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Mtoni Marine

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mtoni Street 992, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #14 of 29 hotels in Stone Town
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Owego, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights in mid-July and found it met all of our expectations. The grounds were pretty, the restaurants had great food, and the staff was extremely friendly. We need to thank Abdullah (the Manager?) in particular who bore our many questions with constant good humor and helped us arrange for dinner in Stone Town. For the future, Mtoni... More

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MtoniM, Marketing Manager at Mtoni Marine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for such a lovely comment on our hotel. We are so happy to know that we met your expectations and that you thought our place was value for money. We do our best to always serve our guests with the best and I am happy to know that we managed to get our efforts... More

San Dimas, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really charming location, beautiful views, and very nicely priced. If I compare to other hotels in this price range this is a great value, and the staff were lovely. We went in the off season though so one of the restaurants was not open so I'm not giving it the full 5 starts.

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MtoniM, Marketing Manager at Mtoni Marine, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for such a positive review on your stay with us. I am happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and felt that our hotel was value for your money. However, we are sad to have missed out on the 5 stars due to one of our restaurants being closed temporarily for the low season repair... More

Vancouver, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pool is wonderful, staff is sweet and kind. Food was great. Tea - exceptional! Rooms - stark, cold, and dingy. Walls were less then clean. And, I would be remiss if I did not mention the large rat walking across the grounds in the middle of the afternoon. He appeared well fed. If not for that, the hotel was "okay".

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MtoniM, Marketing Manager at Mtoni Marine, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our hotel and also appreciating our staff. We hardly get complaints about our hotel not being clean and so the walls not being clean came as a surprise to me. However, I am sorry that you felt that our hotel rooms were cold and dingy, that is... More

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple comfy accommodation with a big pool - which suited our boys well! We enjoyed watching millions of bats fly in from Prison Island as we had drinks at the friendly bar with great pizza and sunset over the harbours. Loved our walk around the Mtoni Palace ruins - fascinating!

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MtoniM, Marketing Manager at Mtoni Marine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to write about your stay with us. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. We have been receiving good comments about the bats that fly in from Prison Island. I am glad you witnessed it. We look forward to your next visit. Many thanks! Warm Regards Shahzmah Tim. marketing@zanzibar.cc More

Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff very nice friendly/helpful especially chaz. The beach side rooms are ok,worth the off season price. Club rooms look dingy, not worth the money. Bearing in mind im from a caribbean country and comparing them to a sandals type resort. The beach is unremarkable. You have to get a taxi to your the stone town and other attractions, but they... More

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MtoniM, Marketing Manager at Mtoni Marine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a comment about your stay with us. We would also like to thank you for appreciating our efforts and our staff as well. We very much look forward to your next visit and we hope that we will be able to serve you even better on your next visit. Many... More

Entebbe, Uganda
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a couple of days at Mtoni Marine on vacation with my wife and I must say it was such a lovely experience! The place is lush green with a nice ocean front right next to Mtoni Palace Ruins. My room was very beautiful with a very large Arabian-style bed, furniture and two bathrooms plus a lovely balcony. I... More

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MtoniM, Marketing Manager at Mtoni Marine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for such a lovely comment on your stay at our hotel. It has made us very happy to know that you were satisfied with our rooms and our services. Thank you for appreciating our staffs' efforts, it is much appreciated. We would also like to thank you for recommending us. Hoping you would visit us again... More

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just got back from a week in Zanzibar. We started our week with 3 days at Mtoni. We chose it because of it's proximity to Stowntown, but also because it had a beach. We went with our 2 year old and it was a really great family place. A playground, toddler swimming pool and family menu at the... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review on your stay with us at Mtoni. It has been a pleasure having you here with us and we would like to thank you for coming. We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Thanks & Warm Regards Shahzmah Tim... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Mtoni Marine for longer stays, and for family travel. It doesn't lack for any comforts - but don't expect any bells and whistles. This is great for families, the corporate traveler, and for longer stays. It is quiet - which you will not get in stonetown- the food is local soul food, there is a fun,... More

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Dear Guest, Many thanks for your comment on your hotel. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and that you could describe our hotel in terms of our target audience. It is a great feeling to know that within your short stay with us, you managed to study our hotel quite a bit. We look forward to... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was in Zanzibar for work, and had the pleasure of staying at the Mtoni Marine, the staff are amazing, the rooms are very comfortable and spacious... The food is pretty good too!! It's definitely a place i would go back to for work or pleasure!! Very easy to forget the "Work" and vacation more, but isn't that what Zanzibar... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your time to post a review about our hotel. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Nothing gives us more happiness than to know that our guests are satisfied. We look forward to your next visit! Thank you Best Regards Shahzmah Tim marketing@zanzibar.cc More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I have been round the world and stayed in many resorts but this has got to be one of the best places we have stayed. The staff are friendly, especially the Marketing Manager Shazma, who went out of her way to make sure that the guests were taken care of, especially the children. High levels of Customer Service and the... More

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MtoniM, Marketing Manager at Mtoni Marine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to post a review about your stay with us. We are truly very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us during your visit to Zanzibar. On behalf of the team of Mtoni Marine, I would like to thank you for appreciating our efforts and our services. It is always... More

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Address: Mtoni Street 992, Stone Town, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Stone Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Mtoni Marine 3*
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Mtoni Marine Stone Town
Mtoni Marine Hotel Stone Town
Mtoni Marine Zanzibar/Stone Town

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Business Hotel in Stone Town #4 On the Beach Hotel in Stone Town #5 Spa Hotel in Stone Town #12 Romantic Hotel in Stone Town
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Mtoni Marine is located on the west coast of Zanzibar, 10 minutes north of Stone Town and neighboring the legendary Mtoni Palace. This laid back and family friendly hotel is the ideal location from which to explore Stone Town and the rest of the island, while providing a peaceful retreat from it all. The hotel offers great facilities including a newly built infinity pool, a variety of restaurants and entertainment, The traditional Mrembo spa, the neighboring Mtoni Palace where Princess Salme was born and the perfect setting for Zanzibar weddings! ... more   less 
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