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Mbweni Ruins Hotel
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Mbweni Ruins Hotel is located West Coast, 6km from Zanzibar Stone Town.

The Hotel is in a reasonably pleasant suburb of the town and just ten minutes from the airport, The hotel is set within botanical gardens which also contain some Swahili ruins.

It is within easy access to Spice Plantations, Jozani Forest and East Coast Beaches.


Mbweni offers thirteen air-conditioned suites, each furnished in distinctive Zanzibari style. Each suite has easy access to the swimming pool and secluded beach.

The Baobab Suite is perfect for honeymoons, and for that extra special treat.

This spacious suite, complete with king-sized fourposter bed, has its own rooftop terrace with spectacular views over the ocean, the ruins and the garden, which is vibrant with the colour and scent of frangipani, hibiscus and oleander. The furnishings are in Zanzibar style, fit for a Sultan!.

The verandas with views over the Gardens, Pool and Ocean, except for Suite Four – a family room with a bigger main bedroom, which still has a lovely sea view.

There are two other family suites – with twin bunkbeds in the extra bedroom, both have verandas overlooking the gardens, pool and ocean.


The restaurant and bar offer traditional spicy foods and a panoply of seafood delicacies await the discerning diner with a pleasant relaxing area.

The Head Chef Judith recently had the honour to serve a crab dish specially created for the occasion to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

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