Located in Zanzibar City, a 4-minute walk from Stone Town Beach, Stone Town House has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and concierge services. The property is around a 7-minute walk from House of Wonders, 700 yards from Sultan's Palace, Zanzibar and a 3-minute walk from Hamamni Persian Baths. The property provides a tour desk, and currency exchange for guests. At the hostel the rooms include bed linen and towels. Popular points of interest near Stone Town House include Peace Memorial Museum, St Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral and Old Fort of Zanzibar. The nearest airport is Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, 4.3 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Stone Town House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 8, 2018

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Zanzibar City, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Zanzibar City
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  • Arne
    We were warmly welcomed and immediately felt at home. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is beautiful and it has the perfect location. Would highly recommend!
  • Sherif
    The place is a renovated old house located in the heart of stone town; walking distance to all the attractions and markets which was great. The coziness of the place and the warm hospitality and friendliness of all the staff has added a whole new...
  • Ingrid
    Perfect location, very friendly staff. Big rooms with big beds, very comfortable.
  • Ajoy
    We four booked 2 double rooms with private bathrooms and stayed here from 26-28th June 2023. The location is excellent. Also, the environment is too calm and without any disturbance. All the places of interest (e. g. Ferry, Sea Beach, Forodhani,...
  • Stevie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location and amenities but the biggest highlight was the staff. They were so helpful and accommodating with all of my questions and really helped me situate myself in Stone Town. Be aware that there are adorable cats that hangout in common...
  • Spencer
    The location was fantastic, it was super clean, they had quiet time policy, and the hosts were super helpful. They also helped us with laundry service.
  • Kiera
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was exactly what we were looking for....I don't need a Hilton, you don't visit Zanzibar to stay in your room. Rooms were clean, furnished adequately, comfy beds, climate controlled. It was a great value, and the staff were very helpful and...
  • Eva
    Very good location, everything was close, very kind and helpful staff, room was always clean, air conditioning was working properly and was very helpful 🙂
  • Maryam
    Simon ,the manager and staff are so kind and friendly , the place is clean and worth the money .If I get back to Zanzibar, I will definitely stay here again.
  • Vincenzo
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This hostel is a great value, located right in the center of Stone Town. It is priced reasonably and is clean. Simone is a wealth of knowledge regarding things to do and see in the area and was extremely helpful throughout. I look forward to...

Property questions and answers
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  • do you offer transportation to the ferry to Dar es Salaam airport? are there private rooms on the ground floor to choose from if we have large suitca..

    Hi Chloe, no problem will give you a room on the ground floor. The ferry terminal is about 15 minutes away from the hotel, by walk, we can arrange a t..
    Answered on 1 September 2023
  • HI Team, Do you arrange for : 1) Airport pick up? and what are the charges? 2) Any day trips and charges for them too. Thank you in advance.

    Hi! I believe we just answered to your inbox.
    Answered on 22 May 2023
  • If my flight is delayed, I may arrive after 11pm. Is there any way to check in after this time?

    Hi, we have a night watchman on duty. You only have to knock on the door and he will let you in and give you the key to your room
    Answered on 12 March 2023
  • Hi I’d like to find out about airport pickups and prices

    Hi, the price for a pick up of drop off is 15$, 20$ after 10pm
    Answered on 18 August 2023
  • is the price including all taxes and fees and city tax?

    Hi! The 2$ per person per night (infrastructure tax) is the only tax that is not included
    Answered on 1 September 2023
  • Is the price including all taxes and fees and city tax? sorry... I found your empty answer to my question!

    Hi! Sorry for that, let's try again. The only tax that is not included is the Infrastructure tax of 2$ per person per night.
    Answered on 1 September 2023
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Area info *

Amenities of Stone Town House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Catalan
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Swahili

House rules

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From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM


From 11:00 AM to 11:30 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 11 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

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.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Stone Town House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Stone Town House

  • Stone Town House is 1.3 miles from the center of Zanzibar City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Stone Town House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Stone Town House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

    • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Stone Town House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.