The Swahili House

Mchambawima Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | Inn
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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Swahili House Stone Town

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Stone Town

    Stonetown, Zanzibar

    A travel blog entry by wendy.batey on Oct 07, 2014

    2 comments, 41 photos

    ... the garden route, what an adventure
    See the ostrich massage and caving cahoots
    Boerwurst on the barbie, moose calls in the garden
    (Moose noise, moose noise) off we go

    Down at the Good Hope, just around lunchtime
    Get all the food out for a “pic-er-nic”
    See the hairy *******s swarming ...

    We arrive on Zanzibar!

    A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost on Aug 23, 2014

    6 photos

    ... find souvenir shops before pigging out at the night markets. The shopping was hugely successful and our bartering skills were on top form. It was now time for the night markets...what can I say?! We had the best night sampling all sorts of Zanzibar cuisine including: falafel, meat skewers, kebab, sugar cane juice, and last but definitely not least, Zanzibar pizza!!! Zanzibar pizza deserves it's own paragraph. What an amazing creation. Rolled out ...

    You never know when the next yacht party is coming

    A travel blog entry by sureimdecent on Apr 16, 2014

    7 photos

    ... usual array of rainbow coloured tropical fish. Eventually- and with the assistance of a Tanzanian boy with beautifully fine features - I learn to dive deeper, pushing my body down vertically until the water turns cold, my lungs are burning and my ears feel like they're going to burst. It's a truly bizarre and magnificent thing to see the surface of the water above me- to rush towards the sun's image as I gasp for air. Sitting on the nets on the back of the boat afterwards, I ...

    If you like piña coladas...

    A travel blog entry by sarahvale on Feb 26, 2014

    4 comments, 13 photos

    ... wrists, neck and ankles, and hold them here until they were taken up to be sold. Many died because of the lack of air, cramped conditions, overheating, starvation and dehydration. There was also an original chain down there which was pretty confronting. It's scary to think how humans once treated each other. Continuing our tour of the town, the influence of different cultures such as the Portuguese, Arabic and Indian as well as the local culture is seen through ...

    Travel day...

    A travel blog entry by deano-webby on Nov 01, 2013


    Up at 4:45 for a 5:15 leave. La dee freakin da... Managed to sleep a little here and there but generally not much of a trip. The highlight was finishing the last few episodes of Dexter. Yep, majorly exciting trip. Of course the standard lovely African roads were there. But we were driving on the dirt road next to the lovely roads. Upon arrival in Dar es Salaam we had to catch a ferry to Zanzibar. We managed to ...

    Traveler Photos The Swahili House Stone Town

    Inside the Swahili House
    Stone Town, Tanzania
    The Swahili House
    Stone Town, Tanzania
    Luxury room.. with no hot shower
    Zanzibar, Tanzania