Mtoni Marine Centre is located on the outskirts of Stone Town. It is a lovely hotel surrounded by a luxuriant tropical garden. In the nearby vicinity is the Mtoni Palace Ruin, which was formerly the home of Princess Salme. They have a newly built infinity pool. This is a familt friendly hotel.

Mtoni Marine Centre is located on the West Coast of Zanzibar, approximately 10 minutes drive from Stone Town.

Mtoni Marine Centre has 4 types of rooms available, namely:

  • 33 Club Rooms
  • 8 Palm Court Rooms
  • 4 Family Apartments – sleeps 4 people
  • Family House – sleeps 5 people

The rooms all have large beds with mosquito nets, en suite bathrooms, Zanzibar antiques, private verandah. The in room facilities include: air conditioning, telephone, TV, kettle, fridge and a safe.

Dining & Bar
Mtoni Marine Centre has various dining and bar options:

  • Mtoni Marine Restaurant
  • Mcheza Sports Cafe
  • Splash Bar

The main restaurant is a fine dining experience, which serves continental dishes that are often infused with the spices that Zanzibar is famous for. The sport’s cafe is perfect for your pizzas, pepper steaks and other varieties of snacks. The sports cafe also features 2 large screen TVs to keep you up to date on sports and current events. The Splash Bar has on offer snacks, a variety of drinks and cocktails.


  • Infinity Swimming Pool
  • Mrembo Spa
  • Beach
  • Dive Centre – ‘One Ocean’
  • Weddings and Honeymoons
  • Concerts and Dinners at the Ruins
  • Boutique
  • Children’s Play Area
  • WiFi
  • Babysitting
  • Library


  • Dhow sailing
  • Sunset cruises
  • Coffee Ceremony
  • Cooking Class
  • Drumming and Dancing Classes
  • Taarab Music Lessons
  • Painting lessons by Tinga Tinga

Mtoni Palace Conservation Project
The ruins of Mtoni Palace, birthplace of Princess Salme, is next door to Mtoni Marine Centre. The ongoing conservation project, is supported by Mtoni Marine.