Location: Situated in the heart of Stone Town of Zanzibar at the picturesque seafront, It is magnificent building. Which has functioned in many ways over the past years? (As American Consulate in 1834) in 1884 it become the premises of Cowasjee Dinshaw and Partners which was the famous Trading Companies in the western Indian Ocean in those years. That name is tilled seen on the of the main entrance of the hotel.

The Tembo has many Interesting historical neighbours just next door is the former British Consulate where Dr. Livingstone's body was brought in 1874 during the epic journey from deepest Africa back to England. In 1930 Mahatma Gandhi left South Africa 1930 and came to Zanzibar and stay in this Building with Cowajee Dinshaw Brother for few weeks.

The building was isolated for long period of time and many local fisherman / residence were occupying the building until 1990. In 1994 the Building converted in Exclusive four (4) Star Hotel. Tembo House Hotel with 16 ensuite room. After opening the new wing in 1996 January now the Hotel operates with 37 ensuite rooms. It is only a half kilometer from the harbor and is 10 minutes driving from the Airport.


The Tembo House Hotel has on array of antique furniture and ornaments from all over the World.Sleeping on an unique Swahili beds and enjoy the wood carved furniture which rarely seen in many countries. Most of rooms have balconies over looking the beach or the swimming pool courtyard. Each bedroom is self contained, air conditioned, equipped with fridge, telephone and satellite/Cable television.

Bahari Restaurant:

Offers excellent Local as well international cuisine.


 The hotel has long beach on the front where many like to make use of it for swimming or Sunbathing. The Clean refreshing water of the swimming pool will cool you up after along sunny day, Other services include laundry Services, Internet cafe.

Hotline/WhatsApp: +255 777 478 558







Monda Africa Tours & Safaris Limited

P. O. Box 2008

Old Stone Town, Vuga Area

Zanzibar, Tanzania


Telephone/Fax : +255 24 2235434

Direct Contacts (Cellphone Numbers)


Attn Mr. Jabbir: +255 777 478 558

Attn Mr. Willy: +255 777 453 583







Active Member of

© Monda Africa Tours & Safaris Ltd. 2017

Website by:

Submitting Form...

The server encountered an error.

Form received.