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    Zanzibar Serena Hotel

    Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    US$443
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    Overview
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “big joe” (20 reviews)
    “indian ocean” (51 reviews)
    “private beach” (32 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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    11 - 15 of 625 reviews

    Reviewed 27 June 2017

    Stayed at Serena after hearing how great it is from my father in law. We were upgraded to the corner suite and the room was large with a lounge and a bedroom with the balcony inbetween offering excellent views across the Indian ocean. Good size...More

    Thank imv81
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 30 June 2017

    Thank you very much for taking time to leave a review for Zanzibar Serena Hotel. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed our food, the accommodation facilities and the views from our hotel. Thank you also for your nice comments on our staff. We...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2017

    Stopped here for lunch of a guided tour around stone town. It was quite, comfortable and the staff were attentive. The food was lovely and we had a great time. There is a nice view of the small islands off the coast of Zanzibar and...More

    Thank NatB23
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 26 June 2017

    Thank you for the amazing review. Next time you are visiting Zanzibar we request that you stay with us. With Regards, Paul Chaulo General Manager

    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    I had a romantic idea of what Zanzibar would look like. And lucky for me the Serena Inn feed into that idea. Yes the staff was amazing, and the view was awesome. But it was the hotel and the atmosphere I loved the most. I...More

    Thank Melissa N
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 22 June 2017

    Greetings from Stone Town, Zanzibar! Thank you for your time in leaving us your amazing review and recommendation. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay and that the atmosphere, the staff and history associated with our property are among the things...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    I stayed at Serena for over a week and what I liked the most about being there is the staff. All of them are very kind, professional and helpful! They helped me in everything I needed and were always with great attitude! Also, I would...More

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    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 11 June 2017

    Jambo from Zanzibar Serena Hotel! We are delighted to have had the opportunity to have you as our guest and we are pleased that you liked our hotel and its services. We greatly appreciate your comments on our staff on whom we pride ourselves to...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

    This hotel boasts of great service and perfect location. Facing the ocean, white sand beaches offer a spectacular sight. Possibly the best place for a romantic outting or honeymoon in Stonewall Town. Conference facilities, restaurants and bars makes this hotel of distinction truly part of...More

    1  Thank John C
    Response from Paul C, General Manager at Zanzibar Serena HotelResponded 4 June 2017

    Dear John, Thank you very much for your amazing review of our property! We are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and that you enjoyed our facilities. Thank you also for your nice comments on our location. We very...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • 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$329 - US$442 (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
    • #5 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 51
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
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    • 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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    Room & Suite (132)
    Pool & Beach (79)
    Dining (61)
    Hotel & Grounds (285)
    Bathroom (12)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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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.
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    yankeegirlSumter_SC
    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.
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    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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    "The rooms around the swimming pool offer better views of the Ocean"
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    "The rule holds here too, the higher up the better the view ..."
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    "Ocean view is the best but away from the bar area if you are go to bed early. There was live music the night..."
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    "select a room with a water view to be treated to ocean beauty amidst incredible cultural history and combined..."
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