We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

    Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3974, Tanzania
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29 Oct. 30 Oct.
     6 people are viewing this hotel
    USD 144*
    USD 138*
    SAVE USD 6
    USD 144*
    USD 138*
    Traveller (842)
    Room & Suite (182)
    Pool & Beach (104)
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    #9 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    ZanziResort
    505 reviews
    #5 of 172 hotels in Zanzibar Island
     
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    695 reviews
    #8 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good43%
    • Average16%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “bar next door” (13 reviews)
    “no alcohol” (45 reviews)
    “swimming pool” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Dry Cleaning
    Rooftop Terrace
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    #9 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    ZanziResort
    505 reviews
    #5 of 172 hotels in Zanzibar Island
     
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    695 reviews
    #8 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Rooms
    29 Oct.30 Oct.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from USD 138.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Stone Town hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "fce8fd6881d840cba8c36b593691f8b1", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":593744,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79562012],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":138,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"fce8fd6881d840cba8c36b593691f8b1","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":144,"lowestMetaPrice":138,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":144,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":144,"lowestMetaPrice":138,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":144,"hotelName":"Tembo House Hotel & Apartments","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImZjZThmZDY4ODFkODQwY2JhOGMzNmI1OTM2OTFmOGIxIiwiQUlLIjoiZmIxMDIzY2Q5OWRjNDYyM2I0ODIzNzVkOTNjZDk2NjMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 138", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78982724":"OrbitzEWS","79562012":"CheapTicketsEWS","62289539":"Expedia","109281035":"HotelsCom2IB","63724148":"TravelocityEWS","56819070":"BookingCom","80061912":"AgodaIB","76521920":"Hotwire"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,004)
    There are newer reviews for Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    281 - 285 of 747 reviews

    Reviewed 29 July 2015

    The unit we got is away from the hotel complex but centrally located and is within walking distance to all places of interest in Stone Town. It used to be the house of Freddy Mercury so those interested in pop/rock music may have a kick...More

    2  Thank ICDC
    Response from Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 21 August 2015

    Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you...More

    Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

    Went last summer. Location although central and perfect to be there was very noisy at night. Life starts in the evening in stone town and ends late so if you want to sleep be prepared for lots of talking and socializing outside the hotel. Place...More

    2  Thank Sabira N
    Response from Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 23 August 2015

    Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2015

    We stayed 4 nights in July 2015. The location, right on the ocean and central to Stone Town is excellent and this hotel has seen some glory days, as the overall layout and especially the downstairs doors (very typical of Stone Town) are excellent. However,...More

    2  Thank PaulGarvey
    Response from Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 26 August 2015

    Dear Reviewer, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us, pertaining your most recent stay with us here at Tembo house hotel & Apartments. On the other hand, we apologise and we hope to have the pleasure of...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2015

    This was the perfect location and great restaurants in the area. I think its also tthe only hotel you can walk out of your room and step into the ocean. Great staff and funky Zanzibar style rooms. Make sure you order masala chai at sunset.More

    3  Thank zeeremtulla
    Response from Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 21 August 2015

    Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you...More

    Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

    I have stayed here a few times now in rooms and in an apartment. First the positives: Reasonably priced for its good location. Location is central and on the beach. WiFi is good most of the time, was impressed that I got a signal in...More

    3  Thank Adam S
    Response from Tembo House H, Guest Relations Manager at Tembo House Hotel & ApartmentsResponded 23 August 2015

    Esteemed Guest, I would like to thank you for having chosen Tembo Hotel and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful stay with us. I am very glad to know that you...More

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    #5 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    #9 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    ZanziResort
    505 reviews
    #5 of 172 hotels in Zanzibar Island
     
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    695 reviews
    #8 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 120 - USD 322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Stone Town
    • #8 Family Hotel in Stone Town
    • #12 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Booking.com, Cancelon, Priceline, Agoda, Cheap Tickets and Hotwire so you can book your Tembo House Hotel & Apartments reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Tembo Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Tembo Stone Town ,
    • Tembo House Hotel & Apartments Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (842)
    Room & Suite (182)
    Pool & Beach (104)
    Dining (41)
    Hotel & Grounds (565)
    Bathroom (46)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Nearby
    ZanziResort
    505 reviews
    12.58 km away
     
    Zanzibar Serena Hotel
    695 reviews
    .21 km away
     
    Maru Maru Hotel
    548 reviews
    .28 km away
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
    558 reviews
    .12 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Taarab Restaurant
    158 reviews
    .09 km away
    The Silk Route
    787 reviews
    .09 km away
    Tamu Italian Ice Cream
    134 reviews
    .06 km away
    Stone Town Cafe
    328 reviews
    .17 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Forodhani Park
    1,184 reviews
    .28 km away
    Stone Town
    83 reviews
    .36 km away
    The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)
    517 reviews
    .20 km away
    Mercury House
    428 reviews
    .08 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    shimmyshimmy23
    5 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from ROGER C | Reviewed this property |
    7 to 10. Buffet. Great omelettes.
    2
    Votes
    LeagleAlien
    27 October 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Tembo_House_Hotel | Property representative |
    dear tony we will put extra bed with no extra charges
    0
    Votes
    sam0man
    26 August 2015|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from Lin_M30 | Reviewed this property |
    That was not out existence, we had to pay for our transfers.
    1
    Vote

    Recently Reviewed Hotels around Stone Town

    Room Tips
    "All stairs to 2nd & 3rd floor rooms beach view great"
    Read review
    "the height level rooms are more quiet and privacy !"
    Read review
    "I'd suggest asking for an ocean view room."
    Read review
    "Rooms which have ACs in working condition"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing