We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    House of Spices

    Kiponda Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Al Minar
    250 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    510 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast
    220 reviews
    #3 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Stone Town
     
    Jafferji House & Spa
    343 reviews
    #12 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good22%
    • Average10%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Al Minar
    250 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    510 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast
    220 reviews
    #3 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Stone Town
     
    Jafferji House & Spa
    343 reviews
    #12 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","template":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel_hsx__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    6 Aug.7 Aug.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Stone Town hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "4d9c6c05a8e2408782fc6a463d7c5fe7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2619647,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"4d9c6c05a8e2408782fc6a463d7c5fe7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"House of Spices","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjRkOWM2YzA1YThlMjQwODc4MmZjNmE0NjNkN2M1ZmU3IiwiQUlLIjoiNmFmNmY0Zjk3Yjk5NDMxNmIyZjQyNWZkMjZkNzI5YjEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (40)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 25 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great location in Stone Town; beautifully decorated - the owners are collectors of exquisite items and these are used throughout the place, and set off the beautiful blue and green walls; friendly staff. I had one of the rooms (Ginger) with attached bathroom (there are...More

    Thank MareeBangkok
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We loved our stay in House of Spices. The owner greeted us on arrival and was so welcoming and friendly. The rooms were spotlessly clean. The food at breakfast was good. We especially appreciated the very early morning pastries and coffee left out for us...More

    Thank Edmonstone
    Reviewed 20 April 2017

    Its a very small hotel in the heart of Stone Town. The decor of the hotel is fantastic and the smell of spices is evident when you walk in to the reception area. We had the kings suite which was very spacious and one of...More

    Thank Karen A
    Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

    We loved our stay at this lovely place. Again an old Zanzibar house converted to a hotel. It is small one with only 4 rooms aptly named after different spices. The interiors are beautiful with Arabic feel to it. Overall the service and the breakfast...More

    Thank ChayanikaMalik
    Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

    Fantastic hotel: perfect location, beautiful and spacious rooms, great food. Cesare, the manager, has been extremely kind and helpful; thanks to him we managed to solve all the problems we had with our luggage at the airport or with our flight tickets. He was also...More

    Thank Sophie A
    Response from anna m, Owner at House of SpicesResponded 1 January 2017

    Dear Valued customer, thank you very much. we hope to still be part of your holidays, by welcoming you in Marrakech in our holiday houses Riads: Dar Yasmin and or Dar les Epcies. Wishing you a fabulous 2017

    Al Minar
    250 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    510 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Stone Town Cafe and Bed & Breakfast
    220 reviews
    #3 of 31 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Stone Town
     
    Jafferji House & Spa
    343 reviews
    #12 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 77 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Priceline, Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your House of Spices reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • House Of Spices Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (29)
    Room & Suite (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Nearby
    Kholle House
    232 reviews
    .31 km away
     
    Mizingani Seafront Hotel
    277 reviews
    .29 km away
     
    Zanzibar Coffee House
    509 reviews
    .11 km away
     
    Asmini Palace Hotel
    67 reviews
    .24 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Tea House Restaurant
    316 reviews
    .30 km away
    Emerson Spice
    550 reviews
    .12 km away
    Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe
    625 reviews
    .12 km away
    Lukmaan Restaurant
    397 reviews
    .29 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Forodhani Park
    1,093 reviews
    .45 km away
    Darajani Bazaar
    158 reviews
    .14 km away
    Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel)
    342 reviews
    .34 km away
    The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)
    475 reviews
    .46 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from House of Spices staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "room Chilli has a little sitting room as well as the bedroom and ensuite"
    Read review
    "Book one of the 2 rooms with en-suite, the other 3 have the same shared bathroom"
    Read review
    "Wifi is a little sketchy so don't rely on doing too much on it!"
    Read review
    "Ask for the room called Chili"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing