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Hotel Description

Maru Maru Hotel puts you in the heart of Zanzibar Town, connected to a shopping centre and within steps of Old Fort and House of Wonders. Highlights at this beach hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and free continental breakfast.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 51 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and free newspapers. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service makes dining in an option. Free bottled water, safes and phones are also available.

Terrace Lounge serves Asian cuisine. Coffee Lounge is the hotel's own lobby lounge, serving drinks along with light fare. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre and a conference centre. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

You'll be 0.2 km (0.2 mi) from Shangani Beach and 3 km (1.8 mi) from Nakupenda Beach with a stay at this 4-star Stone Town hotel.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$156* Per night/room 18 Dec. - 19 Dec.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Property Features

For a convenient ride to the sand and surf, hop on the hotel's beach shuttle (surcharge). After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Maru Maru Hotel such as the outdoor pool and the fitness centre. Free breakfast is available. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. This beach hotel also offers a rooftop terrace and a garden. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Zanzibar Town hotel is smoke free.

  • 51 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 500 sq ft of conference space
  • 46 sq. m of conference space
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference centre
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) (7.9 km / 4.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle within 5 km, ferry terminal shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping centre shuttle available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Maru Maru Hotel offers 51 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 24-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. This Zanzibar Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. 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.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast. An additional breakfast is available daily for a fee.

Terrace Lounge – Overlooking the ocean, this rooftop bar specialises in Asian cuisine. Happy hour is offered.

Terrace Restaurant – Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Coffee Lounge – Overlooking the garden, this lobby lounge only serves light fare.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for TZS 114500 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Maru Maru Hotel

Policies

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 are 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.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

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

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2260 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 43510 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: TZS 114500 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Maru
  • Maru Hotel
  • Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
  • Maru Maru Hotel
  • Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Maru Maru Zanzibar Town
  • Maru Maru Hotel Hotel
  • Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Maru Maru Hotel Hotel Zanzibar Town

You should know

  • Maru Maru Hotel offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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*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.