DoubleTree by Hilton opens conference hotel in Zanzibar

DoubleTree by Hilton has opened a new conference hotel in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town in Zanzibar.

 DoubleTree by Hilton opens conference hotel in Zanzibar
DoubleTree by Hilton opens conference hotel in Zanzibar

The 58-room DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar Stone Town can host events for up to 200 people in its conference center, plus eight meeting rooms and breakout spaces.

The oceanfront property is located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town, which is made up of ancient stone houses, palaces from the Omani days, carved wooden doors and bazaars.

John Greenleaf, global head of DoubleTree by Hilton, said: "Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance, and we are proud to enter as the first global hotel brand in the city."

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