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The Zanzibari

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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“low tide”(26 reviews)
“private pool”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a mixed experience there. The hotel is very far from what you see in the pictures. The rooms are huge and have a great view but they are not clean, some of the sheets werent even replaced which is quite grose. Fabiola the...More

Thank idancanfi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing experience .we paid and expected a 4 stars hotel,it is for us 2 stars. The hotel is not well kept,dry land and brown grass and trees,the pool is dirty and not inviting plus no atmosphere,the bar is never activated,no music-not worth spending time so...More

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights during a 3 week trip to Tanzania in October. I had just climbed Kilimanjaro, and wanted to stay somewhere relaxing in Zanzibar and found this place. As soon as I arrived, the staff were very welcoming and nice, understanding that...More

Thank Hannah Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were quite disappointed when we got given our room. The bathroom was in a bit of a mess, the piping was loose and no pressure in the shower. No tv in the room and no activities. On the other hand, the food was correct...More

Thank fred1808
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Homepage mention this hotel to be Boutique and 4 stars. I did not get this impression while our visit. Earlier stay on Boutique hotels you get an unique experience with a touch of personal service, i did not get it here. I gave an feedback...More

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Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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US$159 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$159 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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2007collleenp
2 November 2017|
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Response from Mario M | Reviewed this property |
Colleen, definitively yes. The Zanzibari can offer you everything you are looking for, a second floor room with an ocean view, although the rooms are not in the front, you can still see the ocean no more than a 100 ft away... More
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sabbie2006
5 May 2017|
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Response from Zanzibari_Tanzania | Property representative |
There is a change in tide about every 6 hours whereby you'll experience high tide and low tide. In December, there are usually strong winds as compared to mid-year. Swimming and other beach activities will be determined by... More
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Juliana789
17 March 2017|
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Response from wmalli | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful beach. At low tide you can walk out and see star fish, sea urchins, crabs etc. Not sure about the weather in April as we went in November. It was hot, even on cloudy days but the cloud didn't last long. Also the... More
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"Second floor rooms have better views."
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"Every room looks to the gardens, try to get the ones on the second floor, you will get a sea view too"
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"Excellent for R&R"
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"I think the sea view was slightly better from the first floor."
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