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Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel

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PO Box 1784 | Nungwi Peninsular, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Ranked #1 of 18 Hotels in Nungwi
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We extended a safari to the Tanzanian wildlife parks with an excursion to Zanzibar, staying at the Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel. It was the perfect compliment to our safari. The property is immaculate. The service is beyond first class. The food is outstanding. The rooms, (at least the deluxe rooms), are wonderful. You can just relax, or swim in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ras Nungwi Beach hotel was excellent. The staff was extraordinarily helpful and the food was outstanding. Relaxing by the ocean on the gorgeous grounds of the hotel provided the perfect ending to our honeymoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely the best hotel in Zanzibar!!Apart from all the others hotel, very calm and quiet in a fantastic surrounding. Perfect place to rest and enjoy the beautiful beach.Actually Paradise!!! The rooms are nice and clean. The staff very friendly, helpful and careful.They really make you feel confortable. The food was very good aswell. Fresh and well prepared. Fantastic also to... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I can't say this falls within our usual budget, but I'm glad we splashed out. This place is fantastic. Beautiful setting on Zanzibar. Quite far from the main town, but not so far that you can't hop in a cab, or do the walk around the beach to get there. No particular reason to leave though, this place is idyllic.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Ras Nungwi Hotel is set on a stunning beach...I'd never seen water so blue before. The staff at the hotel are great! If you can get a sea view room it makes all the difference. We stayed there for two nights in April and its wasn't nearly enough time. Will definitely be back soon!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My partner and myself spent 6 nights at Rus Nungwi in early April. We were hoping for a relaxing stay and thats exactly what we got. The scenery surrounding the Resort was something I had never seen before, was pretty special. The service at the resort itself was also fantastic. Every member of staff was pleasant and extremely helpful. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The resort is located at the northern tip of the island, the last one built on the east side. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and the main buildings constructed from native wood with thatching on the roofs. We selected an ocean-facing bungalow which enabled us to sit on the porch and watch the tides go in and out, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A friend and I spent 3 days at Ras Nungwi in March, it was nowhere near long enough! We booked a garden view room but we were upgraded to an ocean view room on arrival. The staff knew us by name from day 1 and ensured we had everything we needed. The small touches made such a big difference. A... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stayed at Ras Nungwi in December after an amazing safari in the Selous. After much research on Zanzibar hotels- i was in search of the 'barefoot luxury, small boutique hotel ' we had so enjoyed in madagascar and mozambique, we settled on RN, knowing it didn't really correspond to what we were looking for but then none of the... More 

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My second time at this wonderful beachfront property. It is the ultimate place for relaxation with amazing views of the ever-shifting ocean. The staff is amazing, truly caring and friendly, which makes the service impeccable yet unobtrusive The mosquito net canopied comfortable beds guarantee a good nights rest. I would highly recommend this for a weekend getaway or for honeymooning... More 

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