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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

This place has awesome coffee hence the four out of five review. Unfortunately it's expensive, you have to pay for wifi, and you are not allowed up on the roof top terrace unless you are staying in the hotel. Good place if you want to escape the busy streets of Stone town.

Thank Karin B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My fellow accompanying Adventurer on this trip told me that he came across this gem while awaiting my arrival in Stonetown later that day. We both visited together the day after and tried the spicy coffee. Awesome space filled with loads of character,a friendly team and most reasonably priced.We were staying at a hotel close-by and each time we walked...

Thank Sue4680
Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

If only for the fresh cappuccino I drank every morning. Not only is the coffee at his best at the Zanzibar Coffee House, it is also served by very friendly people and if you like it with some pastries or dessert. The stay in the hotel was marvelous. We slept in the Arabica Suite (A-C available), very charming interior and...

Thank Valerie V
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I stayed one night there while on a work trip. It is a great location in Stone Town, and the building has a nice ambiance without the price tag of many nearby hotels. Breakfast on the roof is lovely, and the cafe downstairs is convenient. Wifi works, and there is self-serve beverages on the honor system. The manager was very...

Thank MichaelBKuntz
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Our stay at the Zanzibar Coffee House was absolutely amazing. Our room (Arabica) was breathtaking. The people were very warm , friendly and always assisting where they could. I will definitely choose to stay at the Coffee House again should we visit Stonetown again. THANK YOU

Thank Nicole H
Islikon, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Very warm welcome, you can choose a Welcome Drink (Avocado- Passionfruit, Super!!!) The room was nice and clean, bathroom on the floor but also clean. During night it was noisy this is maybe better in other rooms. Because I have to leave very early they prepare a small lunchbox for me. You can enjoy very good coffee and cakes in...

Thank 283anjab
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Great location , cute rooms and lovely decorated. The staff is amazing friendly . Wifi signal was the strongest we had During 2 weeks on Zanzibar and Pemba island . Bathroom was separated but private . Easy equipped but clean . When u take breakfast on the roof top you'll understand why we loved this hotel . Recommended place ....

1Thank marcoziegler
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I would recommend this little hotel to anyone visiting Stone Town for a few days. The rooms are all decorated individually and with many little details. Despite my initial skepticism of not having en-suite bathrooms in all rooms, it is not a big deal and bath robes are provided for this purpose. Especially the bathroom of Caturra room has been...

1Thank Valerie V
Orinda, CA
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Very attentive staff and lovely manager, Salome. They really do everything they can to make your stay comfortable. Historic and absolutely charming and beautiful place. Private bathrooms are down the hall; hot water always available. Excellent breakfast.

1Thank daria882015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Zanzibar Coffee House is a quirky hotel with awesome character. I loved our strange rectangle room and I loved exploring the nooks and crannies of the place...long twisting corridors, little corners to escape in. Breakfast was wonderful, the staff that served it were super sweet. Saw mostly ladies working here and they were all very friendly. The complimentary mini coffee...

1Thank nafz

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel offers a touch of magic and romance in an authentic Arabic house deep in the heart of Stone Town. Transformed into a stylish hotel with harmonious interiors, antiques and rich fabrics, it is one of the oldest buildings in Zanzibar constructed by the Wazir to Sultan Said Bargash in 1885. ... more   less 

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Address: Mkunazini 1563/64, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $126 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel Stone Town
Zanzibar Coffee Hotel
Hotel Zanzibar Coffee
Zanzibar Coffee House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#6 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#7 Business Hotel in Stone Town
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“Spring for a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles chadh588, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“its in the middle of stone town, so all rooms will have some noise”
 of 5 bubbles Little_Beret, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“there are stairs, so you need to be ok with that...not too many floors also your luggage gets carried up for you,”
 of 5 bubbles mtidswell, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“espresso room was delightful, caturra room is perfect for solo travellers.”
 of 5 bubbles 246galv, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Arabica Suite is perfection! No ATM's at Jambiani beach so get money out here!”
 of 5 bubbles jessjadebarron, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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