We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Kholle House

    Malindi 607 / 608, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 642, Tanzania
    011 255 772 161 033
    Call
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Show Prices
    Like saving money? We search up to 200 sites for the lowest prices
    No availability for your dates from these sites
    Traveller (124)
    Room & Suite (52)
    Pool & Beach (23)
    Jafferji House & Spa
    373 reviews
    #12 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Kisiwa House
    344 reviews
    #16 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Dhow Palace Hotel
    668 reviews
    #13 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Zanzibar Coffee House
    564 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good31%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “deluxe room” (9 reviews)
    “small pool” (8 reviews)
    “small palace” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Rooftop Terrace
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Jafferji House & Spa
    373 reviews
    #12 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Kisiwa House
    344 reviews
    #16 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Dhow Palace Hotel
    668 reviews
    #13 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Zanzibar Coffee House
    564 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Stone Town hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "986dc4cc31234c1dbcd4f1ad6cfdcc0c", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2077685,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"986dc4cc31234c1dbcd4f1ad6cfdcc0c","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Kholle House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk4NmRjNGNjMzEyMzRjMWRiY2Q0ZjFhZDZjZmRjYzBjIiwiQUlLIjoiODk0ZGI5ZjExOTdkNDIxYzg5OTQyNDJkYmU2OTY4ZmIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (247)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 141 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    What a lovely place to stay in Stone Town's hectic. Beautifully furnished rooms, relaxing small pool. Perfect breakfast to start the day. We would also like to thank to Louise for her humor and professionalism. We well definitely return!More

    Thank 1xSwiss
    Response from KholleHouse_607, General Manager at Kholle HouseResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest Warm greetings from Kholle House. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and the services offered. Your compliments will be shared with Louisa and the rest of Kholle team too. We highly appreciate the time taken to drop us a...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We spent 3 nights at Kholle house, we were so happy with our choice of accommodation! So easy to walk everywhere, to the market & wander through the streets. And yes, get lost once or twice!! If you are looking for a traditional and unique...More

    Thank alexaewin
    Response from Mwasaju, Owner at Kholle HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Many thanks to you warmfull and encouraging comments. We will definitely share them with our team. It was a pleasure to having you with us for three days at Princess Kholle's hideaway. Sincerely.

    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    We arrived early in the morning after a long flight. We could immediately move in our room and relax. The roof top is nice and quite. Breakfast was excellent. We liked the decorations and the atmosphere.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Daniela S
    Response from Mwasaju, Owner at Kholle HouseResponded 23 October 2017

    Princess Kholle's hideaway will always be there for you! We are really pleased with your kind comments which we'll share with our team. Many thans dear guests! Francis

    Reviewed 21 October 2017

    amazing & highly recommended the place its self will tell U a story its been built in 1860 though and the renovated it, artistic & vintage style, cozy and lovely small swimming pool, breakfast is very good and yummy, staff are very friendly and helpful...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank radarekat
    Response from Mwasaju, Owner at Kholle HouseResponded 22 October 2017

    Dear Guests We are very pleased and humbled by such encouraging comments. We did our best to give life to a Swahili princess's lifestyle. So we're very proud of your appreciation. We shall definitely share them with our team. Hope to see you soon again...More

    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    We enjoyed our stay in Kohle House a lot. The house itself is wonderful. Especially the breakfast terrace and the rooms! You have a feeling of being in a different century in a very warm and special way. The services was 100% supportive, at the...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Ghosteffi
    Response from KholleHouse_607, General Manager at Kholle HouseResponded 19 October 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time for dropping us a lovely review. We are humbled to know that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay and services at Kholle House. The compliments will surely be shared with our Kholle team. Looking forward to welcoming...More

    Jafferji House & Spa
    373 reviews
    #12 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Kisiwa House
    344 reviews
    #16 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Dhow Palace Hotel
    668 reviews
    #13 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Zanzibar Coffee House
    564 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Booking.com, Priceline, Hotels.com and Agoda so you can book your Kholle House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Kholle House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Kholle House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (124)
    Room & Suite (52)
    Pool & Beach (23)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (62)
    Bathroom (2)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 172 hotels in Zanzibar Island
    Jafferji House & Spa
    373 reviews
    .57 km away
     
    Dhow Palace Hotel
    668 reviews
    .85 km away
     
    Zanzibar Coffee House
    564 reviews
    .36 km away
     
    Kisiwa House
    344 reviews
    .84 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Tea House Restaurant
    355 reviews
    .40 km away
    Emerson Spice
    596 reviews
    .31 km away
    Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe
    715 reviews
    .37 km away
    Lukmaan Restaurant
    530 reviews
    .57 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Forodhani Park
    1,216 reviews
    .45 km away
    Christ Church Cathedral
    91 reviews
    .52 km away
    Darajani Bazaar
    187 reviews
    .45 km away
    Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel)
    370 reviews
    .31 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Kholle House staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Get room facing sea (Ferry Port) on highest level possible & will have cooling breeze most of day. Can be..."
    Read review
    "The rooms definitely vary in size, classic quite small, but all are very nice."
    Read review
    "In the all the hustle and bustle of Zanzibar, Kholle House is like an oasis. Truly exquiste and wonderful."
    Read review
    "Take a room with all windows to the inside garden - should make it more quiet and brighter"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing