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Mchanga Beach Resort

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Between Pwani Mchangani and Matemwe, Tanzania
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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79 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

If you want a real beach feeling this is the place to be. The whole resort is set right in the sand, so kick off your shoes the moment you check in and forget about them until you leave! The rooms are fabulous, with traditional wooden high ceilings. The beds are really comfortable and the sheets super crispy and new.... More 

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Biot, France
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33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We spent as a family (2 kids) three nights there, room 6 and 10. Room 10 has a good AC and hot shower. That's it really. Otherwise cramped,noisy; and an ant's nest falling over my kid's heads which was the highlight. room 6 has hot shower. Period. In fact, to make a long story short, the description on the website... More 

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Dear Guest, Your opinion on the Mchanga not match completely true, if not for the fact that the chamber 6, your last night unfortunately broke down the fan air conditioning (this can happen even in a private home where you live normally) immediately rearranged the next morning. The only other real problem, for which the resort apologizes was caused by... More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We loved Mchanga Beach Resort and our little chats with Marco, who manages the property in a very efficient and tactful way. We loved the fact that it's quiet, beautiful and peaceful - the only "noise" is the ocean crashing into the coral reef. Exactly what we were looking for after the Kilimanjaro trek and a week of safari. We... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The service from Marco and his team was efficient, sincere, but also relaxed. We felt no pressure and our needs were well taken care of, especially because this is a smaller property. Although there are a few other resorts down the beach, Mchanga felt relatively isolated, but we had hired a car so were able to explore the area a... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

When you go to an island anywhere in the world, most of the times its difficult to find that perfect place. Mchanga beach resort is an place like that! There’s place for no more than twenty persons on the hole resort, the hole resort is in the sand, there’s no music that disturbs you when you are relaxing, when you... More 

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Auckland
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60 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I spent a couple of nights at Mchanga Beach Resort towards the end of 3 months travel. It was everything I wanted. Peaceful, beautiful surroundings, immaculate grounds, really clean, simple but large room, shower with hot water that came through almost immediately (no long waits for it to heat up). Everything worked. There was even WiFi, which worked fine in... More 

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Dubai Marina
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Great stuff and even though lot of problems Marco (the manager) tried his best to make stay as pleasant as possible. Great location, beach, silence... Unfortunately some stays are less perfect then other.... 1. request for particular room even though confirmed via Internet, not complied with. 2. Leaking roof during rainy weather, 3. We didn't like very high 'ceiling' of... More 

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We found this place by accident, when we were driving with our scooter along the east coast of Zanzibar. We just wanted to have a quick beer but as they were so nice, and the resort is paradise we almost spent our whole day there. The food was good and the place looks even nicer as on the pictures. We... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

First of all I must say I travel all over the world and rarely feel the need to leave feed back, but the level of service and the energy and excitement from Marco the owner and all the staff that work throughout the property is amazing I must pass this gem along to future travellers to the area. The units... More 

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2 Thank Fireballfoto
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23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

When you say "beach paradise"... this is it. Its not luxury or high end.. but perfect in every way. The place oozes rustic charm and you can tell the owners have put in a lot of love into it. There were very few people staying while we were there as was shoulder season...so was a very peaceful and tranquil time... More 

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