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Overview of Africa House Hotel

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Guest reviews

3.8 / 5Good
145 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Free airport shuttle

Map

Highlights

Popular LocationPalace Museum (Beit al-Sahel)3 min walk
Popular LocationMbweni Ruins3 min walk
Popular LocationShangani Beach4 min walk
AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)15 min drive

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  • Suite

    Suite

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Double Room

    Deluxe Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Sea View

    Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Single Room

    Deluxe Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Zanzibar Town

Located by the ocean, Africa House Hotel is in Zanzibar Town's Stone Town neighbourhood. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Shangani Beach and Nakupenda Beach. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel) - 3 min walk
  • Marahubi Palace - 3 min walk
  • Mbweni Ruins - 3 min walk
  • Shangani Beach - 4 min walk
  • Old Fort - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Tradewinds – Beachfront restaurant offering American cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner daily, happy hour available.

About this property

Africa House Hotel

4-star beach retreat just steps away from Shangani Beach
Guests at this beach hotel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a ferry terminal shuttle and complimentary wireless Internet access. All 15 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and fridges, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, room service (during limited hours) and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
Africa House Hotel offers 15 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and complimentary bottles of water. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
Airport shuttle on request
Local area shuttle (surcharge)
Free ferry terminal shuttle

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast
2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar
Free daily reception
Room service available

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Fridge
Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Library

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
Swahili

Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre
Conference space (861 square feet)

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Ceiling fan
Cots/infant beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Hairdryer (on request)
Shower

Entertainment

Premium channels
Satellite channels
TV

Food and drink

Free bottled water
Minibar
Fridge

More

Desk
Phone
Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for USD 20.0 per night.

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. No pets or service animals are allowed at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Africa House Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Africa House Hotel
  • Africa House Zanzibar Town

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
32
4 - Good
67
3 - Okay
33
2 - Mediocre
10
1 - Poor
3
4.1
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

The sea view rooms are not worth it cause they are located below the restaurant which means you will hear any chair that get moved and the music

Stayed 5 nights in Dec. 2019

1/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

Great Customer Service

Great Customer Service. Great location. Slightly older building but overally a pleasing place to be.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec. 2019

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent place eventhough building is old compared to price. Just one thing, when u take a shower, do shower inside tube coz outside of tude height is different that water flew to the room.. Others were excellent...thanks a lot for all staff n service..

Stayed 2 nights in Nov. 2019