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Mnarani Beach Cottages

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North Coast | P O Box 3361, Nungwi, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I spent 4 nights here at the end of our almost month long trip through Tanzania. We found it a nice peaceful relaxing place to stay with friendly polite staff and in great surrounds. Although the beach probably isn't the best for swimming, it still is picturesque and beautiful to look at and relax on a hammock... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very nice holiday location however the service is very slow and their understanding of English is variable. The help with booking and transfers from Margaret was excellent and the owner is delightful

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

Dear Caroline, Thank you for staying with us at Mnarani and Pemba Lodge, It was a pleasure to sail to Pemba with you and you husband and to hear all your fascinating stories of your volunteer work in Tanzania. Margaret are of course delighted by your compliments. We apologize if, due to the peak season rush, service sometimes took a... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a pleasure to arrive at Mnarani beach after a very nice and full safari in Tanzania, the view and the location are great, the service is kind and right and the rooms are clean and have space enough to be comfortable. It was an experience very recomended to any traveller going to Zanzibar, hakuna matata.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is in a great location and it is very relaxing, sea is right there and the pool is not bad, however the breakfast, lunch and dinner are horrible, very limited options and not good quality at all. Breakfast and dinner included but for lunch we had to pay and it was expensive. We had plenty of power cuts,... More 

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

Dear Migair, Thank you for writing a review about your stay with us. It’s great to know that you’ve enjoyed our location, the relaxing atmosphere, the beach and our swimming pool; and yes, you are right, there is always still potential, and we are constantly working towards realizing it. Please let me comment on the specific issues you have raised:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The few days I stayed there, was one of the best hotel experiences I have ever had.... ill start with the hotel, the staff are extremely friendly and very helpful, the rooms are clean and very comfortable and the views are incredible, ideally located at the beach... I was there with few friends, we didn't get bored for a second.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at Mnarani Beach Cottages. The staff was always very polite, especially the director and the maitre. They served us a good variety of local food for dinner (although it was a bit too spiced for us, maybe adding some European dishes would meet more people's taste). The place was always very clean. Well located near... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had 3 days stay at Mnamari Beach Cottages travelling with colleges. We enjoyd every minute. Good service, delicious local food, and what a view! It's not the most luxuries place, but the nicest place I have ever been

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a relaxing 3 days at Mnarani. This was the culmination of 20 days on Safari and we were ready for some downtime with just the ocean and the sun. The cottage we were in was very comfortable and we loved having the ocean just outside our doorstep. The staff were very friendly and helpful and did everything they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even after visiting and staying there 6 times in a bit more than a 12 month span, it does not get old. The staff is extremely friendly and forthcoming. Special requests are met, to a point, and management is very accommodating. The owner also spends some of his time there and is quite approachable. The food is nice, although I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a beautiful stay at Mnarani Beach Cottages. Staff is ever so polite, friendly and forthcoming. The ocean view is spectacular, the ocean soothing and the water excellent. Although sometimes some foods are not available dinner was fine every time. The cottages have two levels and the beds are equipped with mosquito-nets. The rooms in the evenings.

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