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Low season July
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  Average price (weeknight): £128
  Average price (weekend night): £96

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Best Zanzibar hotels

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Chumbe Island Coral Park - Zanzibar - Building
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9.4 Excellent (118 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Chumbe Island Coral Park in Chumbe Island, you'll be 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from Christ Church Cathedral and 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from Hamamni Persian Baths. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
Zanzi Resort - Zanzibar - Building
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9.3 Excellent (226 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Zanzi Resort in Kama, you'll be on the beach, and 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from Shangani Beach and 11.5 mi (18.6 km) from Nakupenda Beach. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Kama? This lodge features 161 square feet (15 square meters) of event facilities. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
Pongwe Beach Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
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9.2 Excellent (257 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Pongwe Beach Hotel in Pongwe, you'll be on the beach, and 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from Mapenzi Beach and 21.6 mi (34.8 km) from Shangani Beach. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, laundry facilities, and a library. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Meliá Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
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9.1 Excellent (685 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Melia Zanzibar in Kiwengwa, you'll be on the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Mapenzi Beach and Muyuni Beach. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Breezes Beach Club & Spa - Zanzibar - Bedroom
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9.1 Excellent (235 reviews)
Overview
When you stay at Breezes Beach Club & Spa – Half Board in Dongwe, you'll be on the beach and 6 minutes by car from Paje Beach. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Park Hyatt Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
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9.0 Excellent (821 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Seated majestically on the beachfront in Stone Town, a designated UNESCO Heritage site, the architecture reflects its Swahili culture with a unique blend of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. Featuring 67 spacious guest rooms including 11 suites, brilliantly combing contemporary style and timeless regional accents.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Terrific hotel with wonderful pool, views, right on the beach, good food selection and quality, superb staff. A bit pricey for being right in stone town (and therefore not on the nicest beach), but a great place to stay for those who don't have time to get out to the further parts of the island
Zanzibar Serena Hotel - Zanzibar - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (341 reviews)
Overview
For a thousand years, Zanzibar was one of the worlds crossroads of trade, with Persians, Arabs and Europeans attracted to its exotic exports. Stone Towns architecture is testimony to that cultural heritage. Masterfully restored, the Zanzibar Serena Hotel occupies two historic seafront buildings within the town, commanding majestic views of the Indian Ocean.The hotel offers the best in island hospitality. All bedrooms overlook the azure waters of the Indian ocean while the interiors echo Zanzibars rich Arabian heritage.Dining is a feast of variety, with local seafood reflecting many cultural influences. Transport is free to the private Mangapwani Beach with its exclusive beach and water sports activities. There are also excursions to the spice gardens and Jozani Forest.
Zenji Hotel - Zanzibar - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (264 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Zenji Hotel in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Shangani Beach and House of Wonders. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Kisiwa House - Zanzibar - Bedroom
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8.7 Excellent (390 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Kisiwa House, you'll be centrally located in Zanzibar Town, within a 5-minute walk of Shangani Beach and Hamamni Persian Baths. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
Mangrove Lodge - Zanzibar - Building
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8.7 Excellent (239 reviews)
Overview
When you stay at Mangrove Lodge in Bububu, you'll be on the beach and within the vicinity of Prison Island and House of Wonders. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a library. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is complimentary (available 24 hours).
Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
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9.4 Excellent (19 reviews)
Overview
This Dongwe property is on the beach, 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from Paje Beach, and within 25 mi (40 km) of Kizimkazi Beach and Kizimkazi Dimbani Mosque. Jozani Forest Reserve is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away.
Ras Michamvi Beach Resort - Zanzibar - Building
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8.6 Excellent (276 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Ras Michamvi Beach Resort in Michamvi, you'll be by the ocean, and 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from Paje Beach and 29.3 mi (47.2 km) from Kizimkazi Dimbani Mosque. 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.
Kholle House - Zanzibar - Building
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8.6 Excellent (134 reviews)
Overview
Kholle House is in the heart of Zanzibar Town, within a 10-minute walk of House of Wonders and Shangani Beach. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
Chapwani Private Island - Zanzibar - Building
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8.9 Excellent (36 reviews)
Overview
Chapwani Private Island is located in Zanzibar Town and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers a tour desk, an outdoor pool and a terrace. There are 11 rooms at the resort, each offering all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. Chapwani Private Island's on-site restaurant provides Indian-inspired meals, which can be served on the terrace. Zanzibar International Airport is less than a 15-minute drive from the resort.
Dhow Palace Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
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8.5 Excellent (679 reviews)
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With a stay at Dhow Palace Hotel in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Shangani Beach and Old Fort. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and luggage storage. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: This is a very unique and beautiful hotel...They take care of a lot of little details. I believe it was a little pricey - but it was also during the holiday season. Some nickel and diing- too much for taxis and so forth - ut a kind and attentive staff.
Fumba Beach Lodge - Zanzibar - Bedroom
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8.6 Excellent (89 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Fumba Beach Lodge in Fumba, you'll be on the beach, and 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from Shangani Beach and 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from Nakupenda Beach. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.

Best hotels in Zanzibar near House of Wonders

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Mizingani Seafront Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
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8.7 Excellent (1,420 reviews)
Overview
A stay at Mizingani Seafront Hotel places you in the heart of Zanzibar Town, within a 15-minute walk of Shangani Beach and Nakupenda Beach. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Al-Minar Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
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8.7 Excellent (1,062 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Al-Minar Hotel in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), you'll be steps from Shangani Beach and 3 minutes by foot from Old Fort. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
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Nestled in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town is the perfect base from which to experience the sensory Island of Zanzibar. Formerly the Old Court House, the hotel has now been restored, developed and decorated with traditional Zanzibari influences. Just 20 minutes’ drive from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, this inviting Stone Town hotel is set amongst historic buildings and offers easy access to vibrant markets and Stone Town attractions, including the Sultan’s Palace and the House of Wonders. This charming Stone Town hotel provides the ideal setting for impressive business and social events, conferences and weddings for 6 to 200 people. The conference center offers eight versatile meeting rooms and breakout spaces, a complimentary 24-hour business center, contemporary A/V facilities and inspired catering services. The top floor of the conference center is a tranquil, open space, flooded with natural light and offering magnificent views over the city. Unwind in a comfortable guest room or suite, beautifully decorated with traditionally hand-carved furniture and equipped with everything you need to relax and stay productive. Stay connected with complimentary WiFi, browse channels on the 40-inch TV and work in comfort at the spacious desk. Savor delicious European specialties in the stunning rooftop bar and restaurant or sip a glass of wine as you admire splendid city views at sunset. Our friendly staff look forward to welcoming you to our hotel in Stone Town with a warm chocolate chip cookie on arrival.
7.4 Good
Pros: Big clean comfortable beds, spacious room, great wifi, fridge in the room, excellent tv reception with lots of channels
Cons: We didn't have hot water the first day. They fixed it the second, but the water pressure wasn't very good- I don't have thick hair and it took awhile to rinse the shampoo out... It's set back a ways from road so you need help with your bags an the food in the restaurant is limited and prices are high. Better breakfast at the Serena
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments - Zanzibar - Building
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8.4 Excellent (1,511 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments places you in the heart of Zanzibar Town, steps from Shangani Beach and Old Fort. Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Zanzibar Town? This hotel has facilities measuring 161 square feet (15 square meters), including a meeting room. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location and staff