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    Shangani Hotel

    Kenyatta Road | Opposite the historic Old Post Office Building, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    • Excellent7%
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    • Average40%
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    9 Aug 2017
    “Affordable Hotel in Stone town”
    28 Dec 2016
    “Great bargain”
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    Reviewed 3 March 2013

    I stayed in Shangani Hotel for 2 nights and was quiet happy. The rooms are simple, but very clean and have aircon, hot water and a fridge. It is very good located in the middle of stonetown and only minutes away from all the attractions...More

    Thank vollie
    Reviewed 3 March 2013

    We were meant to stay at Hotel Shangani just for one night during our visit to Stonetown. But things turned out quite different and disappointing.. At first we were being "welcomed" by a woman, presumably the boss, with a fierce expression in her face and...More

    5  Thank Cmariak
    Reviewed 1 January 2013

    The Shangani Hotel is located a short walk from the markets, shops and restaurants and bars of Stone Town. We stayed here for 2 nights after doing an overland camping tour of East Africa so a hotel bed and en-suite toilet / shower was quite...More

    1  Thank Eve S
    Reviewed 19 October 2012

    Across from the Shangani post office in old downtown Stonetown sits the somewhat dowdy facade of the Shangani hotel. Walking into the lobby, you realize that you need to go deeper into the building to find the real front desk. This hotel is low on...More

    3  Thank Footsac
    Reviewed 7 October 2012 via mobile

    Clean biggish rooms but there are bugs of all kind. No bed bugs but roaches, mozzies & lord knows what not riddled with them but theyre there! Bed was comfortable, great location near shopping area & night market. Breakfast on the roof was lovely but...More

    Thank joancollins69
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$67 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
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    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Shangani Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Room Tips
    "En suite rooms have nicer bathrooms than the shared bathroom options, but still fine for the price regardless"
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    "Upper floors for better security, and at the back for quiet."
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    "Ask for a room with terrace on third floor. For transport ask for Mr Simba - he will take you anywhere for a..."
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    "Ask for a room facing west and your balcony will have a private view of the sunset....spectacular"
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