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Mrembo Spa

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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An authentic Zanzibarian experience

Owned by the lovely Stefanie who provides a personal touch. My wife had the traditional Singo (see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kandarp T
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Relaxing, rustic spa

Right from the booking down to the escort from my hotel to the spa promised a great spa... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Rashida M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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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.
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| Soko Muhogo, Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 777 430 117
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Owned by the lovely Stefanie who provides a personal touch. My wife had the traditional Singo (see picture) and also participated in a workshop. We both had a traditional massage. Only reason for the 4 stars is that the treatment room itself could have been...More

Thank Kandarp T
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Right from the booking down to the escort from my hotel to the spa promised a great spa experience! This spa is unlike any other in that it has this very rustic feel, the décor is charming and the scents emulating from the space is...More

1  Thank Rashida M
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Very good full body massage ! Was only missing a shower at the end. The boutique is amazing, and very relaxing.

Thank rollal19
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I had a massage by a blind lady, which was unique. the oils/scrubs used smelt pretty strong and the room was loud since it's right on the street, I felt like people could actually just peep in and see me if they wanted, they were...More

Thank Lina J
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I used to visit Mrembo spa quite often to get a massage treatment. It's a lovely traditional place with kind staff. Last time I came there with a friend to get manicure & pedicure. But both of us had a gelish cover on a toes....More

3  Thank Julia Y
gekketruus, Owner at Mrembo Spa, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Dear Julia Y Thank you for your feedback and time you took to review us. I vividly remember you and i am sorry to have disappointed you with our services and my “attitude” Our version is a bit different than yours though and i would...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Staff: excellent Service: Amazing. I called in the morning and booked an afternoon treatment. Arrived a few minutes before the apponted time. Had a spice oil massage and a clove scrub. The massage was amazing and the clove scrub leaves your skin soft and with...More

1  Thank Mbithe M
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

I visited Mrembo spa for the second time, this time together with my younger sister. We booked the “Zanzibar beauty experience” which consisted of one hour workshop and one hour treatment. The workshop was so interesting! We got to learn more about the beauty traditions...More

Thank emma f
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Whenever I am visiting Zanzibar this is a ‘Must Do’ experience! Chill out at Mrembo – Swahili word for a beautiful, sophisticated woman who likes to pamper herself! I was most fortunate to have a rejuvenating full body and facial massage from Asha with Singo...More

1  Thank Lisa_the_Wanderer
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I really like the experience, the massage is good, nice staff and beautiful store. If you do the massage with oil be sure you have time to go back and have a shower. The price is also good. I would come back for sure.

Thank Claudia O
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

I visited Mrembo spa and took a mrembo massage - entire body. There are serious points to improve. I was very dissatisfied. Will not go back due to the points below. 1. Sanitation: Masseuse did not wash my feet before starting the massage. I didn’t...More

3  Thank Jae_Kim_22
gekketruus, Owner at Mrembo Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Dear Jae Kim Thank you very much for your feedback on our small spa. I spoke to my team and they explained to me that you were in a very big hurry and they got all confused by this. At Mrembo we are known for...More

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August 28, 2018|
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Response from Claudia O | Reviewed this property |
Believe a booking it’s preferable but we walked in
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January 27, 2016|
Response from Lynn F | 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.