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Mnarani Beach Cottages

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North Coast | P O Box 3361, Nungwi, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we just came from zanzibar stayed 3 days in mnarani.in a family room (tuna).we were two couples.the rooms were very spacious,clean and had a living room and a kitchenette.the daily cleaning was perfect,staff is very friendly,and all speaks good english.Mr.Mahrouky(the owner) greeted us the first day and every breaksfast and dinner.the beach was nice during our stay.and it was 5-10... More 

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Paris, France
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For your honeymoon, we wanted a familial hotel with few rooms. The view of the ocean is staggering. We booked the "mahaba room" and it was perfect ! The staff is very kind. Margret at the réservation is a trust person, Ali at the bar learned to play at the traditionnal game : the "bao", Shaabani at the restaurant and... More 

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Malindi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an awesome place to stay, delicious meals in restaurant, well furnished rooms, a bar with amazing cocktail drinks, the clean$ evergreen gardens are lovely. Well trained and friendly staff. Don't miss the exclusive excursions with Ally Nyange, snorkeling, full day boat trips. At reception Mr Khamis $ Khalid they will give you a warm welcome with all information about... More 

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Seville, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little hotel at the far north end of Zanzibar. We had a fantastic time unwinding after our safari. We had looked at some of the bigger resorts that might rank higher in "stars" but wanted to stay at a locally owned, clean and reasonably priced place that could accommodate 7 of us for 5 days. All the staff were... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at Mnarani Beach Cottages in the 3 bedroomed dolphin cottage. We really enjoyed our stay and were more than pleasantly surprised. The location is spectacular, the accommodation clean and adequate and the staff very friendly. Had a fantastic snorkelling trip on a dhow all to ourselves and our crew were awesome. Perfect for a weekend getaway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quite place located in Nungwi. A great place to watch the sunset and the sunrise. The hotel staff were wonderful - cleaning people were super friendly. The rooms were also comfortable and nice, however the best room is the Mahaba cottage. A great place to stay which I suggest to everyone that is looking for a trip to enkoy... More 

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Mukono, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a solo traveler and stayed 5 nights at Mnarani Beach Cottages on my way back to my job in Uganda. I had read two previous negative reviews right before coming, and was of course, leery of the stay, especially since I had booked for a long visit and had never been here before. I came just a few... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommended , amazing hospitality, personal touch and great food. Loving staff, its on the northernmost tip of Zanzibar where you encounter both sunrise and sunset if u make it on time. I rate it over any luxury property in Zanzibar where I have stayed in the past 4 visits, this was spectacular.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have been an Avid traveler visiting locations and Hotels across the globe and last 2 weeks have been travelling across Tanzania. After a tiring Kili Trek + Safari I wanted to relax at Zanzibar and hence booked Mnarani for 3 nights - Half board. Providing this review hoping its taken Constructively by the Mnarani Management rather than just responding... More 

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Nassor_Maharouky, Owner at Mnarani Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Aldrin P. Thank you for your comments I am sorry we have not met with your expectation during your stay with us. I would like to draw your attention to the point that you booked a garden room with us for 3 nights When you reported on the second day that you were not happy with the room you... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was very disappointed with my stay at Mnarani Beach Cottages. It was the slow season so there were very few guests at the hotel which resulted in decreased services. The food in particular was not very good. I also woke up in the middle of the night to cockroaches climbing on me. The hotel staff did come and spray... More 

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