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Zanzibar Serena Hotel, Zanzibar Town

Kelele Square, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania, ‏‎0203 027 9779
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Situated along the beach, Zanzibar Serena Hotel is in the heart of Zanzibar Town, within walking distance of Stonetown Beach and Forodhani Gardens. Additional attractions near this luxury hotel include Old Fort and House of Wonders.

Hotel Features.
Zanzibar Serena Hotel has a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas (surcharges apply). This 5-star hotel features business amenities including a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. The hotel offers 2 restaurants along with a coffee shop/café, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is available. Additional amenities include an arcade/game room, multilingual staff, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, guests have access to a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request). Self parking is complimentary. The property has designated areas for smoking.

Rooms open to balconies. The 42 air-conditioned guestrooms at Zanzibar Serena Hotel include laptop-compatible safes and minibars. For a surcharge, guests can use the in-room wireless high-speed Internet access. 21-inch LCD TVs are equipped with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms offer separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. In addition, a turndown service is offered nightly, housekeeping is available daily, and amenities available on request include in-room massages.

Outstanding4.8 / 5
  • Nice hotel in a great location.Mar 31, 2015
  • We stayed one night in Serena and liked it enough to spend our final night in Zanzibar…Nov 18, 2014
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Hotel Info: ‎020 3027 9803‎

from £133
  • Executive Suite
  • Standard Room
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Superior Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 42 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Extra people

  • Rollaway beds available, charges may apply*


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 79.650 per vehicle (one way)

WiFi is available in public areas for TZS 4,779 for 60 minutes (rates may vary)

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually furnished
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 21-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include body treatments.


Baharia Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Terrace Seafood Restauran - Onsite restaurant.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Zanzibar Serena Hotel, Zanzibar Town’s small print

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 79.650 per vehicle (one way)

WiFi is available in public areas for TZS 4,779 for 60 minutes (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Zanzibar Serena Hotel, Zanzibar Town

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