Emerson Spice

Reviews of Emerson Spice

Good(90%) From 6 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 6 of our travellers who have visited Emerson Spice, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr and Mrs B from Teddington
Arrived on: 15-Oct-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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A wonderful experience

We loved Stone Town and the Emerson Spice! Our only wish was that we had booked three nights there, as it would have been great to explore Stone Town more for another day once we had found our way around. As it was, we asked Eco and Culture to delay picking us up on the 17th so we could do a bit more exploring in the morning before we left.

We would also have liked another night in the Emerson Spice. It was so interesting and comfortable, the staff were so good and helpful, the ambience was terrific and the food was so tasty!

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Miss T. from London
Arrived on: 13-Oct-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Emerson Spice review

Fantastic boutique hotel in the centre of old Stone Town. Rooms very quirky with good facilities. Food excellent both in the Secret Garden and the Roof top restaurants. I have a shell fish allergy which Lyndesy informed the hotel about and I reiterated it when I arrived.

I would advise travellers to book the restaurants before you go as they are very small and are used by guests outside the hotel. I had trouble accessing the Emerson Spice web site to make a reservation so asked Lyndsey to book for me which she did and then confirmed the booking to me via email.

Well worth going up to the roof top restaurant before dinner to see the sunset. Russell and the team very friendly with nothing too much trouble.

I travelled solo and had no problems.

I didn't use any activities through hotel so cannot comment on that aspect.

Would definitely recommend and would go back to,again.

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Dr M from the USA
Arrived on: 10-Sep-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Emerson Spice review

Lovely people , great service. I loved the rooftop breakfast and secret garden bar.

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Mr & Mrs W - Chipstead
Arrived on: 12-Oct-2014 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Emerson Spice review

This is just our sort of hotel: excellent position, small, quirky and all the staff were a delight.

We chose it, in part, because of its terrace restaurant, where we thought we would be able to relax after tramping the town. In the event, we had an even better solution: our large and colourful room had long balconies on TWO sides.

In the tiny rooftop restaurant, there is a single daily sitting for dinner and the fixed menu (which changes daily) is a 5 course taster at US$30. Good value.

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Miss B & Mr B - Middlesex
Arrived on: 13-Feb-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
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Wonderful building in heart of Stone Town

We have stayed in Stone Town many times in the past so were interested to see what Emerson Spice would be like.

Overall the building and location were good, but we were given 'Siti' room which seemed to be one of the last rooms to be finished and regretfully still did not seem to be fully completed when we stayed. Our room overlooked the rear of the hotel and therefore did not give the best views.

On a plus side the rooftop dining experience was a highlight and architecture was amazing.

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Miss S and Mr L - Washington DC
Arrived on: 26-Jul-2012 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Beautiful Place

Beautiful room and building. Amazing history of the building, and each of the 6 rooms is completely unique. Located right in the heart of Stonetown, easy walk to all of the sights, beaches, and restaurants.

Free internet, and a great breakfast on their rooftop restaurant. Good service and staff was very friendly.

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