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Top Rated Hotels for your Zanzibar Town Vacation

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
5.0 out of 5.0 Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
Free Cancellation
$386
5.0/5 (1 reviews)
Located in Stone Town, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within a 5-minute walk of Old Fort and Forodhani Gardens. House of Wonders and ...
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
4.0 out of 5.0 Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town
$103
5.0/5 (2 reviews)

Had a great experience staying at Tembo for two weeks. Tip: Becaase the view from the hotel is so lovely, I upgradfed my room spending a bit extra to have the sea view. Staff were lovely to me, very attentive, friendly. Hotel felt safe and clean, food was great. Good swimming pool (which you need ...

Reviewed on May 30, 2019
Located in Stone Town, this beachfront hotel is in the city center, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Old Fort, and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Nakupenda Beach. Forodhani Gardens ...
Zanzibar Serena Hotel
Zanzibar Serena Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
$338
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

I have stayed in many first class hotels around the world and the Serena is the best. Warm welcome staff who went above and beyond to make my stay exceptional. Beautiful hotel in a Great location. I highly recommend the Serene and can not wait to return.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2016
Located in Stone Town, this beachfront hotel is in the city center, 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Old Fort, and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Nakupenda Beach. Forodhani Gardens ...
Dhow Palace Hotel
Dhow Palace Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Kenyatta Road / Baghani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
$69
5.0/5 (3 reviews)

Very nice staff, accommodating and friendly. Very cute hotel, lovely Swahili design, and nice location for exploring Stone Town. The food was not the best and cleanliness was also not great. But overall enjoyed our stay here.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2018
Located in Stone Town, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Old Fort and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Nakupenda Beach. Forodhani Gardens and House of Wonders are also ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
4.0 out of 5.0 90 / 90A Shanghani, Zanzibar Town
Free Cancellation
$117
4.5/5 (6 reviews)

We were looking for a hotel that we could use as a home base while we explored the island and The DoubleTree by Hilton was just that place. The rooms were clean and the staff was quick to help meet our needs. The food and drinks at the hotel were amazing. There was even a cocktail reception for guests ...

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2017
Located in Stone Town, this beach hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Old Fort and Forodhani Gardens. Christ Church Cathedral and Prison Island are also within ...
Best Western Plus Zanzibar
Best Western Plus Zanzibar
4.0 out of 5.0 Kinu Cha Taa, Malindi, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
Free Cancellation
$84
4.0/5 (3 reviews)

Comfy beds and the staff in all areas is really helpful, we had a good experience.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019
Located in Stone Town, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Nakupenda Beach. House of Wonders and Forodhani Gardens ...

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Zanzibar Town Travel Guide

Where is Zanzibar Town?

Few things put you in the mood for travel more than researching your next destination. So, are you ready to learn a bit more about Zanzibar Town?

It's located about 45 miles north of Dar es Salaam, the national capital, and 30 miles northeast of Bagamoyo.

Places to Visit in Zanzibar Town

Learn the story of Slave Market, a historic site that's bound to impress. Seeking some more options? Old Fort is an important structure which played a part in shaping the region we know today. Explore the story behind the fort and why it's known as a place of historic importance. But there's more! House of Wonders definitely leaves an impression. This grand structure is an absolute must for traveling history nerds.

Car Rentals in Zanzibar Town

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If you want to pick up a car after touching down at Zanzibar International Airport, you'll need to look elsewhere. There aren't any rental agencies nearby.

Where to stay in Zanzibar Town – Hotel Accommodation

You shouldn't have any hassles snapping up one of the 31 hotels in Zanzibar Town. That said, try not to leave it until the last moment! Your epic vacation is just around the corner!

If something a little extravagant is what you're longing for, slide between the soft sheets at the Zanzibar Serena Hotel (Kelele Square) or the Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge (Chuini Ruins). The House of Spices and The Market Lodge are some budget options. Consider booking one if you'd prefer to save for incredible activities.

Nearest Airports to Zanzibar Town

Tighten your seatbelt! You'll soon be touching down at Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), the best airport for Zanzibar Town. The terminal is 50 miles south of the downtown area and may be the starting point of your exciting vacation.

Popular Places to Visit Near Zanzibar Town

If you've checked out the best of Zanzibar Town and have a day to spare, don't panic! Just 20 miles away is Bwejuu, and there's no lack of activities on offer here. If you want to spend a whole day in this area, stop by Paje Beach first. Then hop on over to Airborne Kite Centre and Kite Centre Zanzibar. Kendwa is another neighbouring destination situated just 30 miles away. This place features Nungwi Beach, Kendwa Beach and Mnarani Natural Aquarium.

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