This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more

Skip to main content

Talk to an expert 1-800-242-2434 Lines open now

User menu
Serena Inn
Serena Inn

Serena Inn: gallery


1 of 6
2 of 6
3 of 6
4 of 6
5 of 6
6 of 6

Serena Inn: picture gallery


The famous Culture Musical Club play taarab at the Serena.
The Serena has one of the best locations in Stone Town...
…with fantastic views…
...overlooking the beach.
The great facilities here ...
... such as a large pool...
…and choice of restaurants…
…both indoors and outdoors...
…make it one of the best hotels in Stone Town.
You can enjoy coffee and cake at the Mdele Coffee Shop...
...or have a drink in the Masahani Bar with a view over the beach...
...and with plenty of low, comfortable lounge chairs.
The rooms are all a good size…
…furnished in a Zanzabari style…
…with their own private bathrooms…
…and balconies.
The spa makes a lovely place to relax after the hustle and bustle of Stone Town…
...from here you can enjoy views over the beach below.
1 of 18
The famous Culture Musical Club play taarab at the Serena.
The famous Culture Musical Club play taarab at the Serena.
2 of 18
The Serena has one of the best locations in Stone Town...
The Serena has one of the best locations in Stone Town...
3 of 18
…with fantastic views…
…with fantastic views…
4 of 18
...overlooking the beach.
...overlooking the beach.
5 of 18
The great facilities here ...
The great facilities here ...
6 of 18
... such as a large pool...
... such as a large pool...
7 of 18
…and choice of restaurants…
…and choice of restaurants…
8 of 18
…both indoors and outdoors...
…both indoors and outdoors...
9 of 18
…make it one of the best hotels in Stone Town.
…make it one of the best hotels in Stone Town.
10 of 18
You can enjoy coffee and cake at the Mdele Coffee Shop...
You can enjoy coffee and cake at the Mdele Coffee Shop...
11 of 18
...or have a drink in the Masahani Bar with a view over the beach...
...or have a drink in the Masahani Bar with a view over the beach...
12 of 18
...and with plenty of low, comfortable lounge chairs.
...and with plenty of low, comfortable lounge chairs.
13 of 18
The rooms are all a good size…
The rooms are all a good size…
14 of 18
…furnished in a Zanzabari style…
…furnished in a Zanzabari style…
15 of 18
…with their own private bathrooms…
…with their own private bathrooms…
16 of 18
…and balconies.
…and balconies.
17 of 18
The spa makes a lovely place to relax after the hustle and bustle of Stone Town…
The spa makes a lovely place to relax after the hustle and bustle of Stone Town…
18 of 18
...from here you can enjoy views over the beach below.
...from here you can enjoy views over the beach below.

Other lodges in Stone Town

Alternative places to stay in this same area.


Zanzibar Coffee House

Zanzibar Coffee House

The Zanzibar Coffee House is a small quiet hotel tucked away in the back streets of Stone Town, with lovely, simple rooms.


83% (61 reviews)
Zanzibar Palace Hotel

Zanzibar Palace Hotel

The Zanzibar Palace Hotel is a highly regarded boutique hotel with very personal service and just nine rooms, all of them Zanzibari in style.


90% (48 reviews)
Beyt al Salaam

Beyt al Salaam

The Beyt al Salaam is a pleasant, boutique hotel with only six rooms and atmospheric and stylish Zanzibari décor.


82% (44 reviews)
Dhow Palace Hotel

Dhow Palace Hotel

The Dhow Palace is a very good-value, mid-range hotel, full of Swahili character, and the pool makes it appealing to families.


79% (39 reviews)
Emerson Spice

Emerson Spice

Emerson Spice is a beautiful small hotel in the heart of Stone Town with individually designed rooms adorned with gorgeous fabrics.


93% (22 reviews)
Jafferji House

Jafferji House

Jafferji House is a converted old house that blends modern facilities with traditional style. The ten, unique rooms are show great attention to detail.


81% (19 reviews)
Kholle House

Kholle House

Kholle House offers an atmospheric Stone Town stay in a historic building, and is very good value for money.


81% (18 reviews)
Swahili House

Swahili House

Swahili House is a traditionally styled boutique hotel furnished to a high standard with a convenient location in the centre of Stone Town.


82% (10 reviews)
Tembo Hotel

Tembo Hotel

The Tembo Hotel is a good-value, family-friendly hotel right on the seafront in Stone Town, with 36 rooms and a good-sized swimming pool.


63% (8 reviews)
Emerson on Hurumzi

Emerson on Hurumzi

Emerson on Hurumzi was Stone Town's first boutique hotel, featuring antique furniture, unique, stylish rooms and a superb rooftop restaurant.


80% (5 reviews)
Mbweni Ruins Hotel

Mbweni Ruins Hotel

Mbweni Ruins Hotel is very convenient if you want to stay on the beach, but very close to Stone Town, or visit Chumbe Island.


92% (5 reviews)
Maru Maru Hotel

Maru Maru Hotel

In the heart of Stone Town, Maru Maru combines contemporary style and creature comforts with a Zanzibari twist.


80% (2 reviews)
Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt

The Park Hyatt Zanzibar is a high-quality example of this group, with excellent facilities and service.


100% (2 reviews)
Kisiwa House

Kisiwa House

Kisiwa's central location in the heart of Stone Town's Shangani area makes it a great base to explore this fascinating town.


No reviews yet
The Seyyida Hotel

Seyyida Hotel

The Seyyida is a characterful old hotel near the seafront in Stone Town, with the rare bonus of a swimming pool.


No reviews yet
Inspire me

Need inspiration?

Let our trip chooser narrow down the options for you

Inspire me

Login to Expert Africa

Sign in with password

Sign in with email link


New to Expert Africa? Create an account

Forgotten your details?

It's free & quick to set up

  • Order a brochure
  • Save your wish-list
  • Send us an enquiry
  • Pay online for your trip
  • Subscribe to our newsletter
  • Give us feedback on your trip
  • Full site benefits of the site

Need some help? Talk to our team

Africa