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La Madrugada Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Beach Road, Makunduchi, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Azure Beach Resort)
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Makunduchi
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic hotel, lovely staff, service was superb! Location on the island was perfect for me and my boyfriend, quiet and very romantic! Thanks to everyone there especially the manager (Juergen) for making our holiday so magical! Would recommend this to anyone who wanted Paradise.... Short taxi journey to Jambiani for nightlife! Perfect! X

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice hotel, but it is on the south side of the island. If you would like some peace and quiet, and I mean really quiet, this is the place to go. Really nice staff, nice rooms, nice pool and very good price. Would not stay again, but that's only because of the location

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Jürgen R, Manager at La Madrugada Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gunnhild Thank you very much for your review. I know that you have not been satisfied as here around is no nightlife. Like we wrote already on our homepage this is a place for relaxing. Keep in mind that you have to go to Jambiani, which is 10 km north, when you want to have partys and excessive nightlife. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the hotel was far away from the stone town, our stay there was more than awesome!we were a bunch of volunteers coming from Nairobi just for the weekend. We enjoyed the great food in the buffet, swam in the swimming pool, drank amazing cocktails and most important stayed in an excellent condition rooms. You also feel the african spirit... More

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the resort for 3 nights and it was great! Very friendly team, clean rooms and a calm and relaxed place! If you are looking for a quiet and beautiful place, it's the perfect place! We rent a motorbike in Stone Town, because in Makunduchi there is really not much around!! That way we could do little day... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

service was good, friendly team, however the hotel is very old school, would have loved more modern decor & ambience.....the toels did not impress either, they were navy blue & quite old....not for me...WIFI coverage outdoors, not in the room we had...

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Jürgen R, General Manager at La Madrugada Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and allow me to comment your points: The towels we had in July have been brandnew. We bought them after we finished our renovation, beginning of july. In the meanwhile we noticed that this towels are getting bad when they are used in the pool and coming in contact with saltwater; we are very sorry... More

Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The territory of the hotel is very well arranged, nicely kept and looks just eyes-capturing! Staff is very polite, attentive and friendly. Nice kitchen with good choice and quality of meals, however breakfast is something that needs to be improved - there is no that much variety of food. Arranging the different tours is done very easy and simple -... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed in this beach resort for 2 nights, we were 12 friends in total, different nationalities but working in Nairobi. When we first arrived after the tours in Stonetown and Hakuna Matata Spice Farm, we were welcomed with cool hand towels and fresh fruit juice and the friendly manager, Solomon. Immediately, one of my friends, a french guy asked... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed for 8 nights in this newly renovated beach resort. The room was very clean, comfortable and well decorated. It had a fresh look and pleasant smell. The staff and management were excellent, providing caring, friendly professional service in a most courteous manner. The new F&B manager, Sandra always asked me what I would like to eat that day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We believe that the Hotel was closed, but for very good luck this Hotel was in opening dates after full renovation. It was the best of our time in Zanzibar. All instalations news. Fresh food of the sea.Gentleness of local staff. And very peacefull. Really we feeled so fine that we don't want to move outside of Hotel....!!!!

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Address: Beach Road, Makunduchi, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Azure Beach Resort)
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Makunduchi
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Hotel Class:3 star — La Madrugada Beach Resort 3*
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