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Flamingo Guest House

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Mkunazini Road, Stone Town, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in Unguja for two weeks and travelled the whole island with Vespas. Since most of the good roads went through stone town when you wanted to go to the east coming from the north for example we stayed some nights in Stone Town. After the first night in Flamingo Guest House we always came back when we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

this was one of the nicest rooms we have been in so far. We're budget travelers and have seen many bad rooms. This one was very spacious, had lots of windows with options of closing completely, just mosquito nets or completely open. We had a sink and the beds were comfy and the sheets clean, and we got towels and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I stayed here a while back-pre Nov 2013 but it was lovely enough that I wanted to still give them a good shout out. I stayed here with a group of 7 and we all enjoyed ourselves. It is central enough that you can still get out and about and find your way back with no problem. The free breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was traveling solo and I walked from the ferry, which was a little difficult as the roads are more windy that any map explains. So ask the locals for directions, people were supper helpful and didn't even ask for a tip. After a couple of trips though you can remember your way with ease. The place is a small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I stayed at Flamingo for a few nights as a solo traveler, in a single room with shared bathroom. Usually I like to stay in dorms but Flamingo was the cheapest thing I could find in Stone Town, at $14/night. It was nothing amazing, it feels very budget, very no-frills. With that said, I have no major complaints. My room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Room had sink, mosquito nets and comfy beds, and each floor had two bathrooms with showers. Free breakfast was one of the best we had - lovely fresh bread, choice of eggs, fruit and tea/coffee. We organised the dolphin tour through them as it was one of the cheapest we could find ($30), which was a fantastic day that included... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very clean, hot water in the shower (not very often in East Africa), perfect place when you travel on budget. Simple breakfast, but on the roof of the building. Great spot to stay when you want to hire a car and travel around the island. We booked our rooms via phone, no problems when we arrived.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights and was surprised after the not-so-good reviews at how great it was! It is BUDGET accommodation, and that's what you get - but the rooms had good quality mosquito nets, a fan, a sink and mirror and a place to put your backpack/bag. The bed was reasonably comfortable, the room was quiet and the shared... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Stayed at Flamingo lodge for 2 nights in December. Basic but clean with an included breakfast of fruits, eggs and freshly baked bread served on the rooftop. The shared toilets/showers were always clean and the staff were extremely laid back and easy going. Would use again for short stays.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Stone town and Zanzibar must be one of the most optimistically priced places I have ever been, but sadly people still come and people still pay it, so Flamingo doesnt really need to improve. Why someone hasnt opened a truly decent backpackers in Stone Town is beyond me, it must be either very expensive or simply relaxed owners not needing... More 

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Address: Mkunazini Road, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Flamingo Guest House Hotel Stone Town
Flamingo Guest House Zanzibar/Stone Town

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