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Maru Maru Hotel

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  • Average9%
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Set in the heart of UNESCO world heritage site of Stone Town, Maru Maru (Boutique) Hotel provides the ultimate haven amongst Stone Town’s labyrinth of winding alleys, bustling markets, mosques, and famed Zanzibari doors, featuring magnificent ornate wooden carvings. Once a town house famous for its marble floors and tiles, it has now been lovingly restored to offer 51 bright rooms blending classic Zanzibar culture, iconic design and modern luxuries – 17 King Room, 23 Queen Room, 10 Twin Rooms and 1 Family Room, 1 Interconnecting/En-suite Room (On Request). Its rooftop Terrace Restaurant, Swimming Pool & Bar with Live Music offers a breathtaking 360° panoramic view of the Indian Ocean and Stone Town. The relaxed ambiance at Maru Maru continues long into the night as people come to enjoy a vast variety of Continental, Chinese, Indian and Swahili cuisine. Outdoor Badminton Court & Fitness Centre - A perfect place for a quick workout. Hotel also has 2 Conference halls and 1 Board room - A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and loved everything about this hotel. It is in the most perfect location to explore Stone Town. It has a fabulous restaurant and roof top bar, perfect to enjoy a cocktail and watch the beautiful sunset The staff were...More

Thank Alexandrajenkins
Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alexandra , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We only spent one night in Maru Maru before flying home but we wish we’d have stayed longer! It was stylish and chic. The rooms were spacious, clean and cool. The rooftop bar, restaurant and pool area make this place special - with views across...More

Thank Ryan_Hopton
Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Ryan , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of nights at the Mary Mary. We had a room at the back and have no complaints about the room or any noise. The hotel is centrally located and it is advisable to take on of the free maps available at reception...More

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Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Benjyk , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of my friends and family joined us for a reunion in Zanzibar. We were told to go to Maru Maru.... Worst mistake ever...the rubbish dump by the front door could be smelled throughout the entire building. Cats screaming and fighting.. Food items on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Panoramic views of the town/ sunset are great but definitely gets crowded at happy hour/sunset time with a lot of tourist. The views are worth it though. The service is good and the drinks are well made.More

Thank Katie M
Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Katie , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

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travelchicky1981
16 August 2018|
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4 March 2018|
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Yes they serve slchohol. No balchonies
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20 December 2017|
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Room Tips
"Ask for rooms facing to the inner court. It is more quiet."
peterpC1821UO
21 May 2018
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"Don't choose this hotel at all"
JennyJimmy
9 Mar 2018
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"Ask for a room in one of the main buildings, not on the breezeway. Housekeeping was across and could be..."
463genek
28 Feb 2018
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"It's an oddly shaped hotel, so just request a room with characteristic that are important to you."
Yogahh
16 Feb 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$110 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandZanzibar CityStone Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
44
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