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Popular hotels in Zanzibar

Discover well-known properties in Zanzibar that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 1,902 hotels in Zanzibar and price data was last updated on July 11, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Zanzibar is .
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P.O.Box : 3140, Kiwengwa North Region, Pwani Mchangani, Tanzania
Set in Kiwengwa, Melia Zanzibar is within easy driving distance of Matemwe and provides a private beach, a swimming pool and an outdoor pool. There is also a fitness centre with an infinity pool.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
8.7
Excellent
670 reviews
Location
2.5 mi from city centre
Nungwi Village P.O. Box 2651, Nungwi, Tanzania
Situated within the scenic parkland of Nungwi, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar - Nungwi offers relaxed accommodation and a full range of facilities, including an outdoor pool, a private beach and a beauty centre. It features 4-star rooms with views of the ocean.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.5
Excellent
4 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
West Coast, Mangapwani, Tanzania
Sea Cliff Resort & Spa is situated on Zanzibar, and provides 5-star facilities, including a private beach. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.
8.1
Excellent
443 reviews
Location
3.1 mi from city centre
Pingwe, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa is located on Zanzibar, and provides 5-star accommodation in addition to a private beach. Popular amenities, such as outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool, make for an enjoyable stay in Pingwe.
8.0
Excellent
480 reviews
Location
21.7 mi from city centre
Kijangwani, Zanzibar, Tanzania
The Seyyida Hotel and Spa is located in Zanzibar Town and offers free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace. It also provides an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and massage services.
Free Wi-Fi
8.1
Excellent
533 reviews
Location
0.6 mi from city centre
Bwejuu Beach, P.O Box 926, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Providing a private beach and an outdoor pool, Indigo Beach Zanzibar is an easy drive from Jambiani and Paje. It also provides a playground, massage services and a kids club.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.6
Excellent
242 reviews
Location
23.5 mi from city centre
Bwejuu Beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Baraza Resort and Spa Zanzibar is situated on Zanzibar and offers 5-star accommodation as well as outdoor tennis courts, an all-inclusive meal plan and a lap pool. Guests can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet throughout their stay.
9.1
Excellent
100 reviews
Location
23.1 mi from city centre
$1,120
Kiponda area house number 831, Zanzibar, Tanzania
This comfortable hotel in Zanzibar Town provides complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a butler service. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
8.6
Excellent
320 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre

Tips for your Stay in Zanzibar

  • Visitors to Zanzibar looking for a hotel close to plenty of dining options within walking distance of their hotel should consider staying right in the heart of Zanzibar City. A fine choice for a hotel in this area is the Zanzibar Ocean View Hotel, that offers easy beach access and the ability to partake in water sports such as scuba diving.
  • Travelers who want plenty of nightlife near the hotel where they are staying in Zanzibar should stay in neighborhoods just to the west of Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ). The Jungle Paradise Beach Resort & Spa at Mbweni Ruins Hotel Zanzibar makes a really nice hotel choice in this area and offers access to a number of water sports on site.
  • Families looking for a nice place to stay during their trip to Zanzibar should consider the Marafiki Bungalows on the east coast of Zanzibar because it offers things for kids like kids' toys, a game room, board games and puzzles, plus there are plenty of water sports available and you can bring pets upon request.

Top-rated Zanzibar hotels

Browse through properties in Zanzibar that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 1,902 properties in Zanzibar and data was last updated on July 11, 2024.
Our users rated these hotels as some of the best places to stay in Zanzibar. Learn why these hotels were rated among the best by reading user reviews.
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Nungwi Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$272
Avg. per night
Off Nungwi Road, Kendwa, Tanzania
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$752
Avg. per night
Soko Muhogo Street, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$67
Avg. per night
Malindi Road P. O. Box 271, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$61
Avg. per night
Michamvi Rd, Zanzibar, Tanzania
22.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$528
Avg. per night
Plot No: 397 Gizenga Street Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$93
Avg. per night
Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$447
Avg. per night
397400 Kenyatta Road / Baghani Street, Stone Town Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.7 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$65
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Zanzibar

Discover affordable stays in Zanzibar that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Zanzibar can be found for as low as $17 per night. There is currently one property in Zanzibar that can be booked for this price. Lost & Found Zanzibar is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Zanzibar. Price data was last updated on July 11, 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in Zanzibar. If you have the flexibility, change the dates selected to compare prices.
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Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$17
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Funguni Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$19
Avg. per night
Nungwi-Zanzibar, Nungwi, Tanzania
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$20
Avg. per night
Funguni Rd Funguni Street Zanzibar Town Zanzibar Urban 1071, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air Conditioning
$37
Avg. per night
116 Shangani (Stone Town), Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$64
Avg. per night
170 Gizenga Street, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$66
Avg. per night
Mazizini Zanzibar Town, 1, Zanzibar, Tanzania
2.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$69
Avg. per night
Kendwa, Kendwa, Tanzania
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$71
Avg. per night

Other accommodations in Zanzibar

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Zanzibar. There are 1,902 hotels in Zanzibar and price data was last updated on July 11, 2024. The average price for a stay in Zanzibar is .
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191 Brunswick Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$136
Avg. per night
2 Lee Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$279
Avg. per night
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1.0 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$42
Avg. per night
Carrer de Corsega, 377, Barcelona, Spain
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$46
Avg. per night
Imperial Suites, Jalan Datuk Tawi Sli, Kuching, Malaysia
2.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$35
Avg. per night
931/1 Soi Kasemsan 2 Rama 1 Rd., Bangkok, Thailand
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$54
Avg. per night
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, United States
3.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$71
Avg. per night
Fanny-von-Lehnert-Straße 4, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$42
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Zanzibar

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About Zanzibar

Situated off the coast of Tanzania, the exotic island of Zanzibar boasts a rich Swahili culture combined with influences brought by Omani Sultans and Portuguese colonisers. It’s home to the captivating trade centre of Stone Town and blanketed with spice plantations, beautiful beaches and colourful coral reefs.

