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Manch Lodge, Vuga

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Vuga, Stone Town, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dirty and the dorm room had like 30 beds in the room. Do yourself a favor and go next door to Haven and get yourself a private room for $14/night. The only thing good here was decent wifi. While sitting outside, I watched SOOO many dissatisfied groups/families who left upset, arguing with the front desk over some matter or other... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

14$ pp in dorms, fast wifi and a really nice breakfast is included! Enjoyed very much to stay there! The staff is nice and helpful, the area is good and quite. The water in the shower aren't always hot, but not freezing cold either.. so it's ok :) all the other places in stone town are more expensive and the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for a base in Stone Town, friendly staff. Stayed in 5 person private bedroom and in dorm, inexpensive. Delicious breakfast, serves lunch indoors for tourists during Ramadan which was a major plus.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Slept in de dorm for only 14,- dollar a night, very cheap. Good beds, friendly staff en nice garden to sit in. Breakfast is also OK. The only strange thing was that a staff member asked me a couple of times for cigarettes, thats unprofessional imo. But very nice and cheap and central way, Like!

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Ronneby, Sweden
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179 reviews 179 reviews
21 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed both in the dorm and the triple room. The rooms are equiped with mosquito nets and fans and the bed are comfortable. This hostel is a bit tricky to find, so don't be surprised if you need to ask for directions. Most of the people around Stone Town know about this place so there shouldn't be any problem... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is budget accom—a place to lay your head and freshen up. And it’s perfect for that. Its location, hard to find in the snaking streets of Stone Town, but near “Jaws Corner” (just keep asking around, you’ll get there), is walking-central to everything (including the markets and local nightclubs) and safe. It’s cheap and cheerful: really nice courtyard and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Friendly staff is the key to success in hospitality. I lost things twice in this lodge ans they found it for me. Breakfast is basic but it's free I guess a cup of tea and a pancake is not a bad way to start your day. The lodge offers free wireless, luggage store and safety deposit box for your valuables.... More

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15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

You get what you pay for. But who wants to stay in their room in stone town so rate totally worth it. Friendly staff, shower bed and a full breakfast in the morning. What more can you ask for. Centrally located but difficult to find if you don't get help.

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Hostel itself is nice. Decent, comfy beds. Spacious and clean. Good spot and reasonable priced, one of the cheapest in stone town. Staff were friendly and helpful and breakfast included was good. Unfortunately while we were there we witnessed the owner behaving in an unprofessional and bullying manner toward a staff member. He was verbally abusing him, loudly, in front... More

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23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

One of the cheapest places in stone town, but not really good value for money! Friendly staff and the breakfast are probably the only positives. Rooms have tiny double beds, mosquito nets with holes and a funny lingering smell. The communal bathrooms didn't seem to be cleaned at all during our two night stay and there was either only hot... More

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Address: Vuga, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Also Known As:
Manch Lodge, Vuga Zanzibar/Stone Town

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