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Maru Maru Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Rooftop Bar
Rooftop Terrace
Free Parking
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4 Star Hotel
Set in the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site of StoneTown, Maru Maru Hotel is just a few steps from the city’s historical wonders, colourful markets and labyrinth of shops. Once a town house famous for its marble floors and tiles, it has now been lovingly restored to offer 44...
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397 - 400 Gizenga Street | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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7.3 km to Kisauni Airport
67 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our five nights here in June 2018. It's hard to beat the location, just a short walk to everywhere in Stone Town (especially the old fort and waterfront) but not too close to the thick of things. It's in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 6 of us spent one night here, between our safari and a few days at Nungwi Beach (see my review of MyBlue Hotel). It's a super location in the heart of Stone Town, across the alley from the old fort. It's a bit touristy...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful dinner and rooftop bar, here we reunited with my best friend from college. The Maru Maru still maintains its prestige and grandeur, even from when I was in college 10 years ago. I absolutely love their age old furniture and their wonderful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed over for one night only, a Saturday. The room was right under the dining area where there was live entertainment and dancing. This kept me awake till early hours of the morning, but finally managed to sleep when the entertainment ended.

Thank Lilia O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my mom and 6 year old niece to visit Zanzibar, we stayed at Maru Maru hotel in stone town and that was the best decision ever! It is centrally located to a lot of things, it's about 20 minutes away from the airport...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$109 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#10 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
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US$109 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#10 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
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traveldays2000
4 March 2018|
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Response from Vibek | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve slchohol. No balchonies
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zehra1991
20 December 2017|
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Response from narmeenpirani | Reviewed this property |
not sure cost of cab
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Adam S
15 June 2017|
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Response from hekpoortheksie | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are beautiful and all equipped with mini fridges
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"Ask for rooms facing to the inner court. It is more quiet."
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"Don't choose this hotel at all"
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"Ask for a room in one of the main buildings, not on the breezeway. Housekeeping was across and could be..."
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"It's an oddly shaped hotel, so just request a room with characteristic that are important to you."
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