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“Treasure in the middle of Stone Town”

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Zanzibar Coffee House
Ranked #3 of 34 Hotels in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Treasure in the middle of Stone Town”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I really enjoyed my stay. The room was clean, the service was top notch, the coffee was outstanding, and the rooftop breakfast was fantastic.

If I ever head back to Zanzibar, I will certainly stay at the Zanzibar Coffee House again!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you for the kind words and wonderful review! The breakfast is my favourite too!
Karibu Tena!
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

On arrival you are warmly greeted with a beverage of your choice, which you will feel compelled to accompany by one of the pastries in the window display! The are as delicious as they look. The coffee is home made!
The rooms have a simple colonial charm, are comfortable and very clean. Complementary water and internet connection available. Breakfast is served on the roof terrace, which gives you an areal view of stone town. Breakfast includes all sorts of fruits and very net resting mango jams!
The management is really helpful with all the questions you might have about stone town or excursions you might want to do on the island.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review, 16 July 2014
Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay amongst the labryinth! Its a labryinth of internet connections as well!
Thank you for your patience and understanding of the Zanzibar Intricacies!
See you next time!
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Great hotel in the middle of the Stonetown labyrinth. Delicious breakfasts in the rooftop lounge area with view on Stonetown. Internet did not work in our room but that wasn't a big deal. Highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review, 16 July 2014
Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed the labryinth of StoneTown and thank you for understanding the labrinyth of the Internet here!
We are looking forward to having you again!
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Gottingen, Germany
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

We have stayed in the Coffee House for one night and enjoyed our stay very much. The Hotel is located right in the middle of the Old Town and is therefore a perfect place to start exploring the streets and sights of Stonetown. The staff is very friendly and helpful. City tours, spice tour or another events can be easily arranged by the staff. Airport transport is reliable and not too expensive. I would definitely recommend to stay in the Coffee House.
Furthermore breakfast is rich and tasty.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review, 7 July 2014
Dear Christian! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us!
Please tell all your friends and make sure to come again!

Karibu tena! Ahsante sana!
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El Vendrell, Spain
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

The hotel is really beautiful and the rooms are huge, romantic, clean and comfortable!
Teh breakfast on the top of the building was really good and the best thing was the kind employees, thanks!
The situation is really good because you are in the middle of the markets and close to the beach and good restaurants.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review, 4 July 2014
'huge, romantic, clean and comfortable'! What more could you ask for!
The staff appreciate the customers and clients as much as you appreciate their service!

Thank you for staying and your glowing review!
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

This place is very central with very large, neat looking, clean rooms w/ air con. Friendly staff, great breakfast, great coffee. And a roof top to eat on and enjoy the views of the city. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review, 25 June 2014
Dear Brenda! Thanks for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed the rooftop - also one of my favourite places to spend breakfast (or sunset)!
You are welcome again! Thank you!
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Nairobi
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at the Zanzibar Coffee House. The rooms are full of Zanzibari character and nicely decorated. There is a wonderful coffee house on the ground floor and breakfast is served on the roof which has great views of stonetown. Food and coffee are great and the staff are extremely helpful and welcoming. Top B&B in Stonetown!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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ZanzibarCoffeeHouse, Manager at Zanzibar Coffee House, responded to this review, 25 June 2014
Thank you!! We strive to be the Top B&B with character, charm and charisma!
Ahsante sana! Karibu Tena
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Property: Zanzibar Coffee House
Address: Mkunazini 1563/64, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#6 Business Hotel in Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 8
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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Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel Stone Town
Zanzibar Coffee Hotel
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