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    Kisiwa House

    572 Baghani Street | P.O. Box: 609, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
    Savings alert: 30% below average rate
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

          We stayed here for 2 nights - the last of a 3 week holiday in Africa. Our room was on the 1st floor and very comfortable. Lots of shuttered windows looking out over the alleys and rooftops of Stone Town. The bathroom was large. I...More

          Thank notthisgoodathome
          Response from Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 24 January 2017

          Dear Guest, On behalf of all of us at kisiwa house we thank you very much for your very kind and descriptive review. A very happy new year to you and your family again. Karibu Zanzibar! Akida and the kisiwa House Team.

          Reviewed 15 January 2017

          We splashed out on a Junior Suite but it was a waste of money. In a different part of the building, the suite had a local byway along three sides of it meaning that people and motorbikes were passing noisily by at all hours. It...More

          2  Thank JandD78
          Response from Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 17 January 2017

          Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your views with us, your views help us to improve our services. We are happy that you enjoyed our hotels breakfast service charm and position. The stone town is among the worlds few living historical cities ( A UNESCO...More

          Reviewed 13 January 2017

          The hotel is nice and charming / romantic, with old decoration. The rooms are quite large and the bathroom of our room even very large. Proximity of the facing houses, but this is the charm of the old town. Everything (boutiques, restaurants, etc) on a...More

          Thank Dan M
          Response from Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 14 January 2017

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderfully review for us, unfortunately sometimes the wifi issue is out of our hands as we are also dependent on our service provider. We wish you and your family the very best for the...More

          Reviewed 2 January 2017

          A lovely hotel, very friendly staff. Breakfast was good and all served promptly. A few of the waiters were a little too chatty but not really a problem. Hotel was very clean and well run. Rooms were spacious. Had a good few days here.More

          Thank Grenlickarno
          Response from Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 4 January 2017

          Dear Guest We thank you for your very kind review, your review will be shared with all the staff at Kisiwa House. Your kind review will motivate our whole team to work harder to make our guest's stay with us memorable. Thank you very much...More

          Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

          We booked the Sulaima room big enough for all our family through booking.com, we asked to placed two extra beds, we advised we were arriving after 7:00 pm and we needed breakfast early because our flight was at 9 am next day. We called in...More

          1  Thank aowen5
          Response from Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 29 December 2016

          Dear Guest, Our policy on booking.com regarding extra beds is very clear and this was also made very clear to you on your arrival at our front desk and it is a service our guest have to pay for and it is on the booking.com...More

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          • Top amenities
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Concierge
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Price range
          • US$99 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #6 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
          • #7 Family Hotel in Stone Town
          • #10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 11
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
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          • Stone Town
          • Also Known As
          • Kisiwa House Hotel Stone Town ,
          • Kisiwa House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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          Mike R
          I am considering booking 2 Junior suites. My family will be coming and have 2 children aged 8 & 10 years. Can both the parents and the children be accommodated together in a Junior Suite. The dates for coming would be: arrive 19th December 2016 & depart on 22nd December 2016
          5 August 2016|
          Response from Kisiwa o | Property representative |
          Dear Mike, Greetings from Kisiwa House, Thank you for choosing us. We do have availability in our all rooms categories on the requested dates. We can accommodate them in the same room in Sulaima Senior Suite, our rooms... More
          My wife has difficulty walking particularly with stairs.Is this hotel suitable?
          12 September 2014|
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          Response from Lindy M | Reviewed this property |
          No, I wouldn't recommend it. The stairs are steep and there is no lift.
          Room Tips
          "accessible to all places of interest in Zanzibar. Secure, quiet and best breakfast terrace"
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          "We had 2 rooms, in 2 different areas of the hotel and both were great. My guess is that all rooms are great."
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          "Don't book the suite. Go for the ordinary rooms."
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          "Attention to the abrupt and long stairways. Take a glass in the front view hotel for sundown."
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