Maru Maru

Stone Town, Zanzibar
  • Maru Maru

    Maru Maru is a newly opened 44 room hotel situated in the heart of Stone Town's best shopping district and just behind the old fort and the house of wonders, it is also walking distance from all the local tourist attractions. A lot of care and attention has been put into this property, making it a 3 star hotel by international standards. This hotel offers a perfect blend of Zanzibari style and modern décor with an old wing and a new wing which is something that is new to Stone Town and is inspired by the Afro-Arabian style.

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    In our opinion

    This hotel is beautifully decorated, with stunning views from the rooftop and the rooms are comfortable and very clean.

    The food served is of an excellent standard with an influence of Indian Cuisine.

    It is located in an excellent location for shopping.

    If you are looking for a fresh feeling and affordable place to stay in Stone Town that is walking distance from all the local attractions, then this is the place to stay. Guests can also benefit from the elevators that will take you to the roof-top terrace, but also to all the other floors of the hotel.

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    Hotel key features

    Walking distance from all local attractions


    Roof top terrace / garden terrace

    Fully air-conditioned rooms

    Court yard fountain

    Indian influenced cuisine

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    In the Classic Wing there are 11 beautifully restored rooms offering simple classic elegance. The New Wing offers 33 rooms set around an open courtyard looking onto a Zanzibari star shaped fountain. All rooms are decorated with a blend of Zanzibari style and modern décor and with all the luxury comforts of home. All rooms feature; air-conditioning, safety deposit box, fridge, hair dryer, mosquito net, desk, wardrobe, tea & coffee making facilities, flat screen TV and en-suite marble bathroom.

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    The service at this hotel is of a high quality with a 24 hour reception desk and a 24 hour on call doctor when needed. Maru Maru offers 4 unique environments for guests to relax in: The Terrace Restaurant offering a romantic atmosphere and breath-taking views over Stone Town and serving south & north indian cuisine which is Maru Maru's specialty, and there is also a contemporary menu with a fusion of Zanzibari flavours that is sure to please. Maru Maru is passionate about food and do as much as possible to support the local community by buying fish from the local fishermen and fruit and vegetables from the local markets. The Terrace Lounge with a 360 degree view over Stone Town is a great place to share sun downers with friends whilst watching the spectacular Indian Ocean sunset. The Fountain Restaurant and The Courtyard offers a peaceful oasis from the city, where guests can enjoy all of Maru Maru's culinary delights in the air-conditioned grand hall or under an umbrella by the tranquil fountain. Hotel guests can enjoy the breakfast buffet served here every morning.

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    Other activities

    The hotel has an excursions desk where guests can choose various activities ranging from Half-day Spice Tours to Deep Sea Fishing.

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    From £75 per person per night Bed & Breakfast

    *Price does not include international flights or airport transfers.

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