Luxury Hotel Accommodation – Stone Town, Zanzibar

Our handpicked luxury hotels in Stone Town…


Stone Town, Zanzibar

Stone Town is the ‘heart’ of Zanzibar Town – the evocative old quarter where the buildings date back to the 19th century and before, when Zanzibar was a major trading centre.

Ambling through the maze of narrow streets and walkways, you will stumble on countless architectural gems, intricately carved doorways – and of course hundreds of great little shops selling everything that you can imagine! More about Stone Town…

Kisiwa House

11 Rooms

One of our favourite places to stay in Stone Town! Kisiwa House is stylish and authentic, and provides a perfect oasis after the hustle and bustle of Stone Town.

A charming, historical boutique hotel with all the mod cons.


  • Low season from US$70 pp/pn (B&B)
  • High season from US$95 pp/pn (B&B)

Serena Inn

51 Rooms
Wonderfully situated on the sea front, Serena Inn is the famous grand old lady of Stone Town. It offers all the facilities that you could wish for (including a swimming pool!) to ensure that your stay in Stone Town is luxurious and relaxed.

Serena Inn’s old world charm is the epitome of historical elegance!


  • Low Season from US$130 pp/pn (B&B)
  • High Season from US$150 pp/pn (B&B)
  • Peak Season from US$180 pp/pn (B&B)

Emerson on Hurumzi

16 Rooms
Zanzibari antiques and charming, colourful rooms create the impression of Arabian Nights… and sultan princesses escaping in the dead of night for romance!

Romantic and original, Emerson on Hurumzi is one of the legendary hotels of Stone Town!


  • from US$75 pp/pn (B&B)

Emerson Spice Hotel

11 Rooms

Emerson Spice is a charming boutique hotel in the heart of old Stone Town. It’s fabulously romantic, antique-filled rooms are a delight… and the rooftop restaurant is renowned for it’s sundowners and 5 course, gourmet dinners. Emerson Spice Hotel is, quite literally, a feast for the senses!  


  • Low Season from US$90 pp/pn (B&B)
  • High Season from US$120 pp/pn (B&B)