3 Stars

AT A GLANCE

Experience a perfect blend of culture and comfort at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar – Stone Town, where our friendly staff looks forward to welcoming you at check-in with a warm chocolate chip cookie. Set in the heart of the enchanting UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town, this elegant hotel offers the hospitality and charm of the ‘Swahilis’ combined with the renowned coziness of a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. Take advantage of the Hilton Honors program and collect reward points to use across all Hilton brand hotels worldwide.

This Stone Town hotel features a contemporary Conference Center, a renovated historical building boasting impressive brass ceiling lamps and classic decor. The top floor of the center is an expansive open space with windows opening out to the stone city, a perfect venue for a magical wedding or a corporate function for 6 to 200 guests. Take advantage of the complimentary 24-hour business center, contemporary A/V facilities and creative on-site catering services.

Located on the roof, Taarab offers delicious breakfasts by day and transforms into a romantic a la carte restaurant in the evening. Sip cocktails while gazing at the city’s sunset.

All of the inviting guest rooms and suites at this Stone Town hotel feature unique furniture, beautifully hand-carved in a traditional Zanzibar style. Feel at home with modern amenities including complimentary WiFi, a 40-inch TV and a laptop-sized safe.

Highlights

Beautifully refurbished historic building near popular Stone Town attractions

Close to bustling markets and restaurants, offering a variety of exciting cuisines

20 minutes’ drive from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport

Conference center with eight flexible meeting rooms and breakout areas, 24-hour business center

Guest rooms and suites with traditional hand-carved furniture and complimentary WiFi

What to do around here

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town boasts a wonderful location in the very heart of Stone Town, making it easy to immerse yourself in the charm and beauty of the city. Visit the Old Fort - a landmark fortification built in late 17th century by the Omanis to defend the island from the Portuguese. Learn about the about the history of the Zanzibari royal family in the Sultan’s Palace or admire the House of Wonders; the largest and tallest building in Stone Town, set on the old town's seafront. Add some contemporary history to your trip with a visit to Freddy Mercury’s home.

Soak up the sights, sounds and heady aromas of the lively Forodhani Night Market, where you can sample a variety of local specialties ranging from freshly grilled seafood kebabs and Zanzibar pizzas to sugar cane juices with ginger and gyro. Take a fascinating Spice Tour or a Swahili Cultural Tour and explore the winding Stone Town alleys to experience everyday life, the Zanzibari way. On the way back to the hotel, be sure to pick up a few treasures like Tinga Tinga artwork, some rose water and perhaps a few words of Swahili.

Rooms

Standard Guest Rooms: 
After a day in our bustling, enchanting town, retreat to one of our spacious, air-conditioned Guest Rooms, which are furnished in a welcoming Swahili style. Work at the large hand-carved desk with complimentary internet access, catch up with the international news on the 40-inch televisions or simply relax on the spacious bed, with luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets.

Deluxe Guest Rooms: 
Upgrade your stay in one of our larger Swahili style rooms decked with local treats. After a day in our enchanting town, this room allows for total calmness and relaxation. Our deluxe room offers all the listed amenities plus a little extra room to tuck away those travel trunks and treasures collected in our local bazaars.

Suites

Our elegant one-bedroom Suites have a separate lounge area which is furnished in a traditional 'Swahili Home' manner coupled with all modern conveniences - ideal for work, entertaining or play. Stay connected with complimentary internet access or relax and enjoy a movie on the 40-inch LCD TV. Better still, open the windows, sit back and watch the world go by in this city.