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Emerson on Hurumzi

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Rooftop Bar
Concierge
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
Private Balcony
Free Parking
Pool
2 Star Hotel
The venerable "Emerson on Hurumzi", Grande Dame of restored palaces in Zanzibar has returned to service under the acclaimed management of "Emerson Spice". The same majestic building with the same spectacular views is developing a new concept of lunch and dinner. Designed to marry the...
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Location and contact
236 Hurumzi Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
7.3 km to Kisauni Airport
47 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Experience unlike any other in the world. Great location. Great food and service. The ultimate Zanzibar rooftop restaurant experience with the sounds, views and smells that define Stone Town. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Thank Corné V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We experienced a wonderful evening at Emerson on Hurumzi as a group of four girls for a relaxing & delicious dinner. The staff are extremely gracious , the food simply delicious & the setting in the open air roof top turret of the old palace...More

Thank Sade7274
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, clean rooms interesting breakfasts etc. All & all a lovely relaxing stay after conquering the great Kilimanjaro. The detail to decor gives one a true feeling of Zanzibar. Lovely rooftop restaurant serving delicious food. Was put off though by the filthiness of Stone...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

When I stayed at this hotel in 2008 it was called 236 Hurumzi and it was one of the highlights of our trip. We stayed in the Ballroom which was a massive suite befitting it's name. However, I believe it has now been divided into...More

Thank BlissfulTraveller
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We stayed at Emerson on Hurumzi over New Year 2018. We got an amazing room with one of the rooftop seating areas and an amazing view over the town and harbour. The service was excellent and the room very comfortable. The breakfast and hotel restaurant...More

Thank Jeremy M
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$150 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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ccj705
14 June 2017|
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Response from Anakin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. 4 if I remember located on a side. But it is better to book them in advance if you really need it.
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munr
14 August 2015|
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Response from Management E | Property representative |
In Emerson on Hurumzi we do not have a special meeting room for larger groups. Our restaurant can accommodate your group for a lunch or dinner, as the restaurant has enough space to accommodate upto thirty guests. For more... More
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"There are a few rooms with rooftop seating areas and excellent views."
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"East Room although every room is unique"
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"In the top floor you´ll find the rooms(East, West, North) with ocean and city view from your balcony."
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"They're all fab...I looked!!!!!"
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