The Seyyida Hotel & Spa
The Seyyida Hotel & Spa, is located on the edge of Zanzibar’s Stone Town, captures the spirit of romance of an island whose history has been written by the Monsoon winds. Zanzibar has a cultural heritage dating back to the era of the Omani rule in East Africa.
The hotel’s name, Seyyida harks back to an era in the island’s history when the term “Seyyida” was used in addressing female Arab royals. This elegant boutique hotel & spa has 17 rooms with exquisite hand carved furniture in the traditional Swahili style topped with upscale amenities. The room categories are; Family Suite, Balcony Sea View room, Deluxe Standard room, Deluxe Balcony with a street view, Deluxe Courtyard view & Deluxe Mezzanine with terrace view.
Zanzibar Serena Hotel
Zanzibar Serena is located on the sea-front of ancient Stone Town, and flanked by an exotic mix of sultan’s palaces, Portuguese forts, ancient dhow harbours, and bright bazaars, the Zanzibar Serena Hotel is a haven of tranquility and opulence amongst the bustle of one of Africa’s most ancient and most enchanting towns. From the airport it is 7km south of Zanzibar Town and the journey takes 15 minutes.
Facilities and services include; AC, satellite TV, Wi-Fi in the room, Restaurants, coffee shop, bar, a swimming pool, live music, a business centre, a gift shop and baby sitting services.
The hotel has different room categories; a Presidential suite, Executive suites, Honeymoon room, prime rooms and standard room all with AC, satellite TV and wi-fi
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Park Hyatt Zanzibar is housed in two buildings, one of them Mambo Msiige, a building steeped in history, grace and mystique with a story dating back to the 17th century. A typical Zanzibari mansion, centered round a peaceful courtyard.
It has Spacious, elegant guestrooms, many with magnificent views of Dhow harbours and the Indian Ocean, uniquely designed suites, all offering private balcony, oceanfront infinity pool, fitness center, a Spa.
Park Hyatt Zanzibar features 67 luxuriously appointed guestrooms, including 11 suites.
Mashariki Palace Hotel
Mashariki Palace Hotel is a Boutique hotel located in Stone Town just behind the Palace Museum, close to the Mosque of Forodhani only two hundred meters from the The House of Wonders.
The 18 no smoking rooms are all unique; the ground floor looks into the courtyard and has high ceilings, several have balconies, some have sea views, some have a living area or mezzanine floor, but all are enclosed in this original ancient palace with cool, thick walls, Arabian beds, stucco decoration and carved doors, bringing you the essence of old Zanzibar with a twist of modern chic.
The hotel has; a tea lounge, Solarium & Massage, Kusini Bar & Restaurant and one table restaurant.
Double Tree by Hilton
Double Tree is set in the heart of the enchanting UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town, this elegant hotel offers the hospitality and charm of the ‘Swahilis’ combined with the renowned coziness of a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. This Stone Town hotel features a contemporary Conference Center, a renovated historical building boasting impressive brass ceiling lamps and classic decor. The top floor of the center is an expansive open space with windows opening out to the stone city.
All the guest rooms and suites are furnished with modern amenities including complimentary WiFi, a 40-inch TV and a laptop-sized safe.
Sea Cliff Resort & Spa
This is a 120 room hotel located on the West Coast of Zanzibar, on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean. There are 24 Garden Rooms with shower, balcony with furniture on the balcony, 80 Superior rooms with ocean view from the bedroom & balcony with a shower & 16 deluxe rooms with ocean view with double balconies with a spa bath overlooking the ocean.
*wheel chair friendly& inter-leading rooms available on request.
Facilities: Air-conditioning & Ceiling fan, Complimentary Internet, Telephone, Tea & Coffee station, Minibars, LCD TV with international satellite channels, Hair dryer, outdoor seating area. Other guest activities include; Horse riding, water sports, Kids club and Golfing.
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments.
Its situated at the heart of Zanzibar Stone Town by the picturesque seafront. It is rich in history. The magnificent main Building has had various functions over the past centuries. Between 1834 and 1884 it served as the American Consulate in Zanzibar then passed on to become the trading offices of Cowasjee Dinshaw & Partners.
