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The Swahili House

2.5-star2.5 stars
Stone TownZanzibar TownTanzania, 0203 027 9779

Zanzibar Town Hotel with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free WiFi
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The Swahili House

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

from £68
  • Deluxe Double Room
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed

Extra people

  • Rollaway beds available, charges may apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Rooftop Terrace – This poolside restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

The Swahili House’s small print

Also known as

  • Swahili House Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Swahili House Hotel
  • Swahili House Zanzibar Town
  • Swahili House

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2260 per person, per night.

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.

What’s around The Swahili House


  • In Stone Town
  • Christ Church Cathedral (1-minute walk)
  • Hamamni Persian Baths (3-minute walk)
  • Malindi Mosque (5-minute walk)
  • House of Wonders (7-minute walk)
  • Forodhani Gardens (7-minute walk)
  • Old Fort (7-minute walk)
  • Hamamni Persian Baths (8-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) 10-min drive
  • On-site parking not available

The Swahili House

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