The Swahili House
Tribes Style: Mid Range
- Luxury rooms with traditional furnishings
- Roof top terrace with bar, restaurant and jacuzzi
- Air conditioning
- Ideal base for exploring Stone Town
Opened at the end of 2008, this beautifully restored house in the heart of Stone Town is an ideal base for a night or two to explore the area. It is also one of the few Stone Town hotels that has a lift!
In its 125-year history it has been home to many Sultan families and is now authentically modernised as a hotel. There are 22 air-conditioned rooms over 5 floors which centre around a traditional courtyard. There are 3 different room categories: Sultan Suites - large, spacious rooms with balcony. Approx. 45m2. Suites: medium sized spacious rooms with or without balcony. Approx. 33m2. Deluxe Rooms: standard sized double or twin room. Approx. 21m2. All rooms have TVs, tea and coffee makers, mosquito nets and en-suite shower rooms with hot and cold running water.
There is a lovely roof top area with a bar, restaurant, plunge pool and sun loungers and offers great views across Stone Town. This is a perfect place to catch the breeze! Breakfast is served on the roof top and can be a light continental meal or a full English breakfast. The a la carte menu which changes daily and features fish, seafood and Mediterranean tapas, all made with fresh local produce. There is a full wine list and other alcoholic beverages to order.
Shops, markets and the water front of Stone Town are all within easy walking distance of the hotel.
Call: 01473 890499
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Client Rating for Tanzania 5/5 from 217 reviews
Attractive and stylish hotel. A welcome haven in busy Stone Town. We enjoyed the rooftop terrace for relaxing with good food and cocktails. They boys (13 and 11) enjoyed the roof top pool.
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The Swahili House
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