Maru Maru Hotel

P.O. box 805, Gizenga street Shangani, stone town, Zanzibar, , Zanzibar 397 400, Tanzania
+255 242 238 516

S$ 134+

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Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
based on 220 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.3
  • 8.2
  • 3.8

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Awesome terrace
  • Great view


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    With a stay at Maru Maru Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Zanzibar Town, steps from Old Fort and House of Wonders. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Forodhani Gardens and Shangani Beach.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 44 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


    Pamper yourself with onsite massages or take in the view from a rooftop terrace. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can catch a ride on the shuttle (surcharge), which operates within 5 km.


    Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Zanzibar Town? This hotel has 388 square feet (36 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a ferry terminal shuttle.

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    • Parking
    • ATM on-site
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Coffee shop
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 220 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
    • 6.6 "Food is average."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 149 reviews
    • 9.7 "Perfectly clean."
      10.0 "100% said rooms were clean."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.0 "Amenities are good."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.8 "88% loved the terrace."
    • 6.2 "Food is average."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.6 "Quite uncomfortable."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 48 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      7.9 "79% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.2 "82% loved the terrace."
    • 7.9 "Good vibe."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    9.0 Excellent
    based on 22 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."
    • 6.9 "Food is average."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Awesome terrace"
    "Great view"
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