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Rooms without air-con - too hot in September?

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Rooms without air-con - too hot in September?

I am planning a honeymoon in Zanzibar in September and I am looking at some hotels that have no air-con in rooms,or due to generators being switched off, have fans for only a limited time during the night. What temparature is the average during the night - and is air con an essential? Thanks

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1. Re: Rooms without air-con - too hot in September?


It's not essential - it's a luxury (others may disagree). September isn't too bad compared to other times of the year. Some places on the coast may well have a cooling sea breeze, depending on the time of year and which direction they face.

A lot depends what you are used to and can put up with.

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2. Re: Rooms without air-con - too hot in September?


I personally don't feel that air con is essential. The temperature in September is lower than other months expect 25-30'c during the day with it being cooler at night.

Many of the smaller more intimate properties are built in a traditional style, with thick walls and high mikuti roofs, and are often positioned to take advantage of a cool sea breeze.

If in doubt speak to a specialist agent. They will be able to advise you on specific hotels.

Kind regards


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