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Flamingo Guesthouse

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Front of property
Economy Twin Room | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Family Room | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Economy Triple Room | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Economy Twin Room | Desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Flamingo Guesthouse

Flamingo Guesthouse

2.5 star property
Walking distance from Hamamni Persian Baths

7.6/10 Good

19 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • 24/7 front desk
Mkunazini St, Zanzibar Town, Mjini Magharibi Region
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Bike hire
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self-parking

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Stone Town

Getting around

  • Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Ma shaa allah cafe - 2 min walk
  • Zanzibar Coffee House - 4 min walk
  • Tea House Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Abyssinian Maritim - 6 min walk
  • Hurumzi - 6 min walk

About this property

Flamingo Guesthouse

Flamingo Guesthouse is only 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for TZS 33000 per vehicle one-way. Free perks include WiFi, self-parking and local cuisine breakfast daily between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.


Arabic, English, French, German, Russian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert), Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from noon until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site carport


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike hire


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Fan

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of TZS 33000 per vehicle (one-way. Maximum occupancy 6)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 3 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 6 and 12 costs TZS 20000 (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert)
  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)


There is no hot water on site.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property accepts credit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Also known as

Flamingo Guesthouse Guesthouse
Flamingo Guesthouse Zanzibar Town
Flamingo Guesthouse Guesthouse Zanzibar Town

Frequently asked questions

Does Flamingo Guesthouse offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Flamingo Guesthouse does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Flamingo Guesthouse?
As of 3 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Flamingo Guesthouse on 9 December 2022 start from €34, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Flamingo Guesthouse?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Flamingo Guesthouse?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Flamingo Guesthouse?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Flamingo Guesthouse?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is TZS 33000 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Flamingo Guesthouse?
You can check in from noon - anytime. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Flamingo Guesthouse and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling.
Are there restaurants at or near Flamingo Guesthouse?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Zanzibar Coffee House (4-min walk), Tea House Restaurant (6-min walk) and Abyssinian Maritim (6-min walk).
What's the area around Flamingo Guesthouse like?
Flamingo Guesthouse is a short 8-minute walk from Shangani Beach and 8 minutes' walk from Forodhani Gardens.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



2/10 Poor

Kate, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clare, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

candace, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sofiane, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

This is very well located
karine, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

karine, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great value and Great Staff
The staff was extremely helpful, walking me around Stone Town in search of tickets. The room was basic and had all we needed. We loved the view from the top floor and the delicious breakfast.
candace, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

The front desk staff was very friendly and understood English.
Wesley Leopold, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Accurate description. Friendly staff. Good location. Good kitchen staff and pretty decent breakfast.
Esra, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

I like the atmosphere of the place . The staff were very nice and helpful.
1-night trip
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