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About Jafferji House and Spa

Located deep in the heart of Zanzibar’s historical Stone Town, the newly opened Jafferji House is an elegant boutique hotel. Recapturing the romance of travel, it beautifully combines modern luxury with the mesmerizing heritage that has shaped Zanzibar’s history.

Taking its name from its owner who once used the building as his family home, Jafferji House and Spa has been lovingly restored and styled to reflect its original splendour. Today, Javed Jafferji, a famous East African photographer and publisher proudly displays his personal photo collection around the hotel, and has carefully chosen select pieces from his treasured personal antique collection to fill the hotel’s rooms. Personal attention to detail is apparent throughout the hotel, and it is Jafferji’s hope that you’ll experience the ‘true’ Zanzibar as he knows it, and fall in love with the romance and history that surrounds Stone Town.

Each of the hotel’s ten unique suites is dedicated to, and inspired by, famous people who have left their mark on Zanzibar’s colourful past. The superior suites boast special outdoor baths offering spectacular views over the rooftops of Stone Town.

After a full day of exploring the narrow streets of Stone Town, unwind with a delicious spice infused coffee or a refreshing homemade juice at the hotel’s intimate Mistress of Spice Café. Or, savour the charm of a traditional Zanzibar afternoon in the hotel’s central courtyard while indulging in some local Sheesha. In the evening, enjoy an intimate dinner with a delectable selection of local and international cuisine; all made from the finest ingredients the island has to offer.

For those looking for a little special pampering, the hotel’s rooftop spa offers many traditional treatments using all natural and authentic Zanzibari ingredients.

They say that when you travel, the magic of your experience starts with your hotel. We invite you to come experience the magic of Jafferji House and Spa.

Spa: Nestled high above Zanzibar’s rooftops and with stunning views of the Indian Ocean, the hotel’s rooftop spa offers the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of Stone Town.

Wedding Venues: Jafferji House and Spa eases the worry of wedding planning. Our specially designed wedding packages will spark your imagination. Whichever you choose, our wedding specialist Donna Da Silva is ready to offer expert assistance.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • KiSwahili

Important Information

Rates are on a bed and breakfast basis. Single supplements and high season supplements apply.
Please note: We do not sell alcohol at the Mistress of Spices Lounge. Jafferji House offers private rooftop dining on request for in-house guests only. Jafferji House has a policy of not selling alcohol however this can be organized on request with...
Rates are on a bed and breakfast basis. Single supplements and high season supplements apply.
Please note: We do not sell alcohol at the Mistress of Spices Lounge. Jafferji House offers private rooftop dining on request for in-house guests only. Jafferji House has a policy of not selling alcohol however this can be organized on request with a pre-order list. This only applies for the rooftop private diners.
All rates are subject to the relevant taxes, levies and service charge. Where rates are affected by changes in
government taxes, we reserve the right to pass on such increases to our operators prior to clients booking.
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Reviews for Jafferji House and Spa

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jenni robinson, South Africa
26 May 2014

Friendly, helpful staff and the most beautiful environment I have seen in Zanzibar. Certainly the nicest Zanzibari experience on the island. The photographs, art and furnishings make it feel like living in an art hotel, but with a touch of the personal. Thank you so much for a delightful stay!

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Jafferji House and Spa is 0.8km from the centre of Stone Town , the nearest airport 7.5km (Zanzibar International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling