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Warere Town House

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff friendly,rooms spacious .Location is great for exploring stone town.The roof top is great for Breakfast and Sundowners. Best of all is their consistency....have stay here a few times and always great.

Thank pinkgypsies
Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The rooms are relatively small but nice and clean. They have a wonderful rooftop where they serve an excellent breakfast and where you can get drinks from the fridge 24h. It is located a bit off central stone town at a non-touristic area. Everything seems to be save though.

Thank Christoph Z
Monterey, California
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Pros: Great breakfast on nice rooftop terrace, comfortable beds, good mosquito nets, clean, some rooms had closet, some not, greeted with cold, wet towel and cool drink, honor bar worked well. Cons: Location was near the ferry, but not much of anything else. Wi-fi (off and on) worked in some rooms and not in others. Had dinner at their restaurant...

Thank SusanSSS
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Warere offers basic accommodation for budget travellers. It is just steps away from the port, about 10 mins walk to Forodhani gardens where you can get some street food, and about 5 mins walk to the gathering point for Prison island tour. The staff of Warere are all very friendly and helpful. The town house have a shower room for...

Thank Mindy C
Moshi, Tansania
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Spend there one night and it was nice. Rooms are a bit dark, but but you spend most of the time outside anyway. The roof terrace with view over the ocean is amazing. Breakfast is simple and good! Try the tasty spiced tea! Great team who help you with questions and problems right away. Also the location is great. You...

Thank Francine_CF
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Spent only 1 night in this cozy town house, while i was traveling with my sister. Perfect location (super close to the Ferry and super close to the market and vibrant city centre), very nice Staff and lovely atmosphere. We slept in two different rooms (i had the small one, #19 and my sister a larger #17). Both rooms were...

Thank mp973
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The highlight of my stay in Stone Town was the city tour I booked upon arriving at the Warere Town House. My tour guide's name was Daudi, a very knowledgeable, kind, helpful, and professional guide. Daudi even went above and beyond call of duty and was kind enough to assist me with some particular shopping. The Warere Town House is...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a hotel close to the ferry point in Stone Town. It s not too big and it s not necessarily a hostel-like place where you meet dozens of other travelers. It s more a simple hotel with neatly decorated rooms, spacious ( and high ) beds and staff that will accomodate any of your questions. Especially the breakfast...

Thank amirkarim2016
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I flew into Zanzibar in the middle of the night and I was quite nervous about the airport shuttle pickup but my pickup was seamless. The driver was waiting right outside and somehow knew who I was. When I arrived at the hotel ( around 02:30) they were waiting for me and checked me in in less than 5 minutes....

Thank Deesseeafricaine
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A little tricky to find the place, but the staff offered to have someone meet us at the ferry to help us find our way. The location on Google Maps is correct - it is not along a main road, you have to go down some skinny alleys to find the place! Room was small but cozy and perfect for...

Thank andk123

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The Warere Town House is one of the oldest hotels in Stone Town providing authentic, affordable accommodation for over 30 years. We are a small, family run hotel that prides itself on making your stay on our spice island memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Warere Town House

Address: Mizingani Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 00100, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: €53 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Warere Town House Hotel Stone Town
Warere Town House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Stone Town
#6 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
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“Double room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Francine_CF, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the floor above the reception area have in-room wifi”
 of 5 bubbles Deesseeafricaine, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for AC and ensuite bath, according to your preference”
 of 5 bubbles Janet_in_Nashville, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our twin beds were actually a double and a king, that filled the room. I think there are a lot better rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles LizzzieR, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe double room with AC and balcony”
 of 5 bubbles ASummerSun, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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