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Malindi 607 / 608, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 642 Tanzania See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews deluxe room rented rooms small pool ferry terminal a la carte breakfast small hotel an oasis busy stone town rooftop terrace beautiful hotel late flight rooms are lovely every morning private balcony thoroughly enjoyed our stay location is great old house
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a wonderful stay in this historic house right in the heart of Stone Town. Clean and well run. Breakfast by the pool and a lovely area at the top of the building where you can have a drink and have a view over the...More

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Response from Mwasaju, Owner at Kholle HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guests, We are pleased and humbled by these encouraging comments, thank you. We shall definitely share them with our team. Kwaheri!

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We echo previous comments that Kholle House is truly a gem .... it is well situated, an easy walk to anywhere in Stonetown ..... has a lovely garden where one can enjoy breakfast ( and other meals) .... a pool ... and a most welcoming...More

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Response from Mwasaju, Owner at Kholle HouseResponded 29 April 2018

Dear Guest, We are humbled and delighted by your thorough appreciation and lovely comments. We will definitely share then with our team. All the very best on your way back to Ottawa. Yours truly.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and the people are very helpful and friendly. Would certainly recommend. The only reason i didn't get it a 5 was the bed was a little short for me. I'm 6'3" and my feet were hitting the bed frame at the end. Not...More

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Response from KholleHouse_607, General Manager at Kholle HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your warm words. I am glad you appreciated the quality of the service, and the beauty of the place. About the beds, indeed, some of them, depending on the category of room you book, are a bit are not that...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We had a nice one night stay in princess Kholle house. The house is full of historical elements. The room are very clean and with a good furnishing. The habour and a moschee are very near that it is sometimes a bit loud. From the...More

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Response from KholleHouse_607, Manager at Kholle HouseResponded 5 days ago

Dear guests, We are so happy for your nice comments. Thank you for it. I will be happy to share those nice words to all the team. About the swahili dinner, I am so sorry you found it over charged; I chose to reduce the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel at the northern end of town, convenient to the main road of Stone Ton, just around the corner from the Old Dispensary. The rooms feel opulent; they are spacious. We had a shared and private balcony - the latter which...More

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Response from KholleHouse_607, General Manager at Kholle HouseResponded 11 September 2018

Dear guests, I am very glad to hear all those nice comments. The tour you got is indeed a tour that Kholle organises personally with the local boat drivers of Stone Town.We are not passing by a company or an 'organised tour' enterprise, so your...More

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Kholle House fact sheet:Services & Facilities:• Wi-Fi available• Outdoor swimming pool• Transport to/from airport if required at an additional charge. Zanzibar airport and Dar es Salaam airport – ferry dock• Island More tours and sea activities assistance. Kholle House in the heart of Stone Town is an historical and authentic house build in 1860 which belonged to Princess Kholle. Sister of Sayyid Sultan bin Bargash and Princess Salme. The house has probably been there as a showcase from their crystal collection and porcelain.After the revolution in 1964 the house was confiscated and occupied by several families, this period caused severe damages in the house. Three years of restoration has brought us the pleasure to present our town beloved house, the work done in connection with historical monuments and in full respect with the construction methods in the time (coral rubble, lime, mangrove beams, marble…). With a noble and austere facade the building is typically Omani Arabic style while the garden has more Indo-Victorian fantasy rhythms. This style is featured on the covers of the old dispensary which faces Kholle House, that was restored by the Aga Khan Foundation. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Spa
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$80 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kholle House Hotel Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$80 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kholle House Hotel Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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"It is close to three mosques, avoid Ramadan/Eid time if you can"
LisaSays
19 Jun 2018
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"Get room facing sea (Ferry Port) on highest level possible & will have cooling breeze most of day. Can..."
Mietek771
19 Jan 2017
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"The rooms definitely vary in size, classic quite small, but all are very nice."
hannahkd2017
14 Jan 2017
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"In the all the hustle and bustle of Zanzibar, Kholle House is like an oasis. Truly exquiste and wonderful."
786Zeni
13 Jan 2017
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