I stayed here for 2 days and though the staff was courteous and the place clean,they weren't very helpful......the room we were given was not as per the booking...when we raised the issue after much hassle at 1 o clock in the night we were accomodated in the said booked room only for the night.
With Free use of Internet, simple but confortable rooms, Princess Salme Inn is a bed and breakfast hotel perfect for travelers looking to see Zanzibar for less. When you're out and about all day, a comfy bed and hearty breakfast are all you need! So book Princess Salme Inn a bed and breakfast in Stone Town Zanzibar, where you pay less and sleep well.The hotel is proudly growing incorporating its customer needs.It is in an old Arabic mansion with traditional touches. The hotel has remained one of the cleanest in the area and still maintains the lowest rates.Once you book, you will be able to get assistance from our team on arranging tours, transfers and even safaris ... .. Our facilities include:Free InternetAir Conditioners and Ceiling fansHot showerFree tea, spice tea or coffee 24 hrsMalt channel satellite TV Standby generator in case of power failure, for lights and fans.
Please Note: We pre-authorise all cards before arrival in order to guarantee your booking. This is not a charge, will be released immediately after your payment.CANCELLATION POLICY:Individual bookings: Customers can change or cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied up to the full cost of the reservation.Group Bookings: Customers may cancel or amend their bookings free of charge anytime up to 7 days before arrival. In the event of a no-show or cancellation within 7 days before arrival, charges will be applied up to the full cost of the reservation.•A reservation guarantee is required to hold your reservation. A non-refundable deposit will be taken from the credit card you have provided and a pre authorisation for the full cost may be taken as a guarantee. Pre authorisation will be cancelled immediately after your payment to the hotel.•By submitting your credit card to be used in this booking as a guarantee you hereby declare that you will not refute the charges. You have authorized Princess Salme Inn to charge your card for late cancelations or no shows as per the Princess Salme Inn cancelation policy. If you do not agree with these conditions you may cancel your booking now.•The reservation deposit is non-refundable. Total cost, less reservation deposit, is due and non-refundable two (2 ) days (of 48hrs) prior to check-in date and time in case of a no show or late cancelation.•During our festive period (December 23th through January 6th), Sauti Za Busara Festival & Zanzibar International Film Festival there is 2 nights minimum and payment scheduled changes to: The reservation deposit is non-refundable. Total reservation cost , less reservation deposit, is due and non-refundable three (3) days prior to check-in date in case of a no show or late cancelation.•All bookings made online are fully confirmed and the room are reserved for the person booked.•Upon confirming a reservation, you agree to pay a non-refundable and non-transferable deposit in addition to any booking fees in effect at the time of booking. You will be responsible to pay Princess Salme Inn for the balance which will be due on arrival at the hotel. •Any cancellations must be made via email only. Changes or cancelations should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Non-arrival may result in the cancellation of your entire reservation and applicable cancellation charges may be applied. Should a member of your party not travel, the non-refundable deposit paid by that person is not transferable to another member of your party. •Deposits are non-refundable & non transferrable in the event of you cancelling or amending a booking.
Mizingani Road, Malindi, Opposite New Fish Market Opposite Harbour
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I stayed here for 2 days and though the staff was courteous and the place clean,they weren't very helpful......the room we were given was not as per the booking...when we raised the issue after much hassle at 1 o clock in the night we were accomodated in the said booked room only for the night.next day the confusion continued only to be shifted to a room where the fan practically didn't work..and despite noting that there indeed was a problem the staff didn't do aNYTHING ABOUT IT.my suggestion...don't go on net booking alone speak to them personally about what they are offering before you go to this place...otherwise its gonna be tough staying here in the sweltering heat...
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Princess Salme Inn was fullybooked when we arrived, though we had made a reservation on the internet. We got a room at Adams Inn which has the same owner as Princess Salme Inn. This was OK but nothing special. We had AC which was nice, and the breakfast was good.
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Overall a decent place if you get the master room (private bath) unless you want to share bathroom facilities. The people is nice and helpful. The internet consist of a laptop connected via cable which is for communal use. TV is also small communal item. Breakfast is basic (toast, eggs, suasages) and fruit. There are nearby places where local breakfast can be had. Good access to the port, museum, sites and moving around. Does not look great from the outside or inside but clean and genuine attempt to make one confortable and be helpful. Stayed and extra night because of the warmth.
If fussy stay somewhere else but for simple, basic, cheap place this would do.
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Really nice hotel, the rooms are very big and clean considering the price. Atmosphere convivial, the staff proposes some cheap trips (Prison island, spice tour...) . Internet is free, and the breakfast is huge!
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* The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 84% for this property is based on ratings provided by 36 guests.