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Sunset Bungalows

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 3546, 3546, Tanzania
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Ranked #111 of 141 Hotels in Zanzibar
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were recommended the north coast of Zanzibar and was recommended this hotel. It has a very good situation, close to the beach, nice restaurant, lot's of activities. The flat itself was spacious, had AC, but we did only use the fan, was clean, a nice veranda with view to the garden. We did have problem with the safe, but... More

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Sydney, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a beach front bungalow and got just that. Good value for money at $96 usd per night. Restaurant was good and lounging at the bar was a very popular past time for many. Lovely stretch of beach and close to other resorts if you feel like a different restaurant. Only complaint would be that the bathroom was very... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here last year in September (2013). After camping and backpacking, this was a majorly relaxing place. I will note that it is probably not sufficient for a business traveler, as they don't have good WiFi service. The staff struggle with English a bit, but enough to get through their jobs. The restaurant is slow, but you can order... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we arrived at the hotel late at night after a long coach journey, so did not appreciate the view on the first night, although were very surprised when we were shown our rooms! we had a massive double bed, sofa seats and free safe and free aircon all in our room. We turned the 'please clean our room' sign over... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the most awful place I have ever stayed. Not worth a $20 stay let alone the $120 they charge. Great location but that's where the positives stop. The 2 boys at reception did not introduce themselves. They were both particularly unwelcoming! The approach to our 'deluxe' room smelt of toilets. The room itself looked ok till we tried... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room we had was just amazing. It was huge and very nice furnished with a big bed and mosquito net. We had a nice balcony with chairs and table as well as a nice bathroom with two sinks. Unfortunately, the room had no fan and the aircon didn't proper cool down and was additionally very noisy. A safe is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms and the location is good. The problem is the customer service! They started to charge money for wifi in the middle of our vication. They ask for a lot of money for the wifi which is wrong when the rooms are expensive. In addition, in the last day we found out that other people paying a cheaper price... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Excellent location. We got our room with a nice view to an open area with palm trees. Only 100 metres from the beach, which is very, very nice by the way. But... The service in the reception was not anything special. The breakfast was the most boring we experienced on all the 7 hotels we stayed on in Tanzania. Cold... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Excellent beds with mosquito nets, rooms include air con and an overhead fan, and electronic safe to store valuables (recommended as the maids appeared to leave our balcony doors unlocked after airing the room). Fantastic bathroom with strong, hot shower. Breakfast and dinner at the restaurant was excellent. We tried further down the beach one evening but other restaurants did... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

have been staying here since 2006 on several occassions, as it's right next door to the Scuba-Do dive center, but also because of it's loaction (right on the beach), it's easy-going atmosphere and because Kendwa is just the best beach on Zanzibar

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Address: P.O. Box 3546, 3546, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Sunset Bungalows Hotel Zanzibar
Sunset Hotel Zanzibar
Sunset Beach Hotel Zanzibar

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