Kisiwa House

Stone Town Zanzibar
  • Kisiwa House

    Kisiwa House is a luxurious hotel in Stone Town. Kisiwa meaning 'island' in Swahili, is noted for its elegant blend of boutique sophistication and gracious Swahili hospitality.

    Kisiwa house is superbly located on a quiet street in the heart of Stone Town, a UNESCO "World Heritage Site". Within easy walking distance of famous landmarks, museums, antique shops and restaurants.

    From the Courtyard Lounge with its fountain and ornate design to the panoramic views from the rooftop restaurant, the hotel provides every modern convenience to the business or leisure traveller. Promising an unforgettable experience of professional service, superb comfort and unmatched elegance within a decidedly romantic and enchanting Swahili feel throughout.

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    In our opinion

    This hotel is a good base from where to explore the town.

    Easy access to local sites

    Lovely food

    Clean and friendly

    Reasonably priced

    Relaxing atmosphere

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    Hotel key features

    Central location in Stone Town

    Rooftop restaurant and bar

    Tea lounge

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    Decorated in a crisp fresh and sumptuous Swahili style, the luxurious rooms are like gems amidst a tranquil setting. The plush interiors with sleek clean lines speak of sophistication, while the lustrous colours and textiles whisper relaxation and romance.

    Guests can choose from the sumptuous Burdani deluxe rooms, Malkia Junior suites or Sulaima Senior suites.

    Every luxurious room is named after an aromatic flower found on the island and all feature the following:

    Flat-screen TVs

    Satellite TV

    Wireless Internet access


    Personal safe



    Tea & Coffee making facilities


    En-suite bathrooms


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    Entering the Kisiwa restaurant - Darini - is like stepping into a past of refinement and self-indulgence. With its fine décor, specifically designed to create a warm and comfortable ambiance, guests immediately feel at ease. Taste the chef's true Zanzibari delights whilst enjoying a unique view of Stone Town and the Indian Ocean.

    The Courtyard Lounge is a hidden retreat in a perfect setting for those just wanting to unwind. It is a symphony of water sounds, greenery and enchanting traditional taarab music in the heart of the town. You will be able to linger over a freshly brewed coffee and indulge in the delights of a traditional Zanzibari tea, accompanied by a selection of freshly baked pastries in Stone Town's first Tea Lounge.

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    Other activities

    The hotel has an excursions desk where guests will be able to read about the various activities on offer, and book various excursions.

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    From $38 Per Person Sharing Per Night - Bed & Breakfast

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