Zanzibar Hotels

Zanzibar hotels

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Low season

May Cheapest month to stay with an average 64% drop in price.

High season

February Most expensive month to stay with an average 77% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

£201 Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

£212 Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book cheap hotels in Zanzibar?

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Top tips for finding perfect Zanzibar hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Zanzibar, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Zanzibar in May and April.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Zanzibar if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Zanzibar accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Zanzibar found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £50, while the most expensive was £554.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Zanzibar for 6 days.
  • Zanzibar City is served by Abeid Amani Karume International Airport which is conveniently located around 3.1 miles south of the city. However, if you don’t feel like making the drive into the city, one hotel option near the airport is the Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins. In addition to being close to the airport, the hotel also has a private beach area and dock.
  • In addition to the chain hotels in Zanzibar City, there are also a number of small boutique hotels. One good option in Stone Town is Dhow Palace Hotel. The hotel is styled after an old Arabian manor with arched windows and balconies outside many of the rooms. Additionally, there is an inner courtyard with a pool and lounge area.
  • Looking for beachside resorts and hotels in Zanzibar City? The neighborhood of Vuga is a great area to check out. Africa House Hotel is one of the beachside hotels in Vuga and along with the stunning ocean views, the hotel also offers a bar and lounge and bike rentals.
  • Zanzibar City is split into eastern and western sides by Creek Road. West Zanzibar is the more popular of the two among tourists but there are also hotels on the eastside. For example, Island Paradise Inn is one of the hotel options in East Zanzibar.
  • Zanzibar City has plenty of 5-star resorts that are sure to please even the most expecting of guests. For instance, Zanzibar Serena Hotel sits right on the beach and offers amenities like luxurious spa facilities and a terraced lounge area with a pool overlooking the coast.

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Best Zanzibar hotels

Most recommended Zanzibar hotels

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Tembo House Hotel & Apartments - Zanzibar - Building
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
8.5 Excellent
£56+
£56+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
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Indigo Beach Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Bedroom
Indigo Beach Zanzibar
8.3 Excellent
£55+
£55+
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Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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Zanzibar Serena Hotel - Zanzibar - Lobby
Zanzibar Serena Hotel
8.7 Excellent
£163+
£163+
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Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
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Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort - Zanzibar - Building
£56+
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Pool
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DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town - Zanzibar - Building
£76+
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The Seyyida Hotel And Spa - Zanzibar - Pool
The Seyyida Hotel And Spa
8.4 Excellent
£57+
£57+
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Pool
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Park Hyatt Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
9.0 Excellent
£255+
£255+
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Pool
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Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa - Zanzibar - Bedroom
Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa
7.6 Good
£120+
£120+
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Dhow Palace Hotel - Zanzibar - Lobby
Dhow Palace Hotel
8.6 Excellent
£44+
£44+
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Pool
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Jafferji House and Spa - Zanzibar
Jafferji House and Spa
8.6 Excellent
£39+
£39+
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Kisiwa House - Zanzibar - Bedroom
Kisiwa House
8.8 Excellent
£57+
£57+
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Zanzi Resort - Zanzibar - Bedroom
Zanzi Resort
9.4 Excellent
£167+
£167+
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Pool
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Mizingani Seafront Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
Mizingani Seafront Hotel
8.7 Excellent
£36+
£36+
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Pool
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Mangrove Lodge - Zanzibar - Bedroom
£42+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Pool
Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar
9.7 Excellent
£464+
£464+
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Pool
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Breezes Beach Club & Spa - Zanzibar - Pool
Breezes Beach Club & Spa
8.8 Excellent
£90+
£90+
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Pool
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Beyt Al Salaam - Zanzibar - Outdoor view
Beyt Al Salaam
8.4 Excellent
£37+
£37+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
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