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House of Spices
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Over the course of our stay we ate two meals at other hotels - Emerson Spice and The Swahili House - both were a lot brighter and seemingly cleaner than the House of Spices, where our room was adequate. The carved bed was really cool and the A/C worked (thankfully - it was ungodly hot in Stone Town - I was left wishing for a pool), but the bathroom was a little rough and the water in it not very reliable (which can be very inconvenient when you're lathered up and the water shuts off). Our friends traveling with us had large roaches in their room, but I would imagine those are pretty prevalent in such an old and dilapidated place as Stone Town.

The owner was warm and the little shop in the entry had good prices on cutely-packaged spices, which make great souvenirs.

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  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled with friends
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  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled with friends
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  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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Stayed: January 2016, travelled with family
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Additional Information about House of Spices

Address: Kiponda Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 28 Speciality Lodging in Stone Town
Price Range: £43 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — House of Spices 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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House Of Spices Zanzibar Island/Stone Town

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