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Mkunazini Road, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Flamingo Guest House
Ranked #9 of 27 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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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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Brussels, Belgium
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109 reviews 109 reviews
70 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We chise the Flamingo Guesthouse relying on the suggestion in the Lonely Planet. Upon arriving to Zanzibar we checked the rooms and prices in several guesthouses, but Flamingo was by far the best option for our budget. Stayed for 4 nights in June 2012. There were 4 of us and we stayed in a 4-bed room with shared bathroom/WC. The... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed our stay though we didn't spend much time in the hostel. Staff were ok. We liked that it was a bit out of the main tourist hub because we got to explore different parts of Stone town but it would not be for everyone. Great bokoboko place around the corner!

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Me and my boyfriend didn’t expect a lot cause it was cheap but what we experienced was absolutely horrifying! I woke up in the middle of the night cause a rat was crawling around on me!! Absolutely terrified, I went to the receptionist who couldn’t care less. He just told me that this could not be possible and that we... More 

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Fremington, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

I stayed here during my time in Zanzibar. Ok, so it's cheap and in a good location but the place was disgusting. There were rats crawling over me and my boyfriend in the middle of the night. They got in through a huge hole in the wall of our room which opened out into the corridor where the staff stood... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

This is a very basic place to stay but if you are looking for a room to stay in a few days it's great. The rooms are v clean, comfortable beds, fans, mozi nets, you can choose ensuite or not (I'd recommend as it's only $15 a night for ensuite incl breakfast). The breakfast is basic but filling... fresh fruit,... More 

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Manchester, UK
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Very Cheap. Very Clean. Great Breakfast included. Basic but does the job when travelling around Zaznibar. Stayed here on 3 separate occasions - unless you're looking for bar/restaurant/pool/luxury then I don't see why you would stay anywhere else!

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Tehran, Iran
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

we stayed there 3 nights, its quite resonable for a budget trip, it has room with private shower and without it, simple but enough breakfast, clean room with mosquito network. I had just a problem with a rude staff because of just 5 min delay in breakfast, which solved with the others apology, immediately! you can reach any of stonetown... More 

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Kampala
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

A great budget place to stay at in Stone Town. Basic, clean rooms, friendly staff and good location: 10 min walk from Forodhani Gardens and the old town. Breakfast is simple, but good, served on the rooftop. There's a free safe at the reception to store your valuables. Really liked the staff, there were super friendly and nice. I stayed... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

It's a budget option, so don't expect much. There's water, there are mosquito nets and fans, the beds are comfy enough and eating your basic breakfast (toasts, jam, eggs, fruit) on the rooftop is a nice start of the day. Don't expect the receptionist to greet you with a smile and show to the most interesting places though:) All in... More 

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Zakynthos, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

This guest house cost us approximately £7 per night. Breakfast was basic but adequate, lovely cups of tea served with breakfast. Rooms are basic but enough as we were out all day and evening. First impression of the place was miles away from luxury, however, you soon feel safe and at home here, basic but I will return. The staff... 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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