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Twin Room, Private Bathroom, Annex Building
237 square feet
2 Large Single Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Freddie Mercury Apartment
1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom, Annex Building
280 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Balcony, Partial Sea View
269 square feet
2 Single Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Partial Sea View
301 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Single Room
269 square feet
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Family Room
376 square feet
3 King Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Triple Room, Balcony
344 square feet
3 Single Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Sea Facing
Room with view
323 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Single Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Double Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Annex Building
237 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family fun at the shore

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

Located in Stone Town, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Old Fort and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Nakupenda Beach. Forodhani Gardens and House of Wonders are also within 5 minutes.

Hotel features

Guests at this beach hotel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a children's pool and a playground.

Room amenities

All 65 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LED TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars and Egyptian cotton sheets.

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch

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Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town, 25524

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

For a convenient ride to the sand and surf, hop on the hotel's beach shuttle (surcharge). After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments such as the outdoor pool and the kids' pool.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Colonial hotel also offers a garden and a terrace. Limited complimentary on-site parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tembo House Hotel & Apartments is a smoke-free property.

  • Walkway to water
  • Express check-in
  • Library
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)
  • Lockers available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Porter
  • Express check-out
  • Restaurant
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 15
  • Terrace
  • Free reception
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Total number of rooms - 65
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free breakfast
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 1992
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Smoke-free property
  • Nightclub
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free long-term parking
  • Fully fenced
  • Conference space size (feet) - 161
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish
  • Arabic
  • Swahili
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Hindi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Tembo House Hotel & Apartments offers 65 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 32-inch LED televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • LED TV
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Electrical adaptors/chargers
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Separate sitting area
  • In-room climate control (heating)

Where to Eat

A complimentary English breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Bahari Restaurant – This beachfront restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours. Reservations are required.

Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Safari nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 5 children 1 year old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

24-hour check-in

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 15.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 15.00 (one-way), (from 5 to 10 years old)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Tembo House Hotel Apartments Zanzibar Town
  • Tembo House Hotel Apartments
  • Tembo House Zanzibar Town
  • Tembo House

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Up to 5 children aged 1 year old and younger stay for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Alcohol is not served at this property.

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