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Safina Bungalows

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Nungwi, Tanzania
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Safina Bungalows
Ranked #7 of 14 Specialty Lodging in Nungwi
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Turku, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

For me as well it is a bit hard for me to understand all this negative views. The rooms are clean, nice and rather big if you compare the money you are paying for it. I stayed there for three weeks and from my perspective it is best value from all low budget places in the area where I have... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Not sure why all the negative reviews. My girlfriend and I stayed here for three nights in August 2013 and it was just what we were looking for - a cheap place with easy access to the beach, restaurants, and other amenities of Nungwi. The hardest part of the hotel was finding it on a map. It's right behind the... More

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Bergen, Norway
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Lived here only for a few days. The power was off a lot, which made the fan in the ceiling stop. Got terrible hot. Also, there were a lot of rats outside the room. One night there were one rat scrathing to door keeping me up all night. Very unpleasant!!! The security is also really bad. Be careful if you`re... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I arrived in high season and this was the best I could get for a budget room. I left after 2 weeks when I found out there security is pretty bad. I left my key at the reception before I went out and there was no one to give me the key back when i arrive around midnight. And they... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Me and my wife stayed at Safina in 5 weeks. Very cheep, clean room, and the staf was very kindly. Ok! The breakfast was not so good, Coffe or Thea. Egg bread and fruit.. We payed 20 usd p night. Net time in zanzibar i.m going to stay in Safina.

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Aachen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

we travelled with african trails and our guide bookes the cattages for...best time at zanzibar... it is cheap, but you get everything you need. 2 minutes to the beach..breakfast is ok, but everything is clean. If you need sth. the boss will bring it to you. the village is 5 minutes away and there you can find the rest you... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We paid 30USD for a double room - with en-suite. Very basic, mosquito net had many holes in it, pillows were rocks, but you could say you get what you pay for - minimal. About a 2 minute walk from the beach so convenient. Breakfast was pretty poor - we had an orange + half a banana plus an omelette... More

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

The bungalow is situated behind a big hotel complex near a small busy beach. Rooms are basic and quite dirty - there were even cockroaches in our bathroom. The mosquito net had holes in it. Door lock was quite worn out. The room price is quite low for the area though. However, if you want to find a nice quiet... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

The plan was to stay for 4 days with a group of 12 people. I was so disappointed as they stole my money on the first day ( 600USD) from my bag which was left in the room. I complained to the manager Ally who informed me that they have only one key per room(padlock). It difficult to believe that... More

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johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2010

The lights and door lock did not work. We had to ask for toilet paper every day and only received 1 roll for the 6 of us staying in a dorm room. The staff were extremely unfriendly. And when I had paid upfront for 3 nights and my plans then changed and needed my money back, they outright refused. Despite... More

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Additional Information about Safina Bungalows

Address: Nungwi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Nungwi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Safina Bungalows Zanzibar/Nungwi

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