Zanzibar Serena Inn

Shangani St, Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Hotel Description

For a lot of us it’s not exactly close by, but as long as you’re in the hemisphere, you could do a lot worse for a classic holiday escape than Zanzibar. And Stone Town, on the island’s Africa-facing west coast, is the ideal compromise: a bit of civilization, a bit of exoticism (unless you’re Tanzanian, of course) and easy access from the mainland. This is where you’ll find the Zanzibar Serena Inn, a Stone Town luxury hotel from a company, Serena, that’s perhaps better known as a safari outfit, though its high-end hotels range from southern Africa to Pakistan and Afghanistan.

It’s perched right on the edge of the harbor, and the whole thing is built in a Swahili residential style — what it lacks in visual fireworks it makes up for in homey appeal. In a place like this design is somewhat beside the point anyway, and the Serena has the sense to let the destination do the talking. There’s a pool and an open-air terrace restaurant overlooking the waterfront, and the better rooms face out to sea as well. The focus is on the water everywhere: from the restaurant’s seafood to the hotel’s beach club to diving, sailing and dolphin-watching in the Zanzibar Channel.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 51 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Business center
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service

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12pm,

Check out:

10am

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Business center
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service

Need to Know

Credit card deposit required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

12pm,

Check out:

10am

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