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Maru Maru Hotel

P.O. box 805, Gizenga street Shangani, stone town, Zanzibar, , Zanzibar 397 400, Tanzania
+255 242 238 516

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rate per night

8.4

Excellent
based on 712 reviews
Maru Maru Hotel - Zanzibar, Tanzania
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Provider Nightly total
Agoda.com $126
TripAdvisor $146
Booking.com $146
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.9 km
Location rating 9.7
Nearest airport Zanzibar Kisauni
Distance to airport 7.8 km

Rooms

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Queen rooms

$126+

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$146 per night
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$176 per night

Standard rooms

$157+

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$169 per night
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Queen bed
$217 per night
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King bed
$219 per night

King rooms

$165+

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Reviews

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bar and restaurant in 46 reviews
bathroom sink in 11 reviews
beer or glass in 6 reviews
bit noisy in 14 reviews
breakfast and food in 44 reviews
breakfast with a view in 38 reviews
central location in 67 reviews
comfortable room in 10 reviews
credit card payment in 7 reviews
great hotel in 47 reviews
happy hour in 9 reviews
nice rooftop restaurant in 56 reviews
rooftop restaurant and bar in 17 reviews
rooftop terrace in 46 reviews
smack in the middle in 4 reviews
staff friendly in 87 reviews
stone town in 25 reviews
view and good in 30 reviews
  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.6

    Location of Hotel. Good Indian food. Service of the staff.

    I believe it is slightly expensive.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    8.8

    The welcome drink and cold towel during check in was much appreciated. The rooms were clean. The Indian food was great. The Chefs were great as they came to enquire how the food was and were very helpful in helping us what to order.

    The Wi-Fi password was per device.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    10.0

    Sunsets on the rooftop

    Place was great

  • Good
    Sep 2019
    7.9

    Nice view from the terase. Rich breakfast. Clean room.

    We ordered the child´s bed and it wasnt prepared. I send there many emails about this and without any answer. I asked many times to transfer us from the airport to the hotel and anybody answer neither. I asked many times about our early check-in at 5 am and nobody answered, eventhough I kept sending emails from different email addresses. So - administation was very very poor!!!

  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    9.2

    Every thing you just mention it. Mr. Babu was very helpful and friendly not to me only but to all.

    I didn't like to leave the hotel and continue our 5 remaining days, but we had to move to another hotel where our relatives were staying in.

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About

Overview

A stay at Maru Maru Hotel places you in the heart of Zanzibar Town, just a 3-minute walk from Shangani Beach and within a 5-minute drive of Nakupenda Beach. Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Zanzibar Town? This hotel has facilities measuring 500 square feet (46 square meters), including a conference center. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.4 Excellent

based on 712 reviews

9.7

Location

9.1

Cleanliness

6.8

WiFi

6.4

Comfort

Things to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Nice building
  • Awesome terrace

Check in

14:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Parking
Complimentary breakfast
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Internet
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Beachfront
Terrace/Patio
Lift
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
No smoking
Coffee shop
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Pets not allowed
Rooftop
Business centre
Currency exchange on-site
Gift shop
Bicycle hire
Hot tub
Scuba diving
Beauty salon
Cable or satellite TV

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Old Fort 74 m
  • House of Wonders 88 m
  • Forodhani Gardens 159 m
  • Stone Town Beach 245 m
  • Stone Town 293 m
  • Christ Church 354 m

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Getting Around

Zanzibar Kisauni 7.8 km
Dar Es Salaam 79.4 km

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