Over The Swahili House

Located in the bustling heart of Stone Town, The Swahili House is a very atmospheric hotel with traditional influences and modern facilities.

From the rooftop terrace of The Swahili House, you have spectacular views of Stone Town and the coastline while you enjoy delicious cocktails, lunch or dinner.

An original Zanzibar experience in this traditional hotel with modern facilities and genuine hospitality.

The property

The 22 charming and traditionally furnished rooms at The Swahili House – an Indian merchant’s house from the 19th century – are spread over four floors, which are built around a cozy courtyard.

An important part of The Swahili House is the panoramic roof terrace with bar, excellent restaurant and plunge pool. The restaurant serves fresh seafood and Mediterranean tapas.


The Swahili House offers the following facilities:

  • Lodging & breakfast
  • Spacious room
  • Comfortable bed
  • Bathroom with bath/shower and toilet
  • Mosquito net
  • Fan
  • Wifi
  • Locker
  • Sea view
  • Roof terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Plunge pool
  • Laundry service


The Swahili House offers the following rooms:

  • Standard, king (2p)
  • Suites, king (2-3p)


The Swahili House offers the following activity:

  • City walks

Price indication

From € 66 to € 93 pppn (lodging & breakfast)

Please note: the final property price depends on the season and currency fluctuations. Prices are excluding additional costs like transport, entrance fees for the parks, etc.

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