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    The Swahili House

    Mchambawima Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good35%
    • Average22%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Rooftop Terrace
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

    We stayed here for one night. (An expedia special offer which stated: full board. Too bad it was not full board after all...not the fault of Swahili house however, and they helped out in a great way). Rooms are mostly clean(we saw 3), but rather...More

    1  Thank Harm v
    Reviewed 7 January 2014

    It's a rather typical hotel style for Stone Town, though not the most premium choice; there are at least 5-6 other hotels around the town, which are closer to Western standards. Besides the fact that the hotel does not fully meet the expectations of someone...More

    Thank traveller_Athens_K
    Reviewed 4 January 2014

    Bad: Day 1 was terrible because the AC in the room (#11) wasn't working, half the lights were out and we were given two twin beds inside of 1 queen/king bed. (PS: the blame for the two beds was shifted to Booking.com!) Staff (ex-Manager) were...More

    Thank sanhelmet
    Reviewed 3 January 2014

    My family staid one night at the hotel, no air-condition in two rooms. When complaining the staff was just indiffernet. We had to spend the night sweating in 30 plus degrees. And in one of the rooms there where not even water in the shower....More

    Thank Annethiele
    Reviewed 14 December 2013

    What a great way to start our trip!Our taxidriver took us on a walkabout within the first hours of our arrival,just to get to our hotel.The staff were very friendly and helpfull and we were thankfull for their help getting our bags to the fifth...More

    Thank link1966
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$81 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • The Swahili House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • The Swahili House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Traveller (130)
    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (16)
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    Hotel & Grounds (94)
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    Room Tips
    "Pricess Salme is the best! Gives you the zanzibari feel and you even hear the muezin in the distance!"
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    "There's no wifi in the rooms, only in the roof top restaurant and in the reception area"
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    "We stayed near the top of the hotel, no hustle & bustle noise up there."
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    "clean and very big rooms, huge bathroom, the rooftop with the best view in town, super friendly stuff"
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