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La Madrugada Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Beach Road, Makunduchi, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Azure Beach Resort)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms especially the shower was superb, the service is above par, the swimming pool is excellent. 9 days was simply not enough. Mr Jurgen, Mr Solomon and Ms Lucia ensured our requests were met and we sincerely appreciate and enjoyed our stay. Highly recommended.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was peaceful, situated on a private beach. The swimming pools were immaculate. The bed was decorated beautifully with flowers twice during our four night stay, great attention to detail!. The food was generally better than anywhere else we ate in Stone Town - especially the fish of the day. Juergen, the owner, was very helpful, nothing was too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were looking for a quiet place to stay but still with enough challenges to keep our teenage daughters happy. Happy kids means great holiday. And it worked like a charm. This resort is a friendly and welcoming place. We stayed in the family house - huge!! - and we felt so at ease and at home. Pools are clean... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much La Madrugada for the warm hospitality you accorded us during our 3 nites stay at you lovely restaurant. clean environment,warm staff with big heart & i cant forget to mention Mr. Solomon for the deep concern you made to ensure that we were home away from home, thumbs up boss, Mr. Ali the bar tender thanks for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (parents and a 2.5-year old) enjoyed our stay in Madrugada. Jurgen and Solomon were very friendly and helpful, the room was spacy and clean and the swimming pools and restaurant were very well maintained. The shortcomings are the beach which was not great for swimming so we had to mainly use the pools and the fact that there is... More 

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Nesoya, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent this Christmas vacation at the La Madrugada Beach resort. The location is fantastic, as far away from civilisation as possible, and a sandy clean beach with big changes due to tide. At low tide one can "walk" several km out, all the way to the corals, and fish. At high tide the water reaches up to the shoulders.... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had booked at L'Oasis (nightmare) so we left and were searching for a place to stay during Christmas week (not ideal). The Residence was $800 per night so we decided to give it a miss (!!). We then went to La Madrugada and were welcomed with open arms. Jurgen and Solomon were both excited to receive us even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Just checked in, from the reception, to the room, to the ambience just splendid Friendly staff Mr Jurgen and Mr Solomon awesome people I love the place and recommend it to guys who need peace and quite times

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If your looking for peace and quiet - La Madrugada is the place. It is some 70 km from Stone Town on a beach plot with almost no one but the villagers. The rooms are basic but clean, the food is good; I enjoyed the milkshake with a bit of ice-cream. The hotel as two pools and a open Spa... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Friendly, relaxing, service orientated and beautiful place to stay, when the sea was gone, we enjoyed the pool. Helpful staff in particular the owner, Juergen. Good price for great service, particular the room service (very creative). To find peace, warm water and a nice beach...it's worth coming back

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Address: Beach Road, Makunduchi, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Azure Beach Resort)
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Makunduchi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — La Madrugada Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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La Madrugada Beach Resort Zanzibar/Makunduchi

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