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Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Forodhani Street | P.O. Box 3974 Zanzibar, Stone Town 25524, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars NEW

beautiful old hotel right on he waterfront.amazing views and so handy to night markets restaurants shops and stone town historical buildings fortress slave market etc fabulous architecture from past spice traders a real trip back into another world.very good service and amenities great food with great attention to detail in all areas of this hotel.id definitely stay here again.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had only one night In Tembo traveling back home. Booking part was disappointing because we didn't get the room we booked before and ended up in a double room facing street. It was pity because with extra bed the Prime double would be bigger for us and noise coming out from the street at night its quite bad if... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel, great location for walking aroung Stonetown and accessibility to restaurants, cafes and bars. Rooms very nice, friends gott upgraded and their room was awesome! Breakfast was very nice too, great choice and lovely on the terrace overlooking the ocean whilst eating.

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Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thanks for your great comments on TripAdvisor. It is with great pleasure that we got the opportunity to host you at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments. We are delighted to read that we were able to make your stay enjoyable and the hospitality reached your expectations. We hope that we will get the opportunity to host you again... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

me and my partner arrived in Zanzibar and felt the heat but as arrived at Tembo the hospitality and the amazing welcome refreshment helped a lot. we got an amazing view room facing the sea and watching the sun set by the beach was really memorable for me and my Husband as it was a remarkable experience for us for... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous time at Tembo Hotel. We arrived at 9:00 am and were originally given a room that was small and lacked natural light, as this was all that was available. However we waited until 10:00 am and we were given a beautiful room with a balcony overlooking the pool and the sea for no extra cost. The... More 

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Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sense of hospitality, our services, our employees’s friendliness and professionalism that made every... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I travelled to Zanzibar 8th to 12th Feb and felt the heat. The Tembo hotel was great for us and we enjoyed our stay for the following reasons. Swimming pool and beachfront swimming access With the heat we were in the pool during the hottest parts of the day plus evening and morning sea swimming. We would... More 

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Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sense of hospitality, our services, our employees’s friendliness and professionalism that made every... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for several nights of our stay in Stone Town. I would highly recommend it! We had an incredible view of the water. The pool was nice. The location was excellent - easy walking distance to everything in Stone Town including sailboat rides right on the beach front, the night market only several blocks away, and the center... More 

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Tembo House H, Director of Sales at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sense of hospitality, our services, our employees’s friendliness and professionalism that made every... More 

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful hotel right on the beach in Stonetown. Lovely setting, authentic zanzibar furniture and amenities. Excellent service from housekeeping, porters to wait staff to management and all made sure that we had a great stay at the hotel. Room 100 is amazing - beachfront and spacious!

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Tembo House H, Director of Sales at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sense of hospitality, our services, our employees’s friendliness and professionalism that made every... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I recently stayed at the Tembo House Hotel in Stone Town. We had the best time, the hotel arranged a transfer for us from the airport, and every member of staff was so helpful and friendly. The hotel is in an excellent location, within walking distance of many of Stone Towns sites. We frequented the famous Night... More 

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Tembo House H, General Manager at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sense of hospitality, our services, our employees’s friendliness and professionalism that made every... More 

Broome, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were upgraded to the Fungate room which was amazingly decorated and right on the beach. The hotel is well situation in the middle of stone town and on the beach. Breakfast and service were of a high standard. A great stay

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Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you appreciated our sense of hospitality, our services, our employees’s friendliness and professionalism that made every... More 

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Address: Forodhani Street | P.O. Box 3974 Zanzibar, Stone Town 25524, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tembo House Hotel & Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Tembo Hotel Stone Town
Tembo Stone Town
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments Zanzibar/Stone Town
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#10 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#11 Family Hotel in Stone Town

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