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Manch Lodge, Vuga

Vuga, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Saginaw, Michigan
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Jambo House for a couple nights before coming here, but I have enjoyed Manch Lodge more. The staff is really really great. They had no problem showing us to our room before we could go to the ATM to get money out. They also helped us arrange a scooter for the day, which worked out great! I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend stayed her over one night and I quite liked it. We stayed in a private 2 bed room with shared bathroom. It's clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful. The WiFi works pretty good. Only thing I wish was better is the shower. Almost no pressure. But over all its a nice spot 😊

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Halifax, Canada
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my first visiting to Zanzibar Stone Town. I found Manch lodge by word. I get a room with bathroom in (Some rooms doesn't has also they offer a dorm room with 15-20 can sleep) . The room has mini refregirator , feeling fan and A/C (for aircon they asked extra 5$). I didn't get A/C , ceeling fan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I had been living in Tanzania for about a month when I visited Zanzibar with a group of about 18 other people. We had not made hotel accommodations for Stone Town and many places were closed or trying to charge us a lot. The place had everything we needed--nice cheap rooms, breakfast in the mornings, even wifi! The owners grandson... More 

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Golden, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A well-run, European-style hostel, conveniently located in Stone Town. Clean rooms, a spacious and comfortable outdoor lounge (great for meeting other travelers) and friendly, helpful staff who can assist with booking tours and shared transportation to toerh parts of the island. Less than ten minutes' walk from anywhere in Stonetown. It's difficult to find the first time (as are most... More 

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This place is a gem hidden in the middle of the Stone Town. The place is very quite and a good way to experience the feel of the the historic town. Five minutes walk from Forodhani gardens and darajani market. The place is also very budget considering that you are staying in the Stone Town. I paid 24,000 Shillings per... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Stayed here for two nights, basic but clean and within easy access of town. Good value for money, and very helpful staff. Nice breakfast. Very effective fan and air con. Fridge in the room was an added bonus.

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

decent hotel in the heart of stone town, only 15 min walk from forodhani gardens and the waterfront , close to ferry terminals and banks. a lil tricky to get back to since its a maze in stone town, but easy once you've done the walk a few times. wonderful narrow alleys ways full of shops. good price decent breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Was ok, better then other places I looked at but really loud. If you don't want to hear noise until 3am and then be woken up at 6 might want to rethink. Also don't get the front room that's next to the tv. Staff was nice but breakfast was annoying. Said it was at 7:30 but more like 8. My... More 

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Thank Briana B
Cape Town, South Africa
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Manch Lodge offers good value for money and is very conveniently located. We were able to walk everywhere during our stay there. We had only planned to stay a couple of nights, but loved Stone Town so much that we ended up staying longer. The lodge has a nice atmosphere. It's a bit shabby and could be a little cleaner,... More 

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