Tembo House Hotel

Tembo House Hotel

Tembo House Hotel | Zanzibar Stone Town

As the first beachfront hotel within the UNESCO Heritage Site of Stone Town, Tembo House Hotel has always been one of Zanzibar’s finest hospitality gems. The hotel has welcomed and wowed guests since 1994 and continues to add to the unique history of this island. The ideal location of Tembo House Hotel means you can easily access the mazy streets of Stone Town to explore the Peace Memorial Museum, the Palace Museum, Forodhani Gardens, the Old Fort, Tippu Tip’s house, and all the wonders of the ancient town. By hosting you at Tembo, we continue our great legacy of satisfying guests such as Mahatma Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Freddie Mercury, Henry Morton Stanley, Ludwig Krapf, and more. Karibu Tembo!

Airport: Zanzibar Airport

Wildlife area: No

Best time to visit: All year around




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Accommodation options at Tembo House Hotel

Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge

Get lost in the tranquillity of Chuini Zanzibar Lodge on the edge of Unguja Island – a home-away-from-home set near a vibrant fishing village. The lodge is set on the west coast of Zanzibar, 12 kilometers north of Stone Town, and its bungalows are spread out over a 1.5-hectare area, allowing for Stone Town excursions.


Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge
Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge

Freddie Mercury Apartments

All Apartments are located across the road from the hotel at Freddie Mercury House; these spacious two-bedroom units with hammam baths and hot & cold showers feature a balcony with city views and an Arabic-style seating area with cable TV.


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Room types


Presidential Suites

The generously spacious Presidential Suite is sumptuously decorated with elegant Swahili furniture. It offers a seafront view and an expansive private balcony.

There is free Wi-Fi and complimentary drinking water, tea, or coffee. In addition, you can enjoy hammam baths as you wind down.

Tembo House Hotel
Tembo House Hotel

Twin Rooms With Balcony & Seaview

Twin rooms with two single beds feature a balcony with a garden/sea view or pool/sea view and seating area.

Also with hammam with bath cold & hot shower


Tembo House Hotel
Tembo House Hotel

The Deluxe Suites

The Deluxe Suites bring in the ocean to keep you company. As the breeze blows in, the spacious room comes alive with the scintillating warmth of the Indian Ocean.



Double Rooms

All prime Double rooms feature a balcony with pool or sea view or balcony garden or sea view and seating area.

Also with hammam with bath cold & hot shower

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  • All single rooms with air conditioning feature a TV and a seating area.
  • Also with hammam with bath cold & hot shower
  • It offers complimentary drinking water, a tea/Coffee Maker
  • LCD TV with cable TV
  • Hair dryer,
  • Free WIFI
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Mosquito Net
  • Telephone Extension

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