Balcony House

Bed & Breakfast

Kenyatta Road 23, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

ExcellentBased on 631 reviews


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About Balcony House

Balcony House Zanzibar Town is a comfortable base while visiting Zanzibar Town and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers a tour desk, an airport shuttle and a concierge.

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To Downtown0.7 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+255 776 237 300

Amenities at Balcony House

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Window
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Socket near the bed
  • CCTV outside property
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Bottle of water
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Snorkeling
  • Indoor play area


  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Reviews for Balcony House

Very goodBased on 631 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The location is perfect as well. (in 55 reviews)
  • great location and friendly staff (in 27 reviews)
  • Friendly staff. (in 24 reviews)
Cons -
  • A little hard to find but nothing asking around cannot help with (in 2 reviews)
  • "The building itself is old, colonial style, with very high ceiling." (in 1 review)

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Where is Balcony House

Most Popular Landmarks

Stone Town Beach0.2 mi
Forodhani Gardens0.3 mi
House of Wonders0.3 mi
Old Fort0.3 mi
Slave Chambers0.3 mi
Jozani Forest16.4 mi

FAQs when booking at Balcony House

How close is Balcony House to the nearest airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport?

There are 4.7 mi between the closest airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport, and Balcony House. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 09m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Zanzibar Kisauni Airport to Balcony House?

Getting from Zanzibar Kisauni Airport to Balcony House can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $64/day in Zanzibar. Luckily, Balcony House has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Balcony House guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Zanzibar.

What is the Balcony House phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Balcony House please call +255 776 237 300.

Does Balcony House have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Balcony House has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Balcony House?

Balcony House check-out time is 10:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

How much does it cost to stay at Balcony House, Zanzibar?

Balcony House room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $20/night, with the best deals starting from $7/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Balcony House?

Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Balcony House, Zanzibar.

Does Balcony House have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Balcony House. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

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