No visit to Zanzibar is complete without experiencing the regal ambiance of The Africa House Hotel. This famous landmark, which was once a royal residence before becoming The English Club has been beautifully restored and renovated.
Fifteen well-furnished deluxe rooms, all with en suite bathrooms offer great views across the rooftops of old Stone Town or the alluring Indian Ocean. Each room is equipped with aircon, satellite television, telephones, hairdryer, mini fridge, room service, laundry service and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.
Retaining an atmosphere steeped in history and combining the charm of old world elegance and the comforts and conveniences of today, The Africa House is tastefully furnished throughout, with carpets from Persia, lamps from Morocco, marble from Italy, silk and velvet from China, bar deécor from England, antique four poster beds from Zanzibar and other paraphernalia from the Arabian Gulf and the rest of the world. Everything reflects a sense of place, history and tradition, creating an aura of timelessness.
Hotel services include: 24 hour reception, 24 hour security, safety deposit boxes,laundry service, and live entertainment. There are two restaurants, a bar, a games room and a nightclub.