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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderfull lodges with a dome kind of construction. Monkeys visiting daily with a beautiful sea view offering unique sunset moment. Snorkeling with bbq trip is highly recommended. Food is good and the daily menu is limited but enough to feed the need. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Peaceful, intimate, excellent service. This is a magical place and will reward a few days spent there. The staff are excellent and the chef is superb. Slight downside was that the beach is only accessible down a flight of steps and the snorkelling was either quite a long swim (high tide) or a fairly difficult walk (low tide). That isn't...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I love Unguja Lodge and would love to come back someday. The Seaview villa was incredible with stunning views. The beach is beautiful and you can literally step into the water and snorkel. The staff were so friendly and the service was outstanding. We absolutely loved the wildlife which was very visible - particularly the birds, the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unguja Lodge was superb. My partner and I had a blissful 4 days in this unique and beautiful oasis. The design of the villa is stunning, the food was amazing and the staff and service, excellent. Honestly I wouldn't recommend anywhere else to stay in Zanzibar.

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to get a four night booking at short notice over new Year after leaving our previous hotel in Paje ( another story ), so thank you Martyn the Manager and Shahir his assistant for squeezing us in and arranging it all. What a contrast. The resort is remote , rustic and in a beautiful location. The sea view villa's...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here after a week of safari, this seemed to be the case for the other guests too. The lodge offers a relaxed style with large, rustic villas and an excellent team of staff who are keen to exceed your expectations.The food is very good and the fish and seafood are really well-cooked; breakfast is relaxed and flexible and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for an exotic place to stay on zanzibar. And the ungunja lodge exceeded our expectations. The property combines 5 star facilities and a genuine flair of an exotic African lodge. Martin is doing a great job maintaining the place and making sure that visitors are happy. Villas are beautiful. Monkeys and other animals are around all the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A relaxed and beautiful setting. Sun lounges sit above above a white beach. Staff are extremely friendly with plenty of character and energy. We had a wonderful 'island trip' which consisted of a boat ride on a beautiful dhow and a bbq on the sand dunes. (very special) although the journey back was a little bumpy! The sand on the...

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We booked this stay through Imagine Africa (also excellent) as a rest stay after a one-week safari in the Serengeti. We arrive in the twilight of evening to be met with a romantic lantern-lit paradise that only got better in the sunlight next day. The villas are huge, opulent and very beautiful - ours had a very private view of...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

booked through Natural High Travel who were brilliant and recommended this as an alternative to the busy east coast hotels. Authentic, rustic and luxurious built in sympathy with the coastline forest , We had a family vllla with 3 ensuite bedrooms .and a stunning view out to sea on the southern coast . Walk from the hotel straight into the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eleven spacious private villas. From your ocean view terrace you can watch the local fishermen sailing the Indian Ocean. A breathtaking sunset is yours. All villas are beautifully decorated in Zanzibar style. In our beautiful garden with old mango and baobab trees many indigenous animals find their home. The rare Red Colobus monkeys often come and play. In the middle of the tropical garden, a large specially conditioned swimming pool is situated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Unguja Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 675, Kizimkazi, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kizimkazi
Price Range: £256 - £435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Unguja Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Unguja Hotel Kizimkazi
Unguja Resort Kizimkazi
Unguja Lodge Zanzibar Island/Kizimkazi
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“Sea View Villa 2”
  • The sea veiw
  • View of the villa
 of 5 bubbles davidgZ9308PO, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a sea-view room if you can”
  • There is an eclosed deroom (with ceiling fan and mosquto net etc) and a day bed on the first flo
  • The private view from our room
 of 5 bubbles peterkO9102XN, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view cottages get visited less often by the resident monkeys”
 of 5 bubbles PMGeducator, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Sea views unreal”
 of 5 bubbles sharronb959, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had the villa on the south side - right next to a walkway to the beach. It's the one with the tree in the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaral404, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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