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kenyajan2005 Sep 24th, 2004 08:54 AM

hotels in Zanzibar
Can anyone suggest a hotel in Zanzibar that isnt too expensive
we reserved Tembo House but that will be like $540 each and we would like to spend less


kenyajan2005 Sep 24th, 2004 08:55 AM

whoops that should be $50 each

sandi Sep 24th, 2004 09:39 AM

kenyajan2005 - Check the site below that lists most hotels in Zanzibar, many with prices:

Click on "hotel accommodations" where it will show the various sections of ZNZ - east, west, south, etc. etc. - then work your way thru each area. But I must say $50/nt/pp (which probably includes breakfast) is about the least expensive you'll find for a decent hotel. Let us know if you find something for less.

tanya0070 Jan 3rd, 2005 08:21 AM

Tembo House is worth that money-very authentic-the bar has great calamari-make sure to have some. Remember that it is a 'dry' hotel-no alcohol allowed.
Although I don't remember the price, Emerson and Green was a unique experience-look into that.

rdkr Jan 3rd, 2005 09:43 AM

There are no shortages of hotels on Zanzibar and NO shortages of guides willing to show you to them. A little walking and to could find a great place. We stayed in Narrow St (?) when on the Island and some god awful place near the fish market. It stank, needless to say.

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