and we are wondering if we can leave our big luggage from Jan 6 with you all until we check in on the 8th? Thank you!

    Yes dear, no problem! Just make a booking and we will help you with luggage.
    Answered on 5 January 2023
  • Hi, We land in Zanzibar at 7am. Is it possible to get early Check In? We are looking at booking 3 rooms

    Hey, earliest check in is between 12-1 PM. Regards, AfroZanzibar
    Answered on 24 January 2023
  • Hi do you have only two big beds? How many people can fit the big double king size bed?

    Hello 3 people can fit in King Size Bed comfortably.
    Answered on 1 February 2023

Hotel area info *

Amenities of Kahawa house

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Room service
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

House rules

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From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 10:00 AM to 11:00 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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

FAQs about Kahawa house

  • Room options at Kahawa house include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Quad

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

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

    • Check-in at Kahawa house is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Kahawa house is 1.5 miles from the center of Zanzibar City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.