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Tembo House Hotel

4-star Hotel with Private beach

4 stars

Forodhani Street, P.O.Box 3974, Stone Town,3974, Zanzibar P.O box 3974

+255 779 413 348
Very good

based on 4,806 reviews

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About Tembo House Hotel, Zanzibar

Value for money

The rooms at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments feature locally-sourced wooden furniture and amenities that will make guests feel more at home than a stay at a traditional hotel property. The location is only five minutes by car from the Zanzibar port, and there are adventures to experience both on land and underwater in this area.

There are many free features to enjoy at this 4-star property. You can park on the premises for free, eat breakfast each morning for free at the hotel, and stay connected with free Wi-Fi. You'll find an outdoor pool with sun loungers to relax on. There's a nightclub where you can have drinks and enjoy some music. You'll also find a business center, an airport shuttle, and a car service available at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments.

There are seven room types to choose from at this property. They include single, prime double, prime twin, triple, deluxe suite, family, and Presidential suite rooms. Overall, you'll find 65 rooms. Prime rooms have better views and are located on the uppermost floor. Features in the rooms include a hammam, a coffeemaker, an LCD TV, a balcony, and a mosquito net.

Located on the beach is The Bahari Restaurant at Tembo House Hotel & Apartments. It's open for all daily meals and serves local specialties. You'll find some other dining options close by like Taarab Restaurant for seafood, and the Tea House Restaurant.

The Old Fort is only two minutes from the property. You can walk to the House of Wonders, as well. Prison Island is a few miles away and makes for a good day trip.

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Standard Rooms - Garden view
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$138 totalSembo
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Superior Rooms - POOL view
2 twin beds

2 twin beds



$104 totalSuper.com
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Classic Rooms - Lake view
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$269 totalroomsXXL
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Double Rooms - Courtyard view
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King Rooms - Skyline view
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$110 totalSuper.com
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Queen Rooms - Park view
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Other Rooms - Harbor view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Beauty salon
  • Pool table
  • Foosball table


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • City view


  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Pool and spa

  • Infinity pool
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill
  • Balcony

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool toys

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Valet parking


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

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Aerobics
  • Indoor tennis

Tembo House Hotel Reviews

Very goodBased on 4,806 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Fantastic location and friendly staff. (in 301 reviews)
  • Really friendly and helpful staff (in 272 reviews)
  • Great breakfast and really nice staff. (in 241 reviews)
Cons -
  • The hotel does not serve alcohol (in 77 reviews)
  • Room was full of ants. (in 47 reviews)
  • The hotel does not serve alcohol (in 34 reviews)

Tembo House Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

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


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Tembo House Hotel compare to other 4 star hotels in Zanzibar?

    In Zanzibar, 4 star hotels have average nightly rates of $167. Tembo House Hotel is $65 cheaper than the city average at just $102/night.

  • How far is Tembo House Hotel from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    Drive distance from Zanzibar Kisauni to Tembo House Hotel and vice versa is 4.9 mi and the overall drive time is about 14min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Tembo House Hotel from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    With parking available at Tembo House Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $28/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Zanzibar. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Zanzibar Kisauni to Tembo House Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Is Tembo House Hotel pet-friendly?

    Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Tembo House Hotel.

  • Are there food options at Tembo House Hotel?

    Tembo House Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Tembo House Hotel at +255 779 413 348. If you are staying at Tembo House Hotel, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does Tembo House Hotel have a pool?

    Tembo House Hotel does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • How close is Tembo House Hotel to Zanzibar city center?

    When staying at Tembo House Hotel there is just 0.7 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 Tembo House Hotel?

    You can reach the main line at +255 779 413 348.

  • Does Tembo House Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Tembo House Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Tembo House Hotel?

    Standard check-out time at Tembo House Hotel is 10:00 AM. Guests can check in after 12:00 PM.

  • How much is a room at Tembo House Hotel?

    The average price for a night at Tembo House Hotel found recently is $150 and can go as low as $93/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Tembo House Hotel?

    Laundry services are available at Tembo House Hotel. Contact the property reception for additional information. Irons and ironing boards are included as featured amenities.

  • What is the distance from Tembo House Hotel, Zanzibar to House of Wonders?

  • Is Old Fort, Zanzibar close to Tembo House Hotel?

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Places of interest near Tembo House Hotel

Attractions in Zanzibar, Tanzania curated by momondo

Tembo House Hotel location: Forodhani Street, P.O.Box 3974, Stone Town,3974, Zanzibar P.O box 3974

Top landmarks

Stone Town Beach0.1 mi
Old Fort0.1 mi
Forodhani Gardens0.1 mi
House of Wonders0.2 mi
Christ Church0.4 mi
Slave Chambers0.4 mi
Livingstone's House1.1 mi
Nakupenda Beach2.7 mi

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