Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar

Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar is a mid -range  accommodation located in the stone town, 2 minutes away from Forodhani garden, 2 minutes’ walk from 17th century old Fort of Zanzibar and 6 minutes’ walk from Darajani market. The hotel is 18 minutes’ drive away from Zanzibar international airport and jozani forest is 40 minutes’ drive away. The hotel is convenient and in a perfect base to tourists, travellers and holiday makers for relaxation overlooking the beautiful views of the island and surrounding areas.

Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar consists of  51 elegant and luxury rooms of which 17 are king rooms, 23 queen rooms ,10 twin rooms and 1 family room overlooking the panoramic views of the Indian ocean and stone town reflecting modern building style with high level of comfort.  All rooms  are well elevated  , decorated and furnished with private en-suite facilities of clean  Flushing toilets , bathroom with hot and cold showers, wrapped mosquito nets ,  flat screen TVs,  hair driers , living rooms , dressing mirrors , Air conditioning ,  chairs , Free bottled water, satellites , extra rooms ,  free toiletries to mention but a few .

Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar
Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar

Rooms have large verandas and terraces, you relax while overlooking with the stunning views over the stone town, Indian Ocean and surrounding areas   .  Each room is well equipped with excellent and comfortable queen and king sized beds with clean and washed beddings.   Rooms are in different categories  as mentioned above and sizes with single for individuals  ,double beds ,twin and triple/family rooming option  with different  cost ranging from  300$ per night  and above sometimes rate goes slightly high during peak/ high season than in Low season.

Maru Maru hotel  Zanzibar offers more services and facilities  which include;

A roof top terrace restaurant that serves different meals both international and African Zanzibar inspired cuisine that meets guests choice . Meals offered include. A breakfast at the beach while overlooking to a beautiful of Tranquil environment ,   lunch and  dinner both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained, friendly  and organized staff.

A well -stocked bar with a shared  lounge with confortable seats offering  variety of refreshments like;  local ,cocktail  , wines, spirits and international beers,  you relax  and sip the cocktail or monk tail  while overlooking  the panoramic view over the  indian ocean , the stone town   and surrounding area

A blue water sparkling swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon, you relax in water with any drink of your choice that winds up the evening overlooking the beautiful surrounding landscape.

Services include; solar energy available,  Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry  and house –keeping services available .

Internet WIFI hotspot available  at the hotel that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Business center with  two conference halls that accommodates over 100 people with meeting  & wedding places ,honey moon package fand many more.

Activities to do while at the lodge include;  Full day island tour, dolphin spotting, visiting Jozani forest , cooking toors, night walking tours especially in stone town etc.

Zanzibar is not an independent country, it is the self –governing state in Tanzania found off the coast of East Africa . It is considered to be an old trade center in Tanzania, it is the Archipelago (group) of Islands and stone town is the historical city center located  6 km south  from Zanzibar International airport . The airport is connected on daily basis with all the major East African Cities like; Kilimanjaro , Arusha, Dar-el-salaam , Nairobi and Mombasa and most of the airlines land directly on the Island  making  Europe, Asia, and North America  relatively easy to reach . Zanzibar is the home of over 705,000 people speaking different languages with around 4 ethnic groups  . The country is lively mixture of culture , religion and cuisines.

Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar
Maru Maru Hotel Zanzibar

The best time to visit Zanzibar  is during dry season in Jan to March or july to October and December. There are different accommodation in zanzibar  ; Budget  mid- range and luxury accommodation that are convenient ,affordable to visitors visiting the area. There are different and more  attraction/ activities to do while  in Zanzibar. They include ;  visiting  the beaches (nakupenda, nungwi, paje beaches etc)where most of the people  travel Zanzibar for vacations ,and relaxations, Visiting the historical landmark of  stone town (the heart and soul of Islands) , prison Island, Palace museum, Head to Jozan Forests , visiting caves ,  spice/cultural tours to different parts of Zanzibar especially local village , quad biking ,Parasailing boat trips  and many other activities. One can visit Zanzibar and still travel to other different parts of Tanzania.