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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

In case of no show the first night will be charged fully.
In case of a cancellation 7 days prior to arrival 50% of the booking will be charged.

Additional Terms and Conditions

If breakfast or extra services are required please confirm prior to arrival.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.9
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Besides spacious and clean rooms, there are also outdoor and indoor areas that you can enjoy. There is a great variety of breakfast options to choose as well.
We are located at the prime spot in Stone Town and most tourist attractions are within a walking distance from our hostel.
About 10 minutes walk from the ferry and only 7 km from the airport. Major restaurants and bars are right at our doorstep and reachable within minutes. If you like to hop on the boat, you only need to go down the alley and you will reach the beach.

You can choose from a variety of options. We offer double rooms and dormitory with or without air-condition. All beds come with linen. Our comfy lounge area is perfect to meet new people and relax. If you are on budget or simply like to cook, you can use the modern common kitchen or join one of our Swahili cooking classes. If you are keen to explore Zanzibar we will gladly support you in booking tickets or tours for you. You can also explore Stone Town with one of our bikes and relax and socialize afterwards in our garden area.

zLife Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 13:00.
Check out before 10:00.
Cancellation policy: 72 h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes not included - occupancy tax 19000.00 TZS per person per night
Breakfast not included.
General:
24/7 reception.
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Kindly let us know about your time of arrival if it is later then 10pm.
Please be aware of the city tax of 9$ per person and night which is not included in the room rate.

If you have further questions you can contact us on WhatsApp or call our reception.

Welcome to zLife Hostel and thank you for booking with us.

We are looking forward welcoming you soon!
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Apr 2021
    Nice hostel I will definitely come back here. Zlife hostel is gem.
    Spain, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Apr 2021
    Thank you all for great stay. Good hospitality.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Apr 2021
    Best hostel in zanzibar stone town. I had the best time here. Great staff clean good location.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Apr 2021
    Prefect location near to all the shops and restaurants banks the beach and not far from the ferry you can easly walk, super clean hostel with wonderful stuff that always there to help. I stayed here for 12 days and I enjoyed it. Highly recommended if you are in stone town or in zanzibar. Thank you so much guys for the wonderful stay I will. Be back 10 out of 10
    Morocco, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    26 Jan 2021
    I stopped here on route to jambiani.. good location close to the beach, markets and restaurants. Safe and Staff were helpful, room and communal areas were spacious. Only downside was poor wifi.. not sure how people were trying to work from here.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    13 Jan 2021
    Very conveniently located hostel in stone town, close to the seaside and not far from the port. Would appreciate lockers but the staff were very alert at not letting people in who weren't staying there so security overall was ok. Nice area upstairs to do work and relax and the owner was very friendly. Seemed slightly pricey but seems like the going price for stone town so no complaints
    Estonia, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    12 Feb 2021
    Great hostel in a great location. The only hiccup is that you have to pay an additional $9 at the property on top of the price shown in this app. This is not a hostel policy but a Stone Town one. It seems that the places that do not require the $9 already have it factored in the price.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    26 Jan 2021
    The place is really nice and cozy. Located in an excellent place, close to many amenities and markets. Staff were very friendly and helpful. There was a problem with Wi-Fi sometimes and not everyone could connect. There weren't either many facilities but there was quite clean.
    Poland, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    29 Jan 2021
    I had a private room and it had no windows and was extremely hot and humid, hardly had any sleep
    Egypt, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    27 Dec 2020
    Decent hostel for a night to get your bearings in stone town before you move elsewhere in Zanzibar. Worth noting you need to pay an additional tax when you leave which is somewhere in the small print...
    England, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room


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