Tembo House Hotel has different room categories; Prime Double/Twin, Deluxe suite, Family room, Presidential Suite and the Freddie Mercury Apartments. Most of the rooms have balconies overlooking the beach or the swimming pool courtyard. Each room is air conditioned, equipped with fridge, telephone and cable television.
Other facilities include the Bahari Restaurant. Zanzibar port is 5 Minutes and The Zanzibar International Airport is 15 Minutes away.
Dhow Palace Hotel
Dhow Palace was originally the home of a rich merchant, Sheikh Bin Mujbia. Bin Mujbia and his descendants kept the building for more than three centuries before it was sold.
The Dhow Palace building is at the heart of Stone Town. Its history is rich, and can be described as a living museum dedicated to furniture, art and oriental ornaments which have found their way to the shores of Zanzibar over the past centuries.
The Hotel comprises of 30 rooms with room amenities; Air condition and ceiling fan, Flat Screen TV(LCD) with cable TV, free wi-fi, fridge/minibarm, ensuite bathroom, Hot water, Hair dryers, Telephone extension. Other facilities; Pool side restaurant, Swimming pool, Dhow Restaurant
Baraza Resort & Spa
Located along the Bwejuu – Paje. Baraza Resort and Spa is 5 star all inclusive hotel voted as one of the 60 best new hotels in the world by Conde Nast Traveler, a prestigious worldwide travel magazine. With just 30 villas, this stunning fully inclusive resort evokes the heritage of Zanzibar dating back to the era of the Sultans.
A fusion of Arabic, Swahili and Indian design, with Swahili arches, intricate hand carved cement décor, beautiful antiques, handmade furniture and intricate brass lanterns; Baraza offers unparalleled standards of luxury on the Island of Zanzibar
All rooms have a living room with TV, DVD player, Sultan‘s Lounge Bed, Mini bar area with tea/coffee making facilities, large terrace, two sun loungers and plunge pool.
Breezes Beach Club & Spa
Breezes is located along a pristine and untouched beach on the South East coast of Zanzibar island, which is the most quiet and untouched part of the Island. There is no better place to experience and enjoy the fantastic setting, beautiful beach and our friendly staff.
Breezes has 10 Standard Rooms, 10 Deluxe rooms & 20 Suites. All rooms are fully air conditioned with ensuite bathroom, hair dryer , safe box, refrigerator and tea and coffee making facility. The Suites & Deluxe are located closer to the sea. Suites are located on the upper floor of the bungalow. Facilities include; The Sultan’s table, The Baraza bar, Scuba diving & Marine activities, Breakers lunch restaurant, Safari Bar & Pool bar, Salama Dining Room, The Tides, Fitness Centre and Frangipani Spa.
Meliá Zanzibar is a luxury beach all-inclusive resort situated on the north-east coast of Zanzibar. Meliá Zanzibar is built on a 40 acre estate with a beautiful beach of opalescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters, 300 meters long, situated at the very end of the property to procure the perfect combination with nature.
The resort is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing a relaxing and safe experience. The hotel is around 45 minutes from the international airport of Zanzibar, and the capital city Stone Town. The Meliá Zanzibar offers 124 rooms with five accommodation options ranging from private villas , Melia garden room, Melia room with terrace partial sea view, Romance Ocean front Pavilion, Grand Suite Zanzibar.
Unguja lodge is peaceful and secluded. It is well away Zanzibar’s busy tourist beaches, and the whole concept of the lodge has been developed to ensure it works in harmony with the natural environment and the people who live around it. This philosophy gives the place a distinctive air of tranquility that makes your stay a genuinely relaxing and enriching experience.
The astonishing marine life just a short swim or boat ride from the beach will ensure that whether you are a serious diver or just someone who likes to snorkel there’s lots to see. The lodge sits on a small coral cliff. Just a few steps down a wooden stair and your toes sink into clean soft white sand. The lodge has 12 villas in total; 7 Sea View Villas, 3 Baobab Villas, and 2 Family Houses.
