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    Zanzibar Serena Hotel

    Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    • Excellent58%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “big joe” (20 reviews)
    “indian ocean” (52 reviews)
    “private beach” (32 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Airport Transportation
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    Rooftop Terrace
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 646 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We spent our last night in Stone Town at the Zanzibar Serena Hotel! We should have stayed longer. The rooms are beautiful but definitely on the smaller side; which is fine for us. The service, restaurant, breakfast, bar, pool, and staff were all amazing! The...More

    Thank Jennifer F
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The Serena Hotel is a beautiful, traditional hotel situated in Stone Town. Upon arrival, the staff quickly took our bags to our room and went out of their way to ensure that we had everything we needed. As honeymooners, the hotel very kindly gave us...More

    Thank Brian B
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 1 night as part of our family break in Zanzibar. This hotel is situated on the beach front of Stonetown which is the capital of Zanzibar. The rooms are spacious and equipped with good quality furniture. The staff are very friendly...More

    1  Thank mrswig142
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to leave us an amazing feedback. we are glad that you had a wonderful time here and we would very pleased to host you again in the near future With regards, Paul Chaulo General Manager

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We liked the service and the nice architecture inside of the hotel,the guard was very polite and very helpful. The pool has a good size,nice views;very close to Stone town.The room rates are overpricedMore

    1  Thank Kvolkova
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Kvolkova, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are happy to note that you enjoyed our hotel atmosphere, location and services. Next time you may want to visit please note that I would be happy to reward your loyalty by offering better prices...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Only had a drink here and relaxed. The hotel staff were excellent, very efficient and nothing too much trouble. The hotel facilities are excellent and if returning to Zanzibar would definitely stay here after inspecting the hotel. One of the best!More

    1  Thank GordonW318
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Gordon, Thank you for your review. Thank you for passing by for a drink! We are glad you enjoyed your short stay at our property. We will look forward to a more prolonged stay next time you are in Zanzibar. Regards, Paul Chaulo General...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$284 - US$443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • #4 Business Hotel in Stone Town
    • #4 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • Location
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    • Stone Town
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    • Zanzibar Serena Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Zanzibar Serena Stone Town ,
    • Zanzibar Serena Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Christopher O
    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.
    25 April 2016|
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    Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
    Besides being a safe hotel, the rooms are also equipped with a safe.
    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
    Room Tips
    "View of the ocean!"
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    "Room 35 was lovely, can't comment on others as I've only stayed once. It had views of the ocean..."
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    "we were on floor three view amazing"
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    "Get a view of the courtyard or an ocean view if possible and enjkoy the sunset"
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