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Princess Salme Inn Reviews

Mizingani Road, Malindi, Opposite New Fish Market, Opposite Harbour, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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102 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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Basic but good, and nice upstairs seating area for breakfast/evening beers. Facilities good and clean, and good laundry service.

  • 1st Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I really enjoyed the staff but felt there was lack of proper food handling for breakfast. I feel they should use only filtered or bottled water for cleaning fruits and tea and coffee.


The accommodation here felt like 5 star luxury after staying in very basic accommodation for 2 weeks previously. The rooms are very clean, good air con, no need to use mosquito net, comfy bed, hot shower, safe in the room. Free tea and coffee all day, social roof top terrace, which is a nice place for a drink, tasty breakfast, very friendly and helpful staff. Very happy with my stay, and I would stay here again.

  • 1st Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Very nice place. Staff was very kind and helpful and had could give good advice of where to go and what to see in town. Nice atmosphere, we felt very welcomed.


Friendly staff and pleasant stay with opportunity to hang out at the roof top terrace.

  • 20th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Really nice friendly staff. A little bit out of the main tourist area but still easy walking distance to everywhere. The rooms are very basic but very clean and well worth the price. Also as everyone else has mentioned the breakfast was really decent. Would definately recommend.


everything was great, except I was not leaving from the ferry port (which is right in front), so the location is a bit away from the centre... but its a short walk. everything else was god enough

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