Coral Rock HotelĀ 

Zanzibar – East Coast – South

Coral Rock Hotel is a small intimate budget property that is 100% locally owned and run in the Magnificent Village of Jambiani.


The Coral Rock Hotel is a minimalistic small and intimate hotel situated on the south east coast of Zanzibar and is built on top of an ancient coral rock boasting two beautiful beaches. The hotel is ideal for an affordable tropical island holiday and has been designed in a distinctly local style offering 14 Swahili style deluxe bungalows and 2 beach villas. Where ever you are in the hotel you can experience stunning views over the ocean.

Coral Rock Hotel:

  • Perfect for backpackers
  • Free wireless internet access
  • Free bicycle hire
  • Free use of kayaks, paddle skies, and windsurfers
  • Free use of snorkel equipment
  • Swimming pool
  • All rooms are sea facing



Coral Rock offer six different categories of rooms, the deluxe rooms can accommodate up to 4 people and there is also a 1 bedroom and a 2 bedroom villa.

All rooms at Coral Rock offer fantastic sea views; they are all decorated in true Swahili style with private patios and are all fully air conditioned. Some of the rooms have inter-linking-doors designed to create a family bungalow that can sleep up to 6 people. Almost all the rooms are unique in that they have their own character and personality, and all art work is sourced locally to suit the style of every room.


Coral Rock has a lovely infinity style swimming pool with a pool bar offering stunning views out over the Indian Ocean for all its guests to enjoy. There is also a lovely restaurant situated near the beach front specializing in seafood and African fusion cuisine. All seafood, fruit and vegetables are sourced locally. If you fancy some evening entertainment, the bar is the place to go where you can sip on a cocktail and enjoy the live entertainment organized by the hotel of local bands and dancers. If a loud music is not for you, then you can enjoy your time relaxing in the chill-out area located by the sea front.

Environment and local community

Coral Rock is owned and managed by South Africans and is 100% committed to the environment and community of Jambiani making it an eco friendly resort.

Zanziplanet reviews

This hotel really is excellent value for money if you are on the budget as it offers everything you would need. The hotel staff and owners are extremely friendly and they really do go out of their way to make sure you are having an enjoyable stay.

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Chwaka Bay Resort

Located on the East coast of Zanzibar, near Chwaka, the hotel is set on a beautiful beach, built according to Scandinavian standards with high demands for security, cleanliness and sanitation.

It offers 20 modern rooms set in 5 duplex houses and another 10 rooms in single room bungalows. All rooms have ensuite bathroom, air conditioning and ceiling fans.

A sea view Restaurant and Cocktail Bar.
Reception, lobby, restaurant with delicious sea food, swimming pool, bar, billiard pool, dart, beach volley ball.

Recently Chwaka Bay has been declared as National Park, it offers a wide range of environmental interesting tours, like boat trips to the mangroves, snorkeling. Other facilities found include a lobby with TV Lounge and Internet access, Billiard and Darts, Swimming Pool and Beach Volleyball.