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Emerson Spice Hotel

3.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Shangani Beach

  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi

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Stone Town, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
9.6.Exceptional.
  • Exotic & romantic, Emerson Spice Hotel is what one would expect from an historic inn…

    Sep 4, 2020

  • The rooms were beautiful and the food in the roof top restaurant was brilliant!! The…

    Dec 17, 2019

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 10 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Beach towels
  • Airport shuttle

For families

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Deep soaking bathtub

What’s around

  • Heart of Zanzibar Town
  • Shangani Beach - 22 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 16 min walk
  • Livingstone's House - 16 min walk
  • Old Fort - 22 min walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 23 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Room (Belle)
  • Room (Violetta)
  • Room (Semele)
  • Room (Camille)
  • Design Twin Room (Mimi)

Location

Stone Town, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
  • Heart of Zanzibar Town
  • Shangani Beach - 22 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 16 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Heart of Zanzibar Town
  • Shangani Beach - 22 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 16 min walk
  • Livingstone's House - 16 min walk
  • Old Fort - 22 min walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 23 min walk
  • Prison Island - 24 min walk
  • House of Wonders - 25 min walk
  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 26 min walk
  • Nakupenda Beach - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Chapwani Island - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 13 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 10 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • No onsite parking
  • Street parking available
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Beach towels
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1800
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swahili

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Partially open bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Rooftop restaurant - This seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Secret Garden - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Small print

Also known as

  • Emerson Spice Hotel Hotel
  • Emerson Spice Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Emerson Spice Hotel Hotel Zanzibar Town

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 per vehicle (one-way)

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and high chair.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night
  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • The property is closed between April 21 and May 20.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • No, unfortunately, but there's street parking available.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining and seafood.
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 25 per vehicle one-way.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like boat tours, kayaking, and scuba diving.
9.6.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Best in town!

    Amr, 2 night trip, Dec 24, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very unique and one of a kind hotel in the middle of stone town. Surely you can settle for comfort and choose Hyatt but you can do that anywhere in the world. Emerson Spice is a truly exceptional hotel with a very attentive staff. You will be wowed!

    2 night romance trip, Nov 28, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Splendide

    4 night trip, Feb 24, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Cadre magnifique, au coeur de la vieille ville Bon petit déjeuner en terrasse, magnifique Quelques équipements un peu vétustes

    2 night romance trip, Feb 11, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Nina, 3 night trip, Jan 6, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    1 night trip, Sep 12, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Jan 1, 2020

    Verified Orbitz guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    2 night trip, Jan 1, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Ole Fredrik, 2 night trip, Nov 23, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Joakim, 1 night trip, Nov 23, 2019

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