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    Princess Salme Inn

    Mizingani Road, Malindi | P.O Box 2310, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 255, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good47%
    • Average11%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
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    “ferry terminal” (17 reviews)
    “roof terrace” (11 reviews)
    “ac room” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Bar
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    1 - 5 of 156 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Quiet, clean and very well located (close to the Ferry Station in Stone Town). Delicious local breakfast included and served in the beautiful roof top terrace. Aircon, wifi, safe-deposit box and hot shower available. Around 35-40$/night for a double room with private bathroom (which is...More

    Thank Hali_Roger
    Reviewed 10 November 2017

    We stayed at the Princess Salme Inn for one night so we could explore Stone a Town the day after. It's a superb little find. The staff make you really welcome and can't do enough for you. The room was clean with a super comfy...More

    Thank kerrie k
    Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

    Great place to visit the old town. Friendly and helpful staff. Overnight, tours and taxis for cheap prices. Clean and comfortable rooms with air conditioning. Beautiful terrace overlooking the city (also used for breakfast).Free coffe and tea available at anytime. We would like to come...More

    Thank simop7
    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    We arrived late at night and received help to our rooms. Breakfast was lovely. Location is great to explore. Received assistance getting a taxi to our next stop on Zanzibar. Wish we could have stayed longer. Would definitely stay again!

    Thank currie4743
    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    I stayed in Zanzibar just two nights. First night I was in Paje and then here. This place is just 3 minutes walk from the ferry point. Once you come out of the ferry, take the left turn( opposite to the palace museums and old...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$36 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Stone Town
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Zanzibar City >
    • Stone Town
    • Also Known As
    • Princess Salme Hotel Stone Town ,
    • Princess Salme Inn Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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    Nearby
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Fatma K
    11 October 2017|
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    Response from SalmeZanzibar | Property representative |
    Yes, very close only 5 minutes walk.
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    Kawthar K
    31 December 2016|
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    Response from SalmeZanzibar | Property representative |
    Yes, all rooms have good working air conditioners!
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    Room Tips
    "As everywhere in Tanzania, ask for a moskito net ;)"
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    "First and second floor rooms have good views over the surrounding townscape."
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    "We stayed in an on-suite room on the third floor."
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    "Make sure it's really en-suite if that's what you book."
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