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Popular hotels in Zanzibar

Discover well-known properties in Zanzibar that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 373 hotels in Zanzibar and price data was last updated on June 17, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Zanzibar is $273/night.
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Malawi Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa has 100 stylish rooms and features an outdoor pool. Popular amenities, such as a sauna and a Jacuzzi, ensure an enjoyable stay in Zanzibar Town.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
289 reviews
Location
2.2 mi from city centre
Mazizini Zanzibar Town, 1, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Situated in Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Beach Resort offers 3-star accommodation, as well as a private beach and an outdoor pool. Guests can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
6.6
Good
410 reviews
Location
2.7 mi from city centre
Kendwa Beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Set within the picturesque parkland of Kendwa, Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa offers traditional accommodation and a full range of facilities, such as an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a Jacuzzi. It provides 5-star accommodation and views of the garden.
Free Wi-Fi
9.0
Excellent
372 reviews
Location
29.1 mi from city centre
Kelele Square, Stone Town, P.O Box 4151, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania
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.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.6
Excellent
285 reviews
Location
0.8 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
Airport shuttle
Spa
8.8
Excellent
32 reviews
Location
0.6 mi from city centre
Kinu Cha Taa, Malindi, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Best Western Plus Zanzibar provides a modern setting when in Zanzibar Town. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Location
0.5 mi from city centre
Kama PO Box 3663, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Zanzi Resort is situated on Zanzibar, and offers 5-star accommodation as well as a private beach and a butler service. The resort offers free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool, as well as rooms with private terraces.
9.4
Excellent
240 reviews
Location
7.9 mi from city centre
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
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
244 reviews
Location
23.5 mi from city centre
Pongwe Beach, PO Box 297, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Pongwe Beach Hotel provides 3-star accommodation, plus a private beach, an outdoor pool and massage services. It also offers luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and bicycle rental.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.3
Excellent
252 reviews
Location
16.8 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Zanzibar

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Zanzibar. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on June 17, 2024.
Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Zanzibar:$273/night
Cheapest price found:$16/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$212 - $565
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$204 - $301
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Zanzibar hotels

Browse through properties in Zanzibar that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 373 properties in Zanzibar and data was last updated on June 17, 2024.
These Zanzibar properties are among the highest rated by our users. Be sure to read user reviews to learn why these hotels are among the highest rated.
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Malindi Road P. O. Box 271, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$69
Avg. per night
Michamvi Rd, Zanzibar, Tanzania
22.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$529
Avg. per night
Plot No: 397 Gizenga Street Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$85
Avg. per night
Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$522
Avg. per night
Mbweni Street, Kiembe Samakie Ward, 143/93, Zanzibar, Tanzania
3.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$138
Avg. per night
Pingwe, Zanzibar, Tanzania
21.7 mi from city centre
$106
Avg. per night
Forodhani Street, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.7 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$74
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Discover affordable stays in Zanzibar that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Zanzibar can be found for as low as $12 per night. There is currently one property in Zanzibar that can be booked for this price. Malindi Guest House is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Zanzibar. Price data was last updated on June 17, 2024
These are the lowest prices we've found on hotels in Zanzibar at the moment. Prices will typically fluctuate depending on the dates selected, star rating of hotel, and hotel location.
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Funguni Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$12
Avg. per night
Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$17
Avg. per night
Victoria Street, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$26
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
Chukwani, Zanzibar, Tanzania
4.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Airport shuttle
$44
Avg. per night
Soko Muhogo Street, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$54
Avg. per night
170 Gizenga Street, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$61
Avg. per night
397400 Kenyatta Road / Baghani Street, Stone Town Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.7 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$66
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Zanzibar

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Zanzibar to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Zanzibar at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on June 17, 2024.
We've come across the following hotels in Zanzibar with different price and hotel class options. As an added layer, we've also marked the most popular and best value properties in each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
Kiponda St Stone Town N A 3705 Stown Town Zanzibar, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
3 stars
3 stars
Mazizini Zanzibar Town, 1, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Soko Muhogo Street, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Funguni Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Other accommodations in Zanzibar

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Zanzibar. There are 373 hotels in Zanzibar and price data was last updated on June 17, 2024. The average price for a stay in Zanzibar is $273/night.
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Pingwe, Zanzibar, Tanzania
21.7 mi from city centre
$106
Avg. per night
Kendwa Beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania
29.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$391
Avg. per night
Bwejuu Beach, Zanzibar, Tanzania
23.2 mi from city centre
Pool
$705
Avg. per night
Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$17
Avg. per night
Chumbe Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania
8.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$262
Avg. per night
Bwejuu Beach, South East Coast, Zanzibar, Tanzania
23.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$233
Avg. per night
Malawi Road, Zanzibar, Tanzania
2.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$138
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Zanzibar

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About Zanzibar

Centred around the UNESCO World Heritage-listed streets of Stone Town, Zanzibar City serves as the lively capital of the Zanzibar archipelago. It lies on the west coast of Unguja Island and includes the modern residential area of Ng’ambo, which translates from Swahili as “The Other Side”.

