We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jafferji House & Spa

Traveller (373)
360
Panoramas (12)
Dining (36)
Overview
170 Gizenga Street Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
4 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
27 Jan28 Jan
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$85.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Stone Town hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "8f7abc9e6802437d98c019e22e93e97a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1996451,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[109254113],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":27,"month":1,"year":2019},"checkout":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2019},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":86,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"8f7abc9e6802437d98c019e22e93e97a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":120,"lowestMetaPrice":85,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":120,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":120,"lowestMetaPrice":85,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":120,"hotelName":"Jafferji House & Spa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjhmN2FiYzllNjgwMjQzN2Q5OGMwMTllMjJlOTNlOTdhIiwiQUlLIjoiMTBmZTE5MTZhMDFjNGVkNzg1Yzc4ZTMwNmI0ZGM3ZDQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "27/01/2019", "checkOut": "28/01/2019", "lowestPrice": "US$85", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"109254113":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (443)
Filter reviews
366 results
Traveller rating
232
83
33
9
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
232
83
33
9
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews kama sutra sultan suite mercury room africa room boutique hotel spice room princess salme rooftop restaurant outdoor shower sand bank beautiful hotel unique experience freddie mercury our honeymoon street noise breakfast was included zanzibar style
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 366 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Jafferji House. Although some things were in need of repair, the ambiance was quirky and interesting. The air conditioning in our room (Kama Sutra) was great after a hot day walking around the town and we had plenty of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank cgrace2014
Reviewed 29 November 2018

I stayed in Jafferji House two nights in November. My overall experience was 'so so'. I reached the hotel around 5pm on Monday with my guide and there was no one at the reception. We had to yell and knock the wood hoping someone would...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 827inci
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

We spent two night at the hotel, a great location in the centre of the town, we were allocated the eccentric Kama sutra room. The room was very hot as the air conditioning was not working, no one seemed to be able to fix it...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank rsn62
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The hotel was not full and well situated in the middle of Stone Town. The ambiance is typically Zanzibar. The staff was nice even if not ever present at the reception desk and we needed to call it in the hotel several times. We were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Paradise56016575975
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

...on the most busy shopping street in Stonetown this is the ideas oasis to retreat to when you need a monent of quiet, peace...and excellent cappuchino. The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated, as is the whole historic guesthouse. Stay there!!!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank FrankZitka
View more reviews
About
Description
Jafferji House & Spa is located in the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town, behind the Old Fort, which is just a stroll from the House of Wonders. It is conveniently located to Zanzibar's most vibrant More shops and restaurants on the sea front. Close to the Forodhani gardens. Transfer time to and from the airport is about 20 minutes and 10 minutes from the Ferry port Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$96 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$96 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Photos
Traveller (373)
Room & Suite (214)
Dining (36)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (6)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 182 nearby hotels
Maru Maru Hotel
637 reviews
.08 km away
Coco De Mer Hotel
40 reviews
.08 km away
Forodhani Park Hotel
135 reviews
.09 km away
Tausi Palace Hotel
232 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 342 nearby restaurants
Tea House Restaurant
503 reviews
.18 km away
Lazuli
382 reviews
.18 km away
Tamu Italian Ice Cream
195 reviews
.24 km away
The Silk Route
978 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 370 nearby attractions
Stone Town
453 reviews
.18 km away
Forodhani Park
1 576 reviews
.19 km away
Princess Salme Museum at Emerson on Hurumzi
21 reviews
.22 km away
The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)
666 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
maryah m
2 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from AlexanderPastoors | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm aware I have no relatives living in Zanzibar
0
Votes
Google Translation
Room Tips
"Do not choose the Mercury Room. Read other comments about the room and look at images. Cheesy decor."
DigitalNomad5
20 Oct 2018
Read review
"I believe each room is different since the buolding is hstorical and the size of the various room may vary."
matteogazzarata
28 Aug 2018
Read review
"we did not stay over"
ronelc24
25 Jun 2018
Read review
"Choose Jafferji's Sultan Suite, part of their Superior Deluxe Suite. You won't regret it!"
Jo_In_Dubai
30 May 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing