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Standard Twin Room
269 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Executive Room
269 square feet
1 Double Bed
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269 square feet
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Zanzibar Town hotel in Stone Town with full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Al-Minar Hotel in Zanzibar Town (Stone Town), you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Shangani Beach and Old Fort. This family-friendly hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Nakupenda Beach and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Forodhani Gardens.

Make yourself at home in one of the 22 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

For lunch or dinner, stop by Terrace Restaurant, a restaurant that specializes in international cuisine. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Al-Minar Hotel features a full-service spa. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This family-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Al-Minar Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Airport transportation
  • Total number of rooms - 22
  • Television in common areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Swahili

Room Amenities

Al-Minar Hotel offers 22 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and safes. Accommodations offer separate dining areas and include desks. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Fireplace
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Room service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free bottled water
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Separate dining area
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bedroom
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bedrooms - 1
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Low-height counters/sink

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

Terrace Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include massages.

The spa is open daily.

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at noon

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 15

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 7 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

One child stays free

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 5 per night
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Al-Minar
  • Al-Minar Hotel
  • Al-Minar Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Al-Minar Zanzibar Town
  • Al Minar Hotel
  • Al-Minar Hotel Hotel
  • Al-Minar Hotel Zanzibar Town
  • Al-Minar Hotel Hotel Zanzibar Town

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

One child 7 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

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