Things to do in Zanzibar

Spend a day exploring atmospheric Stone Town, which was the historic capital of the Zanzibar Sultanate. Its predominantly 19th-century buildings reflect influences from Persia, India and Europe, as well as the local Swahili culture. Don’t miss the former Sultan’s residence of the House of Wonders and the adjacent Old Fort, which was originally built in the 17th century by the Omanis.

Take note of the beautifully carved wooden balconies that adorn the Old Dispensary and learn about the former slave market that lay where the magnificent Christ Church now stands. If you’re interested in the lifestyle of the Zanzibari Royal Family, pay a visit to the Palace Museum where you’ll find antique furnishings, personal belongings and writings of former princess Sayyida Salme.

A short drive north of Zanzibar City is the Mtoni Palace Ruins, a collection of roofless halls and arches that were once home to Sultan Seyyid Said. You can combine your visit with a stop at the Kidichi Spice Farms to learn about the cultivation of local delicacies or enjoy a stroll through the nearby Masingini Natural Forest Reserve.

Getting around Zanzibar

Zanzibar City is around 10 minutes’ drive from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, which has flights to destinations across Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Regular ferries travel between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar City while both dala-dalas and taxis connect Zanzibar City with towns and villages around the island. Most of Zanzibar City’s attractions are accessible on foot.

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 June 17, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Zanzibar?

    700 reviews rated Le Mersenne Zanzibar, Autograph Collection with an average score of 8.3/10. It may also be worth looking into the Tembo House Hotel, which received a rating of 8.2/10 from 4,799 reviews. Zanzibar Serena Hotel could also be a good option, with a score of 8.6/10 from 285 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Stone Town?

    A good hotel close to Stone Town is Tembo House Hotel (rated 8.2/10 from 4,799 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in Zanzibar near Forodhani Gardens?

    For a good hotel near to Forodhani Gardens, consider Tembo House Hotel - it is rated 8.2/10 from 4,799 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Stone Town Beach?

    If you’re planning to stay near Stone Town Beach, you should consider Tembo House Hotel, which has a score of 8.2 from 4,799 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Zanzibar cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Zanzibar has been around $205 per night over the last 3 days. For a 5-star hotel in Zanzibar, the average price is around $592/night, depending on your dates. The average price of a 4-star hotel is $221/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Zanzibar?

    HotelsCombined users have found cheap hotels in Zanzibar starting from $15 per night in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Zanzibar tonight?

    Zanzibar hotels start at $18 for tonight; however accommodations will average about $156. Many 4-star stays can be found in Zanzibar tonight, with prices starting at $53. These prices were found on HotelsCombined within the last 72 hours.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Zanzibar?

    The cheapest month to book a hotel in Zanzibar is March ($212). Conversely, the most expensive month to stay in Zanzibar is December ($439).

  • What is the cheapest day to book a hotel in Zanzibar?

    The cheapest day to stay in Zanzibar is Sunday ($204). On the other hand, travelers can expect to pay the most on Wednesday, when the average nightly price is $301.

  • Are there any hotels in Zanzibar close to Zanzibar Kisauni?

    The closest hotel to Zanzibar Kisauni is Jungle Paradise Beach Resort & Spa at Mbweni Ruins Hotel Zanzibar, which is located 3.2 mi away from the city center.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting Zanzibar Urban West?

    In addition to Zanzibar, travelers opt to visit Fumba when visiting Zanzibar Urban West. Bububu is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in Zanzibar?

    In total, there are 373 hotels to choose from in Zanzibar, compared to 413 properties in Zanzibar Urban West.

  • Are there accommodation options other than hotels in Zanzibar?

    In addition to hotels, consider choosing from 19 hostels, 3 apartments, and 188 vacation rentals in Zanzibar.

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

    The top three landmarks in Zanzibar are:
    • Stone Town, which you can visit while staying in Zanzibar
    • Forodhani Gardens, which you can visit while staying in Zanzibar
    • Stone Town Beach, which you can visit while staying in Zanzibar

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