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4.3 of 5 guest rating
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Superior Twin Room
Room with view
35 square meters
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Family Room
35 square meters
1 King Bed 1 Twin Bunk Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Double Room
Room with view
35 square meters
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

Located in Zanzibar Town, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within 6 mi (10 km) of Christ Church Cathedral, Zanzibar Ferry Terminal, and Forodhani Gardens. Prison Island and Chapwani Island are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins's full-service spa.

Room Amenities

All 13 rooms offer furnished balconies, coffee makers, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Free bottled water, ceiling fans, and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins

Mbweni, Zanzibar Town,

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. At Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities like snorkeling and kayaking.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. The hotel offers a restaurant. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a garden, and a terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins is a smoke-free property.

  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Free breakfast
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1994
  • Restaurant
  • Free self parking
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free area shuttle
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Vending machine
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 13
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Protea Hotel by Marriott Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins offers 13 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium TV channels
  • Furnished balcony
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cable TV service
  • LCD TV

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Raintree Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Mangrove Bar - This bar overlooks the ocean.

Sundowner Bar - Onsite bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Kayaking on site

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include body scrubs, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: TZS 2260 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: TZS 33300 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: TZS 33300.00 (one-way), (from 7 to 16 years old)
  • Late check-out fee: TZS 128000 (subject to availability)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Protea Mbweni Ruins
  • Mbweni
  • Mbweni Hotel Zanzibar
  • Mbweni Ruins
  • Mbweni Ruins Hotel
  • Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar
  • Mbweni Zanzibar
  • Ruins Hotel
  • Zanzibar Mbweni
  • Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins Hotel
  • Protea Hotel Mbweni Ruins
  • Protea Mbweni Ruins Zanzibar

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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