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Emerson Spice

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Tharia Street, Kiponda, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Emerson Spice Hotel is a great place to stay in Stone Town. It is a beautiful multi story old house with a lovely internal courtyard. Each room is different. We stayed in the top room - Kate- which had a beautiful balcony opening front and...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are wanting to visit Zanzibar this gorgeous authentic property is a must! While the idea of mass tourism may seem appealing to many, I fear this beautiful island could lose her identity for short term gain with long term environmental and social consequences....More

Thank mrktingmgr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an incredible time at Emerson spice. From the mouth watering food to the spacious-fabulous room, to the amenities and the customer service, it was all top notch. Thank you so much to the staff especially Sam and Ibrahim. You guys made our stay...More

Thank Sanyu J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just beautiful- like being transported to the Arabian Nights. Room is huge. With full length balcony across the whole length of the room. Fresh Turkish towels and handmade soap. Great location in the middle of old town. You can’t drive to hotel but it’s only...More

Thank KateS4528
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the stay in Emerson Spice, excellent personal service, sparking cleanliness, stylish and comfortable room, also the restaurant offers healthy and delicious meals. I felt that I didn’t want leave here.

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About
Description
An inspired and lovingly restored Merchant’s House, this multi-storied small Boutique hotel has an inner courtyard, eleven unique antiques-filled rooms, and two of Zanzibar’s best restaurants. All rooms are More equipped with a small fridge, air conditioner, fan, and high ceiling mosquito net. The rooftop ‘Tea House’ hosts one of Stonetown’s most renowned restaurants offering a stylish ambiance amidst the sound of the calls to prayer from the town’s many mosques. The five course ‘Taste Safari’, prepared daily by our Zanzibari chefs, is seafood based and celebrates the freshest and best the market has to offer each morning. The sunset hour is an integral and pleasurable part of the experience so diners are encouraged to arrive at around 6pm to enjoy a ‘Sundowner’ before dinner. On the Ground floor The Secret Garden, set amidst lushly landscaped hidden ‘Ruins’, open to the skies, has a Zanzibari inspired A La Carte Menu. Look out for live music performed by The Dhow Countries Music Academy. Open for Lunch and Dinner. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$200 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Emerson Spice Hotel Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$200 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Emerson Spice Hotel Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Traveller (556)
Room & Suite (186)
Dining (72)
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travelingaussie0
29 September 2018|
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Response from 647bill | Reviewed this property |
Yes yo all except the restaurant is small as quiet. Enjoy.
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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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Room Tips
"Pick your room carefully (not on the street side) if you don't want to hear the mosque call full blast..."
lilyaa2013
3 Sep 2018
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"each room is unique; look online and choose your own"
JCHIII
15 Jul 2018
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"Belle is the most beautiful!"
Phaido
10 Jun 2018
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"Belle is a great room for beauty and location"
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11 Mar 2018
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