Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Eco Hotels of the World: 236 Hurumzi Hotel


An integral part of the skyline of Zanzibar, along with mosque minarets, Hindu temple towers, and church spires, is the Tower Top restaurant of 236 Hurumzi.

The second tallest building in Stone Town Zanzibar, the hotel has been restored to its former glory when it was the residence of one of the richest men in the Swahili Empire.


All the furnishings are original Zanzibari antiques of varied origins and styles that, together, create the impressions of Arabian.

The sixteen guestrooms are beautiful and romantic, each representing Zanzibari traditions in a distinct way. All rooms except for the Kipembe room are equipped with large stone bathtubs. Ceiling fans keep the guests cool along with the constant breeze on the upper floors. Second and first floor rooms as well as the South room are equipped with air conditioning for added comfort.

The sultan-sized rooms on the first and second floors have 20 foot ceilings, carved doors, original stucco d├ęcor and hand painted glass lamps and window panes. All guest rooms have large Zanzibari beds complete with netting.


Angalizo: Zanzibar kuna hoteli mbili tu zinazotambuliwa na Eco Hotels of the World

Source: Eco Hotels of the World

1 comment:

Jaz said...

Hotel is also vital to provide comfortable accommodation to people from diverse economical backgrounds.

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