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Princess Salme Inn

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Mizingani Road, Malindi P.O Box 2310, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 255 Tanzania See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Rooftop Bar
Laundry Service
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All reviewsferry terminalroof terracechapatiwhere breakfast is servednice breakfastbit hard to findnice rooftoprooms are basicdar es salaamair conspanish omelettetea and coffeefresh juicehot showerold buildingmin walknice stay
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's housed in an antique house from the Sultan's time and is super quaint. The place is barely 5 minutes walking from the ferry arrival point and is super clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the breakfast is awesome and the roof terrace...More

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- The hotel is in a side street close to the port in Stone Town. You have to make around 100m out of the main street, but even at night, it is not a problem. - The building is older, but our room was clean....More

Thank dejvyss
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The hotel is very close to the port but it is not very clean, it is old with bad smell and not very good. We shall not come back here. The receptionists were very kind but always trying to sell something.

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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Princess Salme Inn for 3 nights this week. It is a hidden gem close to the ferry terminal. The rooms were lovely and the whole place was very clean. An absolute highlight was the wonderful breakfasts! We will...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. It was, by far, the best feature of the hotel. Nice breakfast, especially in Ramadhan when it is not that easy to get food during the day. It is perfectly located if you are going to take the...More

Thank Paula C
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Princess Salme Inn is a bed and breakfast hotel perfect for travellers looking to see Zanzibar for less. When you're out and about all day, a comfy bed and hearty breakfast are all you need! So book ...More Princess Salme Inn, a bed and breakfast in Stone Town Zanzibar where you pay less and sleep well. Princess Salme Inn is a simple but comfortable bed and breakfast hotel in Stone Town growing incorporating its customer needs. It is in an old Arabic mansion with traditional touches. The hotel has remained one of the cleanest in the area and still maintains the lowest rates in town. Our team will assist planning and recommending tours, transfers and even safaris ... .. Our rooms are simple with the highest level of cleanness. We have variety of rooms to suite your needs and budget, and leaving you satisfied at the end. From Backpackers to Honeymooners, from cheap / budget customers to mid-range customers. The rooms are naturally decorated in Zanzibarian style with traditional Zanzibar beds. We are working hard to bridge the gap between client satisfaction and management perception of good service. Your honest reviews even if they are bad and good ones, all help us grow better. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$30 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Princess Salme Hotel Stone Town
Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
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Muwanguzi I
31 January 2018|
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Response from SalmeZanzibar | Property representative |
Hello! Princess Salme Inn is in stone town. Near the stone town harbour. 200 metres from the harbour gate. The harbour area is called Malindi. It is in the north part of Stone Town. You can go to any part of stone town... More
Fatma K
11 October 2017|
Response from SalmeZanzibar | Property representative |
Hello Fatma, Yes the hotel is very close to the ferry that comes from Dar es salaam. 100 metres fro the old ferry port. 200 metres from the new ferry port.
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"Chose a room on the top room floor"
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"As everywhere in Tanzania, ask for a moskito net ;)"
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"First and second floor rooms have good views over the surrounding townscape."
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"We stayed in an on-suite room on the third floor."
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