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Hotel Description

3.5-star Colonial hotel near House of Wonders

City center stay

A stay at this Stone Town hotel places you steps from House of Wonders and within a 5-minute walk of Christ Church Cathedral. Forodhani Gardens and Old Fort are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free breakfast

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas and airport shuttle. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

The 10 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and room service. Other amenities include deep soaking bathtubs, sitting areas, and free local calls.

Signature Room (Zenana)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Classic Double or Twin Room (Rose)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Room (Seyyed)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room (Tour)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room (Blue)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the Emerson on Hurumzi

Location Hurumzi St, Zanzibar Town,

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, gift shops/newsstands, and laundry facilities are also featured at the business-friendly Emerson on Hurumzi. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Colonial Zanzibar Town hotel.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1800
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Towels for the beach
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Emerson on Hurumzi offers 10 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Tea House Restaurant - This theme restaurant specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

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

  • Sailing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night
  • Deposit is payable by bank transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 25 per vehicle (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Emerson on Hurumzi Hotel
  • Emerson on Hurumzi Zanzibar Town
  • Emerson on Hurumzi Hotel Zanzibar Town

You should know

  • Emerson on Hurumzi offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.