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Chwaka Bay Resort

Village Chwaka, Chwaka, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights on a bed and breakfast basis. Meals were totally overpriced - double that of other hotels, and the food was not nearly nice enough to justify this. Service was really slow and apathetic. Hard to get anyone to communicate with us on any issue Room was basic, bathroom was run down... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Its a nice hotel, very quiet. In my opinion is good for stay three days and go to the paradise beach! Very very beautiful, the hotel take you without charge, and the other day go to the jozani forest to see the monkeys, the hotel is near to the forest! The bad things are that there is no beach in... More 

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Fort Nottingham, South Africa
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went for a week with a full board package. Snacks at midday were great. However, dinners started poorly with the chicken being "free range" (tough) and loads of black pepper on salads. However, once we started eating the paneer curries and trying local foods, it started getting really good. Ajay (manager) then arranged for Indian snacks at lunch time.... More 

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aj_yadav, Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us. On behalf of the staff of the Chwaka Bay Resort, I would like to thank you once again for the chance to serve you. Regards Ajay More 

Sydney, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I was tipped off to Chwaka Bay Resort by a friend and now owe her several beers in exchange for her excellent recommendation. I've spent three nights at Chwaka Bay Resort and have had an absolutely wonderful time. The resort's location along its own private beach and far removed from more popular tourist areas has meant I've had an abundance... More 

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aj_yadav, Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your holidays with us. On behalf of the staff of the Chwaka Bay Resort, I would like to thank you once again for the chance to serve you. Regards Ajay More 

East Sussex
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55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We spent three nights in Chwaka Bay. It's the perfect place to relax by the pool, stroll along the beach, practise meditation and yoga and get away from it all. The beach is deserted save for a few seaweed farmers and fishermen digging for bait. There is a lot of seaweed but it didn't stop us swimming. The gorgeous Paradise... More 

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aj_yadav, Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the feedback with your recent stay at Chwaka Bay Resort. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay with the resort and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Ajay Yadav More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I spend 7 nights at Chwaka Bay Resort. From the very first day, when we arrived we received a warm welcome with a refreshing iced cold coconut drink. Every day thereafter was an amazing experience, the staff were extremely friendly and always had a smile on there faces, and always welcoming you, The food was absolutely delicious,... More 

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aj_yadav, Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing Chwaka Bay Resort, Zanzibar for your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Ajay More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Chwaka bay is located about 40-45 minutes from Stone Town for those arriving on the ferry. Booked on the day, and it was everything I hoped it would be. I was greeted with a cocktail and hand towel, with check in done from sofas where I could sit and relax. My room was in a bungalow, consisting of a four... More 

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aj_yadav, General Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing Chwaka Bay Resort, Zanzibar for your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Ajay More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had 2 nights in the deluxe rooms, as part of our honeymoon in Zanzibar. The hotels hospitality was incredible! We were welcomed with cold green coconuts and hot towels to refresh ourselves before check in. The breakfast and dinners were great although a bit expensive. The location is amazing!! Such a quite point 50 meters from the ocean in... More 

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aj_yadav, General Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michal E Thank you for the time taken to write a review about your recent visit to Zanzibar. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the rooms, food & services. We look forward to welcome you back to the Chwaka Bay Resort. Regards Ajay More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Went for the weekend to the resort. Stayed 2 nights in the deluxe room 12. Rooms are clean with sea view and have balcony. Food was delicious especially tandoori chicken reminds us of the india. The best thing was the calm and peaceful surrounding where there is no one to bother you.

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aj_yadav, General Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing Chwaka Bay Resort, Zanzibar for your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Ajay More 

Paramaribo District, Suriname
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My eight-year-old son and I visited Chwaka Bay Resort and were immediately mesmerized by the peacefulness of the place. The rooms were very comfortable and exceptionally clean, as was the whole resort. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the kitchen staff did their utmost to serve my son, who is a picky eater, the food he loved, though... More 

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aj_yadav, General Manager at Chwaka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing Chwaka Bay Resort, Zanzibar for your recent stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Ajay More 

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