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Tucson
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked online because the price was ridiculously good, and was pleasantly surprised when I arrived. The location is in the north corner of Stone Town, quite a grungy, authentic and un-touristy area, close to the Port and a short walk from the ferry terminal. I flew in and was transferred free from the airport. My room was spacious, clean,... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend we spent 3 nights in this hotel. The rooms are acceptable let's say. However their service is really poor. We booked with them a day trip to Prision Island as we thought that it would be more comfortable to book it through the hotel rather than through an agent on the streets. However, I would never... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can handle the dirty switches, bathroom that have seen a cleansing agent maybe from Shinkansen at full speed, crawling bugs, broken amenities, but possible blood stains on bed linen not that much. So far the worse experience in my entire life. Yes, I admit, the next day, as they claimed full occupancy that night, they gave us a different... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

On arriving very tired after overnight flight and then ferry the free pick up service was very appreciated and to our surprise our room was ready on arrival at 9.30am. Our room had a balcony overlooking the show habour and sea was lovely. The room was big and so was bathroom and the shower had really decent pressure. Breakfast was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I was a solo traveler on a budget, this place was recommended by the Zanzibar Information Office at the Port, they helped to talk to the owner who gave me a discount. I accidentally got wet paint on my hands and one of the ladies assisted me to wash it off, the friendly gentleman at the reception spoke really good... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I checked out a few hotels in the Malindi area and got the best vibes here from the staff. It was a good choice as the staff were always helpful, including when booking a spice tour. The hotel is within relatively easy walking distance of the ferry port, although it can be a bit tricky to find the first time.... More 

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Wakatobi, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights before our flights after having moved around the island. The rooms are basic but comfortable. The place is in a good location, walking distance from the seafront and attractions. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was good and filling for the amount you are paying. The only thing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We stayed at Funguni Palace Hotel for 3 nights. Simple, clean and cheap (shared a triple room and the rates even beat the hostel dorms). Basic breakfast (fresh fruit, juice, eggs and toast) provided on roof top. Pro's: - Cheap - Located within 5min of ferry port (to Dar). - Nice little roof top for breakfast - Free airport transfers... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in Funguni Palace hotel. Stayed there for 1 night and only had to walk a few minutes to anywhere we wanted to go. The place was really clean and had really good AC and clean comfortable bathrooms. The owner was really nice when one of our friends was feeling sick and let him stay in... More 

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Stone Town, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Funguni Hotel is a simple but very nice place to stay. Good value for a price they charge. Mr Ali Jussa and his staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean with A/C and bathrooms. Breakfast served on the roof with a nice see view. Hotel is located 3 minutes by walk from a Ferry Port - very comfortable... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Funguni Palace Hotel, situated in Stone Town,the Old City and Cultural heart of Zanzibar Located in Malindi, Funguni Street, approximately 10 Minutes walk from the City center and Forodhani (Food Court). You will enjoy our very personal service and all hotel amenities are of high standard; they include:* Reception* Restaurant for breakfast* Room service* Laundry service* Excursions and activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funguni Palace Hotel

Address: Funguni Rd, Malindi St | Box 2408, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $47 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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Funguni Palace Hotel Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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