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Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Old property but nicely maintained

Review of Maru Maru Hotel
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 Apr 2024via mobile
The hotel is an old property but well maintained .
The staff is good but reception is not staffed well.

View from top of the hotel is very good .
Good food . Very near to many attractions in stone town including ferry terminal of Zanzibar.

Well trained staff
Couple friendly
Not much disturbance
Well priced rooms
Date of stay: March 2024
Room Tip: 15-20 minutes from airport
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 7 Apr 2024
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We are looking forward to welcoming you again.

Thank you
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Reviewed 3 April 2024

A Beautiful hotel indeed! We enjoyed dining on the rooftop! The food is delicious. Freshest fruit juice and wonderful friendly staff! The staff came to sing Happy Birthday for my friend and I as we were celebrating our birthdays. They surprised us with a cake and danced with us. It was so special, something that I will always cherish! This place holds a special place in my heart!

Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Mahipal Singh, Marketing at Maru Maru Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2024

Dear Guest,
Greetings from Maru Maru Hotel,
Thank you for staying with Maru Maru Hotel and for your valuable time in writing a wonderful review.
I will share your appreciation with the entire team. It will help us to achieve the next higher level.

We are looking forward to welcoming you again.

Thank you

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Reviewed 2 April 2024 via mobile

Visited here for food after seeing good reviews on trip advisor and the food did not disappoint! Great views from the rooftop, particularly at sunset. Great service and friendly staff. The food was absolutely delicious and great value for money. Drinks were also great and they have a happy hour for 8,000tsz from 4-7pm.

Date of stay: April 2024
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Mahipal Singh, Marketing at Maru Maru Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2024

Dear Guest,
Greetings from Maru Maru Hotel,
Thank you for staying with Maru Maru Hotel and for your valuable time in writing a wonderful review.
I will share your appreciation with the entire team. It will help us to achieve the next higher level.

We are looking forward to welcoming you again.

Thank you

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Reviewed 31 March 2024

Charming hotel with friendly, accommodating staff and great food. What interesting architecture with lots of alcoves, stairways, and hidden hallways. The room was very good for my 4 nights. Perfect location to explore Stone Town or head to Forodhani Gardens on the ocean. Happy I stayed here!

Date of stay: July 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Mahipal Singh, Marketing at Maru Maru Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2024

Dear Guest,

Greetings from Maru Maru Hotel, Zanzibar!

Thank you for staying with Maru Maru Hotel and for your valuable time writing a wonderful review.

I will share your appreciation with the entire team including your feedback. It will help us to achieve the next higher level.

Look forward to seeing you again.

Thank you

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Reviewed 23 March 2024 via mobile

Hotel is located in center of old town in very nice area. Offers very nice and clean rooms. Has fantastic roof terrace with restaurant, bar and swimming pool there. Offers unique views of Stown Town. Very nice and helpful staff. Good food for reasonable money.

Date of stay: March 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mahipal Singh, Marketing at Maru Maru Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2024

Dear Justyna,



Greetings from Maru Maru Hotel, Zanzibar!

Thank you for staying with Maru Maru Hotel and for your valuable time writing a wonderful review.

I will share your appreciation with the entire team including your feedback. It will help us to achieve the next higher level.

Look forward to seeing you again.

Thank you

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Reviewed 26 February 2024 via mobile

The hotel was clean but is not what you expect for the price you pay.
The service is just not on top, staff at reception were very lost, took long time for check in. At the restaurants no one was welcoming ir checking what you need very slow service all over.

Date of stay: February 2024
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Mahipal Singh, Marketing at Maru Maru Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2024

Dear Andrea

Greetings from Maru Maru Hotel, Zanzibar!

Thank you for staying with Maru Maru Hotel and for your valuable time writing us.

I will share your appreciation with the entire team including your feedback. It will help us to achieve the next higher level.

Look forward to seeing you again.

Thank you

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