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Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 100, Mahonda, Tanzania
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Mahonda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great laid back relaxing honeymoon at mapenzi beach club. Friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful resort with white beaches and great food. Spa was very nice and the excursions well planned. We had an awesome time and would go back anytime.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our 5 days at the Beach Club. We had a garden room overlooking the beach and it was clean, comfortable and decorated in petals every day by the maids from local flowers. The best part was the restaurant which provided a superb buffet with great variety. We didn't really do much during our holiday although there are... More

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Paarl, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical Zanzibar style hotel, open with lots of sunshine, very beautiful (fantastic roof). When we arrived, we were upgraded to a beach bungalow, it was our 30th anniversary! The accommodation was great, simple, clean, but all you need. No TV, no music.... fantastic!! Lovely atmosphere. The staff was very friendly, always a 'Jumbo!' where every you go. Joseph, food &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful beach front hotel in the heart of Zanzibar, crystal clear blue water lapping the rocks in front of the hotels lawn which leads to the stairs to the beach. Great accommodation bungalow with views of the sea, beautifully made up room with traditional furniture from the island. The waiting staff at the hotel were amazing at all times and... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My third visit to this resort, in 12 years, and it remains one of the most authentic hotels on the island. Upgrade to the beach chalets which are awesome. Food, theme evenings, staff, are excellent. Hotel is spotless. Beach is less busy than neighbouring hotels. Look out for beach agent Verimark who will get you excellent snorkeling tours. He is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed in Sandies end of July for 7 nights and had really a wonderful time. People at the reception were very welcoming when we arrived around noon and invited us for lunch immediately. After lunch our room was ready and our bed was specially decorated for our anniversary , see picture. Loved the food, every day something different and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed in Mapenzi Beach Club for four days and the entire visit was just outstanding. The staff is extremely friendly and nice, the buffet was very good with well over 20 dishes, all the facilites in excellent condition and very beautifully decorated. The highlight of the hotel was the room we stayed in, situated on the beach with ocean... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

So, lets start with the Pros of this hotel: The room interior is lovely, the bed is comfortable, there is a wide selection of drinks at the bar, the cocktail bar set up outside on the sand and the outdoor BBQ evening was lovely. The table tennis/pool table were a lovely touch. The food was pretty good.The building is beautiful.... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed here for three days and found the location, staff, ambiance friendly and very enjoyable. I am very fussy with food, I do not like buffets. This is without question the best buffet food I have ever seen and eaten. The food is fresh, good quality and well cooked. I expect the quality reflect the many Italian guests who... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We had a really wonderful time The staff are friendly and my kids made many friends within the resort to play with. More than enough entertainment all wonderful relaxation for all of us. The food and drinks did not disappoint at all really good and varied. The resort has people to do excursions however we found them expensive but can... More

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Additional Information about Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club

Address: PO Box 100, Mahonda, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Mahonda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club 3.5*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club Hotel Mahonda
Mapenzi Beach Hotel
Mapenzi Beach Zanzibar
Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club Zanzibar, Tanzania

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