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Beyt Al Salaam

Overview
Shangani Street Kelele Square, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3120 Tanzania See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfect location in the old city, in a quiet area with a view on the square. And only 2 minutes from the beach or 5 minutes from the main sites of the city (walking distance). Beautiful spacious rooms, comfortable and decorated in a traditional style....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MyriamZanzibar
Response from Mary N, Duty Manager at Beyt Al SalaamResponded 5 days ago

Dear Myriam, Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations, as well as the location of the hotel. Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience,...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

The hotel has the potential to be a very nice charming address. The staff (Juma, jermina, Rokia, Amina...) is very nice and helpful (this upgrade our rating) BUT the hotel really needs be closed and renovated. Broken equipment in the room and bathroom, worn towels,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Anna N
Response from Mary N, Duty Manager at Beyt Al SalaamResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Anna, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. We value guest feedback - both positive and negative - we are glad you had a chance to experience the warm welcome and the friendliness of the staff....More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We enjoyed our stay at Bayt Al Salaam. The rooms were spacious and clean. Beds were comfortable. Air conditioning worked well. The hotel was easily accessible by taxi which was important to us on this trip. As with most hotels in Stone Town, you are...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Charlie C
Response from JumaA92, Front Office Manager at Beyt Al SalaamResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. I am happy to read that you found the overall service to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the near future! Many thanks and warm regards, Juma Ali...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

We arrived late in the evening for just one night as we were transiting through Stone Town. We were greeted warmly by Juma's staff for a quick check-in and even managed to plan a short day trip to Prison Island for the following morning. The...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from JumaA92, Front Office Manager at Beyt Al SalaamResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. I am happy to read that you found the overall service to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the near future! Many thanks and warm regards, Juma Ali...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

I visited this hotel with my wife and visiting brother and his wife because it was their first visit and they promised local character and is linked to the Doubletree Hotel chain. It was terrible from the outset: airport transfer didn’t show until I called...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from MaryNjoroge, Duty Manager at Beyt Al SalaamResponded 9 September 2018

Dear Harris, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments and I would like to apologize...More

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About
Description
For those who want to experience the charm of a classic Zanzibar setting with a touch of ancient Arabian mystique, the place is Beyt Al Salaam, formerly known as Beyt Al Chai. This is an exquisite More 10-room boutique hotel within a traditional Zanzibar house, built on 3 floors in what was once a tea house. Sitting only a few paces from the sea, the house is cool and breezy. On a typical day, guests relax in our beautifully appointed lounge and rooms overlooking a square filled with hibiscus and ancient tamarind trees - simultaneously feeling the pull of the mysterious Indian Ocean that lies just beyond the trees and soaking up the ambiance of this World Heritage Site only steps away from the shops, restaurants and attractions of contemporary Zanzibar. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$81 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Beyt al Chai
Also Known As
Beyt Al Chai Hotel Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$81 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Beyt al Chai
Also Known As
Beyt Al Chai Hotel Stone Town
Location
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Questions & Answers
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nl23
15 February 2018|
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Response from Aaamish | Reviewed this property |
There are many private taxis standing outside the airport. It is regulated, so you are told by representative of the union, how much will you be expecting to pay. This ensures you're not mugged. I utilized this service for... More
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cardx001
30 June 2017|
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Response from JumaA92 | Property representative |
dear guest, thank you for your question, the difference between the standard double room and the deluxe room is basically the room location the standard are facing the back of the building and the deluxe are facing the... More
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LeagleAlien
27 October 2015|
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Response from JumaA92 | Property representative |
Dear guest, thank you for choosing the beyt al salaam boutique hotel. kindly be informed that yes we have mosquito net in the hotel and the price the 11 years old will be the adult price divide in 2. we look forward t host... More
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Room Tips
"I simply sent a screenshot of the exact room I wanted. They will accommodate."
rosinefaucher
05 Sep 2017
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"Ask for a room upstairs. Down stairs rooms are too close to reception and constant talking."
O7127DJmarkc
11 Aug 2017
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"excellent location, great staff, quiet yet central"
CloudsofLima
27 Jan 2017
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"Have a drink at Serena, across the road. The views are amazing!"
Ms_A_travels
27 Aug 2016
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