Blue Oyster Hotel
Surrounded by palm trees and white beaches, this small, family-run hotel captivates its guests with its friendly atmosphere and good service. The hotel, under the watchful eye of its German owner, offers rest and relaxation in a picturesque setting.
The Blue Oyster Hotel, with its direct beach location in Jambiani and its affordable price, is one of the best kept secrets on Zanzibar. Stone Town lies only an hour’s drive away from the hotel.
The restaurant, located on the second floor, provides a breath-taking view of the ocean. Freshly caught fish, a wide variety of salads and vegetables as well as exotic fruit are on the menu each day; all prepared by local and international chefs. The hotel also offers WIFI at additional cost and a laptop can be rented at the reception.
15 rooms have extensively been renovated and in 2009 newly build rooms were furnished in the Zanzibari style with a shower or bath and toilet. The 11 sea view rooms invite guests to unwind on their private balconies and watch the sun go down and with a little bit of luck see the moonrise. All rooms are equipped with a fan. The 4 less expensive rooms are located in the inner courtyard overlooking the garden.
The hotel itself offers fishing and snorkelling excursions on local boats. Diving trips, tours to the Jozani Forest and city tours through Stone Town’s historical district can be booked directly at the reception.