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Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“no alcohol”(49 reviews)
“bar next door”(13 reviews)
“swimming pool”(32 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were here for 2 nights. The customer service at the front desk was amazing, even funny and made us feel very welcome. Why 3 starts then you ask? Well we flew in the afternoon, after a little delay we made it in. We had...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Right on the beach in stone town Zanzibar . Room had extensive balcony overlooking beach , great view . Bed and room facilities great , pool in complex . Breakfast extensive , relaxed atmosphere staff fantastic great experience would return

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having done Stone Town twice now, I don't think there is any other hotel priced this reasonably that offers a private beach front, a gorgeous pool, a massive buffet breakfast, and such a convenient town location. We stayed at the Tembo Hotel apartments which are...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice staff, great spot. Would be great if they would sell alcohol, especially with dinner. Swimmingpool is great and rooms are clean. We got a free upgrade to the honeymoon suite when we arrived at 2 am.

Thank Esra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Manager AbdulRahim helped us greatly with our issues with booking.com and was overall a fantastic and honest man. The service was excellent from him and his staff. The location was perfect being close to the city and on the beach with easy access to...More

Thank Nataliya G
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$123 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#6 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#7 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#12 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$123 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
#6 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
#7 Family Hotel in Stone Town
#12 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (877)
Room & Suite (189)
Pool & Beach (110)
Dining (45)
Hotel & Grounds (584)
Bathroom (48)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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shimmyshimmy23
5 May 2017|
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Response from ROGER C | Reviewed this property |
7 to 10. Buffet. Great omelettes.
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LeagleAlien
27 October 2015|
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Response from Tembo_House_Hotel | Property representative |
dear tony we will put extra bed with no extra charges
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sam0man
26 August 2015|
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Response from Lin_M30 | Reviewed this property |
That was not out existence, we had to pay for our transfers.
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