Location: Located in the heart of Zanzibar’s historical Stone Town, 15 minutes drive from the airport, Jafferji House is an elegant boutique hotel, beautifully combining modern luxury with the rich heritage that has shaped the island’s history.
Accommodation: Taking its name from its owner, Javed Jafferji, a famous East African photographer and publisher who once used the building as his family home, the hotel has been carefully restored and styled to reflect its original splendour. The hotel offers 10 thoughtfully designed and themed rooms including 8 standard suites, and 2 superior suites which boast special outdoor baths offering spectacular views over the rooftops of Stone Town. Whether you spend a night in the “Freddy Mercury” suite or an entire week in the “David Livingstone” suite, you’ll be surrounded by a charming mix of African, Arabic and Indian influences which define modern-day Zanzibar. The rooms feature en-suite bathrooms with showers and Swahili bathtubs, air-conditioning & fans, a personal safe, telephone, wireless internet access, cable TV, and hair dryers available on request.
Facilities & Services: The hotel has a restaurant serving a delectable selection of local and international cuisine, all prepared from fine ingredients the island has to offer; no alcohol is served in the hotel. Other facilities include a library & reading corner, board games, Shisha pipes in the courtyard of the hotel, and the hotel’s rooftop spa offering many traditional treatments using all natural and authentic Zanzibari ingredients; there is no swimming pool.