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Tembo Palace Hotel

4-star Hotel with Snorkeling

4 stars

Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar

+255 242 233 005
Very good

based on 398 reviews

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About Tembo Palace Hotel, Zanzibar

Value for money
Offering three pool and outdoor restaurant, Tembo Palace Hotel is located in Zanzibar City, a 3-minute walk from the Old Fort and House of Wonders. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Decorated with wood carved furniture, and offering a Swahili four-poster bed, each room features a seating area with TV, air conditioning and a bathroom with shower and traditional hammam bath. The hotel's Bahari Restaurant offers local as well international cuisine. Room service is available and packed lunches can be arranged. Other facilities and services include a 24-hour front desk, meeting facilities, a shared lounge, concierge and laundry services. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including diving, city tour cycling. The property offers free parking. Zanzibar port is a 5-minute drive away and the Zanzibar International Airport is 8 km from Tembo Palace Hotel. Offering three different swimming pools including a roof top pool and main building Tembo House Hotel.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV


  • 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
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Electric kettle
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beauty salon
  • Pool table


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Pool and spa

  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Rooftop pool
  • Massage
  • Pool bar


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


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


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Storage available
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor

Media and entertainment

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


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill

Parking and transportation

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

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Increased accessibility


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Tembo Palace Hotel Reviews

Very goodBased on 398 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Good breakfast and helpful staff (in 42 reviews)
  • "Well located, nice stuff, nice pláče." (in 36 reviews)
  • "The Atmosphere, the friendly staff, perfect." (in 35 reviews)
Cons -
  • "The hotel was in a quiet area, that oppist the main hotel building." (in 4 reviews)
  • Really nothing bad to say! (in 3 reviews)
  • We stayed in the Annex of the hotel. (in 3 reviews)

Tembo Palace 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 Palace Hotel compare to other 4 star hotels in Zanzibar?

    On average, Tembo Palace Hotel is less than the Zanzibar average rate for 4 star hotels. The nightly rate at Tembo Palace Hotel is typically $91, whereas the nightly rate in Zanzibar is $31 more.

  • How far is Tembo Palace Hotel from Zanzibar Kisauni?

    The drive from Zanzibar Kisauni to Tembo Palace Hotel will take you about 14min depending on traffic, with a distance of 4.8 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

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

    Tembo Palace Hotel 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 $26/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Tembo Palace Hotel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Zanzibar Kisauni directly to the hotel.

  • Are there food options at Tembo Palace Hotel?

    Tembo Palace Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Tembo Palace Hotel at +255 242 233 005. One of the easiest dining options for Zanzibar guests staying in Tembo Palace Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Tembo Palace Hotel have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Zanzibar specifically look for hotels with a pool. Tembo Palace Hotel may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

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

    Tembo Palace Hotel is 0.7 mi away from the city center of Zanzibar, where you can find interesting sights such as Slave Chambers.

  • What is the phone number for Tembo Palace Hotel?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Tembo Palace Hotel, call +255 242 233 005 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Does Tembo Palace Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

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

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

    Tembo Palace Hotel check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Tembo Palace Hotel?

    The average price for a night at Tembo Palace Hotel found recently is $126 and can go as low as $84/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 Palace Hotel?

    Yes, there is. Reach out to Tembo Palace Hotel, Zanzibar for more details on all available laundry services. Guests can also take advantage of irons and ironing boards at the property either in the room or at the laundry facility.

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

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Places of interest near Tembo Palace Hotel

Attractions in Zanzibar, Tanzania curated by momondo

Tembo Palace Hotel location: Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar

Top landmarks

Stone Town Beach0.1 mi
Old Fort0.1 mi
Forodhani Gardens0.1 mi
House of Wonders0.2 mi
Slave Chambers0.3 mi
Christ Church0.3 mi
Livingstone's House1.0 mi
Nakupenda Beach2.7 mi

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