Beyt Al Chai

Classical Africa with a touch of ancient Arabian mystique merge in this exquisite, exclusive 5-room boutique hotel within a traditional Zanzibar house, built on 3 floors on what was once a nobility tea house.

For those who want to experience the charm of a classic African setting with a touch of ancient Arabian mystique, the place is Beyt al Chai. This is an exquisite 5-room boutique hotel within a traditional Zanzibar house, built on 3 floors on what was once a tea house.

Sitting only a few paces from the sea, the house is cool and breezy. On a typical day, guests relax in our beautifully appointed lounge and rooms overlooking a square filled with hibiscus and ancient tamarind trees - simultaneously feeling the pull of the mysterious Indian Ocean that lies just beyond the trees and soaking up the ambiance of this World Heritage Site only steps a way from the shops, restaurants and attractions of contemporary Zanzibar.


The 6 bedrooms and suites are divided in three categories: 2 Sultan Rooms: +/- 40sqm each, superb sea view to admire while relaxing; 3 Prince Rooms: +/- 25sqm, with private bathroom and separate dressing room; 1 Princess Room: this room is slightly smaller. Room dcor & Amenities: Being an authentic old Zanzibar house, means that each of the just 6 fully en-suite bedrooms and suites are completely unique. Richly coloured organza and silk curtains billow in the breeze around genuine antique furniture dating back to the days of the Sultan and only a few paces form the sea, the house is cool and breezy and the top floor bedrooms have a wonderful sea view Room amenities: Personalized and detailed service, fully air conditioned rooms, modern sanitary facilities with private bathrooms. Beyt al Chai is the best choice for a luxury visit to the Stone Town. Special feature: Experience the breathtaking sunsets of the Stone Town from the comfort of your room!
There is a beautiful and bright breakfast courtyard, one of the jewels of this house and drinks will be available in the living room which is the perfect place to relax on one of the Zanzibar beds or large sofas while reading a book or simply taking in the magical atmosphere and sounds of the town all the while gazing at the turquoise blue Indian Ocean views. Across the street and around the corner from Zanzibars best town hotels, means that guests of Beyt Al Chai,
24 hrs fresh water supply -or the first time in the history of this islet, fresh water is reaching by a pipeline from Zanzibar mainland; Full time generator to produce electricity; The privileged guests can acquire traditional art crafts and an endless range of souvenirs at the exclusive boutique. Special Feature: From its privileged situation in the western coast of Zanzibar Archipelago, Bawe Tropical Island affords a prime sunset location; the stunning spectacle of the sun setting in the clear African sky can be enjoyed from the Sun Deck on the highest and most western side of the island, indulging our senses with exotic cocktails from the bar, & hey, there are no dress codes here.
The Zanzibar Stone Town Inn are in easy walking distance to all the attractions of Zanzibar town and in the evenings all the restaurants are very nearby. In order to maintain the character of this antique building, there are no noisy bars or restaurants, there is a wide variety of these close by in the Stone Town.

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