This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Located in Hiari, Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House features a garden. All rooms give access to the kitchen and bathroom. Guests can enjoy city views.

At the bed and breakfast, every room includes a desk. At Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House, rooms have a seating area.

A continental breakfast is served each morning at the property.

Round-the-clock assistance is available at the reception.

Zanzibar City is 25 mi from the accommodations, while Kiwengwa is 25 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House has been welcoming guests since Nov 15, 2017

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House

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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Paje Beach

    Paje Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    750 feet from property
  • Jambiani Beach

    Jambiani Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    2,950 feet from property

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Hosted by Mau (owner and manager)

Host Review Score

Mau (owner and manager)
The house is located Less than 12 minutes to the beach side by walking through the village , Private house with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. I would be happy to introduce you to my village (where my family and I live), take you for tours through the village. The house is set in the middle of the village of Jambiani in safe and friendly area , right in the mix of the locals, not tourist area. The house provide a friendly base for exploring the social and cultural life of Jambiani village from a personal perspective and off the beaten track. The location has such a feel, make you feel like a local not with all tourists amenities at the high -end hotels, it feels a simple authentic . The uniqueness of my place is it's local authenticity formed by a friendly Jambiani neighborhood bustling with happiness and kindness . The house is close to the shops,restaurants,bars , a pharmacy and also close enough to the other small hotels of Jambiani village, and close enough to the local buses station or taxi station ,If you wish to experience the truly /authentic local life of Jambiani village ,
I am 26 years old born and bred in Jambiani village , my main hobby is hosting the tourists at my community of Jambiani , when i have free time , i spend my times playing football and do fishing As i am living in the house , i am available most of the time to assist my guests according to their needs , if it will happen i will be working my young brother will be around as cover up for any queries or help. I respect the privacy of my guests and always try to make them feel as much at home as possible . If you like chill out place with the authentic vibes and local hospitality then this is the right place .
Maulid Chide’s home is located in Jambiani, right at the beginning of Jambiani village at Kibigija area (msikitini) The uniqueness of my place is it's local authenticity formed by a friendly Jambiani neighborhood bustling with happiness and kindness . There are a lot of things to do while staying in Jambiani village ,There is great beach for swimming and relaxing during the low tide and high tide, A long the beach there are number of bars and restaurants , also in the village there are good number of local restaurants . On the beach the diving and kite schools can be found , to arrange motorbike or car rental is always possible , Boat trips for Sailing /Snorkeling can easily be arranged - Some other activities that can be arranged while staying in Jambiani include: Kuumbi cave hiking/ Kuza Cave/ Jozani forest for red colobus monkeys/, the Butterfly centre Centre/The seaweed farm/ The Rock restaurant /Kizimkazi for Dolphin watching
Languages spoken: English,Swahili
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Zanzibar Butterfly Centre
    8.7 miles
  • Jozani Forest
    9.8 miles
  • The Rock Restaurant Zanzibar
    10.7 miles
  • Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park
    11 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant james chips kiosk
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant kiddo's cafe
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant mama mapambo restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar kiddos cafe
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar nyamkwii
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar pishi'splace
    0.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Indian ocean
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Paje Beach
    750 feet
  • Jambiani Beach
    2,950 feet
  • Bwejuu Beach
    4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    23.1 miles
  • Julius Nyerere International Airport
    46.3 miles
How to get to Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fishing Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Adults only
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Safe
  • Room service
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

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FAQs about Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House

  • Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House is 1.2 miles from the center of Jambiani.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h
    • Taxi 1h 30min

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House.

  • Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Cooking class
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • The prices at Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Guests staying at Mau'sPlace - Authentic Afrikan House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte