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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.0 out of 5 Very good
140 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air conditioning
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationZanzibar Ferry Terminal3 min walk
Popular LocationHouse of Wonders7 min walk
Popular LocationForodhani Gardens7 min walk
AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.)18 min drive

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About this area

Zanzibar Town

In the city centre, Best Western Plus Zanzibar is in Zanzibar Town's Stone Town neighbourhood, an area with good airport proximity. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Shangani Beach and Nakupenda Beach.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 3 min walk
  • House of Wonders - 7 min walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 7 min walk
  • Old Fort - 7 min walk
  • Shangani Beach - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportZanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Western Plus — 1 min walk

About this property

Best Western Plus Zanzibar

3.5-star Zanzibar Town hotel in Stone Town, walk to Shangani Beach
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, a conference centre and a business centre. All 26 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as sitting areas and coffee makers. Complimentary wireless Internet access and balconies are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
Best Western Plus Zanzibar offers 26 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free covered self parking
  • Limited parking spaces
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Art gallery
  • Bike rentals
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre

Outdoors

  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 28 March 2021 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds!
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.87 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 15 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: EUR 15 (one-way)
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 60 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Property registration number NR. A.338.2019

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Best Western Plus Zanzibar Hotel
Best Western Plus Zanzibar
Plus Zanzibar Zanzibar Town
Best Western Plus Zanzibar Hotel
Best Western Plus Zanzibar Zanzibar Town
Best Western Plus Zanzibar Hotel Zanzibar Town

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Best Western Plus Zanzibar and receive a full refund?
Yes, Best Western Plus Zanzibar offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Best Western Plus Zanzibar cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Best Western Plus Zanzibar ?
As of 21 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Best Western Plus Zanzibar on 22 Sep 2020 start from £64, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Best Western Plus Zanzibar have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Best Western Plus Zanzibar pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Best Western Plus Zanzibar ?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Best Western Plus Zanzibar ?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Best Western Plus Zanzibar ?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for EUR 60 (subject to availability).
Does Best Western Plus Zanzibar provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of EUR 15 per vehicle, one-way, applies.
Where is Best Western Plus Zanzibar located?
Located in Stone Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Zanzibar Ferry Terminal and Shangani Beach. Nakupenda Beach is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) away.
4.0
Very good
140 reviews
5 - Excellent
45
4 - Good
61
3 - Okay
21
2 - Poor
10
1 - Terrible
3

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
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Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
sttaf was not helpful The rooms are noisy and have no sound insulation
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good stay
Good stay. Great transfer service especially because I arrived at a ridiculous time. Good location in city, easy walking to the sights.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location is good, everything other is terrible, more like a hostel than a 4* hotel, only cold water under shower, very loud and not good breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Great location, comfortable room, superb roof top restaurant staff, totally wonderful place
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Okay for a short stay
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020
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