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Stone Town

The winding streets and high townhouses of old Stone Town feel almost trapped in time. Visitors to the city can walk between the sultan’s palace, the House of Wonders, the Portuguese fort & gardens, and the old merchant homes, and feel as though they have slipped back in time to the era of the early spice trade.

Tanzania & Zanzibar

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236 Hurumzi

Located in the heart of Stone Town, 236 Hurumzi rises above other Stone Town guesthouses by providing elegant, traditionally furnished, airy rooms and a Tower Top Restaurant with a stunning view.

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Dhow Palace

Dhow Palace is a charming 30-room guesthouse, converted from a former Omani mansion, with a superb location in the centre of Stone Town.

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Kisiwa House

Kisiwa House is one of Stone Town's oldest and loveliest traditional guesthouses. It's located on a quiet residential street just outside the centre of the historic town and accommodates no more than 20 guests.

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Swahili House

Situated close to the centre of Stone Town, the Swahili House is a classic Zanzibari guesthouse, converted from an old 19th-century merchant's home. It offers 22 guest rooms and a lovely rooftop restaurant.

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Tembo House Hotel

Tembo House Hotel is a Stone Town landmark. An old converted Swahili home with a long history, Tembo once served as the American consulate's residence on Zanzibar. Today it is one of Zanzibar's best guesthouses.

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Zanzibar Coffee House

Zanzibar Coffee House is a lovely little guesthouse situated in downtown Stone Town. It occupies an old 19th-century home, the ground floor of which functions as a coffee shop and cafe.

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Zanzibar Serena Inn

Zanzibar Serena Inn is one of Stone Town's most prominent hotels, a large, 51-room property converted from two 18th-century buildings and situated on the waterfront at the heart of town.

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Kenya, Tanzania and Kilimanjaro

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