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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Staff were pleasant and check in was easy. Long walk from reception to room, using wooden bridges with no railings. Construction in progress on walkways and bridges. No internet available at room at all. Netting around the bed was essential, as windows and doors have gaps, did not close fully. The shower was low pressure, either scalding hot or cold...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed here for a night in June 2016. I had booked my trip to Zanzibar with Sporting Excellence. On the departure flight to Dar our plane's left engine caught fire during take-off. The pilot did a great job and we were able to deplane on the edge of the runway. Precision Airlines then put us up for a night...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Spent 1 night at this hotel as part of tour. Rooms are located at about 50m from reception via an elevated walkway. Having a torch light is a must at night if you are going to the restaurant for dinner as there is poor lighting along the way. Hotel seems to be in the midst of renovation. Beach is not...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Stayed here for one night recently on a whistle-stop tour of Zanzibar. The rooms were clean and the mosquito nets in good condition, as was the air-conditioning. The beds were rock solid, and a little short, but I still had a reasonable nights sleep. The location is interesting. It isn't really safe to walk out and there isn't much nearby...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Proud to say we are going right back to Zanzibar Ocean View on December 2016 with my entire family. 2 sons, their wives, 5 grandkids, my husband and I and e nephews.. gonna be a noisy bunch lol. Gonna do much more exploring of the beaches 😎😎😎😎

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Few minutes by cab from the city center. Hotel tucked away on the ocean cliffs. Beautiful covered walk-ways. Very friendly staff. Clean rooms with air conditioners. Excellent bar & lounge & restaurant. Nice breakfast with plenty of fruit.

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United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We went for 5 days, the place has an excellent view of the Ocean, and the Stuff is very very kind to us, when we arrived we weren't on their list ( communication issue on their side- the travel agent had their confirmation), still they accepted us and also provided us with Ocean view, though our booking was on a...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Stayed here for a night as part of a tour with Nomad. I liked this hotel. It's not too far from Stone Town- not walking distance but within reasonable distance in a taxi. Our room was big, very clean and comfortable. There are nice views from the hotel and the bar and restaurant have great views too. Staff were friendly.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Myself and my husband were booked in here from the 22nd December 2015 to the 2nd January 2016 with our 3 grandkids and we loved the adjoining rooms. We had our privacy and could still keep an eye on the kids. Food was awesome and the view from the restaurant and pool area was breathtaking. We would swim every morning...

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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 26 December 2015

ZOV is about an hours walk out of Stone Town but has everything you need especially good air conditioning. African checklist: Working toilet √ [all accessories present]; running water √; hot water √ [give it an hour or two to heat up]; clean bed √ [spacious and beautifully arranged in room 109]; electricity in room √; mosquito netting √; WIFI...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Kilimani, a beachfront on the southwestern peninsula of the island, 5 minutes from Stonetown and 5 minutes from the airport, with a wide range of facilities, conference rooms and leisure options, Zanzibar Ocean view embraces families, couples, honeymooners and business travelers with its 53 guest rooms which includes 5 superior sea view rooms which are built on stilts and sit right on the beach, 27 sea view rooms that sit higher on the cliffs with breath taking views of the magnificent Indian ocean and 20 standard rooms are set amid landscaped tropical gardens with a myriad of shady fruit trees and sweet-scented flowers.Superior Sea View RoomsThese rooms are available with a choice of king size or twin beds and located on the beach facing west. Each air-conditioned room is equipped with a mini-bar/fridge, ceiling fan, TV, phone, and a terrace or balcony with sea view. Each of the en-suite bathrooms features a shower, a hairdryer, and hot & cold water.Sea View RoomsThese rooms are available with a choice of king size, twin or triple beds and located within the main buildings overlooking the ocean. All of these rooms are air-conditioned include ceiling fans, tv’s, phone, mini-bar/fridge and have private balconies. Each of the en-suite bathrooms features a shower, a hairdryer, and hot & cold water.Standard RoomsThese are basic rooms and are available with a choice of king size, or twin beds, complete with air-conditioning, ceiling fans, tv’s, phone, and mini-bar/fridge located on the rear section of the hotel with balconies and a view of the garden. Each of the en-suite bathrooms features a shower, a hairdryer, and hot & cold water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzibar Ocean View

Address: P.O.Box No. 4769 | Kilimani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: £79 - £121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
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#99 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
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“Don't know if there are any good rooms here”
 of 5 bubbles 647terryk, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The 4 rooms facing sea are the furthest out with not much of a view and thus may not be wothwhile.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaya99_M, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Haggle for the rooms with beach views....”
 of 5 bubbles Nail56, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Poolside rooms are great unless there is a party... They are noisy then”
 of 5 bubbles Solotraveller1_13, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“See if you can get an ocean view room, good luck....”
 of 5 bubbles JGSingers, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
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