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“Awesome Chillout Spot right at the Beach” 5 of 5 bubbles
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New Teddy's Place
Ranked #2 of 22 Speciality Lodging in Paje
Certificate of Excellence
Kampala, Uganda
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Awesome Chillout Spot right at the Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2014

Teddys is great value for the money you pay. Food is good and the location great, just 100m from the beach front. Staff is very friendly and helpful and did become friends of sort after one week there. It has been one of the most chilled holdiays ever, with some diving (in Paje) and some beach volleyball (Teddys has a pitch).We were there during off-season, which made the place quiet and calm most of the times. However, there were still many travellers around to hang out. The only downside were the uncomfortable beds (thin old mattresses and bad bed frames). Other than that I can only say thank you, Teddys Team! I will be back.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nathan L
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Teddys P, Manager at New Teddy's Place, responded to this review, 5 April 2014
Thanks for the lovely review and we are happy that you had a good time with us. Also thanks for the note with the beds we know about and are already on changing it. So hope to see you soon again :-) All the best your NTP-Team
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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

New Teddy's was awesome and I have heard the old one is cool too. The staff (Genuis, the 2 Harry's, etc etc) and all the local guys who hang out there are all legends. It's a shame the lady who runs it didn't fit the internet the entire time I was there... but the boys behind the bar made up for it by being heaps of fun. the sand floor dorms are cool and don't be turned off by the sand floors- even if you did get sand in your bed the sand is as fine as flour, it's literally not a problem. I see other people have complained about power outages but as soon as you have been in Africa a few weeks you will realise there probably isn't a place on the continent where this doesn't happen- it's Africa and you just have to get over that stuff! Definitely recommend Teddys :)

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank theycallmetrouble
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Teddys P, Manager at New Teddy's Place, responded to this review, 7 February 2014
dear Sarah,

we remember you very well as our guest and also had a good time with you here. We are very sorry that we couldn´t fix the internet during your stay, but this is always a little bit a difficult topic here in africa. Nevertheless we are happy that you had a good time here and thank you for the lovely review.
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Kiev, Ukraine
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

Nice staff and restaurant. Very nice atmosphere. Beautiful territory inside. A lot of friendly people all around the world. Nice food and nice mojito party on Sundays. Good music in the evening. Bungalows with a sand floor Toilet and shower one is situated on the territory. You must go 50 meters to the beach but this way is very nice and not worry you at all. Excellent beach, like everywhere in Paje.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Leonid Z
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Teddys P, Manager at New Teddy's Place, responded to this review, 26 January 2014
Thanks for the good review and we are happy that you had a good time at New Teddy´s Place. Welcome back again. Cheers your New Teddys Place team
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

Possibly my favourite place in Tanzania by far! What a laid back atmosphere. The staff are great fun and very friendly, the best I've met in three months of Tanzania. The food is good for the price, make an effort to try their Swahili BBQ. The bungalows are well spaced out and comfortable. The best thing about this place is the view from the raised chill out area...

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Patricia M
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Teddys P, Manager at New Teddy's Place, responded to this review, 26 January 2014
we are happy that you had a good time at New Teddys Place and would love to see you again. Thanks for staying with us. Your Teddys Team
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Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

The staff is very friendly, and when I was there the other guests were also awesome - world travelers with very interesting stories. The spice tea they serve at breakfast is my new favorite tea. The whole area has sand floors and plenty of hammocks. Less than a minute from the beach. Breakfast is included, but there's no kitchen.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank sydneybennet
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Teddys P, Manager at New Teddy's Place, responded to this review, 28 November 2013
Thanks a lot for the lovely review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at New Teddys Place and can only say karibu tena.
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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195 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

its beach is being cleaned every morning, dorms are clean, private huts are good. People who work there speak fair english (although Hassan ("Genious") was the one who resolved most of our problems when needed). Credit card is accepted -i was able to pay- but the machine doesn't always function. In restaurant Paje by Night, they have cash back service (no ATM on Paje). you can ask about shared taxis to go there from stonetown. Owner (manager?) Tobias is helpful but he is not always there and the person who supposed to be there (Muzu? ) might not be always there as well. This being Africa I'll be there at 2 doesn't mean he will be. The reason I am writing this, is to say, if you keep your money in the safe of Teddy, you need to ask him the key. (He is the only one with the key); so if he is not there when he supposed to be, you might not get your money when you need. This doesn't devaluate the place, we've checked other hotels/hostels as well, this one had the best price/service ratio. Just act smart, always keep enough cash with you. (worst case scenario you eat at teddy's restaurant and pay later.but this takes away your option of going to a party. Sunday barbecue is recommended.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank exclea
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

we spent beatiful hollydays there!!! it was a great place, and the staff good vibes!! the beds are really comfortable like the place in general. the beach is a paradise!! cold beer!! and delicious caipirinha!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank Lu_Trindade2013
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Teddys P, Manager at New Teddy's Place, responded to this review, 28 November 2013
Thanks for the lovely review. we enjoyed having you as our guests and are happy that you had a good time at our place
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Property: New Teddy's Place
Address: P.O. Box 3564, Paje, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 22 Speciality Lodging in Paje
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1 star — New Teddy's Place 1*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The perfect accommodation for all who want to travel on a backpacker's budget and experience real Zanzibar vibes. Stunning Zanzibari food, cooked by one of the best chefs on the island, cozy bar with chilled music and plenty of space for relaxing, traditional makuti bandas and of course the breathtaking beach of Paje.Our aim is to make it possible for everyone to enjoy this beautiful island. Especially for backpackers it is really hard to find cheap accommodation on Zanzibar. So we have adjusted all our prices for a backpacker budget.All prices include our delicious Teddy’s breakfast. Choose from yummy pancakes or delicious eggs and famous chapati, both served with fresh fruit, juice and tea/coffee. ... more   less 
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