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Mnarani Beach Cottages

3.5 of 5 North Coast | P O Box 3361, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In a secluded area of Nungwi, these cute cottages were a nice getaway from the busyness of the main strip. With cool hammocks and beach chairs to enjoy the breeze, included scrumptious breakfast (AND dinner!) and smiling staff, Mnarani gets the thumbs up.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mnarani is beautiful location - breezy so it is never too hot; great place for watching the ocean come and go and sitting on a chair/hammock and read and relax. The rooms are clean, keeping some humidity though which produces some unpleasant staleness of air at night. The food was ok, but not as great as the location. They can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 4 nights stay at Mnarani was great. .Their food was great with very friendly staff, the likes of Mohamed and Ali's the water sport crew and warm Machano and of course Charles the house keeper. The rooms were very clean except that the wifi is only available at the main bar. The bartender was another great fellow. I highly... More 

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Hillerod, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet and peaceful (in contrast to string of hotels on West side of Nungwi), the Mnarani Beach Cottages lie separately around the tip of the island and the lighthouse which has given it its name. Great views from terrace over the reef. Tides make for changing views and great swimming, when it is in. Great food at close to European... More 

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

Dear Rolf H. Very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and you had a relaxed time with your family. I understand on the acrobatic night the floor was slippery because the dinner was just served before the show started but next day I discussed with F&B manager about it. Im glad you enjoyed our food and the beautiful view... More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i went to mnarani for the my honeymoon in December last year, the 15th to be precise for a four days stay. what a short time it was considering the very beautiful rooms and friendly staff we met. Flight 540 had misplaces our luggage, and instead of being worried about our the luggage we focus on the holiday as the... More 

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

Dear alosa77, We feel honored you chose Mnarani to celebrate this special time in your life together, and I’m pleased you enjoyed your stay with us so much. You really didn’t allow your luggage troubles to get you down, and it was our pleasure to brighten your stay with some little extra bits and pieces  Ali is particularly proud... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed with family and 3 kids in December end holidays .... My god ... 5 days flew off in this little paradise.. Beautiful beach, excellent restaurant service a mixed choice of food. Extremely peaceful place. Though we have been staying in several reputed corporate hotels in Zanzibar, this was the best though an individual's property. I are attended well... More 

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

Dear Balaji M, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation! Being not a corporate hotel does have its advantages: Mnarani is truly a family place, and we work not only with our hands, but also with our hearts, which both our guests and our team enjoy. I’m glad we have given your family a good time, and would be... More 

Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a single female traveler who spent 3 nights at Mnarani Beach Cottages. The rooms were lovely- clean, AC, internet with ocean views. The staff are really friendly and helpful. You can get a massage right on the ocean. I highly recommend it if you want a quiet, relaxing vacation. Take the sunset cruise it is really fun!

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

Dear Chesea K, Thank you so much for your nice review. It is always very encouraging to hear we have done well for our guests. I have passed on your compliments to our spa and water sports teams as well, I’m sure you can imagine their big happy smiles. Thank you for staying at Mnarani, and sunny greetings from all... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This December will be our third visit to Mnarani Beach Cottages. We so look forward to our holidays at Mnarani. Nassor and his competant crew always make us feel so welcome. The food is great, staff are so friendly, accomodation is very clean and comfortable and everyone just seems to enjoy working for Mnarani and they make you feel so... More 

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

Dear RoryG1020, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are all delighted that you had such a perfect experience both in Mnarani and in Pemba Lodge, and took the time to share it with others on TripAdvisor. You really came as guest and left as friend; this is our motto and purpose, and it's very rewarding to see... More 

Kapaa, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

I found this resort to be beautiful and very quiet, however, I do not recommend for a single female traveler. I chose it because I knew it was out of the way and a good walking distance or short taxi ride from anything else. I even expected to pay the much higher prices for food and drinks at the resort.... More 

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

Dear kickchick22 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Mnarani, and we are pleased you enjoyed the peace and serenity in our little piece of paradise. Having said that, I was quite shocked to hear that you have been inconvenienced by somebody from our team, and went to investigate straightaway. It turned out... More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It's was one truly magical and memorable vacation.Zanzibar is truly an exotic and serene island. Mnarani Cottages ensured that our stay was totally memorable and luxurious. The tropical cuisine was utterly tantalizing and flavorful while their seafood was absolutely succulent and scrumptious.

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

Thank you for choosing Mnarani for your honeymoon. We are so happy to hear your honeymoon was just as amazing as it should be. I will forward your compliments to the chef and the rest of team. Karibu tena! More 

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Address: North Coast | P O Box 3361, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Nungwi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mnarani Beach Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Mnarani Beach Cottages Hotel Nungwi
Mnarani Beach Hotel
Mnarani Beach Resort
Mnarani Beach Cottages Zanzibar/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#9 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi

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