Accomodation: The 18 non-smoking rooms are all unique; the ground floor looks into the courtyard and has high ceilings. Several rooms have balconies, some have sea views, some have a living area or mezzanine floor, but all are enclosed in this original ancient palace with cool, thick walls, Arabian beds, stucco decoration and carved doors, bringing you the essence of old Zanzibar with a twist of modern chic.

Because the hotel has been converted from the wing of the old palace, no two rooms are alike. Each has its unique and stylish features, either original or added. The Two General Room Categories that result from the imaginative use of the space named after the two original sites of the Old Stone Town: Forodhani – the seafront and garden area, Darajani – the market and bazaar area.
11 Darajani-Superior rooms are between 25 – 35 sqm meters and have all facilities listed and some have small suite area with typical Zanzibar features and details.
7 Forodhani-Deluxe rooms are 30-45sqm. Besides being more spacious than the Darajani Rooms also offer features such as sea-view, or mezzanine, or terrace, or courtyard balcony, or spectacular high ceilings.


  • air conditioning
  • mosquito net
  • hair dryer
  • internal phone
  • mini fridge
  • laptop safe
  • flat screen TV
  • free Wi-Fi wireless internet access
  • anti-panic door lock
  • complimentary tea and coffee facilities
  • Full service bar