Bush2Beach Safaris Tanzania
Specialist in private safaris, climbing and beach

Emerson on Hurumzi

The venerable “Emerson on Hurumzi”, Grande Dame of restored palaces in Zanzibar has returned to service in collaboration with “Emerson Spice”.

The main house that today hosts Emerson on Hurumzi has particular historical significance since it was where the abolition and emancipation of slaves occurred in the 1870's.  
The recent refurbishment attempts to maintain the quality and style of the period in which it was built in the late 1800’s whilst combining period antique furnishings with color and comfort of the 21st century, a curiously magnificent building with historical significance and unique style.

The rooftop tea house restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and sunset cocktails.
Our cuisine is designed to marry the culture and style of the building with the distinct culinary heritage of the era, our menu celebrates the pleasure of oriental Persian and Omani dishes. Musicians from Dhow Country Music Academy play during dinner Thursdays & Saturdays and on pre-booking for groups.


  • 10 rooms
  • 2 rooms have interconnecting doors prefect for a family
  • Electricity
  • Roof top restaurant (closed mondays)

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