The Residence Zanzibar
Its located on the South West coast of the island, on 32 hectares of pristine land once occupied by the Shirazi Princes. Located just 55 minutes from the airport and the capital Stone Town, The Residence Zanzibar lies on a mile-long powdery white sand beach, flanked by coconut palms and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The village of Kizimkazi, famous for its dolphin Safaris, is close by (20 minutes by car). It has 66 stand alone villas, each with own private swimming pool. Amenities within the rooms are; Satelite TV, CD/DVD player, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, bath robes, mosquito nets, personal safe, tea and coffee making facilities, broadband internet access, air-conditioning and overhead fans, private swimming pool (30 – 35 m2 and 1.2 m deep) and wicker chairs and day bed on the pool deck.
Zanzibar Beach Hotel
Zanzibar Beach Hotel is situated on the south-west coast of Zanzibar, contiguous to the beautiful Indian Ocean and flawless white sandy beach; only ten minutes from the historic exotic Swahili Stone Town and five minutes from the International Airport.
The Resort is set in a magical hand-picked stunning location with gorgeous landscaped gardens.
It is a beautiful spot to watch some of the most magnificent sunsets. The Resort has 84 luxurious rooms; Sea facing room, garden rooms, deluxe room, honeymoon suite and executive suite. Facilities at guests disposal include; a gym, massage & Health club, Satellite TV, Laundry/dry and cleaning facilities
Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa
Karafuu Resort is located in Pongwe on the north-east peninsula of Zanzibar, this resort offers comfortable and hassle free accommodation on the Indian Ocean without the worries that a trip to Africa can arouse. The hotel offers half-board, full-board or all-inclusive packages.
There are; 2 villas, 3 suite rooms, 26 junior suite rooms, 40 cottage rooms, 20 bondeni rooms, 28 standard (Garden) rooms. These are located some distance back from the ocean front and beach and do not offer attractive views as the resort lies between them and the sea.
All rooms are en suite with air-conditioning and ceiling fans, hairdryer, mini-bar, safe and telephone. Note that water in this region often runs brackish for bathing.
The Zanzibari is a boutique hotel located in Nungwi on the North Eastern tip of Zanzibar.
The hotel offers has 8 rooms in twin, double and triple rooms, all with en suites with separate bath and shower, verandas, sea views, air-conditioning, hair dryers, fridges and coffee making facilities.
Facilities and services include a large pool which is open and lit at night and where complementary tea and cakes are served at 1700 daily, rock pools which are being converted into Jacuzzi, a traditional spa offering a range of massages and beauty treatments. The Zanzibari’s Dhow bar,water-sports; snorkeling, kayaking, diving, dhow trips. Yoga is also on offer.
Flame Tree Cottages
This is a family run beach hotel is situated on the north-western coast of Zanzibar island. Ideally situated for swimming, snorkeling and diving activities. Mnemba Atoll, just a short boat trip away, is one of the best diving spots in the world. The hotel lies within a beautiful private tropical garden, which fronts the famous north-west coast beaches.
Flame Tree Cottages present a variety of room sizes and styles housed in small garden cottages with verandas. These include a honeymoon suite with twin verandas (Desert Rose) and a 2 bedroom family suite (Rosemary and Thyme). All rooms feature air-conditioning, refrigerators, ceiling fans and Wi-Fi.
The Samaki Lodge is a small-scale boutique hotel, well appreciated for its fabulous relaxed atmosphere. Perched on the beautiful beach of Uroa on the east coast of Zanzibar, 35 km from the international airport, the hotel has thirty rooms. Every room contains the necessary comforts of an en suite bathroom, ceiling fan, air-conditioning, blow dryer and safe. Six deluxe rooms also include a television and refrigerator. Facilities include a swimming pool area surrounded by a garden. Enjoy refreshments from the poolside bar and restaurant. The hotel is just footsteps away from a private white sand beach. The main restaurant offers either a buffet or à la carte service, with choices of both traditional Swahili and Italian dishes. Other facilities are a Boutique, and a Spa and wi-fi internet.
