Princess Salme Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPrincess Salme Inn Stone Town
This quaint hotel can be hard to locate as it is tucked in behind another building, but it is centrally located and is only 5 min from the ferry terminal. Rooms were clean, a/c worked, and staff were very friendly and accommodating! A good spot to stay if you are traveling on a budget.
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The trip from Mafia to Zanzibar was as smooth as a baby's bottom, despite a bit of wet and cloudy weather while flying. We quickly flagged down a friendly driver (who serenaded us from the airport to the hotel), found a decent place to stay and set off to explore Stonetown. The city itself is rugged, the buildings weathered, the cobblestone streets …
... a sketch of Freddy Mercury's childhood house. Both of them being the biggest Queen fans we know, we agreed. After some careful study of the house, inside and out, with lots of photos taken for specific detail, we continued walking the streets of Stone Town. We only really skirted around the edge before the sun sank into the sea and our tummies grumbled for dinner. We came across a night market on the promenade selling all sorts of seafood, breads, schwarmas, falafel, pizza, etc. ...
... coconuts to share the fresh milk and meat. He sang solo all the way up the tree and put on a great show. Some of the plants were medicinal...or had aphrodisiac properties...or were used for woman's make-up. All quite fascinating. Tour lasted about 2+ hours. Then we were on our way to Stone Town were we got the history of the slave trade...hard to listen and see the site of the old slave markets...the underground "holding pens" ...