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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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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Pongwe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015
Fei Z Shanghai, China
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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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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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were staying in the hotel next to the Queen of Sheba. We decided to try the food. We arrived and felt uncomfortable from the first second. We ordered drinks, they arrived and were not what we ordered. We didn't complain. We ordered food, they had almost nothing on the menu available. So we ordered what they had. Beef curry.... More 

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Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

After we had a look at the room, fixed the price and paid everything we were told that they lack clear water and that water in the bath rooms are salty. Good to know AFTER we paid and booked everything. After having a look at the lovely beach we got to know the owner of this hotel and we were... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

In February we moved from Paje to Pongwe to have three last wonderful days at an wonderful beach. But it wasn´t. When we arrived nobody came to help with our luggage. It was hot and we had to fill out same document. No welcoming feeling. :-( Than my husband carried 2 big backpacks and another bag alone to the room.... More 

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Crowell, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Overall, we enjoyed our 3 days at the Queen of Sheba. We loved the location. The hotel sits on a sandy outcrop of rock over turquoise blue water and white sandy beach - a picture of paradise. The hotel is small and there were only a few other guests, so we had the beach almost to ourselves. The floor of... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We had some great relaxed days with family and kids. Cozy small place. Good food fresh from sea, nice stuff and owners. Quit silent, Straight at the beach. snorkeling and other acitivities easily organized.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights and had an amazing time. The beach was lovely with white sand and crystal clear water. Tide rises in the evening, but the mornings are great for exploring the beach and heading way out to the reef. Service itself was fantastic as all the staff were extremely helpful and went beyond their duties to make... More 

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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Me and my Fiancé Linda, had a great 5 day stay at this lovley place. The staff was great and the Manager Petra made sure that all our needs were catered for checking on us everyday. Thank you Petra, Fatima, Musa and Helen for the last sweet/romantic dinner you organised for us.

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