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Chwaka Bay Resort

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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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Sydney, Australia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
25 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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East Sussex
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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A very peaceful and serene place for total relaxation. We spent 4 night at the resort and were truly amazed by the openness and calmness of the resort. The food is exotic and half board option for the dinner is a value of money. A beach walk in low tides are incomparable. It's unlike any other places in Nungwi or... More 

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

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The place is heaven on earth, we enjoyed our 3 days stay though it was too short. The staff are friendly, the food great and the rooms fantastic. The only thing that need improvement is the cleanliness of the swimming pool.We will be back soon to spend at least three weeks or a month ( We hope the traditional dancers... More 

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

Dear Mjasiriamali T Thank you for the recent stay with us in Zanzibar. We are glad that you enjoyed the stay at the resort especially the food. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards Ajay More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Great rooms and wonderful if you are looking for peace and quiet as the resort is very isolated. When we arrived we were greeted with a welcome cocktail and the accommodation was great. However, the food was of extremely poor quality and the service is appalling. Breakfast is pretty lousy and the half board deal offered in the evening is... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback in Trip Advisor about your recent visit to Chwaka Bay Resort. Your valued comments and suggestions are important for us to improve our performance and ensure that all our guests leave having experienced great moments. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconveniences that you have brought to... More 

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