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Zanzibar Serena Hotel
Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 85 reviews)
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Located on the sea-front of ancient Stone Town, Zanzibar Serena Inn offers 5-star accommodations with a view of the Indian Ocean. There is an outdoor pool with sun loungers, a café and 2 restaurants. Zanzibar Serena Inn offers free private parking.
All rooms are decorated with traditional furnishings and feature a satellite TV, mini bar and a tea and coffee maker. Each has a private bathroom with a bath and shower with free toiletries. There is 24-hour room service and free Wi-Fi.
The Terrace Seafood Restaurant features an open-air rooftop terrace and has ocean views. International and Swahili dishes are available at the Baharia Restaurant. The Pool Terrace Bar and coffee shop serve a wide selection of drinks, snacks and traditional pastries.
Guests can relax and sunbathe poolside or on the beach. Other local activities include swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and diving. House of Wonders is a 5-minute drive away.
Zanzibar International Airport and Zanzibar Ferry Terminal are within a 10-minute drive away.
This is our guests' favorite part of Zanzibar City, according to independent reviews.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.
Most popular amenities
Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.
4 reasons to choose Zanzibar Serena Hotel
Stone Town Beach7.1 Good beach100 feet from property
- is it possible to go to the beach on foot from the hotel ?we are on the beach - the beach is just in-front of the hotelAnswered on December 22, 2020
- If we want to keep our room until 1am in the morning (we have a night flight), what would the charge be?Dear Esteemed Customer, thank you for your enquiry,please note we can offer a day room at $102 till that time, kindly advise the way forwardAnswered on May 14, 2021
- May you please kindly advise on the activities that the hotel offers. If none please recommend a place closer to the hotel. Thanks.ACTIVITIES ORGANIZED BY THE HOTEL AND FOUND ONLY IN ZANZIBAR Stone town is the historical and cultural heart of Zanzibar (a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SI...Answered on February 14, 2020
- Can I have room for 2 persons and anther extra bed for a 3ed person?Greetings from Zanzibar. yes we do have the availability - we could make use of the suite adding extra bed at the leaving area. thanks for choosing ...Answered on October 11, 2020
- When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?thank you for your valued question, it is from mid july to September and December to end of February.Answered on October 17, 2019
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Food: African, British, Indian, Pizza, Seafood, Local, Asian, Grill/BBQ
Most popular amenities
From 2:00 PM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
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
Children of all ages are welcome.
Children 18 and above are considered 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
Crib by request
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.
All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Zanzibar Serena Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
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.
Please inform Zanzibar Serena Hotel 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.
Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.
FAQs about Zanzibar Serena Hotel
Zanzibar Serena Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Game room
- Evening entertainment
- Beauty services
- Bike tours
- Walking tours
- Horseback riding
- Cooking class
- Swimming pool
- Personal trainer
- Facial treatments
- Happy hour
- Waxing services
- Water sports facilities on site
- Makeup services
- Live music/Performance
- Themed dinners
- Body treatments
- Tour or class about local culture
- Body scrub
- Spa facilities
- Spa lounge/Relaxation area
- Spa/Wellness packages
- Back massage
- Neck massage
- Foot massage
- Couples' massage
- Head massage
- Hand massage
- Full-body massage
- Entertainment staff
- Yoga classes
From the nearest airport, you can get to Zanzibar Serena Hotel by:
- Taxi 20min
Guests staying at Zanzibar Serena Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
Yes, Zanzibar Serena Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.
Room options at Zanzibar Serena Hotel include:
Check-in at Zanzibar Serena Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.
Zanzibar Serena Hotel is 1.5 miles from the center of Zanzibar City.
The prices at Zanzibar Serena Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Zanzibar Serena Hotel has 1 restaurant:
Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.