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About Arabian Nights Hotel

Located on the south east coast of Zanzibar Island, in the village of Paje, Arabian Nights is right on the shores of the extensive Paje beach. The crystal clear waters are rich in corals and other marine life. Soak up the scenery of white sandy shores and unspoilt coastline that provides the ideal playground for water sports, swimming, diving, snorkeling and fishing, among many others.

Arabian Nights offers a variety rooms varying in views such as garden, pool and sea views. The rooms sleep between two and three people and have full en-suite bathrooms. Each room has a telephone, a safe and a satellite TV, as well as air-conditioning.

With the ocean view rooms, guests can cosy up and relax in a comfortable recliner on the balcony and feel the clean fresh breeze of the Indian Ocean while reading a good book or just relaxing.

The dining area is enclosed and spacious offering sweeping ocean views and self-service buffet meals. The Arabian lounge is specially designed for the Arabian experience. Guests can enjoy their meals here or merely relax in the tent.

The hotel has the most convenient spot among the other neighouring hotels in the area. Our guests have easy access to the outdoor entertainment services, tour guides and a souvenir shop stocked with memorabilia of Zanizbar. The hotel also is PADI qualified, Professional Association of Diving Instructors.

Arabian Nights is about a 40 minutes’ drive away from Stone Town and an hour's drive from Zanzibar International Airport.

Arabian Nights takes pride in providing the best services to their guests and making their stay a memorable one on this paradise island.

  • Response Time: 72 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Should three people occupy The Sea View and Garden View rooms the following rates are applicable;

Sea View - R140.00 (for the room)
Garden View- R120.00 (for the room)


1 – 9PAX - $70 EACH WAY
10 – 20PAX - $150 EACH WAY

Arabian Nights Hotel Rooms

Arabian Nights Hotel Map

Arabian Nights Hotel is 0.4km from the centre of Paje , the nearest airport 35km (Zanzibar International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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