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Emerson Spice

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Traveller (540)
Room & Suite (185)
Dining (72)
Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu”(16 reviews)
“rooftop restaurant”(110 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Two nights at Emerson Spice to conclude our three weeks in Tanzania. Family of four (two kids ages 20 and 17) and we had two rooms. This is a special place with very unique and beautiful accommodations. The service is attentive and friendly. The greetings...More

Thank JCHIII
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is stunningly beautiful like taken out from an interior designer magazine, the rooms are beautifully decorated with antique furnitures and gorgeous objects but at the same time very comfortable. I think what stands out amongst all is the staff, the friendliness, warmth and...More

Thank giamaloglou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the tasting menu at the rooftop restaurant. Cocktails at 6pm followed by dinner at 7pm-wonderful. the atmosphere was amazing overlooking the town and watching the sunset with the call to prayer resonating in the background. The food was great too, 5 courses followed...More

Thank travellerX49
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The best kept secret in central old stone town. Friendly staff guide you thru to a time long past. Like the hanging Garden of Babylon, plants clawing their way up old walls. Lantern swing from above, giving a fantasy ambience. Service great, seafood platter good...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This is probably the most beautiful hotel we have ever stayed at. They not only were incredibly nice and accommodating, but they found out we were architects and gave us a tour of the hotel. The chef there is absolutely amazing and if I could,...More

Thank Phaido
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#1 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Business Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#1 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#5 Business Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (540)
Room & Suite (185)
Dining (72)
Questions & Answers
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traveldays2000
4 March 2018|
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Response from Catiehatch | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! Delicious cocktails and extensive wine menu. A fabulous experience
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RenaeG76
2 January 2018|
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Response from EmersonSpice | Property representative |
Dear Renae, We have our own Drivers who will meet you from you flight and transfer you to the Hotel. The current Late Night Fee is $25. When you book the accommodation, our Reservations Team will be in touch to confirm all... More
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stushy2016
3 August 2017|
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Response from EmersonSpice | Property representative |
Our Guest' Valuables are kept in a locked wallet in our main Reception Safe. Hair Driers are available on request. We hope to welcome you!
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