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La Madrugada Beach Resort

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   Makunduchi Beach, Makunduchi, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Azure Beach Resort)
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Makunduchi
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
annikka Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stone Town, Tanzania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made the mistake of going here because of the guidebooks. This hotel is located in Makunduchi, south of Zanzibar. The rooms are way less than average, the beds and bathrooms are dirty. The meals - first time in my life I sent something back to the kitchen. The prices are quite high compared to other places. Service is very... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel, rooms are big, clean and the bed is great! The hotel garden is clean and tidy, like the lounge and restaurant. Staff is very helpful and serviceminded. Food is very good, especially the fish dishes, but a bit expensive. As this is the only hotel/restaurant I would have appreciated more variation on the menu. Surroundings are great, on... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I went to Madrugada Beach Resort together with my boyfriend two weeks ago and will never go there again. The beach is quite nice like all around the island but we could not enjoy our stay. The room was not clean as well as the bed, the mosquito net was broken and the cockroaches were everywhere. It was not just... More

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haverdal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We were very happy with the rooms, lots of space and clean. Every day with fresh flowers and bottles of water. The breakfast was very good with homebaked bread every morning. Food for lunch and dinner was also good. The staff was very very friendly and helpful. We knew that the place were peaceful and perfect to rest after travelling... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

we had cockroaches in there. I saw rats running out of the kitchen... it is just terrible. Then i wanted the Money back and i am still waiting for my Money. I can not recommend this place to anyone! the service is just super bad and i have to admit that I still don't know if the upset stomach is... More

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South Africa
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights in January as two female friends. We got a ride from an independent company frm stone town that cost about $60. On arrival the staff were friendly. Our room were not ready, so we were allowed to hang around the pool while we waited. Now many reviews note this place is quiet. While we... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Nice atmosphere with wonderfull environment around. Beers could be a bit more cold if some limited powercut were absent. None of it though could ruin the beautiful sunrise. One of my best life experiences

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

La Madrugada achieved a feat: making sure its service was terrible and completely ignore the idea of customer service - even though we were the only guests staying over the weekend... And the staff made it even up a notch by lying and trying to charge for free service - is that robbery? (... but you'll have to read till... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This hotel was really horrible and I can not recommend it at all. The rooms were really dirty and not cleaned. There was women sanitary in the trash bin at the toilet and bugs (even in the bed) everywhere. When we complained they pretend to go upstairs and clean but when we came back there was no change. Again we... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I stayed at La Madrugada in January 2014 for a few days and I would definitely recommend it to anyone. Great place for couples and/or families, the hotel offers excellent services: Internet, bar, two swimming pools, beach towels everyday, private beach, air conditioning, nice restaurant and the staff can help you with touristic tours (e.g. dolphins tour, blue safari etc.).... More

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Additional Information about La Madrugada Beach Resort

Also Known As:
La Madrugada Beach Resort Zanzibar/Makunduchi
Address: Makunduchi Beach, Makunduchi, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Azure Beach Resort)
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Makunduchi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Makunduchi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Madrugada Beach Resort 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the South East corner of Zanzibar, Makunduchi is a heavenly Coral village with the whitest of white beaches that goes down in the gentlest slopes into an amazing tourqouise ocean and an azure skyline. Zanzibar Azure is an exotic 37 Chalet Resort that brings out the romance in you! A must see paradise for lovers! ... more   less 
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