Maru Maru hotel offers 4 unique environments to re-fuel and recharge.The terrace restaurant, the terrace lounge, the fountain restaurant & courtyard each offer some-thing different for the guest to find the venue that best suits their mood.
Classic wing - 11 rooms lovingly restored to with it's original architecture that was built in 1916 with a touch of simple classic elegance. Each slightly different than the other as seen in traditional Zanzibar architecture.
New wing - 33 rooms around an open air courtyard with an elegant star shaped fountain. Light plays off of the minimalistic white walls enhancing your senses. The new wing also offers a fast track to the rooftop terrace located on the top of this building. Just hop in the elevator and arrive in style for your evening’s experience.
Property Amenities- Hi-speed wi-fi
- Express check-in and check-out
- Full concierge service
- Instant message delivery
- Airport transfers
- Daily servicing of guest rooms
- Tour/excursion services
- Evening turn down service
- Car Parking
- Same day laundry service
- Air / Ferry Ticketing service
- Babysitting services
Area AttractionsWorlds only UNESCO heritage city offers a unique experience of spice trade and slave trade of 19th century. Reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, with a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements.
House of Wonders - is a landmark largest and tallest building of Stone Town and occupies a prominent place on the old town's seafront). It is one of six palaces built by Barghash bin Said, second Sultan of Zanzibar, The House of Wonders currently houses the Museum of History & Culture of Zanzibar
Old Fort - also known as the Arab Fort was built in late 17th century by the Omanis to defend the island from the Portuguese. its courtyard as been adapted to serve as a cultural centre with curio shops selling tourist-oriented merchandise such as tinga tinga paintings; it also has an open-air amphitheatre where live dance and music shows are held most evenings
Palace Museum- It is the most recent of the Sultans Palaces, occupied by the last members of the Al Busid dynasty until they fled Zanzibar in 1964. Its very interesting, having many artifacts, papers and pictures pertaining to the Sultans. The Palace also has other rooms on display showing a mix of various types of furniture acquired by the sultans over the years.
Forodhani Gardens - a small park located along the main sea walk of the historical city. Especially crowded after sunset, when tourists and local alike gather in a popular food street market in the main square.