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Hotel Description

4-star beachfront hotel near Old Fort, connected to a shopping center

Beachfront retreat

A stay at this Stone Town hotel places you steps from Old Fort and within a 5-minute walk of Forodhani Gardens. House of Wonders and Christ Church Cathedral are also within half a mile (1 km).

Poolside dining

A nightclub and a restaurant are featured at this Colonial hotel. Dine at the beachfront restaurant and relax with sun loungers. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Free WiFi, LED TVs

Featuring conveniences like sitting areas and coffee/tea makers, the 65 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. 24-hour room service, minibars, and Egyptian cotton sheets are also available.

Double Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom, Annex Building

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$76* Per night/room 1 Jul. - 2 Jul.

Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom, Annex Building

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Partial Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Sea Facing

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

About the Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

Location Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town, 25524

Property Features

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 like an outdoor pool and a children's pool. A free manager's reception is offered daily. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. This Colonial hotel also offers a garden and a terrace. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Zanzibar Town hotel is smoke free.

  • 65 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 161 sq ft of conference space
  • 15 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1992
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site
  • Lockers available

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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

Transport

  • Airport: Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) (7.7 km / 4.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, ferry terminal shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

Tembo House Hotel & Apartments offers 65 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 32-inch LED televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Zanzibar Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Bahari Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes 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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 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)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments

Policies

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 may be 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.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • No elevators
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Number of children who can stay free - 5

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

A city tax of USD 1 per person, per night will be collected at the property in cash.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Tembo House Hotel & Apartments offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation on arrival with your arrival details.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • Up to 5 children 1 year old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments.
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