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Located in Zanzibar City, zLife Stone Town features a garden, shared lounge, terrace, and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is close to several well-known attractions, a 2-minute walk from Old Fort of Zanzibar, 500 yards from House of Wonders and a 5-minute walk from Sultan's Palace, Zanzibar. The property provides a shared kitchen, a tour desk and luggage storage for guests. All guest rooms include bed linen. Breakfast is available daily, and includes vegetarian, vegan and halal options. The area is popular for cycling, and car rental is available at the hostel. Popular points of interest near zLife Stone Town include Stone Town Beach, Peace Memorial Museum and St Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral. The nearest airport is Abeid Amani Karume International, 4.3 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

zLife Stone Town has been welcoming guests since Dec 17, 2017

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Zanzibar City, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Kosher

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 bunk bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
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
Low score for Zanzibar City
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  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    The nearest beach is only a 3 minute walk from the hostel and it is also were one can get the small boats to Prison Island and the sand bank.
    Answered on 13 October 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    A shuttle can be arranged at the reception upon request for a certain price. Second option is going to Darajani and board the Dhala Dhala (local publi..
    Answered on 13 October 2019
  • Good day Do you offer wifi and also is there an option for half board meals?

    Our Wifi is free and in comarison to i.e. the east coast quite fast.
    Answered on 19 June 2022
  • Distance from seaport to your hostel

    7 minutes by walk
    Answered on 22 November 2021
  • Hi What’s the rate for the following: Airport shuttle Car hire Bike hire Can you assist with a SIM card and at what cost?

    Airport shuttle is priced between 15$ and 20$ depending on the time of the day. You will find details after booking with us. Bicycles can be rented o..
    Answered on 12 May 2021
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Answered on 5 October 2019
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Amenities of zLife Stone Town

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Polish
  • Swahili

House rules

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Available 24 hours


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

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 not allowed.

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The fine print

Please inform zLife 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 zLife Stone Town

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

    • Cycling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beach
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Cooking class

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

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

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from zLife Stone Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at zLife Stone Town is from 12:00 AM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at zLife Stone Town can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Kosher