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About Jambo Guest House

Jambo Guest House is located in the centre of Stone Town. It’s precisely located amidst the historical Arabesque Building constructed by limestone. We offer guests clean, intimate quarters at reasonable rates.

The guest house offer nine comfortable rooms, all containing traditional Zanzibar beds, mosquito nets, ceiling fans and air-conditioning. The rooms make use of the shared communal bathrooms. The property has hot and cold running water as well as a laundry service available to guests. Guests are also free to help themselves to the complimentary tea and coffee that is available at all times. We also offer a free transfer service from the airport or sea port on request.

Stone Town is an old city and the cultural heart of Zanzibar and little has changed in the last 200 years. The town is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses whose original owners vied with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • No TGCSA Grading
* Please enquire for further details.

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Jambo Guest House is 0.9km from the centre of Stone Town , the nearest airport 7km (Zanzibar International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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