Maru Maru Hotel
397 – 400, Gizenga Street , Stone Town, Zanzibar, 4053, Tanzania
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Maru Maru Hotel is a beautiful 4-star property with a picturesque setting by the Indian Ocean. From the rooftop bar guests can take in stunning views of surrounding Stone Town. From here, visitors can take a short stroll to Stone Town Beach or Forodhani Gardens. Or for those who would like to explore a little farther afield, the hotel staff are happy to help arrange a trip to nearby Jozani Forest.

The elegant guestrooms are spacious, bright and inviting. Crisp white linens, air-con, four poster beds and complimentary WiFi ensure guests feel relaxed and at home in their surroundings. Start the day at the Fountain Restaurant with the tasty buffet breakfast. In the evening, enjoy a delicious meal there, or at the alternative Indian-style Terrace restaurant.

Hotel Services and Facilities

Free WiFi Free parking Free breakfast

Hotel facilities

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Airport Transportation
  • Beachfront
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Fitness Center
  • Internet Access - Free Public Access
  • Laundry
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Non-Smoking Facility
  • Parking - Self
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Security Guard
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Wheelchair Access
For your protection, this hotel is following certain sanitization standards and procedures.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced health & safety measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Guest reviews

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stayed in October, 2017
Guest Score 10.0 out of 10
Loved the rooftop lounge and restaurant. The wait staff was fabulous Incredible sunsets over the Indian ocean. In fact all the staff were so friendly. The location in Stone town is perfect!
My electricity in my room went out 2 times in the middle of the night. Since the air conditioning would quit, I would wakeup very hot at 2 or 3am. This only happened a couple of times.
stayed in November, 2013
Guest Score 9.5 out of 10
1.Fabulous staff (Fiona, Hitesh, Combo, Emanuel, and all others) 2.Excellent location - close to everything 3.Great view from the rooftop restaurant and bar with excellent food and drinks 4.Perfect bed, pillows and mattress (the most comfortable one I've ever slept on), high-quality furniture. Someone with a great artistic sense must have designed the guest rooms and bathrooms 5.Overall, I think this hotel was almost impeccable in every major category. The price was so competitive, too.
The only negative, which was easily tramped by all other positives, was the noise. You hear the music band at night, and there was also some sort of construction work in wee hours, which woke me up a few times... But because the hotel is situated in the heart of Stone Town, guests can not expect perfect quietness, I suppose.


What are the check-in and check-out times at Maru Maru Hotel?
The guests can check in from 14:00. Check-out time is 11:00.
What is the nearest airport to Maru Maru Hotel?
Zanzibar, Tanzania (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) is located 4.48mi from the property.
Does Maru Maru Hotel provide free wi-fi?
We provide complimentary internet access in public areas.
What are the parking options at Maru Maru Hotel?
Self Parking is provided on-site.
Does this property have a pool?
Weather permitting, the outdoor pool is perfect to enjoy a moment of relaxation.
Is there airport transportation available at Maru Maru Hotel?
Guests in need of traveling to/from the airport may arrange transportation with the reception.
Is smoking allowed on the premises?
The establishment is entirely non-smoking.
Is Maru Maru Hotel wheelchair accessible?
The hotel has wheelchair accessibility throughout its grounds.
Is there a fitness center?
A state-of-the-art fitness center, equipped with weight-training machines, can be accessed by all guests.
Is there a lounge or bar at Maru Maru Hotell?
Guests may find a large selection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at the in-house bar/lounge.
Will room service be provided?
Room service can be arranged for guests staying at the hotel.
Are there restaurants nearby or on-site?
Looking for a place to eat? The property offers at least one full-service restaurant.
Are there security guards on the property grounds?
A security guard is stationed on the property grounds.
Are there laundry services?
Laundry services may be available at an additional cost.
Is there cable or satellite TV?
Special features such as satellite and cable TV are provided in each room (fee may apply).
How close is Maru Maru Hotel to the beach?
Guests can take advantage of the hotel's direct access to a beach.
Is the front desk open 24 hours?
Our helpful 24-hour front desk is ready to assist you with any inquiry.

How to book

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Guest reviews
...Overall, I think this hotel was almost impeccable in every major category. The price was so competitive, too....
Overall score: 9.8
(out of 10) Based on 2 votes
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Area information

    • Zanzibar, Tanzania (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 4.48 mi
    • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.) - 48.65 mi