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    Kisiwa House

    572 Baghani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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    29 Oct. 30 Oct.
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    • Excellent58%
    • Very good29%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Rooftop Bar
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    Rooftop Terrace
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    29 Oct.30 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 269 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Kisiwa house is a beautiful hotel in a nice neighbourhood with great rooms ( we stayed in a junior suite ) excellent and fresh breakfast ( you get fresh juice and fruits, pancakes, eggs, bread... ) on the rooftop with a amazing view! The whole...More

    Thank Lauretta S
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest Thankyou very much for the wonderfull review that will be viewed and shared by the trip advisor community, it was a pleasure to have had you stay with us, it is our hope that you will come back again to kisiwa house. Ahsante...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    This is a very nice 10-room hotel which used to be a trader's house. The feeling of it is still that of a house. The rooms have a bathtub, which is very nice to have! Good linen and mattresses make this a good-quality for a...More

    Thank Eric S
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 11 September 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review which I will share with the rest of the team. We are always happy when our guest's enjoy our services and hospitality. Ahsante sana Akida and the Kisiwa Team

    Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in this hotel 08.09 for one night. Everything was okay (friendly staff, spacious room etc), but in the evening it turned out that there s no hot water in our room. At all. Staff couldn't fix it, because according to their words "maintenance...More

    1  Thank Olga_Weinsfeld
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 11 September 2017

    Dear Guest Due to the late hours and nature of the electrical fault,we unfortunately were not able to restore hot water to your particular room,our on duty receptionist offered the room upgrade but you opted not to move. We sincerely apologise for this inconvinience. Thank...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    Arrived at Kisiwa House for 3 days after spending 5 days in the north of the Island and 8 days in Safari. All other hotels/lodges/mobile tents provided daily bottles of water and toileteries in the room, with the exception of this one. We eventually asked...More

    Thank Rona M
    Response from Kisiwa o, Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 4 September 2017

    Dear Guest, On behalf of myself and my entire team I would like to sincerely apologize for the unfortunate set of circumstances that lead to your disappointing stay with us. I want to assure you that we are always striving to do and be better...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    We stayed here for one night after arriving in Stone Town before heading out to Matemwe the next day. It was an overall good location for wandering around Stone Town but I was a bit disappointed with the hotel in comparison to the other places...More

    Thank Kathleen G
    Response from Kisiwa o, Resident Manager at Kisiwa HouseResponded 11 August 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review. We always take our guest's reviews very seriously and always strive to improve on our services.The stone town of Zanzibar is a living Unesco world heritage site and part of its unique character and charm is its...More

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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Kisiwa House Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Kisiwa House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Traveller (165)
    Room & Suite (69)
    Dining (20)
    Hotel & Grounds (75)
    Bathroom (17)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    506 reviews
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    Jennifer R
    26 June 2017|
    Response from Travis B | Reviewed this property |
    I had them meet us at the ferry terminal in Stone Town to drive us to their location. Just e-mail them directly, they are usually very responsive. The beauty (and frustration) of Stone Town is the winding narrow... More
    Mike R
    5 August 2016|
    Response from Kisiwa o | Property representative |
    Dear Mike, Greetings from Kisiwa House, Thank you for choosing us. We do have availability in our all rooms categories on the requested dates. We can accommodate them in the same room in Sulaima Senior Suite, our rooms... More
    12 September 2014|
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    Response from Lindy M | Reviewed this property |
    No, I wouldn't recommend it. The stairs are steep and there is no lift.

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