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Emerson Spice Hotel

Africa, Zanzibar

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  • A beautiful boutique hotel set in a former 19th century merchant’s mansion in Zanzibar’s historic, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Stone Town.
  • The hotel’s original Swahili-Arabian style has been carefully preserved, making for an elegant and enchanting ambience.
  • We adore the Desdemona Room for its lavish, Ottoman-style interior and views over the city.
  • Indulge in vibrant cuisine at the hotel’s two restaurants.
  • Luxuriate on a beautiful sandy beach just 10 minutes from the hotel.
  • Explore the narrow, labyrinthine streets and alleyways of historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Hotel Description

Featuring beautiful antique furniture, rich textiles, and original carved wood...

Featuring beautiful antique furniture, rich textiles, and original carved wood...

Set in a restored 19th century former merchant’s mansion within Zanzibar’s enchanting and historic Stone Town, a once-flourishing hub for Zanzibar’s lucrative spice trade, Emerson Spice Hotel is a gorgeous boutique hotel that maintains the original building’s Swahili-Arabian design and charm. Featuring beautiful antique furniture, rich textiles, and original carved wood, the 11 thoughtfully designed rooms are centred around an airy courtyard. The Desdemona Room is situated on the top floor of the hotel, allowing for sumptuous views across the...
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Best Time To Travel

The best time to visit Zanzibar is between the months of June and October, which is the archipelago’s dry season. Travellers can expect warm, ​sunny weather, ideal for relaxing on the beach and watersports.

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Area And Location

Area/County:

Africa, Zanzibar

Language:

Swahili

Local Currency:

Tanzanian shilling

Drives on the:

Left

Time Change:

GMT+3

Calling Code:

+255

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