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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.

Twin Room, Private Bathroom, Annex Building

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.TwinXLBed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$74* Per night/room Mar 11 - Mar 12

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 , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) (8 km / 5 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.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Safari nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

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.

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

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

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 5
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

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.

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
  • 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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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.