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Tanzania Hotels

Emerson Spice Hotel

  • Tharia St. Map It
  • Kiponda
  • Local Flavor


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


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

Updated 12/03/2014

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. 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


Tharia St., Stone Town, Tanzania

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Hotel Details:

  • 11 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 12/03/2014


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