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Furaha Resort

Bububu | P.O.Box : 4525, B/B52, Tanzania
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Ranked #41 of 119 Zanzibar B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
Abbas C Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

I had gone there with a bunch of friends and this has been our third time staying at Furaha The thing we like most about the hotel is that it's not a huge hotel The rooms are very good sized The swimming pool is nice and clean The beach is good as always

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed over 5 nights in zanzibar. Needless to say we were clueless with the routes ways and best things to do. Thats where their manager/owner stepped in. Extremely friendly and helpful chap always trying to forsee what we might need and trying his best to help us in every possible way. Simply loved the zanzibar experience! !

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Hobart, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Stayed for several days with five friends in Furaha just out of Stonetown. The rooms are fantastic and comfortable. The resort, staff and food are fantastic, especially Hussein. Furaha is underpriced from the quality of the accomadtion and is highly recommended.

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Kampala, Uganda
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

wonderul Furaha and wonderful staff, who look after you like family. Would recommend to anyone. It is near Stone Town and beside the beach. Had a great christmas and stayed an extra night as it was so sad to leave. To Hussain and his team-hope to see you again soon. The pool is just to die for!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here over Christmas with three friends. It was the the best Christmas ever that began with a very warm welcome at the airport on transfer to hotel by the hotel driver. After the drive off the main road at Bububu, my friends were already disappointed and thought the hotel was local and remote. A minute or so later the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Stayed for four night but wished could stayed longer. Excellent rooms and great service with friendly service. Staff were very accomodating and in particluar Mr Hussein who very hospitable and professional. I would highly recommend this hotel which is close to the stone town. The quality of service was second to none with all request catered for including pick from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

I had a 8 nights stay at this hotel with a friend of mine. It's located about a 15-20 minutes drive away from the Zanzibar airport. You can book a transfer from the airport to the hotel, which is the easiest way to get there. My e-mail conversation with the manager Mr. Hussein before the stay was friendly and informative... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Booked for 2 nights but thanks to Mr. Hussein for giving us 1 night complimentary as we were there for our Honeymoon. As we entered we were greeted with Mr. Hussein and were shown our room. The room was decorated with red roses.. it was an amazing welcome.. Its not that far from Town neither in the town, its some... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

This is the first and only hotel I have ever stayed and extra night at. Initially we booked 3 nights here and 2 nights at the Sunshine Hotel after our week long safari back in December 2011. But, when it came close to leaving we requested and extra night as we just did NOT want to leave. The hotel management... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

I went to Zanzibar last summer in July, this resort was amazing! it was peaceful, clean, amazing staff! I injured my foot while swimming and they treated me very nicely and gave me advice and help. they looked after us very nicely. we were all young travellers and didnt know what we were doing, but they gave us the best... More

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Address: Bububu | P.O.Box : 4525, B/B52, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar
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