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The Zanzibari

4.0 of 5 Nungwi Road, Nungwi 10437, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here after a holiday in Tanzania and a couple of days in Stone Town. We had a wonderfully relaxing time. All the staff, the gardeners and pool boy through to the manager, did everything they could to make our stay amazing, from the flowers in the room on a daily basis, to the cleanliness everywhere and the really... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Really friendly staff who do everything they can to help make your holiday special. Everywhere was immaculate and the food really good. Such a beautiful location it really did feel like paradise. Swimming pool overlooking the sea was really nice.

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Stockton Heath, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

About an hour and 20 minutes north of the capital, Zanzibari is down a small track and sits very unobtrusively. The Zanzibari is owned by Tent With a View, who also own Sable Mountain Lodge in the Selous Game Reserve (one of my top5 places to stay, ever!) The welcome is immediate and warm, with a cool juice offered while... More 

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

this is a quiet out of the way hotel (an hour from the airport) on the north coast of the island. Rooms were clean and nicely decorated and serviced. Common areas nicely landscaped with a small pool, large eating area. Food and service was excellent. Each evening you are presented with a choice of several entree's all of which were... More 

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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went to Zanzibari expecting that the hotel looks at least close to the pictures on website. It did not and we had to move the same night of our arrival to a different hotel and spend other money. Our room, “suite frangipane”, was dirty and filled with 70's era furniture and the place smelled very badly. When we asked... More 

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london
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We spent three nights at the Zanzibari and wished we could have stayed for longer. From the moment we arrived, we felt at home thanks to the warm welcome we received from the hotel's manager, Mrisho and his team of staff. Our room (the Bustani Suite) was beautiful and very spacious, the views of the incredibly turquoise sea from the... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed at the Zanzibari for 6 nights. We weren't picked up on time from the airport, not sure if this was our travel agency or the hotel's mistake though. When we arrived we were greeted warmly by the manager and although a huge group had just arrived as well, we weren't forgotten. We filled out our registration and discovered... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days after the exertions of our safari (16 of us!), very relaxing and peaceful. Staff could not be more friendly and food was fantastic (5 courses for dinner every night) Rooms were well kept and clean (we must have had the worlds highest bed - getting in was like high jumping) with fresh flowers every... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I visited Zanzibari beg of June. The hotel is typical African style, very clean, the food is really delicious, especially when you order Lunch. An excellent chef! All staff, even the gardener are always eager to help you in what you need. The view from our suite is priceless! We highly recommend this hotel to our friends and family who... More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Been there in Aug/2013 for 3 days. The place is awesome and the view is priceless. Food was a pleasant surprise - they have an excellent chef. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Crew was friendly and helpful. The only issue was weak WiFi signal at our room. On our last day a technician came to fix it, so I hope... More 

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Address: Nungwi Road, Nungwi 10437, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Nungwi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Zanzibari 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
The Zanzibari Hotel Nungwi
The Zanzibari Zanzibar/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi

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