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Malindi Guest House

3-star Hotel with Snorkeling

3 stars

Funguni Road, Zanzibar

+255 773 340 470

based on 726 reviews

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Sat 6/1

About Malindi Guest House, Zanzibar

Value for money
Malindi Guest House is located in Zanzibar City, 210 metres from the harbour and 450 metres from the ferry terminal. It has a 24-hour front desk, restaurant and guest lounge. Free WiFi access is available in all areas. The rooms come equipped a patio, wardrobe and fan. Extras include a desk and some rooms have air conditioning. At Malindi Guest House breakfast can be served in the room upon request, or enjoyed in the restaurant. Other facilities offered include a library, 24-hour front desk and activities include karaoke. Mercury's Bar is 450 metres away and Forodhani Gardens can be reached in 1 km. The Zanzibar International Airport is 8.5 km away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Laundry service


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Free toiletries
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling


  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


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


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Malindi Guest House Reviews

GoodBased on 726 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Super friendly staff and delicious breakfast! (in 82 reviews)
  • The breakfast was fantastic. (in 64 reviews)
  • Very good place with friendly staff. (in 57 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was damp and dark. (in 36 reviews)
  • The room smelled moldy and some of the hallways too. (in 28 reviews)
  • I don't like the smell. (in 14 reviews)

Malindi Guest House room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 12:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Malindi Guest House compare to other 3 star hotels in Zanzibar?

    Malindi Guest House is $62 cheaper than the average 3 star hotel in Zanzibar. You can usually find a nightly rate of $11 when staying at Malindi Guest House.

  • How far is Malindi Guest House from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    Malindi Guest House is 4.9 mi away from Zanzibar Kisauni. You can typically expect your drive time from Malindi Guest House to Zanzibar Kisauni to be 14min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • What is the best way to get to Malindi Guest House from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    Malindi Guest House has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Zanzibar Kisauni to the hotel, but also around Zanzibar during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Zanzibar are on average $24/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Malindi Guest House. The nearest airport to the hotel is Zanzibar Kisauni.

  • Is Malindi Guest House pet-friendly?

    Malindi Guest House welcomes pets at their venue.

  • Are there food options at Malindi Guest House?

    Yes, Malindi Guest House does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Zanzibar for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Zanzibar guests staying in Malindi Guest House is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Malindi Guest House have a pool?

    Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Malindi Guest House. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Malindi Guest House is +255 773 340 470.

  • How close is Malindi Guest House to Zanzibar city center?

    When staying at Malindi Guest House there is just 0.5 mi between you and Zanzibar city center. While making your way to the center of Zanzibar, you should plan to visit Slave Chambers, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • What is the phone number for Malindi Guest House?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Malindi Guest House, call +255 773 340 470 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Does Malindi Guest House have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Malindi Guest House has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Malindi Guest House?

    The required check-out time is 10:30 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at Malindi Guest House?

    Prices may fluctuate based on room type, dates, and availability. You can find great room deals for Malindi Guest House at the moment between $11 and $20 a night. Enter preferred dates in the form above to see the best-matched deals for you.

  • Is there laundry service in Malindi Guest House?

    Yes, you can do your laundry at Malindi Guest House. Ironing equipment e.g. ironing boards and irons are available as well.

  • What is the distance from Malindi Guest House, Zanzibar to House of Wonders?

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Places of interest near Malindi Guest House

Attractions in Zanzibar, Tanzania curated by momondo

Malindi Guest House location: Funguni Road, Zanzibar

Top landmarks

Christ Church0.5 mi
House of Wonders0.5 mi
Livingstone's House0.5 mi
Slave Chambers0.5 mi
Forodhani Gardens0.5 mi
Old Fort0.5 mi
Stone Town Beach0.6 mi
Changuu Island3.2 mi

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