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Maru Maru Hotel - Zanzibar

Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, 397-400  show map
 4 stars
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
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  • Facilities
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Maru Maru Hotel - Zanzibar

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Overview

Maru Maru Hotel is placed in a busy area of Zanzibar, 100 meters from The Old Fort and 150 meters from House of Wonders . Built in 1915, the classic hotel was renovated in 2012.

Featuring a prime location, the hotel puts guests in the center of Zanzibar. Maru Maru Hotel is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of Zanzibar.

Maru Maru Hotel is set close to a market and shops.

Guests can reach Maru Maru Hotel by car from Kisauni airport in 15 minutes.

Rooms

Maru Maru Hotel has 44 guestrooms appointed with an in-room safe, a minibar, flat-screen TV, a fridge and a wardrobe and provides ideal lodging in Zanzibar. The rooms have a view over the garden. These modern rooms feature bathrooms fitted with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can order fusion meals at the large restaurant. The lounge bar serves coffee and cocktails. Servring a selection of food Archipelago and Old Fort Buffet Dinner are placed a 5-minute walk away.

Services

Business guests will appreciate a video projector, secretarial services and a slide projector available on site.

Relax

Cribs, a mini club and high chairs for children are provided at Maru Maru Hotel. Maru Maru Hotel offers sports activities including diving and fishing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   44.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Water sports

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Halal food
  • Kosher food
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Clothes dryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 11 am FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Maru Maru Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
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Hotel Address:

Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, 397-400

Get directions
City Centre
  • Zanzibar
    1.6 km
Airports
  • Kisauni (ZNZ)
    7.8 km
Restaurants
  • Archipelago
    40 m
  • Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru (cuisine: African)
    30 m
Parks
  • Forodhani Park
    170 m
Beaches
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches
    280 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  11 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    44

Rooms and availability

Maru Maru Hotel photos Room
Twin Room
  • Room size:

    32 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Mosquito net
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This air-conditioned room is decorated with a mix of African and Arabian-style furnishings. It offers a four-poster bed and a modern, private bathroom including a shower. An iron, hair-dryer, dental kit, shower cap, shaving kit and exercise mats are available upon request.

Maru Maru Hotel photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Children's high chair
  • Mosquito net
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, in-room safe, air-conditioning, flat screen TV with a large selection of satellite channels, mini-bar, fridge, tea/coffee maker in the tastefully designed standard room with space offering everything you need to relax. Offering one king size bed and en-suite bathroom with a standalone shower, a work desk to work in comfort, with complimentary wireless and dataports.

Standard Wing King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Radio
Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Featuring a four-poster bed, this spacious, air-conditioned room is decorated in mix of African and Arabian styles. It offers a modern, private bathroom including a shower. An iron, hair-dryer, dental kit, exercise mat, shower cap and a shaving kit is available on request.

Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Maru Maru Hotel photos Room
Family Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 King-size beds, 1 Single bed and 2 Bunk beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Mosquito net
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

This air-conditioned room overlooks the garden. It is decorated with a mix of African and Arabian-style furnishings. It offers a four-poster bed and a modern, private bathroom including a step-in shower with seats. An iron and hairdryer are available upon request. Please note that this room cannot accommodate an extra bed.

Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Maru Maru Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.5 km

Places of interest

  • Sultan's Palace, Zanzibar300 m
  • Old Dispensary600 m
  • Cinema Afrique800 m

Shopping areas

  • The Zanzibar Curio shop100 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Hamamni Persian Baths700 m

Museums

  • Old Fort of Zanzibar100 m
  • House of Wonders200 m
  • Peace Memorial Museum600 m

Local attractions

  • Mbweni Ruins4.0 km
    6 km from Stone Town
  • Zanzibar Gallery4.0 km
    Shangani
  • Mangapwani Coral Cave4.0 km
  • Mtoni Palace Ruins14.4 km
    Mtoni

Near the hotel

  • House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)110 m
    Mizingani Rd
  • Forodhani Park170 m
    On the Waterfront
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches280 m
    al largo delle coste di Zanzibar, Stone Town
  • The Beautiful Eyes280 m
    Hurumzi 223
  • The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)80 m
    Nr. Beit el-Ajaib
  • Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel)220 m
  • Hamamni Persian Baths280 m

Restaurants nearby

  • Archipelago40 m

    Phone: 255 77 746 2311

    75% likes this, based on 204 reviews

  • Mercury's Restaurant (Zanzibar)120 m

    Address: Mizingani Road
    Phone: 255 77 741 3081

  • Forodhani Gardens150 m

    62% likes this, based on 205 reviews

  • Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru30 m

    Address: Gizenga Street
    Phone: (0)24 223 8516

    72% likes this, based on 67 reviews
    Cuisine: African

  • Old Fort Buffet Dinner80 m

    Address: Old Fort

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  11 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    44

Maru Maru Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Maru Maru Hotel

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 59 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    9.4

  • Group of friends
    9.6

  • Couple
    9.2

  • Couple
    7.0

  • Single
    9.6

  • Single
    9.2

  • Group of friends
    8.8

  • Single
    6.6

  • Single
    5.4

  • Single
    9.6

  • Single
    8.2

  • Single
    9.6

  • Single
    10.0

  • Single
    8.2

  • Couple
    8.2

How to reach hotel

hotel Maru Maru Hotel - Zanzibar Zanzibar location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, 397-400

Get directions
City Centre
  • Zanzibar
    1.6 km
Airports
  • Kisauni (ZNZ)
    7.8 km
Restaurants
  • Archipelago
    40 m
  • Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru (cuisine: African)
    30 m
Parks
  • Forodhani Park
    170 m
Beaches
  • isola Nakupenda Beaches
    280 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  11 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    44