The luxurious Kisiwa House means “island” in Swahili. The hotel is located in Stone Tower, the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar. Arab houses of original owners reflect brass-studded, carved, wooden doors. Most of the homes in Stone Town were built in the 19th Century, when Zanzibar was one of the most important trading centres within the Indian Ocea region.
Dine at Kisiwa’s restaurant, Darini, offering both traditional and continental specialities which include the islands aromatic spices and flavours. Indulge in the chef’s true Zanzibar Delights while enjoying the views of Stone Town and the Indian Ocean. Unwind in The Courtyard Lounge, a hidden retreat with a symphony of water sounds, greenery and traditional taarab music. Enjoy freshly brewed coffee and traditional Zanzibar tea, accompanied baked pasties in Stone Town’s first Tea Lounge.