Gizenga St. Shangani, Zanzibar Town 394-400 Tanzania (TZA)
4.0 Star Downtown Hotel
-6.16173 39.18954
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Based on 575 guest reviews

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  • Hotel has 44 rooms
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Check in time: 0100PM
  • Check out time: 1100AM
  • Group booking rating of 6.4/10

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Local Attractions

Slave Market, The Old Fort, House of wonder, Sight seeing.

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Customer Reviews of Maru Maru Hotel

4.0 out of 5. Based on 575 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Set in the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site of StoneTown, maru maru is just a few steps from the city's historical wonders, colourful markets and labyrinth of shops. Once a town house famous for its marble floors and tiles, it has now been lovingly restored to offer 44 bright rooms blending classic Zanzibar style with iconic design and modern luxuries. Its roof terrace offers one of the best views in the city with a 360° panorama and is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail as the sun melts into the Indian Ocean. The relaxed ambiance at maru maru continues long into the night as people come to enjoy the authentic north and south Indian fusion cuisine, view art in maru maru's gallery and enjoy the captivating sound of Tahareb music as it floats into the night. Unique Points Only hotel that is superbly located in the confluence of Indian ocean with a 360º view across the roofs of stone town to the attractions like house of wonders, Old fort & Forodhani garden and Indian ocean. The best south Indian chef on the island creating Dosa, Idly and modern flavors with Zanzibar spices. Heritage and first building with marble is steeped in history with deep ties to Stone Town's past, present & future. Also the only building in town with elevator. Value - 5* luxury at 3* prices without cutting corners. Just feel the towels. . .Only hotel to combine classic Zanzibar heritage and style with truly modern design and comforts.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 0100PM
Check Out: 1100AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 3
Rooms: 44
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 44
Handicap Rooms:
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Space: 50 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 5.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 9am-11pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation Policy: We require minimum 21 days prior notice for any cancellation of individual bookings or else the following charges will be levied. • within 21 and 14 days of arrival 35% of total booking fee • within 13 and 8 da
Typical Group Deposit: 50
Total Taxes: 10.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
VAT: Value Added Tax: 18.00 VAT % Inclusive
Resort/Hotel Fee: 150.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Dinner available
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Spa
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace

Airport & Shuttle Information

Kisauni International Airport 15km. $15 up to max. 3 people one way, 4-6 people $20

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Included in the price, Buffet/active station (Continental)

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