Jambo Guest House

Top choice guest house

in Zanzibar Town
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Probably the best-value budget accommodation in town and extremely popular with backpackers, Jambo runs like clockwork. Nine spick-and-span rooms with Zanzibari beds share four bathrooms, there's complimentary tea and coffee, and it's within easy reach of several good-value eateries. Local tours and transfers to the east-coast beaches can be arranged.

If you book in advance, you get free transfer from airport or ferry port.

Information from Booking.com

Quick description

Jambo Guest House features rooms in Zanzibar City near Cinema Afrique and Old Dispensary. Featuring a garden, the 2-star guest house has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a shared bathroom. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, a tour desk and luggage storage for guests. All units in the guest house are equipped with a kettle. A continental breakfast is available daily at Jambo Guest House. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Peace Memorial Museum, The Zanzibar Curio shop and Hamamni Persian Baths.


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet services
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Tour desk
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Lockers


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning


  • Free WiFi available