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Address: | Soko Muhogo, Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 777 430117
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mrembo (Kiswahili for beautiful, sophisticated woman) is a small...

Mrembo (Kiswahili for beautiful, sophisticated woman) is a small, unique spa specializing in traditional beauty treatments from the Zanzibar Archipelago.Only locally grown flowers, herbs and spices are used in Mrembo's 100% natural remedies.

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Lovely and Relaxing

This place is so cute, I loved all the local, handmade products in their shop and the 60 minute massage I received from Fatima was on point and super affordable ($45 US). If you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Northern VA
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Northern VA
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is so cute, I loved all the local, handmade products in their shop and the 60 minute massage I received from Fatima was on point and super affordable ($45 US). If you get a massage make sure you request a towel to be placed on the headrest, otherwise your face is probably resting where 1,000 other people's has... More 

1 Thank RedParade
Perth, Australia
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72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited a few times and always enjoy my treatments. Asha, the blind masseuse, has wonderful hands. They have a range of different treatments and local spa products. The spa is set in a small building in the heart of stone town and while there is local music softly playing, there is also the chatter and activities of the streets... More 

1 Thank jss359
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

The first impression was amazing. You enter and you find yourself in a very feminine place. The girls are wearing beautiful and clean uniforms. They are always busy, preparing some homemade cosmetics or taking care of the customers. The menu is very interesting, you can find many typical zanzibarian treatments, also well priced. They have also small boutique with some... More 

1 Thank Kamila K
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Was really looking for a good scrub and massage after a long day of touring and this was the place! It is pretty traditional but still professional. Love the place, it's very nicely decorated. Don't expect a modern five-star hotel luxury spa, but it's still very good. The products are all local and smell amazing. A great place for a... More 

Thank Sammie S
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I read the negative reviews of Mrembo Spa with horror. If you want a sterile, artificial, chemically enhanced experience then this is not for you. The Spa is in an old building, lovingly and tastefully restored. Clinical it is not, but full of history and charm it is. My friend and I had our massages and singo scrubs as the... More 

Thank Lynnda74
North Wales, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This place is a must in Stone Town. The treatments use natural flowers, oils, spices and butters. Don't expect a sterile environment, you won't get a pampering like this one anywhere else in the world! My skin was so soft after the treatment - I want to go back.

Thank MangoLycheeA
Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is the real thing! Do not expect a classical spa experience, this place really focuses on local beauty wisdom in a very cosy environment.

Thank Marina G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This was just what l needed. After climbing Mt Meru two days ago, my legs reached a new level of muscle ache. Had a perfect massage of a deaf mister who put in all the effort he could! The price (more then half of Cinnamon) is fair! Can reccomend

Thank AlexAmsterdam1979
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I went on my own to this spa and couldn't have felt more relaxed and welcomed on entering. I chose the one hour massage which was excellent and the masseur was very professional. It was the perfect anecdote to the bustling streets. Would certainly recommend and return there myself.

Thank AnnaH3X
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We came to Mrembo Spa as a family with our 2 children aged 5 and 10. While we enjoyed a very professional massage performed by their splendid therapists, my kids had a tinga tinga painting lesson at the same time. We found the whole atmosphere and service very,very good and recommendable. The children were entertained in an educational way while... More 

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