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Princess Salme Inn

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an evening in stone town before an onward international flight the next morning. we arrived late in the evening and were greeted with a friendly smile, helpful staff and yummy cold drink. The room was simple and well equipped with hot water shower, comfortable double bed with mossie net, working air con and a fan. Buffet breakfast was... More 

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Dar es Salaam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Princess Salme was so accommodating and went out of their way to make sure our stay was comfortable and enjoyable. The rooms were clean and a cleaning service cleaned the room every day. Breakfast was served on a beautiful rooftop overlooking the ocean and the food was delicious. They make a fantastic homemade juice and lots of classic Tanzanian chai... More 

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Gorlitz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a lovely traditional old building with buckets of character. For instance the bed was hand carved wood. One highlight is the covered rooftop where one may sit at dusk and listen to calls from the 50-odd mosques all around. Refreshments are available there to be signed for and it is also where the superb and very generous... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I spent one night at Princess Salme Inn. The staff Juma and Getrude were so loving and Friendly. They were so supportive in giving us information about the places we wanted to go. In tge morning we had a lovely fruit breakfast, with chapatti and fried eggs. We promised to come back sometime.

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Kampala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People in princess Salme offered us very friendly and warming welcome. And they are very accountable! Very easy in communication. And we are very satisfied about the service as well as the location which only take 15 mins walking to the garden (special hire is also an alternative)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ac room, hot water, very near to the ferry and 10 minutes walk from the city centre. Very nice staf and really good breakfast. Good wifi, Good quality-price place. If we go again to stone town will stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We walked around stone town looking for a good place to stay, and we settled on this little spot. The other hotels are bigger and have better decor, but we preferred the intimate feel. The owners are extremely friendly and will go out of their way to help you, the rooms are clean, the beds comfortable and the showers are... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The room was clean and the hotel location is very strategic if you plan to see the sights in stone town, including a visit to forodhani gardens food market at night (a highlight of our visit) , the museum, old fort among other places. The breakfast was delicious and fresh and was served at the rooftop which allowed for an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

My husband and I had a great stay at Princess Salme Inn. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. The breakfast was great and everything was very clean. It seems that the guesthouse is primarily used for people waiting to take a ferry but we used it as our base to explore the island. It's very convenient to the market... More 

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Hull, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Princess Salme Inn was a very close to Stone Town. The accommodations were great, especially the morning breakfasts. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful in coordinating local activities. The rooftop area was relaxing in both the mornings and the evenings. I highly recommend staying here.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Princess Salme Inn is a bed and breakfast hotel perfect for travellers looking to see Zanzibar for less. When you're out and about all day, a comfy bed and hearty breakfast are all you need! So book Princess Salme Inn, a bed and breakfast in Stone Town Zanzibar where you pay less and sleep well. Princess Salme Inn is a simple but comfortable bed and breakfast hotel in Stone Town growing incorporating its customer needs. It is in an old Arabic mansion with traditional touches. The hotel has remained one of the cleanest in the area and still maintains the lowest rates in town. Our team will assist planning and recommending tours, transfers and even safaris ... .. Our rooms are simple with the highest level of cleanness. We have variety of rooms to suite your needs and budget, and leaving you satisfied at the end. From Backpackers to Honeymooners, from cheap / budget customers to mid-range customers. The rooms are naturally decorated in Zanzibarian style with traditional Zanzibar beds. We are working hard to bridge the gap between client satisfaction and management perception of good service. Your honest reviews even if they are bad and good ones, all help us grow better. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Princess Salme Inn

Address: Mizingani Road, Malindi | P.O Box 2310, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 255, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $43 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Princess Salme Hotel Stone Town
Princess Salme Inn Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Stone Town
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