Zanzibar: Accommodation

Powdery white sands and crystal clear waters

Bed and Breakfast in Zanzibar

A number of establishments offer Bed and Breakfast facilities in Zanzibar. From a number of funky boutique hotels located right on the beach, with swimming pools, free wifi, air-con, hot private showers, etc., to ideal hideaways, in some cases attended by butlers, who are dressed in flowing traditional Swahili robes, and whose sole aim is to ensure that your every need is met and surpassed, Zanzibar B& B’s are definitely geared towards anyone searching for peace and tranquility in a tropical, East-African, artistically and culturally stimulating environment.

Bed and breakfast options in Zanzibar also include small guesthouses by the beach, as well as several Peaceful comfortable & intimately romantic beachfront homes in Paradise on the white sands and clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean. All are excellent places to relax, unwind and rejuvenate and all correspond to the style of the common regional homes and the way of life in a tropical zone. Hotels and Bed and breakfast accommodation in Zanzibar use a rating system of 1 - 5 stars, the higher the rating the better standard of accommodation. Prices start from around €22 and go up to €40 and more, depending on the B&B rating and location.

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Chalets in Zanzibar

Chalet accommodation in Zanzibar will guarantee a tranquil setting merging into well maintained gardens. Chalets are typically surrounded with colourful gardens, while other chalets offer a private view of the ocean. Enjoy the magnificent sunsets with serenity of the sea breeze from your balcony.

Some Chalets are grouped together and linked by garden pathways to the beach and communal areas- pool, bars, restaurants, lounge, gym, table tennis, squash courts, tennis courts, massage parlour, boutique and conference hall. Excellent photographic opportunities abound. Rates will vary from the low season (14th or April to 31st of May) to the high season (1st of January to 13th or April and 1st of June to 31st of December). Rates will also vary depending on the type of Chalet desired from a Lodge Chalet with a garden view at about €120 per person per night to a superior deluxe chalets with sea views at about €200 per person Chalet accommodation rates are usually given on a half board (breakfast and dinner included) per person per night basis, including 20% VAT.

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Apartments in Zanzibar

There are both apartments and bungalows available for short stay in Zanzibar the short stay bungalows will cater to the traveller who wants private beach property, waves at 5m, full comfort. No road, no tourists with you, no sharing, no noise. There are as well available some beautiful old buildings in Stone Town full of Swahili character. With original structures up to 150 years old. The buildings sit amongst the streets of Kiponda, in the heart of Stonetown.

It is an incredible area to base your self for a holiday in Zanzibar and for being a witness of the way of living of the local people. These apartments aren’t by the sea, but there are some wonderful views across the multi-coloured iron roofs of Stone Town. The lovely stylish apartments are highly original and have bags of character. Rooms are very comfortable, cozy and full of charm. They are typically large, with high ceilings and authentic Zanzibari furniture in sitting rooms, for those who enjoy reading and relaxing. The kitchens are typically full stocked in short stay apartments on Zanzibar Island which helps you to have a nice stay. You can also find in the market nearby local veggies and fish Apartments for short stays on Zanzibar Island are perfect for those who love to stay far from the tourism movement and want to discover the real Swahili secrets.

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Hotels in Zanzibar

There are ninety-eight hotels listed on Zanzibar Island giving you a lot of choice as to where you want to stay. Many hotels in Zanzibar are located directly on the beach, if you wish to relax and unwind. Another interesting option is to stay in a hotel set in a picturesque location in the countryside.

Accommodation is not generally classed as expensive on Zanzibar Island so there are hotels to suit all budgets and tastes. Of course wherever you decide to stay, Zanzibar Island is not so large of an island and getting from your hotel to any part of the island is easy. Rates will run you anywhere from €30 upwards per person per night, depending on the standard of hotel you choose, but always remember prices depend on availability and sometimes it’s quite easy to pick up a bargain.

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