The Swahili House Stone Town, Zanzibar - HZS023

Swahili House is located in the heart of bustling Stone Town, offering a modern day facilities with traditional influences and authentic Swahili hospitality, an easy walking distance to the restaurants, markets and little shops.

22 Bedrooms,

Airport transfer on request

Restaurant and bar

Air conditioning

Day trips on request

There are 20 rooms, spread over 4 floors, beautifully restored and decorated in traditional Swahili style with modern comforts. Each room has an en suite bathroom with bath or shower, flush toilet, hand basin and bathroom amenities. All beds have mosquito nets over them.

The 4 Sultan Suites are very spacious rooms (approx. 45msq) with a balcony whilst the 16 deluxe rooms are a standard size (approx. 21msq) offering either a double or twin bedded option.

The impressive building has 5 floors that are built around a traditional Zanzibar courtyard. The rooftop terrace offers commanding views with a bar, restaurant and sundeck/lounge area with a plunge pool.

Swahili House was originally set up and used as an Indian Merchant House in the 19th century and over the years has been the home of many Sultan families, only converting to a hotel in 2008. Most of the hotel has been restored to its original state, making this a real Zanzibari experience.

Located in the heart of Stone Town and easy walking distance to all the attractions. Just outside of the town is the Spice Farms that offer an informative tour and you can also take a boat trip to Prison Island from the harbour. Nearby there are also trips to the islands, snorkelling or just spending the day on the beach.

However to make the most out of your Zanzibar experience we recommend to spend the spend a night or two in Stone Town and then go and relax on one of the many beach resorts or hotels on the island for a couple of days? or a week?. Or longer! Zanzibar is a great island escape offering an oyster of choices of things to do from lazing on the beach to more active things like snorkelling, diving, swimming with dolphins or just sipping cocktails..

Access to Zanzibar is easy with daily flights from both Nairobi and Dar es Salaam and there are also connections from the Tanzania and Kenya safari circuits allowing for the ultimate beach & safari breakaway.