Located just 2 km from Changuu Island, which is home to Aldabra giant tortoises, this elegant beachfront hotel offers stunning views of the Indian Ocean. It is conveniently situated within a 5-minute walk from Forodhani Gardens. The spacious rooms feature a blend of traditional Swahili decor and modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, TVs, minibars, in-room safes, and mosquito nets. Upgraded rooms boast 4-poster beds and balconies with hammocks and sea views, while suites offer separate living rooms. With 24/7 room service, guests can enjoy ultimate convenience. Established in 1997, the Zanzibar Serena Hotel beautifully restored and rehabilitated two historic buildings, the 19th-century Extelcoms building and the 18th-century “Chinese doctor’s residence,” preserving their original architectural integrity and decorative finishes inside and out.