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Queen of Sheba Beach Hotel

Annex of Santa Maria Coral Park, Pongwe P.O. BOX 4115, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Location is Fantastic. You have low and high tide. During low tide the Beach just great. You can walk endless in the Sea and just enjoy. During high tide you have a classic beach. There are not many people around, so you can really enjoy your time there. The Rooms are really nice with a great view. The Staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to start out by saying than many hotels in Zanzibar seem to get good reviews because the location and beach is wonderful. Yes, the beach is wonderful in Queen of Sheba as well, but this is a review of the hotel, not the destination! There are way better options than Queen of Sheba, and I cannot recommend it... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just an FYI: if you are traveling with someone of the opposite sex, you will need to be married if you want to stay at this hotel (it might be like this at all Zanzibar hotels). Queen of Sheba was a bit pricey for budget travelers, but had a classic Eastern Zanzi ocean view and a hammock. Good swimming down... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Appalling and would never recommend this hotel to anyone. First impressions do count and what a nightmare. The owners are not credible. So beware before you book into this place. Not Queen of Sheba at all. Don't be conned like we did. A total misrepresentation of the rooms.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Originally I planned to stay at this hotel. When I finally got into it, I did not expect anything extraordinary. Three-star hotel, which is on Zanzibar lot, I thought. But I must admit that I was wrong. Queen of Sheba Beach Hotel has a very pleasant atmosphere of a small friendly hotel. Spacious rooms with good views (although the bathroom... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

My friend and I were so pleased when we arrived at this hotel. It is just beautiful and so peaceful. We had the beach to ourselves for most of the day. The staff and owner were all so friendly and helpful. We decided to stay on site in the evening but we were told that there was a night club... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stayed at the annex of Queen of Sheeba Beach Hotel for one night. We intended to stay three nights but it was not a nice place. Very expensive for what you get. The rooms are nice and clean but the hotel in itself is just weird. It is like a small gated community and when the tide is high... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

No fresh water, it is so frustrating! I don't it would cost much to set a water tank. The other part of this hotel is good.beautiful garden and beach,local stylish rooms, Very quite. food are good, although limited and must be ordered in advance. No wired internet, they use wireless WIFI router, which is really slow. Price is around 100USD,... More 

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Mwanza, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Small and friendly, we stayed here with our three children (9, 9 & 7). They have had the best beach holiday ever! The pool is perfectly sized, not too big, not too small and the Indian ocean lovely! you can easily swim and there are trips available to snorkel on the reef (which you could walk out to if you... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed at the hotel for a week this December and it was absolutely fantastic time! The hotel room was clean and spacious with all necessary equipment, the food (especially breakfasts) was delicious :) The best thing about the hotel that made our stay exceptional is the hotel crew! They took care of everything for us - trips, parties, sightseeing,... More 

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