Things to do in Zanzibar

Wander through the atmospheric streets of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Stone Town, which boasts architecture from Asia, Africa and Arabia. Explore the lavish Sultan’s Palace Museum and delve into Swahili and Zanzibari culture at the House of Wonders, then feast on freshly-caught seafood in the lively night market at Forodhani.

Discover Zanzibar’s exotic spice trade legacy on a guided tour of a spice plantation. See how all your favourite spices are cultivated and learn about their economic significance throughout Zanzibar’s history, then purchase freshly-ground spices to take home.

Relax on one of the idyllic beaches that ring Zanzibar, with blindingly white sands nestled against the surreal blue of the Indian Ocean. Soak up the Zanzibari village atmosphere on the shores of beautiful Matemwe or test your skills with a day of kitesurfing in the waters off Paje Beach.

Teeming with marine life, the coral reefs that surround Zanzibar are among Africa’s most impressive, particularly within the marine conservation area of Mnemba Atoll. Go scuba diving with whale sharks, green turtles and large pelagic species or enjoy a traditional dhow cruise to the Pange Sandbank to snorkel with tropical fish.

Getting around Zanzibar

Kisauni International Airport is around 15 minutes’ drive from Stone Town, one hour from Paje and 1.5 hour’s from Nungwi. Dala dala mini buses are the main means of getting around the island or you can hire a private taxi or rental car.

Facts about staying in Zanzibar

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Zanzibar to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on July 11, 2024.
  • What are some of the reasons to rent a car when you visit Zanzibar?

    Even when travelers stay in a very centralized hotel such as the Hotel Executive, there are still plenty of reasons to have a rental car when you visit. One example of a fantastic place to visit is at the northern end of the island at a place called Kendwa, which is a small village that offers amazing views of the water and beautiful white sand beaches with calm water. In the interior of Zanzibar, there's a small village called Jozani that is a great starting point to visit the Jozani-Chwaka Bay National Park, where visitors can see all sorts of native animal species in their natural habitat. A wonderful destination on the East Coast of Zanzibar is Jambiani Beach, that not only offers a wonderful beach but also plenty of great restaurants to try.

  • What are some things that are within walking distance of the most popular hotels in Zanzibar?

    Certainly, one of the most popular spots to stay when visiting Zanzibar is right in the heart of Zanzibar City at hotels such as the Riverman Hotel, the Antonio Garden Hotel, or the Maru Maru Hotel. When you stay at these hotels, you are quite close to amazing destinations such as the Old Fort of Zanzibar and Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral. Some other amazing destinations that are just a short walk from the center of town include Forodhani Park which is an amazing green space that sits right along the water that also offers plenty of great dining options. Right adjacent to the park sits the Fuerte Viejo de Zanzíbar which is where the Old Fort has its location but also includes a number of architectural artifacts, including a beautifully restored amphitheater and this makes a great place to wander around for a couple of hours during an afternoon.

  • If I want to stay in a beautiful beach resort when visiting Zanzibar, what are some of the best options?

    Because there are great hotels along all of the coastlines of this country, you are going to have several options. A great choice on the northern tip of the island is Kilindi Zanzibar that not only offers amazing views of the water but also has a wonderful spa and wellness center, plus the ability to partake in any number of water sports, including fishing, canoeing, and snorkeling and scuba diving.  A wonderful waterfront spot that sits on the southeastern coast of the island is the Blue Moon Resort, which offers easy beach access, plenty of water sports opportunities, the ability to rent bicycles, plus daily evening entertainment at the hotel. Finally, for those looking for a beachfront hotel that sits right to the north of the center of Zanzibar City, the Sea Cliff Resort & Spa makes a really nice choice because it offers all manner of water sports and entertainment options, plus things like horseback riding and tennis and there's even a kid's club here.

  • Where is the best place to stay in Zanzibar?

    You can find several places worth visiting in Zanzibar. Zanzibar, Nungwi, and Kendwa are some of the most popular amongst our users.

  • What are the best hotels in Zanzibar?

    Spice Tree by Turaco is a very popular hotel in Zanzibar with a score of 7.9 from 656 reviews. Park Hyatt Zanzibar (8.9 from 366 reviews) and Melia Zanzibar (8.7 from 670 reviews) are also highly rated Zanzibar hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Old Fort?

    With a rating of 8.2/10 from 4,834 reviews, Tembo House Hotel is a hotel close to Old Fort that is well recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Zanzibar near Stone Town?

    Tembo House Hotel is the most recommended hotel near Stone Town on HotelsCombined (scoring 8.2 over 4,834 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Nungwi Beach?

    A good hotel near Nungwi Beach is Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort, which has been rated 8.4/10 by 303 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Zanzibar?

    The most popular landmark in Zanzibar is Old Fort located in Zanzibar, followed by Stone Town and Nungwi Beach, located in Zanzibar and Nungwi, respectively. Depending on where and how long you plan on staying in Zanzibar, you may be able to visit at least one of these cities.

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