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The Best Hotels to Visit in Zanzibar this Holiday Season

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Zanzibar still remains at the global point with the best quality hotels that one can ever dream to pay a visit. The provided services in such places are vast, ranging from touring sites, accommodation services, beach services, swimming pool, massage services and conducive environment for relaxing.

Among the best-known hotels include but not limited to the following; the Pongwe Beach Hotel, The Seyyida Hotel & Spa, The Dhow Inn, Zanzibar Hotel, Zanzibar Resort, Baraza Resort & Spa, The Palms, Marumaru Hotel, Laminar Hotel and the Promised land lodge.

1. The Pongwe Beach Hotel

The Mid-range hotel is based on the East-Coast of Zanzibar. The facility offers twenty rooms which have three categories of rooms; garden view, beach front and sea view suites. Reviewers have unanimously agreed that the place has an excellent breakfast, relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. The cost at the Pongwe Beach Hotel price tag is at $150.

2. The Seyyida Hotel & Spa

The facility is a three-star 18 room hotel era the Stone Town Docks. The rooms have executive decorations with a four foster beds, free mosquito nets and flat-screen televisions.

The hotel also offers swimming pools and pleasant roof terrace which is close to the sea, thus making the place quite stunning. Reviewers are positive to the facility in regards to its location, roof terrace and massage treatment. The price tag of the hotel is at $125 per room.

3. The Dhow Inn

The facility is a mid-range hotel of 28 rooms, located in South-Western end of Zanzibar. Amongst the facilities available are two restaurants and a bar, three swimming pools, a private beach, kite surfing Centre and massage service.

Reviewers comment that the hotel is modern and has good value rooms alongside efficient services. The cost of the hotel is at $150.

4. The Zanzibar Hotel

The Hotel is located near Nungwi at the North of the Island. It is a small hotel in with eight rooms, a suite and two villas. The facility is of executive decorations with shower bath and ocean facing balconies.

The facility has private plunge pools and beach garden which include spa, rock, rock pools and a fair- sized infinity pools. According to the reviewers, there is stunning garden and clean rooms. The price start at $195 for a double room.

5. The Palm

Palm is located in the East Coast north of Paje in Zanzibar. The Hotel is an all-inclusive private resort with six Villas. Each Villa is over 140 square meters, with two bedrooms, dressing and a living room and a large furnished terrace.

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The usual accoutrements for a five-star experience are present and it comprises plunge pools, private cabanas, spa, a pool bar with expert mixologist and private beachfront. Reviewers hold that the management is hospitable and there is excellent cuisine.

6. Baraza Resort and Spa

The resort is located adjacent to the Palm resort. The resort is all-inclusive and has a luxurious design. The facility is designed around an Arabic theme though large.

Some of the facilities comprises gym, bars and restaurants and kids’ clubs for over 4s. The luxury comes with a price tag of $700 per night.

7. Zanzi Resort

The resort is located on the west of the Island, about 15 minutes’ drive from the Stone Town. The facility is a 13-Villa resort located in six hectares of beautifully planted grounds.

The resort view though small, but it offers beautiful and private swimming pool and a 100-metre private jetty. According to the reviewers the resort is old-fashioned safari elegance. The cost of the room is at $350 per night.

8. Maru Maru Hotel

The hotel is a clean, bright three-star facility in the heart of Stone Town. Guests are accommodated in various rooms, each of which has a four-poster bed and a complimentary WIFI. The facility also has two restaurants; one on the roof terrace and the on the ground floor.

The terrace offers great views out to sea and live music during the weekends. According to the reviews, the hotel has friendly staffs, tasty Indian food and views from the roof terrace. The price tags for the room is $100 per night.

9. Alminar Hotel

The facility is on the central Stone Town. The three-star hotel is located in near Shangani square. Alminar’s rooms are furnished with African carved four-posters and all have air-conditioning, WIFI and flat-screen TVs.

According to the review, the staff is friendly, friendly staff and the view from the roof terrace and proximity to the Stone Town attractions. The room cost $55 per night.  

10. The Promised Land Lodge

The Hotel is found in Zanzibar South Coast near Jozani National Park. The facility offers small rooms with crafted furnishings, complete with open-air bathrooms and outdoors seating areas.

As per the reviews, the facility has a good location, hospitable staff and well- prepared meals. The price tags of room are at $50 per night.

In conclusion, Zanzibar has the global standards of the place to visit because of the executive and classic facilities it offers; home away from home.

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