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Maru Maru Hotel

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Set in the heart of UNESCO world heritage site of Stone Town, Maru Maru (Boutique) Hotel provides the ultimate haven amongst Stone Town’s labyrinth of winding alleys, bustling markets, mosques, and famed Zanzibari doors, featuring magnificent ornate wooden carvings. Once a town house famous for its marble floors and tiles, it has now been lovingly restored to offer 51 bright rooms blending classic Zanzibar culture, iconic design and modern luxuries – 17 King Room, 23 Queen Room, 10 Twin Rooms and 1 Family Room, 1 Interconnecting/En-suite Room (On Request). Its rooftop Terrace Restaurant, Swimming Pool & Bar with Live Music offers a breathtaking 360° panoramic view of the Indian Ocean and Stone Town. The relaxed ambiance at Maru Maru continues long into the night as people come to enjoy a vast variety of Continental, Chinese, Indian and Swahili cuisine. Outdoor Badminton Court & Fitness Centre - A perfect place for a quick workout. Hotel also has 2 Conference halls and 1 Board room - A
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Breakfast included
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Eclectic and quaint hotel In the heart of stone town, on one of old side streets full of shops. The rooms are clean and services is good. The rooftop restaurant and bar is a plus. The only thing that would put me off from...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We only spent one night in Maru Maru before flying home but we wish we’d have stayed longer! It was stylish and chic. The rooms were spacious, clean and cool. The rooftop bar, restaurant and pool area make this place special - with views across...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 20 February 2018

Dear Ryan , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were tired, wet and sandy after a sunset cruise and not dressed for an upscale dinner. But, we were hungry. Maru Maru more than met our needs, with a full menu to suit everyone in the charming rooftop restaurant. We dined accompanied by soft...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stylish and strategically located at the heart of Stone town. Roof top bar views are magical and breathtakingly beautiful. The rooms were clean and comfortable with very nice staff. This is an ideal hotel whether on business or romantic/social visit. Good job!More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jackson M
Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jackson , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and loved everything about this hotel. It is in the most perfect location to explore Stone Town. It has a fabulous restaurant and roof top bar, perfect to enjoy a cocktail and watch the beautiful sunset The staff were...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Maru Maru H, Manager at Maru Maru HotelResponded 30 October 2018

Dear Alexandra , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

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travelchicky1981
17 August 2018|
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Response from Maru Maru H | Property representative |
Dear All , There is a newly opend gym in the Hotel presmise, request to kindly check with the reception and they would be glad to show you the gym. Regards, Management
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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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Room Tips
"Ask for rooms facing to the inner court. It is more quiet."
peterpC1821UO
21 May 2018
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"Don't choose this hotel at all"
JennyJimmy
9 Mar 2018
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"Ask for a room in one of the main buildings, not on the breezeway. Housekeeping was across and could be..."
463genek
28 Feb 2018
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"It's an oddly shaped hotel, so just request a room with characteristic that are important to you."
Yogahh
16 Feb 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$112 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandZanzibar CityStone Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
44
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