• Entire apartment
  • 646 ft² size
  • Kitchen
  • City view
  • Pool 1 – outdoor
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom

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Located just a few steps from Stone Town Beach, Freddie Mercury Apartments provides accommodations in Zanzibar City with a private beach area, a rooftop pool, as well as a 24-hour front desk. The air-conditioned property is a 11-minute walk from Peace Memorial Museum. The apartment features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with city views. Providing free private parking, this 4-star apartment also features free Wifithroughout the property. Guests at the apartment can enjoy a full English/Irish or a halal breakfast. Freddie Mercury Apartments has an outdoor fireplace. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the accommodation, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby. Popular points of interest near Freddie Mercury Apartments include St Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Old Fort of Zanzibar and House of Wonders. The nearest airport is Abeid Amani Karume International, 4.3 miles from the apartment, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Freddie Mercury Apartments has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 11, 2019

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Zanzibar City, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Halal

Free private parking

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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Zanzibar City
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  • Bryttani
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    A rustic property. Great service, decent breakfast, right in the heart of stone town. It’s right on the water and walking distance of everything in stone town.
  • Wayne
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    In the heart of historic stone town, steps from beach bars resteraunts and shops
  • Lauren
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location is great! Close to the beach, plenty of shopping, and next to the bank so you have easy access to an ATM. The staff for the apartments were fantastic and it was very clean. The apartment was very spacious with a great balcony to sit...
  • Petra
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Very nice apartment attached to a beautiful hotel Tembo.
  • Marie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location and use of hotel pool.. excellent breakfast..amazing staff..☺️
  • Roz
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Much bigger than we were expecting . A great location in Stone town - close to the sea and to get into the maze of roads about it. The food at the hotel was great and the staff all very helpful. Glad we stayed at the apartment rather than the...
  • Margareth
    - Very good breakfast - Very good location - Very big, nice and clean rooms - Luggage room
  • Bruce
    Great apartment with character right in the heart of Stone Town. Hotel has great pools and friendly staff.
  • Catherine
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    Good view for people watching, central location, friendly staff and great breakfast. Interesting to think Freddie Mercury maybe lived here. Space to spread out.
  • Uros
    We stayed in an appartment in the Mercury house. Fantastic place and great location. Hotel restaurant serves super delicious food and staff is amazing!

Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a washing machine in the apartment ?

    NO washing machine but we do have laundry
    Answered on 18 July 2023

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Amenities of Freddie Mercury Apartments
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private beach area
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Laptop safe
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Mosquito net
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Private beach area
  • Balcony
Common Areas
  • Shared lounge/TV area
3 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Pool 3 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Kids' pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Room service
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Pool table
Services & Extras
  • Wake-up service
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Outdoor & View
  • City view
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Car rental
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Baby safety gates
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Swahili

House rules

Freddie Mercury Apartments takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
5 - 9 years
Extra bed upon request
$25 per child, per night
10 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
$35 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Freddie Mercury Apartments accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Freddie Mercury Apartments of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Freddie Mercury Apartments

  • Guests staying at Freddie Mercury Apartments can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Halal

  • Freddie Mercury Apartments is 1.4 miles from the center of Zanzibar City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Freddie Mercury Apartments is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Freddie Mercury Apartments offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Darts
    • Locker rooms
    • Bike tours
    • Private beach area
    • Swimming pool
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Beach

  • Freddie Mercury Apartments has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Check-in at Freddie Mercury Apartments is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Freddie Mercury Apartments. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Freddie Mercury Apartments on this page.

  • The prices at Freddie Mercury Apartments may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Freddie Mercury Apartments can accommodate this group size:

    • 4 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.