The impressive building has 5 floors that are all built around a beautiful traditional Zanzibar courtyard. The hotel offers 22 rooms (double or twin) that are spread out over 4 floors.

Experience the allure of Swahili architecture and immerse yourself in a diverse range of comfortable and elegant rooms at Swahili House.

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Sultan Suites

The 6 Sultan Suites are large, spacious rooms with modern amenities.

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Deluxe Rooms

The 16 Deluxe Rooms all have a sweeping view over Stone Town.

*All rooms are non- smoking, fitted with air conditioning, ceiling fans, mosquito nets and safety deposit boxes.
**Each room has an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water, hair dryer, guest amenities, towels and bottled water.

Rooftop Terrace & Restaurant

High above the bustling streets of Stone Town our airy rooftop houses a bar and spacious restaurant area. Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, a cocktail or dinner while indulging in stunning views of the old town and the Swahili coastline.

Our rooftop terrace also houses a relaxing plunge pool and sundeck area, overlooking the Indian Ocean.

We serve a combination of local and international dishes using seasonal fresh locally sourced ingredients and our menu offers a fusion of spices and flavors from the East and the West. Our specials menu changes on a daily basis. On offer is also a variety of wines, international spirits and delicious cocktails, a must to enjoy while viewing the magnificent sunset.

Open daily 07h30 – 22h00

View of rooftop terrace

*Breakfast is available each morning, and includes continental and buffet options.
**There is an on-site restaurant on the rooftop terrace with a 360 degree view of Stone Town.
***The restaurant serves a variety of international dishes and also offers vegetarian options.

Let's get in touch

Ready to start your unforgettable Zanzibar experience? Contact us now to book your stay at The Swahili House and explore the charm of Stone Town.

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