Emerson Spice Hotel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
Stone Town, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
5.0 out of 5 rating 1 review TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Emerson Spice Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Zanzibar Town, within a 5-minute drive of Shangani Beach and Christ Church Cathedral. This hotel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Nakupenda Beach and 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Livingstone's House.


Make yourself at home in one of the 10 individually decorated guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Partially open bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include complimentary bottled water and a turndown service, as well as phones with free local calls.


Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.


Enjoy local and international cuisine at Rooftop restaurant, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

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


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Christ Church Cathedral - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Livingstone's House - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Old Fort - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Shangani Beach - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Forodhani Gardens - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
House of Wonders - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi
Nakupenda Beach - 4.9 km / 3 mi
Chapwani Island - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Kidichi Spice Farm - 11.5 km / 7.1 mi
Fumba Beach - 23.5 km / 14.6 mi
Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park - 29 km / 18 mi

The preferred airport for Emerson Spice Hotel is Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi

Check-in time starts at 1pm. 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.
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. Heating is not provided. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.

If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. 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 airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night
  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation.

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.

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 25 per vehicle (one-way)

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

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Bar/lounge - 1
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Beach towels
  • -Street parking
  • -Outdoor furniture