Upendo House

boutique hotel in stone town

Upendo House, the hippest Boutique Hotel in Stone Town, has an incredible restaurant and a rooftop bar that plays amazing tunes. There is an infinity pool overlooking the rooftops, with an iconic Stone Town view.

Upendo House is a new offering by the Upendo Zanzibar brand… and is a sister property to the fabulous Upendo Villa and Villa Suites in Michamvi, on the east coast of Zanzibar.


Property Type
boutique hotel
8 rooms
kids welcome

The vibe is wonderful - lounge music, excellent food and a roof top pool!

Very stylish rooms and decor

The rooftop pool is fabulous - a rare treat in Stone Town!

The restaurant is a little pricey, but the quality is superb

The rooms are well appointed, but not spacious

Upendo House is an intimate oasis in the midst of the hustle & bustle Stone Town.

There are 6 superior & 2 deluxe rooms… all with stylish vintage touches, fine linens & unique wallpapers that give each their own character.

Room Facilities

  • King size bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Safety box
  • Water, coffee & tea
  • Fridge
  • Wifi

The 8 individually designed bedrooms are set over the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building, with the 1st floor reserved for day use rooms and spa.


A total of two rooms, one on each floor, overlooking the city roofs.


Two bedrooms of this type on each floor (four in total), the balcony is looking in direction of the sea and allows you to enjoy the vibrant life of Stone Town.


These two bedrooms are located (one) on each floor, with large windows overlooking Stone Town. The open bathroom features a roll top bath, to soak away the dusty frenzy of Stone Town!

THE FIFTH Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Perfectly prepared craft cocktails, breathtaking panoramic views over the infinity pool, stunning sunsets & food to ensure your eyes & palate remember your stay.

The food at the 5th is mouthwatering. There is a wonderful selection of dishes for all palates, embracing a fusion of African, Indian and Mediterranean flavors. Ingredients are fresh, seasonal and local, with fresh caught seafood always on offer. All dishes are home made by the chef.

Enquire about the live music, which happens once a week.

We can’t think of a better way to end a day of exploring and shopping!

After spending the day walking around Stone Town, indulge yourself with a luxurious treatment in the Spa.

Using the gorgeous Healing Earth products and signature treatments you can choose from facials, body scrubs, massages and more.

Take some time out for yourself, or book a couples massage!

Upendo House (previously known as Clove Hotel) is a historical and traditional building set on five floors (without an elevator).

Located is in the heart of the UNESCO heritage city of Stone Town and a stone’s throw away from the main waterfront.

Upendo House is a new offering by the Upendo Zanzibar brand… and is a sister property to the fabulous Upendo Villa and Villa Suites on the East Coast of Zanzibar.

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