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Pearl Guest House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Kiponda Street | Darajani, Tanzania
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Pearl Guest House
Ranked #74 of 113 Zanzibar B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Adequate continental breakfast, (the 'waiter' could do with more training in fruit freshness), gorgeous room (#8), terrific location. The water pump played up so the plumber was called and made to stay until he'd fixed it, similarly with our toilet cistern that chose that day to go on strike! Considering that Stone Town is what so so old, you must... More

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Perth, Australia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
31 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We stayed here, twice- each time we were welcomed with enthusiasm and panache. Salim is an amazing man- his life stories are fascinating, he is hilarious and a fun person and he copes with incessantly demanding guests. Every guest is honoured and treated well. Continental breakfasts were humunguous and fantastical. I have never eaten donuts for breakfast- but I found... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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105 reviews 105 reviews
19 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We reserved on the internet only one night at this hotel for two resons:quite close to the airport(at four o'clock in the morning it took the taxi less then ten minutes to get there) and second,very close to the center of Stone Town.We actually did not sleep overnight because of the early flight.We arrived at the hotel at about 1pm... More

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North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We loved our carved bed and delightfully arranged mosquito-netting in the high-ceilinged, spacious room with fan and air-conditioning and private bath and balcony. Salim made the stay extra special by providing excellent advice about where to eat, which spice tour to take and how to spend our days. He was so gracious that we felt like the Pearl was our... More

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Ontario
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Is this a four star hotel, no but Mr. Salim more than makes up for it. Yes, I didn't have water pressure for my shower but I'd stay here again in a second. In fact, I would come back to Zanzibar just to stay here. Mr. Salim was just so helpful! He gave me a map, guidelines for my own... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

I stayed at this place with 4 other guests and for the money that we paid it was worth our while good and spacious rooms clean and huge bathrooms with wow ac and a fan.Was very quite in the rooms no elev here was on the third floor if you say so.Salim was good very friendly helped us with cabs... More

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paris
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

all i can tell you is,everythings is bad about this place,bedings are terrible,breakfirst is a total jock and general conditions are just bad...it seems like it is all fabricated from pictures to comment of this travelers.and on top of everythings they are thieves,you leave the keys down stairs when you are going out and they take advantage of it to... More

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Richomnd Hill,On,Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

I visited Zanzibar after long break and was suprise to see upgrades at PGH.The owners still maintain the staff who have been there for the last 20 years.They are real great guys and help and trust worthy. The Rooms are clean,runnig hot and cold water and well done for the dollar value. Right in the middle of Stonetown and close... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2011

My mother and I found the Pearl to be lovely during our visit to Zanzibar. The room was exceptionally clean and spacious, and although there were other guests in the rooms surrounding ours, you wouldn't know it. It was exceptionally quiet inside. The rooms are very spacious with plenty of windows and natural sunlight. The bathrooms in both the rooms... More

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2010

My friends and I visited Zanzibar from the Middle East, we put up at the PGH which is centrally located in Stone Town close proximity to most amenities. We noticed a lot of refurbishing done and more on the way to upgrade the hotel. The staff are pleasant and ready to assist. Water and electricity was not an issue at... More

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Address: Kiponda Street | Darajani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pearl Guest House 3*
Also Known As:
Pearl Guest House Hotel Zanzibar

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