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Nungwi Inn

Nungwi village beach | P.O.Box: 1496, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Ranked #18 of 18 Hotels in Nungwi
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In late February I made a dive trip to Nungwi in Zanzibar. We rented a cottage at Nungwi inn. Unlike the photos stored on tripadvisor we enjoyed our stay. The bathroom on the picture, we have not seen. Ours was white, not the most modern bathroom, but clean. Nungwi inn is run by a family of locals. These people are... More 

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It's hard to find many places at this price in Nungwi and this was an average price out of a few places I saw but definately a great location. We were just metres from the beach and it's a fantastic view. The room itself is basic, the bedroom area seemed clean enough although the bathroom could have done with a... More 

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Kansas City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Spent a couple of nights in Nungwi inn as part of a package deal with Spanish Dancer dive center. The rooms are fairly basic, but clean with comfy beds. We had issues with the breaker to our bungalow which kept popping every time the AC would kick in. Fortunately we did not really need the aircon and didn't ask to... More 

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Rye, East Susse
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I travelled to Zanzibar to spend Christmas with my partner who was overlanding through Africa and his trip was scheduled to spend Christmas there. Our room was right on the beach and was simple, but clean and comfortable with aircon and a fan. The bed was large and comfortable with a mosquito net. The only negative was the low water... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We enjoyed two nights here on an ATC tour. We found the double room to be clean and comfortable. Aircon, queen bed and a large mosquito net. Shower pressure wasn't great, the only downside. The location was perfect, just on the beach and next to plenty of more expensive resorts if you want a better meal (we would recommend Langi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The rooms are simple but excellent for low budget travelers. The manager was very nice and helped us with every thing we needed. Nice breakfast and wifi. The diving company that close to the hotel is very good. We had a great time in here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Nungwi is just beautiful but I fear that the Inn is resting on its laurels. The staff were great and very helpful but I reckon with a few touches this hotel could be very deserving of its place in paradise. Rooms were grand and just for sleeping in, food was lovely, cocktails great but really more could be done with... More 

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Lamu Island, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I'm really surprised about the bad reviews. It's located right on the beach. The room itself is ok, clean, big bed, bathrooms are ok. Nice food (reasonable priced for a hotel). Rates (for a single room) are ok. If coming back to Nungwi I would definitely stay there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Stayed here for 3 days, left to visit another part of the island but decided to come back for another 2! The location is absolutely superb!! We managed to get the price down quite a lot but we were there during low season. Zanzibar is not a cheap place hotelwise so this was pretty good for the location and the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The title says it all. When me and my friends arrived, we were amazed by the beauty of the place : nice little 'houses' right on an amazing beach... we thought we were about to spend a luxus holiday but that was before seing our room. After visiting different hotels we decided to book this one because of the wifi... More 

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