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    Zanzibar Serena Hotel

    Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$390
          US$323
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          Overview
          • Excellent55%
          • Very good31%
          • Average8%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “big joe” (20 reviews)
          “indian ocean” (50 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Concierge
          Spa
          Accessible rooms
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Rooftop Terrace
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          I love this hotel. Have been here twice, once as a day visitor for a workshop and back again staying at the hotel. The breakfast is top notch, the service is beyond superb and you feel well taken care of, and the sea views from...More

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          Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

          Serena in Stonetown is a lovely hotel. The staff are friendly and welcoming and can't do enough for you. The hotel has a great feel to it and clearly the customer experience is important to the staff at Serena. It is close to all the...More

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          Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena Hotel

          Dear Mark H. Thank you very much for your amazing review! We are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and that you enjoyed our food, the general environment and the excursions to the various tourist attractions from our hotel....More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Wonderful Serena Inn Stone Town Zanzibar It's always a true pleasure coming back to this fantastic place with a special ambience not easy to find elsewhere. The comprehensive menu and wine list is a true pleasure, and the service is really good. We keep coming...More

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          Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena Hotel

          Dear Travellerall0ver, Thank you very much for your amazing review! We are very pleased to hear that you were pleased with your stay as always. We pride ourselves of a swahili theme not available anywhere else in Stone town and beyond and we are very...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Our family of 6 had an unplanned stay at the Serena for 2 nights when our other prebooked accommodation did not work out as we hoped. We were warmly welcomed which was much appreciated after our other experience. We had 3 rooms and as it...More

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          Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena Hotel

          Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip advisor, we are pleased we lived up to your general expectations. We have noted the names of those staff who made your stay great and we will share your feedback with them. We have also...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          After a hectic and hot week working in Dar es Salaam, it was a joy to arrive at the Serena. The beautiful staff are so welcoming, greeting guests with cool wet washcloths and goblets of bongo juice with a fresh flower. Everywhere is beautiful woodwork...More

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          Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena Hotel

          Thank you very much for your amazing review! We are very happy that you had a wonderful stay with us and that you enjoyed our food, the service and the general environment. Thank you also for your nice comments on our staff Big Joe, I...More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Parking
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Banquet Room
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$285 - US$472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
          • #2 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
          • #3 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
          • #4 Business Hotel in Stone Town
          • #5 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
          • #5 Family Hotel in Stone Town
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 51
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          • Location
          • Tanzania >
          • Zanzibar Archipelago >
          • Zanzibar Island >
          • Zanzibar City >
          • Stone Town
          • Also Known As
          • Zanzibar Serena Hotel Stone Town ,
          • Zanzibar Serena Stone Town ,
          • Zanzibar Serena Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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          Traveller (508)
          Room & Suite (131)
          Pool & Beach (74)
          Dining (57)
          Hotel & Grounds (265)
          Bathroom (12)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Christopher O
          The beach club at Mangapwani - is there a shuttle and is there an extra charge? Please advise. Thanks.
          19 May 2016|
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          Response from KannanAT | Reviewed this property |
          We made use of private taxi, but you can email them. They are very helpful.
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          yankeegirlSumter_SC
          Does this hotel have in room safes?
          25 April 2016|
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          Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
          yes there is an in room safe
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          Is it possible to visit pool & ressursbruk at The hotel for nonresidents
          14 December 2014|
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          Response from SerenaHotels | Property representative |
          Hello there, The pool is only open to the in-house guests. Hope that addresses your question
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