We did not stay at the hotel but spent a morning in the gardens surrounding the Mbweni Ruins.
The hotel charges a small entrance fee which is redeemable against a purchase at the bar/restaurant.
Had a lovely morning in the gardens, good coffee on the terrace with a stunning view over the ocean.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The only Protea in the beautiful Zanzibar, Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins provides the perfect choice for both beach and Stone Town holidays in Zanzibar. We are located amidst Mbweni Ruins dating back to 1870s and a beautiful botanical garden. The hotel is ten minutes away from Stone Town, airport, ferry terminal and the CBD of Zanzibar. Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins is a cozy boutique hotel offering serene accommodations amidst a rare blend of history, greenery and ocean with a beautiful beach. Traditional Zanzibar hospitality at its best is offered at an affordable price. It's a hotel that complements your travel style. The site where the hotel is built was once an old Arab house, which was then bought by UMCA missionaries in 1871 to build a school for girls. The hotel makes a perfect base for exploring Stone Town. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Mbweni Ruins
- Protea Hotel By Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar Island/Stone Town