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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Sandies Zanzibar resort and it has little to recommend it. Igot sick in 3 days here after 10 days in Tanzania w/out incident. Pool and beach facilities below average. Rooms were fine but restocking of supplies (including H20) was erratic.Many annoyances from check in onwards. I hope one can findbetter in Zanzibar. If you do go book a... More

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sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the rooms a right at the beach front. Well worth the extra money. Had full board which was worth it. Wide selections during the buffet service. Pizza restaurant was good, you could each get an individual pizza made fresh from the oven. About an hour drive from stone town. Great service and happy smiles from... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cool place Laid back. Very friendly and authentic staff.good food , rooms are perfect Lovely garden setting Get ready for major harassment on the beach by the locals trying to take you on tours , sell you art etc Management couple are very helpful and create a a good atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Very rustic & well put together resort. Open plan with lots of light and space. Rooms are simple but lovely & have everything one needs. Staff are exceptionally friendly, helpful & never without a smile. The buffet could do with more variety however the food is always fresh. They offer shows every few nights which keeps things fun as well... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great service and excellent staff makes this slightly older hotel a gem for visitors with families or on a budgte. The accomodation on the beach is great although limited but the view and atmosphere makes it memroble. Go meet the staff like Joseph, Mtawa, Latifa, Adelina,Chef Voctor and many more to see why we enjoyed it. Please take your own... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

Arrived late at about 10.30 pm, where we were shown to our beach front villa and then they prepared a snack for us in the restaurant. Our home for the next 10 days in our villa was wonderful. Breakfast was amazing, so much to choose from, as was lunch and dinner. The staff could not do enough for us, very... More

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

We went here on our honeymoon - the rooms and beach are awesome, so are the staff. The food was a major down point and I would almost say it made our entire trip unpleasant. Three buffets a day with nothing spectacular on the menu - very little seafood. There was also absolutely no option of getting anything else made.... More

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Just what we needed after Kilimanjaro. It has a good pool, good beach, lovely rooms (huts) good amount of activities and the food/drinks are good quality. Always dome sort of food or drink on offer and staff make you feel very welcome. Dont be afraid of "beach boys", they do not hassle and trips are worth going on. Very relaxing... More

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Enjoyed a 7 day stay at Mapenzie Beach, and our first visit to Zanzibar Quick rundown of hotel: Aprox 45 min drive from Airport Garden room was beautiful, spacious and appreciated the air conditioning :) We were right next to the pool - great proximity to everything. I really enjoyed the food variety ~ Breakfast, Lunch & Dinners were great... More

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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*
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Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club Hotel Mahonda
Mapenzi Beach Hotel
Mapenzi Beach Zanzibar
Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club Zanzibar, Tanzania

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