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Where to stay in Selem

Selem overview

Whatever your interests are, Selem has something for you. Selem might not have many attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find places to visit like Chapwani Island and Prison Island. You won't want to miss sights in the surrounding area like Livingstone's House and House of Wonders.

Where to stay in Selem

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, Selem has the right accommodation for you. You can shop as many as 231 deals for Selem accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 51%. Our room prices start at 17 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Selem as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 29 5-star hotels from 158 USD per night
  • • 65 4-star hotels from 64 USD per night
  • • 45 3-star hotels from 30 USD per night
  • • 6 2-star hotels from 49 USD per night

How to get to Selem

Fly into Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from central Selem.

What to see around Selem

Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Chapwani Island (6 mi/9.7 km from the city center)
  • • Prison Island (6.6 mi/10.7 km from the city center)
  • • Livingstone's House (7.8 mi/12.5 km from the city center)
  • • House of Wonders (8.2 mi/13.2 km from the city center)
  • • Forodhani Gardens (8.2 mi/13.3 km from the city center)

When to visit Selem

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 92°F day, 76°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 73°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 72°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 72°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.39 inches
  • • July-September: 0.24 inches
  • • October-December: 0.39 inches