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MARU MARU HOTEL IN STONE TOWN ZANZIBAR

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A UNESCO World Heritage site, Stone Town is the capital of Zanzibar. It has a lovely, quaint charm about it and retains all of the traditional reminiscent of the people of different cultures that have passed through it. Maru Maru Hotel has every bit the quintessential living style that spells Zanzibar. Wide patios, white walls with delicately carved doors, intricate ironwork and miniature curios adorning nooks and crannies lighted up with the sunshine streaming through colored glass panes, you will love to spend your cultural vacation in this mid-range accommodation in Zanzibar (read more on other Stone Town places to stay). Maru Maru has 44 rooms in all, 11 in the Classic Wing and the balance 33 in the more contemporary New Wing. The collection of rooms is arranged around a star-shaped fountain over four floors accessed by an elevator. Simplicity and minimalism mark the decor that is further enhanced by the four-poster beds covered with diaphanous mosquito nets. AfricanMecca lodgers can choose from rooms in 4 categories, 17 Queen Rooms of which 12 in the New Wing and 5 are in the Classic Wing, and 10 Twin Rooms of which one is in the Classic Wing. You can also opt for the 16 King Rooms of which 12 are in the New Wing. If you are traveling with kids, you can choose the Family Room in the Classic Wing that can sleep four guests or two adult guests and three kids aged under 12.

Enjoy Swahili, Continental and Indian food in their three restaurants, Terrace Restaurant, Fountain Restaurant and Courtyard diner. They serve you cocktails and drinks in the Lounge Bar affording stunning views of the old city that takes on a rare allure as the sun sets over it. Explore the labyrinth lanes of Stone Town where you will find many traditional stores selling wares just as they have for centuries. You could buy exquisite artifacts as souvenirs to reminisce your East African holiday on your return back. Include a trip with AfricanMecca to the spice plantations where your guide will talk to you about the many medicinal properties of the organic zests. Watch them growing in their natural form and learn about their special harvesting techniques. In the floral heart of Zanzibar is the Jozani Forest, a must visit on your tour of the island. The woodland is a reserve set aside for the protection of the rare red colobus monkey. Here, you can watch these primate creatures as they feed, groom their young and forage for food. The forest also houses many unique species of flora, and you might chance to see butterflies, millipedes, lizards, geckos, frogs, Sykes monkeys and many other interesting denizens. Complete your excursion by viewing the distinct Stone Town architectural wonders of olden Zanzibar, each marking a different part of the vibrant Tanzanian history, Your guide will talk to you about the tales behind the edifices such as the Anglican Church, Beit-al-Ajaib or the House of Wonders, Old Fort, Sultan’s Palace, Forodhani Gardens and many more. For offshore activities, you can explore the underwater Indian Ocean realms by scuba diving or snorkeling in the protected marine reserves of Chumbe and Mnemba Atoll.

Related Pages

1. Zanzibar Guide & Stone Town Tour2. Best Time & Weather To Visit Zanzibar
3. Zanzibar Map & Zanzibar Beach Holiday Experience4. Hotels In Zanzibar & Why Visit Zanzibar

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  • The Zanzibar Stone Town tour guide was superlative. He was outstanding and gave us undivided attention. We felt that was great value and to be escorted round the market place and slave stations was like walking in a living museum.
    Viv & Kirsty Turner - KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • I booked my safari holiday through AfricanMecca. They were the most helpful company I have ever dealt with and I work within the travel industry. I had the most amazing time. The holiday went as clockwork with no hitches anywhere.
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  • Greetings to you and our most fervent thanks for a wonderful trip of Kenya, Zanzibar, South Africa & Victoria Falls. Everything went very well. This was truly a perfect vacation. Thank you so much for all your arrangements.
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  • We have returned from our African adventure and would like to thank you very much for your part in making this such a wonderful experience. We were lucky enough to time the Great Migration from the Serengeti, which was amazing.
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TOUR ACCOMMODATION TRIP IDEA FOR MARU MARU HOTEL IN ZANZIBAR TANZANIA

When tour vacationing at Maru Maru Hotel in Zanzibar, we recommend experiencing some of the surrounding Zanzibar Island attractions and tour activities after your Northern Tanzania safari to Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti.

You may optionally extend out to offbeat parks in Southern and Western Tanzania such as Selous, Ruaha or Katavi ending with a chimpanzee trekking safari at Gombe or Mahale by the relaxing Lake Tanganyika.

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