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We are celebrating our baby boy's birthday with a different holiday trips every year. We planned a Zanzibar holiday this year, and looked around to find a restaurant with a good ambiance, good service and may be a good music. I choosed Emerson on Hurumzi...More
Went for lunch and we were treated to fantastic service, chilled swahili cushion seating and very tasty food. However the key component of this place is its 360 views of the sea and stone town. A must visit. Apparently sunset is superb from there. Lunch...More
We had an excellent dinner at Emerson on Hurumzi restaurant. More than a dinner, it was a real experience, super charming and romantic at the sunset. It is located on a great rooftop where it is possible to have a 360° view on Stone Town....More
This review is only for the rooftop restaurant. The experience started off well. I was corresponding with them via email. I clearly stated that I had a couple of food restrictions and it was a birthday celebration for my partner. Everything was fine up until...More
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Response from Management E, Manager at Emerson on HurumziResponded 1 week ago
Firstly I would like to apologize for the experience you had on the night that you visited our restaurant. We have looked back with the team and indeed our service was not up to the standards that we normally aim for with our...More
My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights at the end of a 2 week safari vacation. After being "in the bush" for most of our vacation, we wanted to end our trip with a stay in Zanzibar. This small and very...More
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 ...Moreis developing a new concept of lunch and dinner. Designed to marry the culture and style of the building with the distinct culinary heritage of the era, The main house that today hosts Emerson on Hurumzi has particular historical significance since it was where the abolition and emancipation of slaves occurred in the 1870's. The recent refurbishment attempts to maintain the quality and style of the period in which it was built in the late 1800's whilst combining period antique furnishings with colour and comfort of the 21st century, a curiously magnificent building with historical significance and unique style. Less
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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
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 specific questions and requests about reservations or arranging meetings or presentations, you are welcome to get in touch with our reservations team via e-mail and we can communicate on how we can accommodate your request.
Emerson on Hurumzi