Kisiwa House

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
572 Baghani Street, Zanzibar Town, 609, Tanzania
4.5 out of 5 rating 455 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Kisiwa House places you in the heart of Zanzibar Town, just a 5-minute walk from Shangani Beach and within a 5-minute drive of Nakupenda Beach. This 5-star guesthouse is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Old Fort and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Christ Church Cathedral.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 10 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and plasma televisions. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Amenities

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this guesthouse include concierge services and barbecue grills.

Dining

Enjoy a meal at Darini, or stay in and take advantage of the guesthouse's room service (during limited hours).

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Old Fort - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Shangani Beach - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Forodhani Gardens - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Christ Church Cathedral - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
House of Wonders - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Prison Island - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Livingstone's House - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Nakupenda Beach - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Masingini Forest - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Chapwani Island - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Kidichi Spice Farm - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Cheetah's Rock - 17.5 km / 10.8 mi
Fumba Beach - 22.4 km / 13.9 mi

The preferred airport for Kisiwa House is Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 7.5 km / 4.6 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: TZS 0.02 (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 40000 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 97000 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Free self parking
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Express check-in
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Express check-out
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Restaurant
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Rooftop terrace
  • -Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no