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Jafferji House & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I stayed at the Jefferji House on 5/6 April 2017. I got in extremely late at 1:00am and they had organized a transfer by taxi for me. This came in handy with no currency in hand so late. The hotel is on Gizenga street right at the heat of the small pedestrian part of the old heart of the and...

Thank 1972Sylvie
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely boutique hotel in a great location in Stone Town. The building is absolutely fantastic and the rooms are unique and lovely. The hotel staff are efficient and helpful, with attention to important details. Our air conditioning was excellent, bed was comfortable, and we very much enjoyed exploring the beautiful hotel building. Unfortunately, we had a few...

Thank A J
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Jafferji House for 3 nights in February. Found the hotel to be clean with a very friendly staff. The manager made it a point chat with us at breakfast and let us know that if we needed anything during our stay to let her know. This is a boutique hotel that was built in a large old...

Thank Walter E
Moshi, Tanzania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only came for dinner, to have a bit of peace and quiet from the Stone towns madness. We were sitting in the restaurant on our own for most the evening and it was magical. Food was brilliant, tasty, service very tactful, non intrusive, giving us plenty of privacy. Looking at dozens people of having sundowners on the roof top...

Thank jirih74
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you know your way around Stone Town it is easy to find Jafferji but first impressions are of a small building entrance opening up in to a labyrinth of stairways and rooms. We were in the Karma Sutra room, itself a split level accommodation with outside bath overlooking the rooftops of this amazing town. As a base camp for...

Thank Tanzastat
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have read the other negative reviews of this hotel and some of those people have unfounded complaints. The breakfast was great and tasty. Breads and pastries really delightful. Many of the rooms are open bathroom style, open shower style - if you don't look at the pictures before you stay there with someone like your parents, then it is...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to stay here on our recent vacation. The level of detail in the lobby and hallways and rooms are exquisite. You can tell that so much thought and care went into the design. There is so much character that words cant explain. The art, the lamps, the windows, the bath, the bed..we stayed in the Salme room...

Thank elan917
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 wonderful nights. The atmosphere at the hotel is welcoming and full of character with all of its unique touches and style. We stayed in the Mercury Room which with its open floor plan provides a unique and intimate stay. The staff are very friendly and always willing to accommodate and help. Do plan for breakfast...

Thank Margarita H
Park City, Utah
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Rosemary and her staff are super efficient and friendly. Hotel is a unique blend of styles, lots of character. Owner is a renowned photographer so the place is filled with his great photos of the island and artifacts he collects/selected. My bfst was included and it was a la carte and delicious. Free bottled water in the room for brushing...

Thank beelde
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I'm always a fan of boutique hotels, and this one didn't disappoint. Each room was uniquely named and decorated in something meaningful to stonetown.. All the decor and ambiance in the hotel was just breathtaking. Intricate with attention to detail. Location was fantastic, walking distance to many attraction places. Staff were very friendly and helpful, transport was easily arranged to...

Thank kc_meow

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jafferji House & Spa is located in the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town, behind the Old Fort, which is just a stroll from the House of Wonders. It is conveniently located to Zanzibar's most vibrant shops and restaurants on the sea front. Close to the Forodhani gardens. Transfer time to and from the airport is about 20 minutes and 10 minutes from the Ferry port ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jafferji House & Spa

Address: 170 Gizenga Street | Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $121 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jafferji House & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Jafferji House & Spa Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Stone Town
#3 Spa Hotel in Stone Town
#4 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
#8 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
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“Ask for a room with an internal window, far from the little streets early morning noise”
paola0979, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“When eating at the rooftop have a look at the drinks menu first as it is restrictive.”
PeterC184, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the Karma sutra room, it has stairs up to the bed and outdoor bath, May be difficult for people who struggle with stairs”
532jenniferd, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are different in size, decor and level of opulance.”
819emiler, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sultan's Suite - you won't regret it.”
N4898MRrachelb, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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