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Sunset Kendwa

P.O. Box 3546, 3546, Tanzania
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Annecy, France
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great clean beach, breakfest ok, staff in the restaurant not smilly at all. Did not eat there at night but few other restaurants around. Air conditioning not very efficient but still ok. In overall a nice stay.

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Kerteminde, Denmark
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were well decorated, spacious, boasted large balconies. Great big bathroom as well. Beds was very comfortable with mosquito net. Great AC and fridge provided for your water and beers ;-) The bathrooms/showers are very modern, clean, and the water hot. It is technically fresh water but it has a high salt content. Not a problem, just don't be... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First I have to tell that I never got the chance to enter this hotel. I paid online 340 USD for Deluxe Bungalow villa (85 USD per room per night), only to get an email from the hotel that the room is now 100 USD. When I asked why the prices are different on their official website and what happened... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here, first time to Zanzibar, and it was amazing. fantastic beach location, perhaps the best in Zanzibar. The staff was very helpful and kind, really trying to do their best, we have nothing to complain about. Reading all the previous reviews, we are not able to find much truth in the bad ones - sorry. You have to be... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Lets start with the bad stuff: The room was without ac, but with a roof-fan with 2 settings. The mosquito net had holes.Lots of insects and ants on the floor. But somehow I got no bites! Sometimes during the day the electricity is off (don't know why). Wifi is not free, 3,000 TSH for 2hours. 1,5 hours to Stone Town.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Sunset Kendwa did a great job at making Zanzibar a regretful experience. Our first stay there the wait staff at their restaurant were less than friendly, their wifi never worked, and their air conditioning was comical. When we arrived the A/C didn't work and we inquired about it at the front desk. My friend and I were told that they... More 

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Stuttgart
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48 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The hotel is located at a very nice beach (water is not tidal, so you can swim all day, therefore no pool), but is very simple and not to well mantained. Food is okay, but not great, the same is true for the breakfast. Please be aware, that Kendwa is a busy area of Zanzibar and that you will encounter... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Sunset Kendwa is an affordable hotel and one of many (very expensive) others at the northwestern coast. The Sunset Bungalows are very comfortable, 150 meters away to the water and include a very easy and lax breakfast. If you want to go online you have to pay 3,000 TSH for 2 hours (we get 6 hours for free) and for... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This is a great hotel if you are going for the Full Moon Party next door at Kendwa Rocks. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The bar was not well stocked though. Breakfast could have been much better also. There are tons of activities within the area and i recommend that one should stay at this hotel and eat at... More 

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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is in a nice location and suitable for those who want to go to the infamous full moon parties next door at Kendwa Rocks. HOWEVER; this hotel needs a lot of work. First of all, we had a horrible first night at the restaurant. Two of the staff serving us were just plain rude. They took ages to... More 

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