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Dar es Salaam
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Spent my last night in Zanzibar at this place. Basic, Spartan and austere. Washroom down the hall. Room has some of that "Old world charm" - handmade wooden window frame with window slats. Could have been in a different century. Bed was large enough, but the mattress is a different story. Squeaky springs. I'm sure the people below must have... More 

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Gyor, Hungary
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We enjoyed our staying in this hotel. The manager of the hotel was very helpful with us. The hotel was clean. The breakfast was ok. It's good for a couple of days. Location is good. The size of the room was ok and had a balcony too.

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Thank Mazsola1981
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3 reviews
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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288 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 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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212 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 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
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 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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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
1 review
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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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Additional Information about Pearl Guest House

Address: Kiponda Street | Darajani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $0 - $0 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Pearl Guest House Hotel Zanzibar
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