Tembo Hotel

This old fashioned and yet modestly priced hotel is located in the stone town and is surrounded by historic buildings. The hotel has two wings, one a modern western style wing while the other one has been converted from a 19th century building and still decorated in typical Zanzibari style.This hotel is perfect for honeymooners or couples before or after a mainland safari.


  • The hotel boasts of 36 spacious rooms and 4 apartments. Rooms have en suite bathrooms.
  • Most of rooms have poster beds and few of them in the old wing face the inner courtyard and the swimming pool.
  • Amenities in the hotel rooms include air condition, mini-bar, telephone and multi-channel televisions.


  • Facilities include swimming pool, a conference room for business travelers, free Wi-Fi connection and cable TV. 
  • The swimming pool allows you to cool off during the heat of the day, whilst business travellers can take advantage of the conference room.
  • Bahari restaurant offers local and international cuisine. Please note that alcoholic drinks are not served in the hotel. But there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby.


  • The hotel has long beach on the front where many like to make use it for swimming or sunbathing.
  • Enjoy daily excursions to Prison Island tour and Jozani Forest tour. Take the historical Stone Town tour or the Spice tour

The hotel guests can go on swimming, diving and snorkeling at nearby beaches.