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Tembo House Hotel

Forodhani Street, P.O.Box 3974, Stone Town,3974, Zanzibar P.O box 3974

+255 779 413 348

based on 2 752 reviews

R1 566

per night

About Tembo House Hotel, Zanzibar

Value for money
The rooms at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments feature locally-sourced wooden furniture and amenities that will make guests feel more at home than a stay at a traditional hotel property. The location is only five minutes by car from the Zanzibar port, and there are adventures to experience both on land and underwater in this area. There are many free features to enjoy at this 4-star property. You can park on the premises for free, eat breakfast each morning for free at the hotel, and stay connected with free Wi-Fi. You'll find an outdoor pool with sun loungers to relax on. There's a nightclub where you can have drinks and enjoy some music. You'll also find a business center, an airport shuttle, and a car service available at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments. There are seven room types to choose from at this property. They include single, prime double, prime twin, triple, deluxe suite, family, and Presidential suite rooms. Overall, you'll find 65 rooms. Prime rooms have better views and are located on the uppermost floor. Features in the rooms include a hammam, a coffeemaker, an LCD TV, a balcony, and a mosquito net. Located on the beach is The Bahari Restaurant at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments. It's open for all daily meals and serves local specialties. You'll find some other dining options close by like Taarab Restaurant for seafood, and the Tea House Restaurant. The Old Fort is only two minutes from the property. You can walk to the House of Wonders, as well. Prison Island is a few miles away and makes for a good day trip.

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Deluxe rooms - City view

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Standard rooms - City view

R1 758/night

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Superior rooms - Panoramic view

R1 566/night

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Double rooms - Harbour view
1 king bed

1 king bed


R1 893/night

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King rooms - Garden view

R2 060/night

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Other Rooms - River view

R2 336/night

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkelling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Mosquito net
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Beauty salon
  • Pool table


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill
  • Balcony

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool toys

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Trouser press
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Aerobics
  • Indoor tennis


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Check in anytime after 12:00, check out anytime before 10:00


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Frequently asked questions

  • There is a R623/night difference in the average price of 4-star hotels in Zanzibar (R2 170/night) and the average nightly rate at Tembo House Hotel (R1 547/night).

  • Tembo House Hotel is 7,8 km away from Zanzibar Kisauni. You can typically expect your drive time from Tembo House Hotel to Zanzibar Kisauni to be 14min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Zanzibar Kisauni to Tembo House Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Customers of Tembo House Hotel are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • There is a restaurant at Tembo House Hotel that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or order food to take away. Call the front desk at +255 779 413 348 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at Tembo House Hotel are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Yes. Many momondo users travelling to Zanzibar specifically look for hotels with a pool. Tembo House Hotel may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Tembo House Hotel, call +255 779 413 348.

  • Yes, Tembo House Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • The required check-out time is 10:00. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • The average price for a night at Tembo House Hotel found recently is R2 429 and can go as low as R233/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Yes, laundry services are accessible for guests staying at Tembo House Hotel, Zanzibar. Guests can also take advantage of irons and ironing boards at the property either in the room or at the laundry facility.

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