Emerson On Hurumzi

Stay at Hurumzi

In the heart of Stone Town is a beautifully restored hotel that once was the home of one of the richest men in the Swahili Empire – Mr ThariaTopan who served as the principal financial advisor to Sultan Bargash.  Today it is still one of the most popular hotels in Zanzibar.An exotic building with historical significance and unique style. The recent refurbishment combines the elegance of the period in which it was built with period antique furnishing and the colour and comfort of the 21st century.Each room is unique with magical spaces.  Room information can be found here.

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Stone Town, The Real Zanzibar


Specials and Packages

PackagesFestival Special valid during Sauti za Busara 11 – 14 Feb 2021E-Mail to: reservations@emerson-zanzibar.com
PackagesSenses of Zanzibarvalid year roundUse promo code: ‘6 SENSES’E-Mail to:  reservations@emerson-zanzibar.com


See and experience the Real Stone Town, Zanzibar

Emerson Zanzibar not only manage hotels, they have a real and active passion to help the local community.  When you stay at Emerson on Hurumzi you not only experience the real Stone Town but you are also helping the people of Zanzibar in many unique ways.  To learn more click here.


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Dine at Hurumzi

Marrying the culture and style of this historical property with the distinct culinary heritage of the era, Emerson on Hurumzi celebrates old world Zanzibar in modern times and terms. The iconic Tea House restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, and Zanzibar tea ceremonies performed in the private dining room Roshani.

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 rate us “Excellent”

May 2020

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