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Union Beach Bungalows

Beachfront, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

We spent here one night,of course one of the cheapest bungalows of nungwi. The room was ok, big but noto nice, neither terrible. Directly on the beach. We found bed bugs everywhere, pay attention. Maybe we were unlucky with the room. The staff was super nice, the price is high compared to the standard, but nungwi is not a cheap... More 

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Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

While the room was slightly overprice, few problems with noisy plumbing and just ok in terms cleanliness (be advised that the bed linens and towels are not changed unless you ask, nor the room cleaned daily), we are extremely resentful that the manager set up a scam with the taxi driver that forced us to pay three times what has... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

An awesome visit with friends. Room was clean with one double bed and one single bed and clean washroom. Provided with all basic facilities required at su h visit while you are with friends and require just basic accomodation , less tv but which is not req at zanzibar atleast. Just on the beach. In the morning while u wake... More 

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Clonakilty, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We arrived in Nungwi totally exhausted from a long and hot dala-dala journey from the south and Union Bungalows was the first place we looked at. It's a shame that we didn't have more energy to look around, because staying there was not a very pleasant experience. The room was super basic, a bed and a toilet with a noisy... More 

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Aweil, South Sudan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The place has a really good location. It's a less than a minute walk to the beach. I got my room for 30000 TSH. It has one huge bed, a ceiling fan, a huge bathroom and breakfast in the porch. Near this place are good restaurants- local and foreign, which can be located by the beach or behind the place... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I was in Zanzibar on a quick weekend escape from Dar by myself so I hadn't booked ahead. I found Union Bungalows via the bus driver I took from Stone Town so no doubt I set myself up to pay his commission also. The price of the room started at $40 and I managed to get it down to 40000Tsh..was... More 

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Elora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed at the Union Beach Bungalows and it was wonderful! Had a room on the beach within earshot of the ocean waves. The room had mosquito nets, a ceiling fan and was quaint, clean and spacious with a small porch to sit and enjoy the scenery. The cost includes breakfast which consisted of fresh seasonal fruit, coffee and a cooked... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

It was ok but the room I had was right on the beach (shouldn't complain) open the door and hey it's right in fron of you. however because of that I didn't feel secure. There were guys hanging around a stone throw away all day and people can see in every time you open the door. Maybe the other rooms... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the union beach bungalow to escape the hustle and bustle of Stonetown. I wasn't looking for anything extravagant, just a clean place that I can lay my head down for a night as I only planned on relaxing by the beach. Upon initial inspection all appeared well with two single beds, mosquito nets, air conditioning, and clean... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This place is zero frills but the price is right and , moreso, I havent found a place that is truly that much beachfront. If you get the rooms right upfront you are very close to the water. No long treks or impeded views. Isn't much to entertain yourself here so as long as you are comfy with walks and... More 

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