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The Africa House Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
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“chef joe”(6 reviews)
“terrace bar”(7 reviews)
“watch the sunset”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at The Africa House Hotel for one night in February. I am a huge fan of old hotels with history, so this one spoke to me. The room was big and had a fan and air conditioning. However, the bathroom was on the...More

Thank Kaela Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the oldest building in Stone Town (i think). We were greeted at Zanzibar airport and driven to the hotel. Friendly staff. We were on the top floor in room 9. Lots of stairs, but the view from our door when we got to...More

Thank Foodgirl82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family and I stayed in Africa House end March. Main asset of this hotel is the sunset view which is indeed nice. The prices for drinks when looking at the sun disappearing in the ocean are expensive. One can have nearly a similar sunset experience...More

Thank kaiviti2007
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This hotel is very poor and I cannot recommend it. The prices are double the price of other hotels. Also the service is very slow. This hotel lives on its reputation of many years ago. The manager claims it is good but that is a...More

Thank CarlosPeter
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We went there only for a drink inthe Sunset Bar. Extraordinary view to the sea, including the sand beach where the they do a lot of events like weddings and sunset parties. Nice bar with local and international drinks and cocktails.

Thank Galos_Airo
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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$72 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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Details
Price range
US$72 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites
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Traveller (147)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (18)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"Room 9 has a lot of stair to get there, but the view from the door is worth it"
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"Ask for a room with a sea view if you can get it"
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"we were downstairs, rooms I do not know about, but ours faced the road and did not have any problem"
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