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ADVENTURES IN WILD AFRICA • EMERSON ZANZIBAR

EMERSON ZANZIBAR

Where heritage

MEETS PASSION CULTURE, HISTORY, ART, MUSIC & GASTRONOMY EXPERIENCES SET IN STONE TOWN HERITAGE BUILDINGS OF BOUTIQUE HOTELS.

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merson Zanzibar is a homegrown brand located in the World Heritage Site of Stone Town. Two unique hotels where culture, history, design and art have richly fused together to create exclusive award-winning experiences – with its partner Emerson’s Foundation, the beating heart of community and environmental engagement. Originally merchants’ houses, the sprawling Emerson on Hurumzi is known for its flamboyance and ostentatiousness, while Emerson Spice offers lovingly restored, stylishly furnished rooms structured around an airy central courtyard. Similarly, Emerson Zanzibar celebrates gastronomy with its popular conceptualized restaurants that honour the heritage of Zanzibar with international influences – be it at the Secret Garden in Emerson Spice, the Tea ceremony at Roshani in Emerson Hurumzi, or one of the two rooftop Tea Houses. Furnished with antique Zanzibar furniture, be it the classic ornate Swahili bed, or the Zenji Déco take on the international design era, every single room is different from the other. Built for romance, the bathrooms are fully or partially open to the bedrooms. The mixture of glamour, mystery and history make them the best hotel rooms for your stay in Stone Town. Here you can experience the real

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Zanzibar, with its several distinct styles of architecture typical of the Stone Town heritage site – offering the visitor a feeling of stepping back in time when crossing the threshold. EMERSON ON HURUMZI Grande Dame of restored palaces in Zanzibar, Emerson on Hurumzi resides in an exotic and curious building of historical significance and unique style. The recent refurbishment combines the elegance of the period in which it was built with period antique furnishing and the colour and comfort of the 21st century. The cuisine in the rooftop teahouse restaurant celebrates the

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