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Makofi Guest House

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#1 of 24 B&Bs in Nungwi
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2023 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Makofi Guest House is a wonderful and clean place, born to offer a low budget super-friendly atmosphere to all the travellers in Nungwi :) All our guests have discounts on restaurants, diving center and and lot of other activities around. Welcome everyone :)
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Property amenities
Street parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Badminton
Diving
Airport transportation
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Snorkelling
Patio
Taxi service
Mosquito net
Picnic area
Shared bathroom
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
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Private balcony
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Private bathrooms
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Maja Plavec wrote a review Feb 2024
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Our family of 4 was delighted with Makofi guest house. Definitely the best choice in Nungwi. In addition to the incredibly beautiful, homely and clean ambience, I believe that the friendly staff does what is needed - to say ABSOLUTELY PERFECT. Location 10/10. Thank you
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Room Tip: King hut is perfect for family, witd AC.
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ginauae wrote a review Oct 2023
dubai3 contributions6 helpful votes
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We stayed there for a week. The atmosphere of the place is great. Staff very friendly and food amazing. You can relax on the swinging chairs, my favourite activity. The beach is nearby. A great place to stay!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Don't miss breakfast and food there, it is amazing
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carorrego wrote a review Feb 2024
Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile29 contributions41 helpful votes
I really enjoyed my time at Makofi. The staff is super friendly and they have the best disposition to help. The vibe in the main area is amazing and lively but they also have a slightly quiet area for when you are working - perfect combo! Our room was great (we stayed in the new bungalows at the back - highly recommended). We stayed there for a week, we were working remotely so we used their "digital nomads space". The internet worked pretty well 90% of the time. The restaurant had decent options and it wasn't pricy at all.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Kateřina S wrote a review Feb 2024
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Very friendly and good looking spot! ❤️ Very tasty food. We had pizza and calamari. Both tasted delicious. I highly recomend this place 😊 Many fluffy pillows and friendly people. Nice tables made from boats and very good looking acommodation.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tunner Nikolett wrote a review Feb 2024
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the most wonderful place with a wonderful team in all of Zanzibar! I wish everyone from all my heart to experience the Makofi feeling of life once, we stayed for the second time, but certainly not the last! The workers are kind, friendly, smiling and helpful! And the food is always perfect! we loved every minute of it and are so grateful to have been able to experience it ❤️
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: stay for a long time 😉
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Andreea L wrote a review Jan 2024
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Good, clean accomodation. Confortable beds. Very nice atmosphere and colorful place. Tasty food. Polite and helpful staff. However, there are mosquitos in the evening. Also there are nets instead of windows everywhere therefore there is a draft in the room so if one is sensitive keep that in mind.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Gatsio Safariz wrote a review Jan 2024
Uganda9 contributions1 helpful vote
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Amazing place, great staff,good food, beautiful rooms, it's close to the Ocean,lots of activities to do in the area. Constant water refills,and the quiet hrs 👍👍 We had a great time,we enjoyed the buffet,good vibe. Looking forward to the next visit, Asante sana
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Carry some bathing soap,light clothes And book more days the place is amazing 😍
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Explorer59492571202 wrote a review Jan 2024
Velenje, Slovenia3 contributions2 helpful votes
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"Our family's stay at Makofi Guest House was outstanding. The location was perfect for exploring Zanzibar, and the rooms were comfortable and clean. The staff were exceptionally welcoming and helpful, making our family feel right at home. The food was delicious, showcasing local flavors. We highly recommend Makofi Guest House for a family-friendly, memorable stay in Zanzibar."
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Agne wrote a review Jan 2024
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Nice and cosy atmosphere, attention to environment, everything nice and clean, breakfast was great, tried lunch few times was perfect too. Prices are good too.Staff is the most friendliest and kindest people we have met on our stay in Zanzibar. Couldn't recommend enough. if we would ever go back to Zanzibar we would go back to Makofi. Also they are almost finished brand new restaurant on site so it will be even better. Biggest thank you to Makofi team we did really enjoy our stay.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Nats wrote a review Jan 2024
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania2 contributions1 helpful vote
If a piece of paradise is what you are looking for.... then you have found it!!! Better than any resort I have had the privilege of staying at in Zanzibar! Quite! Clean! Safe! Inexpensive! 200m from the beach! Orangized! Helpful! Value for money! Little piece of heaven.... yum yum x
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Don't delay
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PRICE RANGE
£37 - £48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandNungwi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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Frequently Asked Questions about Makofi Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Makofi Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Nungwi Beach (0.1 miles), CHE Rock Bar & Restaurant (0.03 miles), and Dr Bulugu Gallery (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Makofi Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a lounge, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Makofi Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Makofi Guest House?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Makofi Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sexy Fish, Badolina Tokyo, Sushi & Noodles, and Cinnamon and Rooftops Restaurant.
Does Makofi Guest House have airport transportation?
Yes, Makofi Guest House offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Makofi Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Swahili.
Are there any historical sites close to Makofi Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fukuchani Ruins (3.0 miles).