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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cumbria
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly. Although I rather stupidly tried to go out of the hotel during Ramadan in a pair of shorts, the staff politely asked me to go and change due to it being Ramadan. I was not offended whatsoever and they put it in such a way that I did not feel embarrassed. We always had a... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here. We stayed for one night and walked here from the ferry dock after arriving from dar. It is in a beautiful part of stone town. For breakfast we had pancakes, bread, omelette, tea, fruit and juice. It was really nice. The rooms were clean and very large. The beds were comfy too. Overall I... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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 July 26, 2014

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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190 reviews 190 reviews
23 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Additional Information about Manch Lodge, Vuga

Address: Vuga, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Manch Lodge, Vuga Zanzibar/Stone Town

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