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A few steps from Stone Town Beach, Shoki Shoki House Stone Town is located in Zanzibar City and provides air-conditioned rooms. Popular points of interest nearby include House of Wonders, Sultan's Palace, Zanzibar and Hamamni Persian Baths. The property has a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, room service and free WiFi throughout the property. At the hotel, rooms contain a closet. At Shoki Shoki House Stone Town rooms come with bed linen and towels. The accommodation offers a Full English/Irish or vegetarian breakfast. Popular points of interest near Shoki Shoki House Stone Town 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 hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Shoki Shoki House Stone Town has been welcoming guests since Sep 24, 2021

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Zanzibar City, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Zanzibar City
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  • Karen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great staff. Excellent location. Quiet area. Breakfast was very good and it was a lot of food, and you’re given several options of the set breakfast. Very clean room. Airport pick up - my flight arrived very early in the morning and I was glad the...
  • Aubrey's
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    The management was extremely considered by changing our room to ground level with our own bathroom when they noticed that we had walking issues. We had a lovely stay.
  • Mwiinga
    We really enjoyed our short stay at shoki shoki house. Central location, friendly staff, nice room with ac and good breakfast. Would definately stay again! Also, the hotel arranged us airport pick up and check in at night. Nothing to complain,...
  • Marie
    The staff is very friendly and happy to assist. The rooms are clean and the house keeping is effective. The breakfast is excellent and the service is fast. Perfect location
  • Haley
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Our stay was great! The included breakfast was very tasty and they offered a sweet and savory option. We arrived early in the morning and they kept our bags and gave us fresh hibiscus juice later while we waited! The front desk people were very...
  • Christine
    Great location, you can access major sites in stone town easily. Great budget stay.
  • Sharron
    The staff were amazing; very nice and helpful people. The location was perfect for getting around stone town and they even help setting up excursions.
  • Patricia
    Shoki shoki is the swahili word for litches and we enjoyed our stay here :) its at the centre of stonetown and close to the beach...its a walking distance to the various activities in Stone town. The staff were very friendly and the decor was great
  • Eva
    The location is great and the staff is nice and helpful, especially the hotel manager.
  • Dawn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The front desk staff were so gracious and welcoming. We loved the turn down service and the plate of cookies in our room in the evening. Our room was small but the bathroom was good size. Room and bathroom were spotlessly clean. The breakfast...

Property questions and answers
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  • How much are you 1 person rooms? Any availability for tonight?

    Hello, The rate of the room depends on room standard :) Please check the availability or contact our hotel by phone. Thank You
    Answered on 27 November 2021
  • do you offer a free airport shuttle? do all rooms have private bathroom

    Hello, We offer airport shuttle but it's 20 usd extra paid. Not all the rooms are with private bathrooms. Please check room descriptions and names.
    Answered on 15 December 2022
  • Hi do you have parking??

    Hello, Our hotel is situated in old town means no parking area in front. There is Forodhani Garden Parking situated around 300 meters from our hotel
    Answered on 17 July 2022
  • Hello, we'd like to book a deluxe double room but we have a 4y old child. She can sleep with us on a double bed.Is that OK? We'll stay for 1night.Thx

    Hello, Yes its possible, no problem for us :) Beds in Deluxe room are very big for sure You will be comfortable ! Welcome
    Answered on 4 January 2022
  • Is there Wi-Fi?

    Hello, Yes of course we have Wi-Fi :)
    Answered on 1 July 2022
  • are there any laundromat nearby or laundry services?

    Hello, Yes we do laundry services at our hotel . You're mostly welcome!
    Answered on 7 August 2023
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Amenities of Shoki Shoki House Stone Town
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM on site
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

House rules

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From 2:00 PM


Until 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.

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 - 4 years
Crib upon request

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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

The fine print

Please inform Shoki Shoki House Stone Town 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.

FAQs about Shoki Shoki House Stone Town

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

    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Game drives
    • Bike tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Beach

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Shoki Shoki House Stone Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Shoki Shoki House Stone Town is 1.4 miles from the center of Zanzibar City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Shoki Shoki House Stone Town can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

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

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

  • Room options at Shoki Shoki House Stone Town include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin