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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hotel and everything about it. I arranged to have my wedding at Echo beach and Andrew & Sue sorted all the legalities but also sorted out some extras like steaming the creases out of my wedding dress - making us a fabulous wedding cake and a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Andrew even asked us for a play... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Sadly due to flights changes we only had two days in Echo Beach but it was the most fantastic, blissful two days ever. It was everything all the other five star reviewers said and more. We had just spent five days on safari, tired, dusty and worn out looking forward to a luxurious end. The scenery that greeted us when... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed 5 nights at Echo beach and had an amazing time especially thanks to the wonderful host and hostess Andrew and sue they sure make u feel at home and nothing is too much for them Tea at our veranda in the morning lunch at the beach and we could even request our favorite dishes Andrew is a fantastic... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Owner operated hotels can be a bit of a risky proposition sometimes since so much is dependent on the owners--so I sometimes avoid them. However, this is happily a place that the owners make the place so special. Sue is a wonderful host, and Andrew, while a bit gruff, has his own charm. It hotel itself is designed for relaxing.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I actually stayed here in November 2012! It was amazing then and by all accounts from the reviews I have read it hasn't changed. I was recommending here to a colleague of my mine which prompted me to search and then write a review. The restaurant was fantastic from the breakfast to evening meals. It really is like dining in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Belated review of our week in Zanzibar following a week on safari. Sue and Andrew wonderful hosts and Andrew's cooking is amazing - 5 star standard every meal. Fantastic place with wonderful laid back atmosphere and positive energy. Will return. Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stayed for 4 nights after 6 nights on Safari. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and the owners(Andrew and Sue) who were most wonderful, caring hosts. Andrew's cooking is superb so the food was fantastic and we spent some very happy and relaxed time chatting with Sue and Andrew when he could escape his kitchen (two really lovely... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

After writing reviews of accommodation all around the world, I think we have found a new number one. Echo Beach is quite unique; we found the whole experience absolutely wonderful. What makes it so special? 1. The owners, Sue and Andrew, are a major reason. They are so attentive with all the guests, constantly engaging with them, checking everything is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We just returned from incredible Tanzania, capped off with three blissful days at Echo Beach. Our only regret is that we had to leave. Andrew and Sue are the most wonderful hosts, as are the rest of the lovely staff. Echo Beach is the perfect escape to relax, enjoy Zanzibar's gorgeous white sand beaches, and pamper yourself with gourmet meals.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Echo Beach on our honeymoon after four days safari. After the early mornings and long days on safari Echo Beach was a fantastic place to chill out and relax in a very peaceful setting. There were times when it was just the two of us on the beach or by the pool so it really was very... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Slice of ParadiseThe new Echo Beach Hotel resort offers visitors a slice of paradise on the dreamy tropical island of Zanzibar. The very name Zanzibar evokes a sense of mystique and adventure.Sue and Andrew Page, the owners of Echo Beach bought a 5 acre stretch of unspoilt beach to create a unique boutique hotel. There are now 10 individual villas combining unpretentious African architecture with state of the art technology, interior design, fixtures and fittings.Beach Villasin Unspoilt SurroundingsThe individually designed Bandas are constructed from local stone, capped with Makuti roofs .Each dwelling boasts exquisitely hand carved balconies and verandas where guests can enjoy a drink in the shade. The Bandas are completely private and not overlooked, allowing visitors to relish the unspoilt surroundings and uninterrupted views of the beautiful Indian Ocean.Beachside diningDining in the beachside restaurant, decorated with designers guild fabric, in the white and turquoise of the seashore is a highly pleasurable experience, with discreet and efficient service.With a refreshing breeze blowing in from the sea, guests can unwind and relax with a decadent cocktail in the stylish bar area, where designer fabrics are teamed with Zanzibar carved furnishings. Or wander down to the unique bar on the beach, and enjoy refreshments by the sea shore.Local Dishes & International FavouritesFor those who want to get the true taste of Zanzibar there is a wealth of fresh local food on the menu, not to mention some carefully selected International favourites.The ultimate in fresh fare, produce is purchased daily, including lobster, crab, prawns and squid straight from local fisherman who come to the beach.Relax at the Beauty SpaZanzibar is the perfect place for a complete break from the hectic life most people live nowadays. If you want professional, unobtrusive service, peace and privacy to relax, then why not try our professional beauty spa and treat yourself to a complete pampering.Tours and TransfersEcho Beach is happy to arrange transfers to and from the hotel.Whilst on your holiday why not let us arrange for you to explore the magical island taking in the legendary Spice Tour. While spices no longer dominate Zanzibar's economy as they once did, there are still numerous spice plantations in the centre of the island, which make an interesting visit.Friendly and informed guides will escort you on a walking tour of the spice farms, picking bunches of leaves, fruit and twigs from bushes and trees, inviting you to smell or taste them to guess what they are.Swimming with Dolphins is also a magical experience that will not be forgotten and can easily be arranged. The Jozani Forest Tour with the colobus monkeys that are unique to Zanzibar. These are just some of the adventures you can enjoy as well as diving, fishing and snorkelling in one of the most unspoilt areas of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Echo Beach Hotel

Address: Bwejuu | East Coast, Bwejuu 3109, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Number of rooms: 9
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Hotel Echo Beach
Echo Beach Hotel Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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#4 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
#6 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu
#6 Family Hotel in Bwejuu
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“Small hotel all rooms are great”
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“beach front villa is idyllic”
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“This is a small hotel, all rooms are good.”
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“All rooms are well positioned, facing the sea”
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