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Zanzibar Serena Inn

Location: Zanzibar Safaris

Idyllically situated on the sea-front of ancient Stone Town, and flanked by an exotic mix of sultan’s palaces, Portuguese forts, ancient dhow harbours, and bright bazaars, the Zanzibar Serena Hotel is a haven of tranquility and opulence amongst the bustle of one of Africa’s most ancient and most enchanting towns. It has been styled to represent the epitome of Swahili style, ethnic elegance and Arabic opulence, setting it apart as one of the finest hotels in Zanzibar.

Highlights:

  • Old Fort of Zanzibar 0.4 km
  • House of Wonders 0.5 km
  • The Zanzibar Curio shop 0.5 km
  • House of Wonders 0.5 km
  • Sultan’s Palace, Zanzibar 0.6 km
  • Peace Memorial Museum 0.7 km
  • Old Dispensary 0.9 km
  • Hamamni Persian Baths 1 km
  • Cinema Afrique 1.1 km
  • Chumbe Island Coral Park CHICOP 12.7 km
  • Forodhani Gardens Market 0.5 km
  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport 6.8 km
  • Julius Nyerere International Airport 80.1 km

Amenities at Zanzibar Serena Inn, Zanzibar Safaris

  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Shops (on site)
  • Gift shop
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service

Rooms and Suites at Zanzibar Serena Inn, Zanzibar Safaris

a) Suite

Cooled by the breezes of the spice island, located in the heart of romantic Stone Town, enjoying sweeping views across the Zanzibar waterfront; and with access to its own private beach facility, the magnificent Zanzibar Serena Hotel offers the ultimate escape from reality. It also offers a stunning selection of suites. Choose from:

  1. The elegant ‘Executive Suites’
    Spacious and luxurious the fabulous Executive Suites offer a magnificent bedroom with four-poster bed, a sumptuous bathroom (with bath and shower) and a delightfully relaxing sitting room (with TV and private bar), which opens onto a magnificent L-shaped balcony with panoramic ocean views, its own al fresco cocktail area, and a deliciously romantic double hammock.
  2. The palatial ‘Presidential Suite’
    Enjoying glorious Indian Ocean views from its magnificent L-shaped terrace, the Presidential Suite offers the ultimate in spacious and secluded accommodation in Zanzibar. Boasting a regal reception room (with TV and private bar) and a palatial bedroom with king-sized four-poster, this exclusive suite also offers a supremely generous balcony, ideally suited to private cocktails or dining a deux.
  3. The supremely romantic ‘Honeymoon Suite’
    Honeymoon Suites don’t get much better than this. Abounding in cushion-strewn Lamu beds, softly lit by brass lanterns, and enjoying a private sitting room and a delightfully spacious paneled balcony with Indian Ocean panoramas and its own double hammock, the Honeymoon Suitealso boasts an unashamedly romantic ensuite bedroom subtly presented in soft cream and ocean blue.
  4. Guest amenities: Each suite has a fully stocked mini-bar, digital multi-channel TV and direct dial telephone. 24-hour room service is available and fruit and wine will be laid out to welcome our guests.

b) Prime rooms

Our exceptionally spacious Prime Rooms are presented in traditional Swahili style featuring traditional niches, fretwork cabinets and brightly coloured coastal cotton soft furnishings in cool blue. The four-poster beds are draped in mosquito nets and are generously king-sized. Each room has its own spacious balcony with hammock and sea view. All our luxury Zanzibar accommodation options are equipped with: 24-hour room service, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi and in-room modem hook-up, direct-dial phone, voice-mail, complementary newspaper, in-room satellite TV, mini bar, private safe, 240V/3 pin (square)sockets and shaver sockets, tea and coffee-making facilities, hair driers, mosquito nets, bathrobe and slippers, umbrellas, porter/concierge, airport shuttle and limousine service. While most of our rooms are designated non-smoking, a number of rooms are available for smokers, but these should be booked in advance.

c) Standard Rooms

Our 39 standard rooms are presented in traditional Swahili style featuring traditional niches, fretwork cabinets and a cool blue and white colour scheme. Each room has either a king-sized bed with mosquito netting or twin beds. All our luxury Zanzibar accommodation options are equipped with: 24-hour room service, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi and in-room modem hook-up, direct-dial phone, voice-mail, complementary newspaper, in-room satellite TV, mini bar, private safe, 240V/3 pin (square)sockets and shaver sockets, tea and coffee-making facilities, hair driers, mosquito nets, bathrobe and slippers, umbrellas, porter/concierge, airport shuttle and limousine service. While most of our rooms are designated non-smoking, a number of rooms are available for smokers, but these should be booked in advance.

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What to do at Zanzibar Serena Inn, Zanzibar Safaris

  • Swimming pool
  • Henna body painting
  • Water sports at the exclusive Mangapwani Beach Club
  • Visit the Hamamni Baths, the Chukwani, Mtoni and Maruhubi
  • Visit to Stone Town
  • Dolphin Tour
  • Prison Island
  • Spice Tour
  • Visit to the Islands of Pemba, Grave Island, Prison Island or Snake Island
  • Diving on the world-famous reefs of the Pemba Channel
  • Jozani Forest Nature Reserve