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Nungwi village beach | P.O.Box: 1496, Tanzania
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Nungwi Inn
Ranked #127 of 149 hotels in Zanzibar Archipelago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Nungwi is just beautiful but I fear that the Inn is resting on its laurels. The staff were great and very helpful but I reckon with a few touches this hotel could be very deserving of its place in paradise. Rooms were grand and just for sleeping in, food was lovely, cocktails great but really more could be done with... More

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Lamu Island, Kenya
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28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I'm really surprised about the bad reviews. It's located right on the beach. The room itself is ok, clean, big bed, bathrooms are ok. Nice food (reasonable priced for a hotel). Rates (for a single room) are ok. If coming back to Nungwi I would definitely stay there again.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Stayed here for 3 days, left to visit another part of the island but decided to come back for another 2! The location is absolutely superb!! We managed to get the price down quite a lot but we were there during low season. Zanzibar is not a cheap place hotelwise so this was pretty good for the location and the... More

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The title says it all. When me and my friends arrived, we were amazed by the beauty of the place : nice little 'houses' right on an amazing beach... we thought we were about to spend a luxus holiday but that was before seing our room. After visiting different hotels we decided to book this one because of the wifi... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

My friends and I stayed at Nungwi Inn for 3 nights after a trip in Stonetown and the south of the island. We are used to sleeping in simple hotels and hostels but Nungwi Inn was very disappointing. We picked Nungwi Inn after having seen a few other places to compare what was available. It seemed like Nungwi Inn had... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We stayed here at the end of our over landing trip. First two nights with the tour, and last few just me and my partner. When we checked in, our tour guide asked for us the have the best room as we were staying on longer. We got a bungalow on the beach, which we initlaly thought was brililant. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

He had 28 people in our group and Nungwi Inn met our needs. It is well located on the beach with several dining choices in the area. Rooms were clean, but the bathrooms need some work. The bathroom tap did not work well and the shower is almost certainly sitting on mold since water flows freely under if through the... More

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225 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here as part of a tour so am not sure how expensive it is.   The bungalows are basic but have air conditioning, comfortable beds, hot powerful showers and are fairly clean.  Staff were friendly and were keen to ensure that our room was a double as opposed to a twin four poster bed and put the beds... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is a decent budget accommodation right on the beach. We stayed there with our then 2 year old daughter. She loved the beach in front of the hotel because she could wade out into the water quite a ways when the tide was out. We enjoyed the local activity in the afternoons on the beach (pick-up football games). The... More

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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We stayed two nights at this hotel and enjoyed the room, the pool, the very nice restaurant and more especially the great beach. The hotel has all the amenities that you can look for. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was very copious. The personnel was nice but for the most part limited in English. Free internet!

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Address: Nungwi village beach | P.O.Box: 1496, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago
Also Known As:
Nungwi Hotel Zanzibar Archipelago
Nungwi Inn Tanzania/Zanzibar Archipelago

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