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    Zanzibar Serena Hotel

    Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    • Excellent58%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
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    “indian ocean” (52 reviews)
    “private beach” (32 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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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 639 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Stayed as a stopover for one night on our way to the Aiyana in Pemba. This hotel is in the centre of stone town and a short drive from the airport. The rooms are comfortable and had a sea view. Stone town is quaint and...More

    Thank Prim M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This stay was perfect right from the time we entered the hotel until check out. The check was great the check in staff is lovely and makes you feel at home. The room has great views , almost like a dream the balcony is huge...More

    1  Thank Traveller4146
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our room did have an ocean view and balcony, but it took a lot of up and down stairs to get to it (no lift), because basically they have merged two buildings into one to create the hotel. Our room was rather dark and small,...More

    Thank Kari837
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Kari837, Our hotel relates so much with the history that Zanzibar is famous for. Its true that our hotel is made up of two old buildings with great history converted into a luxurious hotel. As you walk into our hotel, you will feel like...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    I spent 2 nights at the Serena on a work trip. It was amazing. The room as lovely and spacious, had a lovely balcony that overlooked the sea. Room 35 has the most amazing powerful shower. The hotel is beautifully decorated and full of original...More

    Thank FionaKTS
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have noted that you loved our theme and decor which mirrors the real Zanzibari culture. a stay with us is indeed a real Zanzibar stay. Me and my team would be happy...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    We stayed in this hotel on the second half of our holiday for a relaxing few days. The hotel could not have been better super views from the balcony watching the dhows go by on the ocean. The rooms and the hotel has a lovely...More

    Thank X8981UAsueg
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Bob and Sue, Thank you for taking time to give feedback about your recent stay at our hotel. We are glad you had an amazing time courtesy of our staff on whom we take great pride. Our location within Stone Town is indeed another...More

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    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
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    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$280 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #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
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    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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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
    "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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    "The rooms around the swimming pool offer better views of the Ocean"
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