The Swahili House - a sparkling hotel with traditional influences and modern day facilities in combination with authentic Swahili hospitality. Located in the bustling heart of Stonetown the building was originally set up and used as an Indian Merchant House in the 19th century. In the 125 years that were to come the building was home to one of the many Sultan families and then became a hotel some years ago. The Swahili House has 5 floors that are all built around a beautiful traditional Zanzibar courtyard. The floors are all reachable via traditional Zanzibari staircases and an elevator.
The Swahili House is located in the bustling heart of Stonetown where the building was originally set up and used as a 19th century Indian Merchant House. In the 125 years that were to come the building was home to one of the many Sultan families and then became a hotel some years ago. The Swahili House has 5 floors that are all built around a beautiful traditional Zanzibar courtyard.
The Swahili House contains 22 guest rooms spread out over 4 floors and can be divided in 3 different room categories: Deluxe Rooms: standard sized double or twin room. Suites: medium sized spacious rooms, some with balcony. Sultan Suites – large, spacious rooms with balcony. All of the rooms all are restored and decorated in traditional Swahili style, but adjusted to Western standards, which for example includes European sized mattresses, air conditioning and a fan. Most rooms feature a spectacular open bathroom including a shower and bath, which are ideally to relax after a busy day exploring Stone Town and its many treasures.
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The rooftop restaurant's á la carte menu is a combination of Eastern and Western influences, Spices and flavors and includes a wide variety of freshly caught fish and seafood, Mediterranean tapas, and is changed on a daily basis. A continental and full English breakfast buffet is served from the rooftop kitchen every morning.
The Swahili House is located in the center of Stonetown close to all the little bustling streets, alleys, market, shops, restaurants and other points of interest. House of Wonders are all within walking distance from the hotel. There is also a cacuzzi on the rooftop, overlooking the Indian Ocean.
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