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The Swahili House

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
Stone Town, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
4.0 out of 5 rating 44 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

The Swahili House is in the heart of Zanzibar Town, within a 10-minute walk of Christ Church Cathedral and Shangani Beach. This hotel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Nakupenda Beach and 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Zanzibar Ferry Terminal.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 22 individually decorated guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as complimentary bottled water and day beds.

Amenities

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Dining

Enjoy international cuisine at Rooftop Terrace, a poolside restaurant which features a bar/lounge. Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Breakfast is available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Christ Church Cathedral - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
House of Wonders - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Old Fort - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Shangani Beach - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Forodhani Gardens - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Livingstone's House - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Prison Island - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Nakupenda Beach - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Chapwani Island - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Kidichi Spice Farm - 12.3 km / 7.6 mi
Fumba Beach - 24.2 km / 15.1 mi

The preferred airport for The Swahili House is Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 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 are 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.


  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

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


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2310 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash.

Features
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage