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Forodhani Park Hotel

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Outdoor pool
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Forodhani Park Hotel

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel in Stone Town with outdoor pool and restaurant

8.2/10 Very Good

96 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town

Guests rated this location 9.5/10 - Exceptional

Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Computer station
For families
  • Babysitting services
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Stone Town

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 38 min drive


  • Lukmaan - 6 min walk
  • 6 Degrees South - 6 min walk
  • Cape Town Fish Market - 2 min walk
  • Stone Town Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Mercury's Zanzibar - 7 min walk

About this property

Forodhani Park Hotel

Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Forodhani Park Hotel. After having fun at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe. The pool and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers.


Arabic, English, Norwegian, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 19 rooms


  • Check-in time from noon - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Babysitting services

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • Arabic
  • English
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


<p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Forodhani Park Hotel Zanzibar Town
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Frequently asked questions

Does Forodhani Park Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Forodhani Park Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Forodhani Park Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Forodhani Park Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Forodhani Park Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Forodhani Park Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Forodhani Park Hotel?
You can check in from noon - midnight. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Forodhani Park Hotel and nearby?
Forodhani Park Hotel has an outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near Forodhani Park Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
What's the area around Forodhani Park Hotel like?
Forodhani Park Hotel is located near Shangani Beach in Stone Town, a short 1-minute walk from Old Fort and 4 minutes' walk from House of Wonders. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.



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8/10 Very Good

12-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very Good

The location of the property is fabulous if you want to get the historic feel of Zanzibar. The seafront is stone's throw sway on one side and the shops are stone's throw away on the other side. There is ample choice of restaurants within walking distance.
Puja, 2-night family trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very Good

Fordhani hotel
Nice hotel lovely location in front of all the shops and amenities friendly staff breakfast was decent could do better lovely heritage look hotel would recommend anyone to stay there because its very close to getting around👍
Mohamed, 4-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very Good

Good Place to Stay
Location was excellent in Stone Town. It was safe, friendly and clean. Service and manager were phenomenal. Not one piece of comfortable furniture, bed was adequate. Room had good air conditioner but TV was fuzzy. Breakfast was average, fruit was good.
David, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The best last night stay in Zanzibar!
Great experience all round! Not sure why the stars aren’t higher as it was such a nice stay. The staff were welcoming, friendly and really went above and beyond for myself and partner.
Miss, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very Good

Nice place to stay. Conveniently located in Stonetown. Good value
ROBERT, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Excellent location.
Al, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A great place to stay, especially for a scuba diver. A 2 minute walk to the dive shop, preceded by a nuce complimentary breakfast! My room was cleaned spotless every day, fresh towels and sheets every day. All amenities such as AC,TV,pool,WiFi, were fully operational. Staff were all friendly and helpful. I'll definitely be staying here again!
Michael, 4-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very Good

Yasser, 2-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

If your not looking to pay for a 5-star hotel, I would highly HIGHLY recommend this hotel. The staff was super helpful and had great communication throughout the hotel. Ebrahim was the absolute best - he was able to exchange all of our USD to smaller denominations of USD or exchange directly to Tanzanian Schilling and booked us a taxi that was half the cost of everything else we were finding. The hotel is also in a great location behind the old fort / 12 minute walk from the ferry with a ton of great dining options (would recommend Masa and the beach house). Overall the place was very clean and the interior is absolutely gorgeous!
2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review