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Zenji Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Zenji for just one night, but could definitely have stayed longer. The rooms felt pretty fresh and clean, staff was friendly and helpful, and the location was terrific. The only downside was that when booking, it didn't distinguish between Twin and Double room, and when we arrived they didn't have any twin rooms available and had to...

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We enjoyed 2 nights in Zenji Hotel during our stay in Stone Town. It's a great place. 10 min walk to the old town. Very friendly staff. Also very clean! Nice rooftop restaurant to sit down and relax during the evening :)

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

From the moment I walked in the staff couldn't have been friendlier & more helpful. I arrived early, and my room was already ready, and much nicer than I expected for a budget-mid hotel. Complete with a balcony great for watching the hustle & bustle outside. I absolutely loved my bed and was laughed at for referring to it as...

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

The staff at Zenji were all very friendly, always smiling. The hotel was very clean. The complimentary breakfast was amazing - definitely try the freshly squeezed hibiscus juice and the homemade pineapple jam. I highly recommend booking a city tour through the hotel, but request Daud as your tour guide. He was so kind, very knowledgeable, and went above and...

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South Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We loved it at Zenji. We are 3 Australian women who had a week in Zanzibar after Kenya. Zenji is very clean, has great showers, hot water is always working as are toilets. Things we do not always get in Kenya. One of us fell ill whilst here and spent some time in a Zanzibar hospital, Zenji were fantastic. Very...

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Thank noonantm
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice little Hotel in the budget categorie. Just a small walk away from the touristy areas of stone town. Air-Condition in every room. An ATM on the other side of the road. Nice simple breakfast on the rooftop.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Yolanda in booking was wonderful and the room and bathroom was very nice. The rooms without a bathroom are even better value. We had air conditioning in our room and a view of the bustling street from a small balcony. Reasonable and well-executed laundry service was also a plus. Hotel Zenji almost deserves five stars - but they lose points...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I loved the location of Zenji Hotel. While many hotels in Stone Town are in a central "tourist" area, Zenji's area feels more local and still has easy walking access to all attractions, ferry, night market, waterfront, etc. The staff are very helpful and accommodating and we loved the breakfast buffet. All breads, jams, and juices are homemade and delicious....

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the hotel around 6 am while the check-in was at 12, they were able to speedup the check-in by 45 minutes, which is not a lot but understandable considering the high season. Stayed in Spice Corner room, hot water, AC, smelled amazing of cardamon and cinnamon when we walked in. Slept very well during our two nights there....

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night at Zenji hotel and had a pleasant stay. We chose it because it's so close to the ferries to mainland. Clean, aesthetic, fan and air con and hot water. Staff are incredible friendly and helpful.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the middle of bustling Stone Town, Zenji Hotel welcomes guests for a relaxing stay on the rooftop or in one of the 9 authentic rooms. The rooms have a ceiling fan and air conditioning, some rooms have balcony. All rooms have a different atmosphere referring to the rich Zanzibar heritage and culture. The breakfast, including homemade bread and jams, fruit juice, fresh fruit, different types of tea and real espresso coffee, is served on the rooftop from which you have a beautiful view over Stone Town and the harbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zenji Hotel

Address: Malawi St, opp Cine Afrique | P.O. Box 661, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $67 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Zenji Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Treasure Chamber has a great balcony and awesome A/C, but a bit noisy because it faces the road”
chaceys2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A balcony is nice if you want to check out out the busy streets and alleyways.”
DaddyShirt, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the Spice Corner, it was a great room with a personal bathroom.”
  • They made up the room everyday with a swan.
Maggie9414AD, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the main street are quite noisy.”
Klarusskka, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do not worry about the activities, the staff will help you arrange them”
nilsenpeter20, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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