Pack for a Purpose
We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and bring supplies for area schools or medical clinics in need, you'll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families. Please click here to see what supplies are needed for our project/projects.

Welcome to Stone Town Café and B&B

Stone Town Cafe & Bed & Breakfast offers the perfect base for exploring Zanzibar: whether you intend to simply relax after your safari, shop for local crafts, head for the beach or soak up the culture of this historic island.

Our building is easy to locate within the UNESCO listed Stone Town and is still owned by the Swahili family of the Arab merchant who built it 111 years ago. It has been lovingly restored to maintain its original charm, and all rooms are appointed in the Zanzibar style with added modern touches to ensure your comfort.

It’s not uncommon to hear our returning guests to say “Now I’m home” when they once again walk through our doors. This reflects our friendly and helpful team of local staff, our location and the exotic ambience of our rooms. We love what we do, and it shows.

Family operated, we have just eight rooms, so we can offer you personalized care and ensure a memorable visit to our tropical paradise.

We are deeply rooted in the community, and sharing is part of our philosophy. Our non-profit organisation, "The Creative Education Foundation of Zanzibar", provides quality tuition in an inspiring learning environment and is particularly focussed on educating disadvantaged children: Of its currently 42 students, 90 percent are either orphans or from low income backgrounds.

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