Fruits & Spice Resort
Fruit & Spice Wellness Resort is located in Mchangamle, in the South-West part of this island, generally known as Zanzibar Island. It is situated on the immaculate Kizimkazi Bay , 55 minutes away from the airport and the capital, Stone Town. The Resort, which is accessed by a private road across the dense forest, covers a total green area in excess of 95.000 mq.
All rooms and villas are located along a sea front 300 meters long which borders a 2 kilometers long bone-white sand beach. The Resort is in perfect harmony with the surrounding natural environment, featuring an impressive cliff protecting it against tides on one side; the rest is surrounded by a natural park filled with tropical plants. The warm Indian Ocean, at low tide, provides clean and beautiful sand bays. The long and fascinating jetty gives access to the sea and docking at any time.
The Blue Oyster is a small and cosy family-run hotel, directly adjacent to the white sandy beach of Zanzibar. Situated in Jambiani, a small traditional fishing village on the south east coast. As a responsible tourism certified hotel it place a strong emphasis on co-operating and working together with the local community.
The hotel has 15 rooms; classic sea view rooms with stunning views of the Indian Ocean and budget-option garden view rooms.
Facilities and services include ; Free WiFi in and around the hotel, Beach umbrellas , Free beach towels, Massage & Henna Tattoos, Library featuring a variety of books, Laundry Service, Souvenir Shop with local products, Baby cot and high chair on request.
This resort is located in the center of the eastern coast of the island, next to Kiwengwa, only 35 kilometers away far from the airport, easily reachable with a 40-minute drive on paved roads. With a short walk from the hotel, you can reach Uroa, a quaint fishing village of generous and hospital people. The resort has 102 rooms, surrounded by a tropical garden and divided into three-story buildings. The rooms are divided into Standards, Junior Suites, Suites and a Presidential Suite. Almost all of rooms face the Indian Ocean with its dazzling array of colors. Every room is decorated in African style with a veranda or balcony, double bed with mosquito net, fan, air conditioning, safety deposit box and hair dryer. Television extra on demand. The Presidential Suite has a living room with two sofa-beds and a master bedroom with a private bathroom and specially assigned waitstaff.
Pongwe Beach Hotel
Pongwe Beach is a tranquil location — the ideal place to relax and enjoy Zanzibar’s distinctive, mellow pace. You can dive into the crystal clear waters of the Indian ocean, or stretch out and soak up the sun on the beach.
The resort has 16 cottages; Sea View Suites, Beach Front room and Garden view room. Facilities and services include; A bar, restaurant, Infinity pool, Library with a selection of English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Italian and French books, room service, complimentary Mountain bikes and Snorkeling.
Essque is located in a natural cove on the north east coast of Zanzibar.
All 40 of this Zanzibar resorts’ suites comprise of a spacious master bedroom, lounge and outside terrace or balcony. Room categories are ; Ocean Front, Sea view and Garden view suites.
Facilities and service at guests disposal include; 2 restaurants, 2 bars and Spa. Other in-room facilities include LCD televisions with several premium satellite channels, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Kasha Boutique Hotel
Kasha is a boutique hotel situated on the north east coast of the island surrounded by clear aqua beaches in this region are pristine with white sands yet it is very private. It is an intimate hotel for friends, couples and honeymooners that guarantee a peaceful and tranquil holiday.
Facilities and activities include; A Swimming pool, Lala Spa and a restaurant walking along the beach, visit to the local village and water sports.
The guest rooms at Kasha Hotel are spacious and come with a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Each room is air conditioned and complete with a fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. Inclusive of a hairdryer, robe and slippers, the private bathroom is fitted with a bath and shower. Free WiFi is available in the lobby area.
Waikiki is located in Pwani Mchangani on the North-East coast of Zanzibar. The lodge specializes in kite surfing. There are only 12 rooms; Standard rooms, Honeymoon suite and Deluxe. The rooms have en suite bathroom with a shower.
Activities and facilities include; Kite Surfing, diving and massage services. Wi-fi is available in the public areas
Waikiki Resort Zanzibar is located 7 km from Matemwe village and 45 km from Stone Town. Zanzibar Airport is 50 km away.
