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Nungwi Paradise Beach Bungalows

Paradise Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These bungalows are well located on Nungwi beach but that is about all they have going for them. The staff weren't helpful or friendly. The room was small and hasn't been maintained at all. The geyser in our room didn't work so we had cold showers. The rooms don't have windows, only mosquito netting ,which would be fine if there... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paradise Bungalows has a great setting, right on the sea on the beautiful Nungwi beach. That's is where our positivity ends! The rooms are overpriced (as is everything in Nungwi), we had no hot water- we discovered on our last day that they hadn't bothered to turn the geyser on, it was extremely noisy, the staff are unfriendly, the wifi... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good clean rooms in a good location with friendly helpful staff. Excellent compromise for budget traveller wanting to be in the heart of Nungwi. Food at their restaurant was some of the best around and the only place which took cards reliably

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Had a lovely stay here - room is basic but clean with a fan and good water pressure! Was travelling alone and it was a really comfortable place to relax, the owners are great and friendly, and there are enough travelers around but without it being packed. Really nice with outside balcony with sea-view. Great location right at the tip,... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My friend and I split a room for one night. We chose Paradise for the price. Although it is a cold water shower, and the faucet handles come off if you twist too much, the room was clean and perfectly sufficient for one night. I felt that the room was safe with the lock. The man at reception, Chipani?, was... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We have stayed Paradise every year for the past 6 years and this visit was great. New management has really improved this place. Clean room ,comfortable bed and hot showers (if you need it hot!) We love the setting, a few steps to the beach or restaurant . Travelling on a budget one cant ask for more. Should you book... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We spent 4 nights there at the low season and we could really enjoy Zanzibar without crowds. The hotel has a perfect location, near to a good restaurant and with a nice view on the ocean. The rooms were clean and big with mosquito nets. The bad point is the price, for Tanzania it is expensive, even if it is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and were happy with the accommodation. The beds are comfortable with fairly warm showers (have to allow time to warm up). Breakfast was simple but tasty with a great view of the beach. Staff were friendly and happy to assist. The rooms on the second floor closest to Mama Mia are fairly noisy as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I stayed here for two nights initially and then returned for a third after a brief stay at Kendwa. The rooms were good for budget accommodation but when we arrived in our first room there was no running water. Reception quickly moved us to another room which was fine, but when I returned for the third day, again in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We managed to bargain a cheap price for the dorm, so make sure you try that. Room was basic but provided all necessities as well an ensuite bathroom. Location was amazing - right on the beach and next to various restaurants/bars. Although Cholo's is right next door, so if you aren't planning on partying until the early hours then a... More 

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