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Low season March
High season October
  Average price (weeknight): R3 160
  Average price (weekend night): R2 684

cheapest month to stay

44%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

33%

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(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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(weeknight)

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Fri & Sat

(weekend night)

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How much is a cheap hotel in Zanzibar?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Zanzibar for as cheap as R137 in the last 3 days. The average price is R1 914.
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In the last 72 hours, users have found Zanzibar hotels for tonight for as low as R178. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R261 and 4-star hotels from R712.
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Best Zanzibar hotels

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Chumbe Island Coral Park - Zanzibar - Building
1
9,4 Excellent (140 reviews)
R7 840+
Overview
With a stay at Chumbe Island Coral Park in Chumbe Island, you'll be 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from Christ Church Cathedral and 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from Hamamni Persian Baths. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
Zanzi Resort - Zanzibar - Building
2
9,3 Excellent (248 reviews)
R4 239+
Overview
When you stay at Zanzi Resort in Kama, you'll be on the beach and 14 minutes by car from Kidichi Spice Farm. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Kama? This lodge features 161 square feet (15 square meters) of event facilities. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
Breezes Beach Club & Spa - Zanzibar - Building
3
9,3 Excellent (240 reviews)
R3 557+
Overview
When you stay at Breezes Beach Club & Spa – Half Board in Dongwe, you'll be on the beach, within a 15-minute drive of Jambiani Beach and Paje Beach. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Meliá Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
4
9,2 Excellent (738 reviews)
R5 424+
Overview
When you stay at Melia Zanzibar in Kiwengwa, you'll be on the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Mapenzi Beach and Kiwengwa Beach. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Pongwe Beach Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
5
9,2 Excellent (344 reviews)
R2 431+
Overview
When you stay at Pongwe Beach Hotel in Pongwe, you'll be on the beach and 10 minutes by car from Kiwengwa Beach. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, laundry facilities, and a library. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Overview
Located in Zanzibar Town, Hotel Verde Zanzibar is within a 10-minute drive of Hamamni Persian Baths and Nakupenda Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. This hotel has 3 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free valet parking is available onsite.
Simba Beach Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
7
9,2 Excellent (118 reviews)
Overview
Located in Kiwengwa, Simba Beach Zanzibar is by the ocean, a 1-minute drive from Kiwengwa Beach and 9 minutes from Mapenzi Beach. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Park Hyatt Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
8
9,0 Excellent (867 reviews)
R6 551+
Overview Reviews
Seated majestically on the beachfront in Stone Town, a designated UNESCO Heritage site, the architecture reflects its Swahili culture with a unique blend of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. Featuring 67 spacious guest rooms including 11 suites, brilliantly combing contemporary style and timeless regional accents.
9,7 Excellent
Pros: Terrific hotel with wonderful pool, views, right on the beach, good food selection and quality, superb staff. A bit pricey for being right in stone town (and therefore not on the nicest beach), but a great place to stay for those who don't have time to get out to the further parts of the island
Samaki Lodge - Zanzibar - Building
9
9,1 Excellent (104 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Samaki Lodge in Uroa, you'll be 7.8 mi (12.5 km) from Kiwengwa Beach and 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from Mapenzi Beach. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Was sure what to expect but samaki was fabulous. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Everything was clean and the building is beautiful. Pictures don't do it justice. Oasis in Africa.
Cons: Have to get a new wifi password every morning
The Palms Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
10
9,9 Excellent (19 reviews)
R10 686+
Overview
Nestled on the beach, this Dongwe property is within 9 mi (15 km) of Paje Beach, Jambiani Beach, and Kuza Cave. Kizimkazi Beach and Kizimkazi Dimbani Mosque are also within 25 mi (40 km).
Al-Minar Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
11
8,8 Excellent (1 032 reviews)
R1 023+
Overview
With a stay at Al-Minar Hotel in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), you'll be steps from Shangani Beach and 3 minutes by foot from Old Fort. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
Lost & Found Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
12
8,8 Excellent (721 reviews)
Spice Palace Hotel - Zanzibar - Building
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8,8 Excellent (562 reviews)
Overview
Spice Palace Hotel is in the heart of Zanzibar Town, within a 5-minute walk of Hamamni Persian Baths and Shangani Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
Kisiwa House - Zanzibar - Building
14
8,8 Excellent (440 reviews)
R1 230+
Overview
With a stay at Kisiwa House, you'll be centrally located in Zanzibar Town, within a 5-minute walk of Shangani Beach and Hamamni Persian Baths. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
Ras Michamvi Beach Resort - Zanzibar - Building
15
8,8 Excellent (308 reviews)
R2 075+
Overview
With a stay at Ras Michamvi Beach Resort in Michamvi, you'll be by the ocean, and 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Jambiani Beach and 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from Paje Beach. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar - Zanzibar - Building
16
9,6 Excellent (20 reviews)
R11 931+
Overview
Nestled on the beach, this Dongwe property is within 9 mi (15 km) of Paje Beach, Jambiani Beach, and Kuza Cave. Kizimkazi Beach and Kizimkazi Dimbani Mosque are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Best Zanzibar hotels near House of Wonders

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Zanzibar Serena Hotel - Zanzibar - Bedroom
1
8,9 Excellent (372 reviews)
R4 387+
Overview
For a thousand years, Zanzibar was one of the worlds crossroads of trade, with Persians, Arabs and Europeans attracted to its exotic exports. Stone Towns architecture is testimony to that cultural heritage. Masterfully restored, the Zanzibar Serena Hotel occupies two historic seafront buildings within the town, commanding majestic views of the Indian Ocean.The hotel offers the best in island hospitality. All bedrooms overlook the azure waters of the Indian ocean while the interiors echo Zanzibars rich Arabian heritage.Dining is a feast of variety, with local seafood reflecting many cultural influences. Transport is free to the private Mangapwani Beach with its exclusive beach and water sports activities. There are also excursions to the spice gardens and Jozani Forest.
Princess Salme Inn - Zanzibar
2
8,1 Excellent (459 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Princess Salme Inn in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Shangani Beach and Nakupenda Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
Abuso Inn - Zanzibar - Building
3
8,1 Excellent (130 reviews)
R1 186+
Overview
Located in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), Abuso Inn is within a 5-minute walk of Old Fort and Forodhani Gardens. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
Al Johari - Zanzibar - Building
4
7,9 Good (194 reviews)
R1 037+
Overview
With a stay at Al Johari Zanzibar, you'll be centrally located in Zanzibar Town, steps from Shangani Beach and 3 minutes by foot from Old Fort. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Planning an event in Zanzibar Town? This hotel has 0 square feet (0 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).