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Fumba Beach Lodge

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PO Box 3705 | Fumba, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travelled to a lot of different countries but continue to return to Africa as for me it is like a magnet, it keeps on drawing me back. Fumba Beach Lodge reinforces this. The most beautiful place, the setting is magical with its own beach and is far from any other hotel so when there you are guaranteed peace... More 

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Diepenbeek, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Much space in the rooms, beautiful location, very friendly staff, good food with a special card for pancakes and other delicious stuff for breakfast included, place enough for relaxing at your room, swimming pool or beside the sea, possibility to make a walk through a forest where you can spot butterflies, apes and the "fumba elephant" or dancing squirrels, a... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Andrea K, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Fumba Beach Lodge, we really appreciate it. It is fantastic to hear that you had the chance to meet most of the 'Fumba animals' at the lodge, we hope this has made your stay even more special. We are looking forward... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family reunion there with 15 people, who had various dining requirements. Some of my family can be quite demanding. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. The dive shop is great to deal with. The beaches, rooms and the public areas are very well maintained and clean. Martin and Michael were very helpful and are amazing guys... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ManishPatel_MVP, It was a pleasure welcoming and accommodating you and your family at Fumba Beach Lodge. We sincerely hope that all of you have enjoyed your stay. We would like to thank you and your family for your kindness and friendliness during your stay. Your stay, and especially the dancing and singing during Swahili Night, was for many employees... More 

Palermo, Italy
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Fumba Lodge fully intending to relax and this is exactly what I did for a blissful week. Everything conspired to make it perfect: the hammock just outside the door of my room; the silence interrupted only by the sound of the tides; the wifi only available in certain spots; comfortable bed; lovely dinners. The staff was very... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear L0lal0la, On behalf of the entire staff at Fumba Beach Lodge I would like to thank you for writing such a wonderful review, we really appreciate it. Thank you for your feedback regarding the breakfast, we are looking for a way how we can improve this. If you are looking for a place to relax and unwind in the... More 

Zanzibar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location. The website does not do this place justice, it was much better than expected and very picturesque. It is a magical paradise in the middle of nowhere. Quiet, relaxing, professional management. Good atmosphere.

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tarriny, Thank you so much for your review, we hope you have enjoyed your stay at the lodge. We are currently in the middle of changing and updating our website, kindly let us know your thoughts once it is finished. If you have made some pictures during your stay it will be great if you can share them with... More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from Tanzania and having climbed Kilimanjaro and done a safari we were looking for somewhere to rest and recover. Fumba Beach Lodge more than fitted the bill! A beautiful location, very comfortable room, incredibly friendly staff and the most delicious food! We enjoyed a snorkel and picnic trip as well as a Stone Town and Prison... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sue B, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, it was a pleasure having you here at the lodge. Your feedback means a lot to us, this motivates all of us to continue offering the highest level of service possible. Please let us know when you are planning a return visit to the island, we would love to... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Staff very friendly and could not have done enough for us. Unfortunately the food was not well cooked or presented. Our room was a few metres from the sea line when full tide. Rooms and amenities were relatively run down.

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear thetablefood, Thank you so much for your review after your stay at Fumba Beach Lodge. We do appreciate it that you took some of your precious time in order to give us feedback. After your review we started looking at a way how we can change and improve the menu, and I am sure that next time you will... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Fumba beach is quite different from most Zanzibar places in that it is not part of a long stretch of adjoining resorts. The entire bay is there for Fumba beach alone, and while it is not the longest winding white beach on the island, having a piece of Zanzibar all to yourself is definitely worth it. The resort is one... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear nada30, Thank you so much for taking your time to write such a pleasant review about Fumba Beach Lodge. This motivates us to offer even a higher level of service and hospitality to our guests. If you are back on the spice island don't hesitate to drop by, we are looking forward welcoming you again! Kind regards, Michiel Coolen... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a great relaxing stay at Fumba at the start of July. It was very peaceful and quiet which is just what we were looking for after climbing Kilimanjaro. The lodge staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and we were looked after very well. We spent our days walking the beach, relaxing by the pool and exploring the rock... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Ross H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Fumba Beach Lodge. I am sure you had a great stay and we are looking forward to your return visit. Thank you so much for your feedback regarding the bath tub in your room. We will do the best we can to sort this out so... More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is the most perfect place to be if you want peace and quiet ...The staff were amazing nothing was to much trouble...the food was excellent they will give you a table in the most special places....the room was beautifully decorated and cool I even had a story left on my bed after the turn down service...just went to sleep... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lynne G, It is a great pleasure to hear that you had a lovely time at Fumba Beach Lodge. We are looking forward to your return visit! Kindest regards, Michiel Coolen General Manager More 

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