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    Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

    Forodhani Street | Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3974, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good42%
    • Average17%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “no alcohol” (48 reviews)
    “bar next door” (13 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 758 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Beautiful colonial style accommodation, with well appointed rooms. Breakfasts are tasty with a good selection. Staff were friendly and welcoming. It should however be noted that this hotel does not serve, of allow alcohol on the premises. This didn't bother us as we walked to...More

    1  Thank Jackie O
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel has a fantastic location in Stonetown, Walking distance from all the places to see and bars and restaurants. Service is good and food and drinks by the sea are just the best way to unwind after a town tour.

    2  Thank Nirav D
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I’m giving this four stars as it delivers a real sense of on the ground local culture. I’d highly recommend one of the ocean facing rooms. Quite central and it presents an opportunity to absorb the local atmosphere. However, as mentioned in another review, there...More

    2  Thank Anthog1
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Tembo in Swahili means Elephant but don't expect a jumbo-sized room. The hotel is located along the Stone Town waterfront with excellent entertainment watching the various craft and swimmers. With regard to the accommodation, there was barely enough room to squeeze around the bed, table...More

    Thank NZMDProf
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We chose to stay at Tembo House Hotel as we had visited Stone Town over twenty years ago and loved the look of the place then. It hasn’t changed and we were disappointed. The whole property is tired and needs some love and attention. Breakfast...More

    Thank Nigel P
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$111 - US$464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • #8 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #12 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Tembo Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Tembo Stone Town
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    Room & Suite (185)
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    Dining (41)
    Hotel & Grounds (578)
    Bathroom (48)
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    shimmyshimmy23
    5 May 2017|
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    Response from ROGER C | Reviewed this property |
    7 to 10. Buffet. Great omelettes.
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    LeagleAlien
    27 October 2015|
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    Response from Tembo_House_Hotel | Property representative |
    dear tony we will put extra bed with no extra charges
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    sam0man
    26 August 2015|
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    Response from Lin_M30 | Reviewed this property |
    That was not out existence, we had to pay for our transfers.
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    "There may be larger rooms - do ask"
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