Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Zanzibar Serena Hotel


Kelele Square, Stone Town, P.O Box 4151, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania

ExcellentBased on 203 reviews


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About Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of Zanzibar Serena Hotel, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on October 4, 2023.
Featuring an outdoor pool and a private beach, Zanzibar Serena Hotel is situated in Zanzibar Town and provides unique accommodation. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Good to Know

To Downtown0.8 mi
Nearest airportZanzibar Kisauni
Distance to airport4.8 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+255 242 233 051

Amenities at Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Garden view
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Breakfast included
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Infinity pool
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Child pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool view
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Pool with a view
  • Coffee shop
  • Private beach
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Beach towels
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • First-aid kit
  • Snack bar
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Horse riding
  • Indoor play area
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Windsurfing
  • Massage


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at Zanzibar Serena Hotel, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 203 reviews of Zanzibar Serena Hotel to date. Review data was last updated on October 4, 2023.
Very goodBased on 203 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Excellent breakfast, courteous and efficient staff." (in 19 reviews)
  • The staff are what makes this hotel other than the olde world colonial feel. (in 17 reviews)
  • Breakfast was very nice. (in 12 reviews)
Cons -
  • Nothing is too much problem (in 3 reviews)
  • Lack of late check out beyond 10am although bag storage provided for the meantime. (in 2 reviews)
  • "Rabia, Amina at reception and another lady that I cannot recall her name unfortunately." (in 2 reviews)

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7.7 Good
Hotel was lovely. disappointed with the room. sea view room does not necessarily mean sea view - my room looked at the courtyard. very disappointing

Photos of Zanzibar Serena Hotel

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Where is Zanzibar Serena Hotel?

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Stone Town Beach0.2 mi
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FAQs when booking at Zanzibar Serena Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at Zanzibar Serena Hotel. FAQs were last updated on October 4, 2023.

How close is Zanzibar Serena Hotel to the nearest airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport?

The distance between the closest airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport, and Zanzibar Serena Hotel is 4.8 mi and the expected drive time is about 0h 09m. Your drive time between the two can vary based on the time of day and traffic trends of the area.

What is the best way for guests to get from Zanzibar Kisauni Airport to Zanzibar Serena Hotel?

For the most freedom while visiting Zanzibar, consider renting a car for about $71/day and parking it at Zanzibar Serena Hotel where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

Is there a pool at Zanzibar Serena Hotel?

Yes, Zanzibar Serena Hotel has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

What is the Zanzibar Serena Hotel phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +255 242 233 051 to talk to a Zanzibar Serena Hotel front desk representative.

Does Zanzibar Serena Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Zanzibar Serena Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Zanzibar Serena Hotel?

11:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 2:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Zanzibar Serena Hotel, Zanzibar?

A good deal at Zanzibar Serena Hotel right now is between $188 and $285 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

Is there a restaurant at Zanzibar Serena Hotel?

Yes - Zanzibar Serena Hotel does have a restaurant. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does Zanzibar Serena Hotel have a laundry service?

This accommodation does offer laundry services. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

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