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Mrembo Spa

| Soko Muhogo, Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 430 117
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Scary experience with male masseuse

I would like to warn other women to be very careful at Mrembo Spa. I had a very unnerving and scary... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rainywednesday2017
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London, United Kingdom
Short and mediocre massage

Massage was disappointing. The masseuse moved very quickly and it was not relaxing. The massage... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Ian B
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Mrembo (Kiswahili for beautiful, sophisticated woman) is a small, unique spa specializing in traditional beauty treatments from the Zanzibar Archipelago.Only locally grown flowers, herbs and spices are used in Mrembo's 100% natural remedies.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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| Soko Muhogo, Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to warn other women to be very careful at Mrembo Spa. I had a very unnerving and scary experience there with the deaf male masseuse, who made unwanted and inappoproate physical advances on me. I won't go into more detail here because...More

1  Thank rainywednesday2017
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Massage was disappointing. The masseuse moved very quickly and it was not relaxing. The massage started 10 minutes late and ended 15 minutes early. Not a great way to spend $45.

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I booked for a Pedicure while my daughter had a henna done. Our therapist was Fatma. The massage & scrub part was lovely but pedicure less so, I think I could do a better job myself! We were seated beside the shop so Fatma frequently...More

Thank LeethalLeeM
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I had an excellent massage here. It was quite deep and exactly what I needed after my Kilimanjaro climb! My therapist (Asha) was blind and knew exactly what to work away at - she was excellent. I left feeling like I had a new body!...More

Thank Clo026
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I went for a 90 minute massage, scrub and a pedicure. There was some confusion over the massage-and-scrub combo; I ended up getting a scrub as part of the 90 minute massage, shortening the massage which was a shame. The massage itself was OK (not...More

Thank MazzaSantiago
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went twice: once for the 90 min Mrembo massage, and once for the Singo + massage. Very nice little place, very nice and professional staff. Maybe the Singo is not really worth it, but the whole experience was definitely very good.

Thank Sapetta
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Before arriving in Zanzibar I did my research and decided Mrembo Spa from the pictures and reviews was my best choice. As much as I would like to give five stars, I have a few gripes. Firstly the room, although better than some other places...More

1  Thank Autumn R
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I booked a singo scrub after an extremely long day and was pleasantly surprised. I loved that the scrub gave me a glimpse into a longstanding Zanzibari beauty ritual that left my skin soft and fragrant. The ladies who worked there were very helpful, and...More

Thank Adejoke
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I spent some time shopping for presents here as they sell brilliant natural products. The next day I had a one hour massage by Aisha. She was great, firm and gentle. ($45 but as many mentioned before we had to pay in cash as the...More

1  Thank _Mags_NL
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Luckily I got a same day booking and it was totally worth it. The staff were friendly, they had special prices for Tanzanians and the ambiance was very cozy. Zuber was my masseur and he very professional. Taking in to account that he was hard...More

Thank VikeshKakad
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Farazdaq R
27 January 2016|
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Response from Lynnda74 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what treatment / oil you have with the massage and whether you are paying in shilling or dollar. I see the website has a telephone number and an email address. It may be best to ask them directly.
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