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    Maru Maru Hotel

    397 - 400 Gizenga Street | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 11 July 2016

    The location of Maru Maru can't be beat - right in the centre of Stone Town. We walked right from the ferry terminal and found it easily. The furnishings in the room are beautiful and comfortable and the hot shower was much appreciated. The rooftop...More

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    Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

    Being here was more than a home to me. Served by well groomed, displined and skilled staff. Yes I have been in different places before, but this is the only home (yes I call it home) I wish to be back. Thanks for your hospitality.

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    Reviewed 25 June 2016

    It is a good and nice hotel in Stone Town with an very nice roof top restaurant. The whole staff is very obliging. The rooms are well furnished and you have everything you need. Sometime I had problems with the wifi, but most of the...More

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    Reviewed 19 June 2016

    Very clean, quiet room on the second floor of the new part. Staff is very helpful and courteous. Food was very good, the rooftop is a great relaxing view. Enjoyed the spice tour which the hotel arranged. The guide was knowledgeable and willing to show...More

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    Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

    Maru Maru is excellent with very large rooms and perfect interiors. The staff are as usual in East Africa very friendly and helpful. We tried the famous rooftop restaurant at Emerson Spice however their rooftop was like a tree house compared to Maru Maru's rooftop...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Business Hotel in Stone Town
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • #10 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Marlene D
    How far is the beach?
    2 February 2017|
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    Response from Maru Maru H | Property representative |
    Dear Marlene, Thank you for your question. The beach is just 2 minutes walk from the Hotel. But we are located in Stone town.
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    frannyLongBeach
    How does someone who is elderly and cannot walk easily upstairs get to the rooftop restaurant?
    19 December 2016|
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    Response from Maru Maru H | Property representative |
    We do have an elevator to the 3rd floor and a new one coming up that will reach the 4th floor where the Terrace is at.
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    frannyLongBeach
    Are hair dryers available?
    8 December 2016|
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    Response from Maru Maru H | Property representative |
    Yes, available on request.
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    Room Tips
    "All rooms are accessible by elevator"
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    "Easy access, Best roof top view, at the centre of historical stone town, near night barbecue market..."
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    "Ask for room on 3rd floor"
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    "No voile on windows restricts opening esp. next to elevators, corridors, some face new wing under..."
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