Built in the late 19th century by UMCA missionairies, St Monica’s is very near the Anglican cathedral and still has a somewhat historic ambience. As well as accommodating tourists, it's also used by visiting church and youth groups. Staff are friendly, while rooms (some with balcony) are simple but very clean and tidy.
Situated in Stone Town, St Monica's Lodge offers a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can make use of a terrace. At the hostel, all rooms have a desk. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom with free toiletries. The rooms at St Monica's Lodge have air conditioning and a wardrobe. A continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. Zanzibar City is 1.7 km from the accommodation, while Kendwa is 47 km from the property.