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Tanzania Hotels

Emerson Spice Hotel

  • Tharia St.
  • Kiponda
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Each room has a mobile phone for usage during your stay
  • Enormous rooms
  • Authentic ambience

Cons

  • Lots of stairs
  • No mod-cons such as Wi-Fi, TV, or fridge
  • Rooms can be gloomy

Updated 11/16/2012

Fodor's Review

Two gorgeous historic buildings right in the center of the maze of alleyways that make up Stone Town have been converted into a hotel with whimsically wonderful rooms, each with a different theme. Each room is massive, and most have balconies with views out onto the town. Traditional Swahili furniture, stained glass window detailing, ornate drapes, and high mosquito-draped four-poster beds (that you need a step to climb into) complete the romantic Zanzibari feel. Plans

include more rooms and a swimming pool and spa. There's a downstairs café and an excellent rooftop restaurant. Note that taxis can't drive right up to the hotel, so get your driver to walk the final stage with you.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Tharia St., Stone Town, Tanzania

Phone:

0775-046–395

Hotel Details:

  • 11 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 11/16/2012

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