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1 room, 2 adults

The Seyyida Hotel And Spa

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach nearby
  • Free WiFi
Kijangwani, Stonetown, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

4-star hotel with spa, near Shangani Beach
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Beach nearby
    • Free WiFi
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  • Everything was just so perfect about Seyyida. The Location=perfect The decor=perfect The…Mar 8, 2020
  • An easy walk from the ferry. Beautiful views from the rooftop restaurant and good food.Feb 10, 2020

The Seyyida Hotel And Spa

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$115
  • Deluxe Balcony Room
  • Deluxe Double Room, Ocean View
  • Superior Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Pool View (Apartment 757)
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Junior Double Room
  • Deluxe Courtyard Double Room

What’s around The Seyyida Hotel And Spa


  • In Stone Town
  • Shangani Beach - 6 min walk
  • Nakupenda Beach - 31 min walk
  • House of Wonders - 3 min walk
  • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal - 5 min walk
  • Forodhani Gardens - 5 min walk
  • Old Fort - 5 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 8 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 17 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Seyyida Spa. Services include facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


The Seyyida Rooftop - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

The Seyyida Hotel And Spa’s small print

Also known as

  • Seyyida
  • The Seyyida Hotel And Spa Hotel
  • The Seyyida Hotel And Spa Zanzibar Town
  • The Seyyida Hotel And Spa Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Seyyida Hotel
  • Seyyida Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Seyyida Zanzibar Town
  • The Seyyida Hotel Spa
  • The Seyyida Spa Zanzibar Town


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2320 per person, per night

Optional extras

Cribs/Infant beds are available for TZS 30.0 per day

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 45987.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 16 and 17 costs TZS 1 (roundtrip)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Seyyida Hotel And Spa

  • Does The Seyyida Hotel And Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Seyyida Hotel And Spa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Seyyida Hotel And Spa?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Seyyida Hotel And Spa?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at The Seyyida Hotel And Spa.
  • Is there a pool at The Seyyida Hotel And Spa?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Seyyida Hotel And Spa?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Seyyida Hotel And Spa?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Seyyida Hotel And Spa?
    Yes, The Seyyida Rooftop offers ocean views. Nearby restaurants include House of Spices (4-min walk), Maru Maru (5-min walk), and Old Fort (5-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Seyyida Hotel And Spa?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is TZS 45987.00 per vehicle roundtrip.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 36 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Breakfast was amazing in a great setting, well worth the money. Room was good although shower entrance felt a bit tight. Would stay here again!
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
The hotel is in a good location in Stonetown and is situated close to the ferry. The rooms are comfortable, the AC works well as does the internet. I have stayed here before and will stay again.
Russell, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect location, beautiful accommodations. Very helpful staff. Wonderful rooftop breakfast included! The view is spectacular. Great pool. Highly recommend!
us3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Unique blend of exotic yet contemporary hotel
First...they let us check-in 4 hours early and gave us a late check-out! When you are a weary traveler, little things make a difference. And the staff at the spa stayed late so I could treat myself to a pedicure! Second...we were treated to a welcome drink on their rooftop bar/restaurant. I simply cannot imagine a better spot to view the Indian Ocean and sites of Stonetown. And the menu was varied and entries delicious. Third...the room was vast! High ceilings, antique furniture, grand entrance to the bed, and the fabrics were colorful and cozy. All you needed-hot water, refrigerator, fluffy pillows and safe. Lastly, the location within Stonetown allows one to explore fully. Recommend Seyyida Hotel & Spa as a perfect spot to begin or end your trip in Zanzibar.
James, ie1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Central Stone Town Boutique Hotel
Calm oasis in a bustling area of Stone Town with beautiful rooftop terrace
rachel, gb3 night trip
Fair 4.0
The pictures aren’t a great representation of what your actually getting, the room looked much larger and the balcony should not be classified as a balcony since there was barely enough room for a chair. The staff were pleasant but under trained. In the restaurant every meal we ordered something and it wasn’t available. When we were finally able to order something available it took a long time to receive and was inconsistent to what we had previously ordered and enjoyed, particularly the cocktails. In our room there was a broken toilet seat, a leaking shower, calcium buildup in the shower head meant it sprayed all over the floor and the bedside table PowerPoint was hanging off the wall. It was great to be able to book tours through reception but the description for what could be anticipated was very poor, a two hour tour for $35USD ended up being a four hour tour for twice as much plus a tip. Although maintenance issues were communicated to management on check out just to give them a heads up the owner didn’t seem bothered and tried to excuse the shower head due to poor water when the night before we stayed in a resort which had no issue only half an hour away. Unfortunately as much as the staff were pleasant and the location was good we won’t be staying again.
au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
What a fantastic hotel! I absolutely loved my room- I booked the king suite and it was huge- suitable for 2 couples as the room has separate areas with 2 king beds and in the middle is the bathroom. Both sections have a seating area and one has the tv. Internet connection wasn’t the best but it was better in the lobby. The restaurant offered a fantastic breakfast- the bacon was beef and a bit hard to chew though. The location is perfect to access the ferry terminal- about a 4 minute walk. Wonderful location is stonetown! I will definitely rebook. Also, the pool was a little iffy but there were plenty of chairs to lounge and chill. The staff was friendly and had 24-hour coverage.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Comfortable little hotel
Overall nice hotel with nice small pool. Very friendly staff and clean rooms. Only problem was the mosquito net was poorly set up and didn’t close up which left with extremely bad sleep.
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The Seyyida Hotel & Spa is an amazing hotel in the heart of stone town. It was based in a great location close to many historical attractions and also the Forodhani Park night food markets. The rooms were decorated beautifully in Swahili-style and were very clean with daily housekeeping. The rooftop restaurant overlooked the ocean and was perfect for sunset drinks. The morning breakfast was delicious with a variety or eggs done any way and fresh fruit and an array of pastries. A highlight was the pool area after a day of exploring and the heat of the days it was a treat to cool off in a quiet oasis. My partner and I loved this hotel and area so much we extended our stay an extra night, a total of 3. I cannot excel the staff more on their service. They truly went above and beyond. I unfortunately fell ill after our trip to the Serengeti and the hotel staff were extremely helpful.I needed medication to be delivered from Dar Salaam to the local pharmacy, the staff organised drivers to arrange pick up and communicated with the doctor on the where abouts. The manager of the hotel was also extremely helpful on the situation recommending appropriate health facilities to go to and was always checking on my progress . We felt extremely safe in this hotel and felt like we built a strong rapport with the staff. So much so, in the case of leaving our GOPRO with a driver in Paje over one after staying at seyyida we contaccontacted the hotel manager to see if she could help u
au2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Loved it here. It personified everything great of Stonetown
ca1 night family trip

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