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St. Monica's Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
  • 11 Mar. 2018
    “Not what one expected”
  • 1 Mar. 2016
    “A Jewel in the heart of Stone Town, Zanzibar”
New Mkunazini Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I emailed a number of times and got short answers a couple of times. It was a total shock to arrive to a very down at heal place. The women at so called reception was lying on a bench watch tv and she agreed to...More

Thank manorwatch
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful week at St. Monica's Lodge/Hostel. Everyone there is friendly and helpful. I felt very much at home the whole time. Breakfast is included in the rates. The hostel is in a building where the nuns resided. The rooms are well ventilated...More

Thank fidelisblue
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I stayed in this lodge a few years ago and really enjoyed the experience. the room was fantastic with a mosquito net fully covering the bed and with working air conditioning. the staff were lovely and friendly. we had a great stay and will definitely...More

Thank Juliette A
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The rooms of St Monica are okay and good value for the inexpensive price. What really stood out was the insightful tour to the adjacent slave market with lot of background info about the slave trade history of Zanzibar. Highly recommended!

Thank lisa187337
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I stayed here in 2011 so when we decided to return this year, I thought it would be nice to return. The building and surrounding area is incredibly picturesque and I had a very enjoyable stay on my previous trip. However, this time, I was...More

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
16
Price range
USD 22 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
St. Monica Hostel
Also Known As
St. Monica Hotel Stone Town
,
St. Monica's Lodge Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Number of rooms
16
Price range
USD 22 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
St. Monica Hostel
Also Known As
St. Monica Hotel Stone Town
,
St. Monica's Lodge Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Traveller (13)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (1)
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"I could not recommend the place"
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"The rooms in the back over the slave quarters are very quiet. You do need to have the tours come through all..."
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"Room 5 was very big, air conditioning worked well, all in all fine. The call to prayer at 5am slightly..."
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"Upstairsthe WIFI is better"
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