History: After abolition of Slave trade this building was used by for british for frring salve then slave owner was given a compensation.

Location: An integral part of the skyline of Zanzibar , situated in the Stone town area 10 minutes from Zanzibar Airport and 5 minutes from Sea port.

Accomodation:The Emerson on Hurumzi presently has 9 rooms ready for guests, six newly refurbished double rooms in the main building plus two double rooms and two suites in the Peace & Love wing of the hotel. The double rooms have one queen size double antique Swahili bed, and enclosed en suite WC with bath and shower that is open or semi-open to the room. Therefore the double rooms are not suitable as twins, although we can add an extra bed for a small child or baby cot when needed. There are twin rooms in case two separate beds are needed.


  • The rooftop tea house restaurant