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Abuso Inn

Forodhani Street | PO Box 465, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

We spent four weeks in Zanzibar, and Abuso Inn was our base camp hotel. Perfect situated in Stone Town near the Forodhani park. Quiet hotel at a reasonable price - very good value for money. Friendly staff and very good service. The breakfast terrace on the roof had excellent view of the harbor and we even watched dolphins from the... More 

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south africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Abus Inn in Stone Town looks destitute, until you go upstairs and find such friendly staff> It is home from home, old but clean linen, comfortable beds, a/c and fans. No water. The bathrooms are basic, clean, hot water. Usual breakfast included. Good price, I will surely go back. This is if you want budget accommodation. The staff organise transport... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

We spent a night at Abuso Inn in December and were very pleasantly surprised with everything. We booked this over the internet and were not sure what to expect, what we got was friendly staff and service, great location, good sized and well maintained rooms and att at a very good price! Thanks to everyone at Abuso - it is... More 

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Sunshine coast qld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

Stayed 3 nights at Abuso inn. The hotel is a family run business where nothing is a problem. The staff are warm , helpful snd caring and keen to be of any assistance. The rooms are spacious and the bed is comfortable. Bathroom has good shower pressure The location is central and easy to find and very close to the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

This place is close to the waterfront and Forodhani Gardens, quiet, and well-kept by good people. It doesn't have rooftop dining or a pool, but the air conditioning, door-to-door taxi service, and breakfast were great.

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3 Thank saaseng
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

Living in Tanzania (mainland) for over two years now I have had a few chances to head over to Zanzibar, but I have to say this has been the best hotel I stayed at. (prompting me to write this review). The rooms were very nice, well furnished and very well kept for a descent price. Its an excellent Stone Town... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

The owner of the Abuso Inn went above and beyond to help me out when my luggage was mistakenly taken by 2 girls. I also saw him helping out another man who was going to miss his ferry. The Abuso Inn is a family owned business with very helpful staff. The rooms are clean and simple, with air conditioning and... More 

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Australia Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

A very comfortable, clean, and friendly place to stay, close to all conveniences and the old town. We stayed for three nights. The breakfast was a highlight every morning, and if we were ever to return to Stonetown, this is where we want to stay!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

This modest African hotel is perfectly situated in the centre of Stonetown, next door to Tembo Hotel. The rooms are spacious, clean, with air-conditioning, fan & mosquito net and boasts very nice African furniture. It is just half the price of Tembo hotel. Ok no pool but I was there for 1 night only and found the hotel very convenient.... More 

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Copenhagen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2011

The location of the hotel, the rooms, the roof terrace breakfast and not at least the very friendly personnel made our stay terrific. Abuso is more like a home than a hotel. In the hours between check-out and departure we were offered room and bathroom for free. One day we will hopefully return to Zanzibar and when in Stonetown we... More 

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Additional Information about Abuso Inn

Address: Forodhani Street | PO Box 465, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Abuso Hotel Stone Town
Abuso Inn Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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