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Princess Salme Inn

Mizingani Road, Malindi | P.O Box 2310, Stone Town 255, Tanzania
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Ranked #24 of 32 Hotels in Stone Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Very nice staf, help with trips (taxi, prison island an spice tours all on very reasonable prices )! Rooftop terras is also really nice Bit difficult to find, since their is no sign outside. Good value for money.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

As I only wanted to stay Stone Town for a couple of nights - I decided to pick a no frills hotel. A couple of days is enough to see Stone Town, afterall, you're in Zanzibar to see the beaches aren't you? This is a very basic hotel so don't expect too much. Clean rooms - daily cleaning - mosquito... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

BUdget accommodation in the heart of Stonetown. Very conveniently situated. Just a short walk from the Ferry terminal. One can access most of the facilities in town on foot. The food market, restaurants, clubs and shopping facilities all within close proximity. The accommodation is clean. Mosquito nets are provided. The rooms have fans (no air conditioners). You have access to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

First impression when the taxi dropped was...is it really here? as the entrance is a bit hidden away, however as we got to reception our uncertainties were met by an extremely friendly and helpful receptionist which told us all we needed to know both about the hotel and stone town. 5* welcome! The breakfast was average (fruit could be better!)... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We absolutely loved this hotel. It is only a five minute walk from the ferry (although you do have to look for it well as we found no sign, just ask around I'd say, no use for a taxi if you arrive by ferry). We stayed here before and after our trip to the north of Zanzibar, and stayed a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This was our fourth stay at the Princess Salme Inn, and I must confess my review is biased by the simple fact that I like the place and its staff. Every time my wife and I have been received and taken care of far better then in many posh hotels. The place is simple but adequate and extremly clean. The... More 

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Friendly and helpful staff and very comfortable room. Good location. Good breakfast. Good wifi. Safe - some reviews say they found the location unsafe, but I felt as safe here as I did in any parts of east africa. There are the usual hawkers but they were fairly polite and did understand no. Also, I used the laundry service and... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay. The room was clean, had a/c and a fan. We stayed 7 nights and really enjoyed our stay. the laundry-service was good, the breakfast was very good. the staff was really nice and helpful. They offer almost all tours you can do on Zanzibar to decent prices. We were asked everyday if our room needs... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We went to princess salme inn since we saw it recommended in other places. Truth to be told for that price you can not expect more. Decent room with a/c and roof fan. Clean except the bed full of ants... They have free internet access goes slow, not their fault at all. The entrance of the hostel is close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I stayed here for more than a week as I found it is a good value. Rooms are clean and comfortable with Zabzibar beds and 24-hour hot shower. Quiet, Fast wifi. Even an electronic safe in the room!. Friendly staff. Especially wonderful breakfasts everyday with lots of fruits and tasty juice. Free coffee and tea any time. They even served... More 

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