Konokono Beach Resort
Konokono Beach Resort is located on the Michamvi Peninsula, on the South East Coast of Zanzibar – one of the most authentic and secluded places on the island – and overlooks the wonderful Chwaka Bay. Several kilometers of white pristine beach face Konokono. The resort is a quiet paradise offering privacy and tranquility in the heart of nature. In this quiet surrounding you will find all the modern luxuries such as a beach bar, restaurant, pool and spa which were designed with your comfort in mind.
Konokono has 26 villas; Sea View villas, Garden View Villas, Family Villas & Beach Pavilion Villas. Each villa offers ; Private garden, plunge pool, king size or twin beds, coffee & tea facilities, wi-fi, air-conditioning, LCD TV and a digital safe. Other general client facilities include; laundry services, spa, beach & bar, Pool and a restaurant.
The Palms is located on the serene south eastern coast of the island.
The 6 private villas are uniquely and beautifully designed. The services are highly personalized reflecting the warmth and character of The Palms.
Each villa is over 130 square meters with a bedroom, living room, full en-suite bathroom, walk in dressing room, and a large furnished terrace with a view of the ocean. The Palms has lush tropical gardens and white sandy beach. Facilities include; Swimming pool, dining room, evening bar, pool bar, private beachfront Banda, internet. Nearby facilities include the fitness center, flood lit tennis court, massage, Spa, Dive center, water club & Laundry services.
Matemwe Beach Village.
Located on the north east coast of Zanzibar, close to the Mnemba Atoll, the Matemwe area is a very special part of Zanzibar. 45 minutes away from Stone Town and an hour from the airport on a good tarmac road.
Matemwe Beach Village has different categories; Kajiji Rooms, Shamba Suites and Asali Suites. Facilities at guests disposal include; a Restaurant, Massage parlor , internet and phone services.
Fundu Lagoon is a small privately owned boutique hotel in Pemba. It is reached by boat or by plane. It has 18 tented safari style bungalows; Standard, Suite and Superior room located on the beach and some on the hill side all with breath taking views of Indian Ocean.
The hotel’s main areas are open sided with thatch roofing. The hotel has 3 bars, a restaurant and an infinity pool, The Fusion Spa has a range of exclusive treatments and a dive centre.
Manta is located on the Northwestern part of Pemba Island. It has 17 different room categories; Sea Front villas, Superior garden rooms, garden room, the underwater room.
Facilities and activities include; A Spa, wi-fi services, Restaurant & bar, diving & snorkeling centre and excursions.
Emerson on Hurumzi
Emerson on Hurumzi, along with mosque minarets, temple towers, church spires, and the Tower Top Restaurant, forms an integral part of the skyline of Stone Town.
The furnishings are all original Zanzibari antiques of various styles and origins, that together create an atmosphere of Arabian Nights and secret liaisons by sultan princesses in the dark hours of the night!.
The hotel has 16 rooms distinct and exquisitely furnished. The Main House consists of 9 exquisitely furnished en-suite rooms, each furnished with antique furniture and oozing individual charm.
Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa.
Its located on Paje on the East coast of Zanzibar is a beach of clear white sand, facing the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. The luxury resort of Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa is perfectly positioned on its beachfront.
The resort counts 5 Beachfront one-bedroom villas, 5 Family two-bedroom villas and 1 Presidential five-bedroom villa. The unique architecture of each villa has been specially designed to blend in with the natural beauty of the setting and is uncompromising when it comes to meeting the highest standards of luxury. The villas face the seafront and consist of two units connected by a garden with a terrace and private pool. The main part of the villa is a day area with a stunning high-ceiling lounge and dining section. Other facilities include; A swimming pool and a restaurant.
Indigo beach is located in Bweju beach. From the airport it is 55km. It has 9 bungalow which 8 are seafront. These 8 seafront have direct access on the immaculate beach. And offer a private garden .
Facilities at guest disposal include; A restaurant, kids club, wi-fi a swimming pool, water sports and bicycle rental services.