Warere Town House

Behind Cine Afrique, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Hotel
Prices starting from $46.00

Travel Blogs from Stone Town

Prison Island and the Market

A travel blog entry by larry.phillips on Feb 08, 2014

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This morning we did a tour of Prison Island. The island is about a 15 minute boat ride from Stone Town. The island had been used as a prison, especially for rebellious slaves, In 1893 a new prison was built but before it could be opened it was decided by the British Governor of the day to repurpose it as a quarantine centre for immigrants when the …

Spice farm

A travel blog entry by larry.phillips on Feb 09, 2014

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While not native to Zanzibar the island grows a significant amount of the world's spices, at one time accounting for three quarters of the world's production of cloves. Many of these spice plants initially were brought by Portuguese explorers returning from Asia.

The spice farm we visited produces spices such as cinnamon, cloves, cardamom …

On to Zanzibar Town

A travel blog entry by larry.phillips on Feb 07, 2014

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Today we left Jambiani for Stone Town, the old section of Zanzibar Town. It was quite a dramatic shift - from a boutique beach side resort to a gritty African urban setting.

After arriving in Stone Town we had a light lunch on the waterfront and then walked around the shopping district. We returned to the hotel for a nap and pre-dinner …

Island break TANZANIA

A travel blog entry by leonajim on Sep 28, 2012

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We finally arrived in Zanzibar after thinking we'd never get here!!

Saying goodbye to Jacob at the airport we tried to check our bags right through Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar as instructed but he couldn't find a record of the flight on his computer. He did put the bags through on the flight number I said so we could only hope for the best …


A travel blog entry by h2oz


... so most of the town is closed down for the festival. The men are wearing their white robes and women all dressed in their colourful best.

We have a coach to take us north to the top of the island to the beach and much needed R&R.

As we get near to where we are staying I am again surprised at the amount of poverty so close to a tourist area. The locals obviously don't diversify and take advantage of 'wealth' of the tourists.

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsWarere Town House Stone Town

    Reviewed by brendalissens

    Great place!

    Reviewed Nov 5, 2012
    by (1 review) Holsbeek , Belgium Flag of Belgium

    Excellent budget friendly place to stay. Nice people, great bed, hot water, free wifi, airconditioning, short walk to the city centre. I would recommend!

    Warere Town House
    Stone Town, Tanzania

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by chawi

    very good location and service

    Reviewed Jun 28, 2011
    by (18 reviews) Lisse and Mexico , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

    The manager of the hotel picked us up from the harbor and was always helpful, the rooms and location are great to stay to discover stone town. the hotel is now in renovations, so I guess it will be better soon. The breakfast on the roof terrace is really good,they have a great juice!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Warere Town House Stone Town

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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    Warere Town House
    Stone Town, Tanzania