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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are very clean and the beds are huge and comfortable. The bathroom is outside the rooms but is also very clean and has very hot water! The location is great, at the center of Stone Town. The wifi works, the staff is nice and the breakfast is good. Totally worth the price you are paying.

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1 Thank Noam B
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Arrived to meet a friend at the bar. I went to the bar and ordered a drink then asked for change to pay for transport. The bartender didn't have change (understandable) but then went on to say that I should round up and "do something good for once in your life". I dismissed this as he asked the other bar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at Jambo guesthouse at to start and end of our time in stone town. We paid $45usd for one night in a private double. This price included airport pick up which was great. Our first night we stayed in room 5 on the second floor. Lovely spacious double room with a comfortable four poster bed... More 

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3 Thank Sebs_travels
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The staff was very nice and accommodating. Breakfast was yummy (excellent bread!). The wifi was good and consistent, the room and bathroom clean with good mosquito nets, fan and AC. They gave us good recommendations on where to eat and helped arrange a spice tour. While it wasn't in the center of town, it was quiet and an easy walk to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Who knew a king sized bed and breakfast could come for $30 a night! Air con, clean toilets and friendly staff made our stay a pleasant one. Situated in a centre of Stone Town, but tricky to find! Here's a bunch of characters to meet the minimum word limit asdfghjklkjhgfdsasdfghjkl

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3 Thank Marco B
Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I stayed at the Jambo Guest House back in December after my study abroad program in northern Tanzania ended. Another student on the program had traveled to Zanzibar before the semester started, and suggest this place to me. I am so glad he did. They made everything super easy right from the beginning. They picked us up at the airport,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights in total and I'm really glad I did. The guys that work the front desk are really nice and helpful, and the breakfast is the best I've had in a guesthouse, and it's included! The rooms and bathrooms are fairly basic but they're always kept clean and for the price they're a real bargain, especially... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay, affordable, clean and neat. Well situated and very helpful staff Ensure you have USD to pay the bill Highly recommended Breakfasts were nice too I give it the thumbs up Stone Town is worth a 2 to 3 day stay, the rest of the island has plenty to see and do

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

I totally recommend Jambo Guesthouse for those seeking to enjoy the delights of Stone Town at a budget friendly price.The staff was very friendly and helpful,advised us on sites to see,how to get around without being exploited(conned).The rooms are lovely,we took 3 rooms,and all rooms have lovely beautifully carved Swahili four poster beds.The rooms are not ensuite though,but there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Zanzibar accommodation is notoriously expensive so we were incredibly impressed with value for money at Jambo Guesthouse! For $40 USD per night for a double room, there was airconditioning and fans, free wifi, complimentary pick-up from the ferry terminal or airport and breakfast included (eggs cooked to order with fresh bread & fruit). The rooms are very basic but clean... More 

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Additional Information about Jambo Guest House

Address: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $20 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Jambo Guest House Hotel Stone Town
Jambo Guest House Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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