Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins

6 km south of Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 6 km south of Stone Town, Stone Town, is near Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), Hamamni Persian Baths, and Zanzibar Tourist Corporation.
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    Travel Blogs from Stone Town

    You never know when the next yacht party is coming

    A travel blog entry by sureimdecent on Apr 16, 2014

    7 photos

    ... later, one of the women I'm traveling with asks me why I bought so much stuff, I think sensing that we are over-packing kindred spirits. "Well," I reply "I guess I always feel like I might get invited to a party on a yacht or something and I'd kick myself if I wasn't prepared." Stonetown is incredible- like so many places I've been before, but also like none of them. The first glimpse from the ferry shows pastel coloured European buildings perched high above the water, with ...


    A travel blog entry by keithandkim on Feb 21, 2014

    48 photos

    ... traffic. The truck came to stop and we edged our way through the construction and city. At one point we watched a intersection of two major roadways, both half blocked with construction consisting of road and bus route building. There were little to no barricades or signage and it was in polite terms a major cerfluffale. With vehicles being guided by inept police trying to make the best of pushy drivers and no lanes. We sat at the front of the line for about 30 ...

    Day 14: Zanzibar

    A travel blog entry by sarahrees on Feb 02, 2014

    7 photos

    ... corn, cocoa, vanilla, cardamon, cinnamon and things I can't remember. Ooh yeh - coconut! One of the guys climbed up a tree for them! After that we took a boat out to Prison Island and did some snorkelling off the coast: a bit choppy and difficult to see anything, but we saw star fish and some other little fish. Onto the island to see the giant tortoises then back to the hotel. Tea tonight was from the food market by the beach. Drinks now by the beach ...

    Tanzania - Zanzibar

    A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Oct 28, 2013

    1 comment, 205 photos

    ... running out of time since they had to take a ferry back to Dar es Salaam at 12.30, however, there was still one place calling our attention, Old Slave Market, which used to be run on the site of today´s Cathedral of Christ (Zanzibar Anglican church). After paying the entrance fee of TZS 6,000 per person we were also allowed to visit the Slave Chambers located in a building across the courtyard (today´s St. Monica´s Hotel).

    The slave trade was initiated in Zanzibar ...

    Lake Manyara

    A travel blog entry by krusera on Oct 15, 2013

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... of giraffe and hippos. Overnight again at Kirumurumu Tented Lodge. Got up to the sunrise over lake Manyara. Have to say goodbye to our new friend and guide Hussan today as he has another job to go to. He was a great guide and got to be a good friend. North to Arusha then off to Zanzabar. Wenda got to sit up with the pilot but was so tired she fell asleep all the ...