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    Emerson Spice

    Tharia Street, Kiponda, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (406)
    Room & Suite (131)
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    Overview

    • Excellent84%
    • Very good11%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
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    Special Rate: SPRING SPECIAL
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    1 - 5 of 506 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From the porter collecting us from the ferry, to being welcomed with smiles, Hibiscus juice and delight- we knew this was a special place. Russel the manager was delightful and even walked us to our spice tour which was a nice touch. We stayed in...More

    Thank Juliana789
    Reviewed 1 week ago
    Google Translation

    Vorweg, wenn man sich spontan entschließt eine Nacht in Stone Town einzuschieben, dann ist das Emerson Hotel nicht gerade günstig....More

    Thank malli42
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed one night in Stonetown - so glad we chose Emerson Spice. Each room is wonderfully decorated in its own style, service was excellent and the hospitality was personable. Had 3 meals at the hotel all delicious and very reasonably priced. The tasting menu is...More

    Thank Kim A
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
    Google Translation

    Rekommenderar starkt! Fantastiskt personal i ett fantastiskt hotell med otroligt vackra och stora rum. Alla rum har sin unika inredning...More

    Thank Maria F
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Hotel was recommended by a good friend and what a wonderful pick it was. Great location in the heart of the city and not the tourist section. The staff was amazing as was the boutique hotel room which was suite-like in both its size and...More

    Thank John B
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$127 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • #1 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #5 Business Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Traveller (406)
    Room & Suite (131)
    Dining (46)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Duncan T
    Hi, I would like to get feedbacks concerning the speed of the internet. Is it good at this hotel. Good enough for skype calls? Is there any business center inside the hotel? Thanks.
    12 September 2016|
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    Response from Spice_management_1 | Property representative |
    Dear Duncan, Thanks for your interest in Emerson Spice. Although we have good Wi-fi throughout the Hotel & Garden, Emerson Spice is a Boutique Hotel in an 18th Century Merchants House in the heart of the old town, and... More
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    gbemisola589
    hey sue4680, hope u're ok. great reviews here. i just looked at the room rates...i'm travelling alone on a budget and the rate here so expensive :) pls do u know any inns, lodges or hotels with rate between $20-$40 a nite?
    21 January 2016|
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    Response from Srubka | Reviewed this property |
    Unfortunately I don't. Emerson Spice was the only place I stayed in. I am sure there is a good selection of places but not sure what the price range is like. I think Emerson Spice is one of the more premium places in Stone... More
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    Ibrahim992
    Hola, Bonito hotel en st Me gustaria tener una carrera a partir de ahi, asi que ¿hay alguna posibilidad?
    25 May 2015|
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