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Sele's Bungalows

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Matemwe Beach | P.O. Box 3215 Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Raleigh,NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My friend and I stayed at Seles for 5 nights in mid-October 2014. The staff at the hotel were very welcoming and friendly, accommodating any request we had. Our room was quite small, but well-appointed and reasonably clean (there were bloodstains on the sheets). Our room had both air-con and hot water, luxuries for hotels in this price range. The... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

You should stay here for the chilled out beach vibe alone but the staff and rooms are brilliant too. The food is fantastic, every dish was gorgeous and after chatting to guests from other hotels who came to Seles for dinner it was obvious we'd chosen the best place in the area when it came to eating. We stayed for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We spent our first two nights in Zanzibar at Seles. Perfect start to a great holiday. Bungalow, food, vibe and service was great. Also, perfect location for long walks on the beach. We also went on a snorkeling trip to Mnemba island with Seles. We were very fortunate to spot dolphins on the way to the island. The captain very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife and I stayed for three or four nights at Seles Bungalows, and recommend the experience highly. The location is good: a white palm-fringed beach, fronted by a lagoon and coral reef washed by deeply turquoise seas. On successive days we walked for 3 miles south, and then north on the following day, meeting some children, a couple of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed at Seles for 4 nights so we could do some diving. How do I describe Seles... It's cool, chilled, relaxed and I half expected bob Marley to walk into the place any minute. The bar and restaurant is the hang out in the area. It's the kind of place you wish you had as a local near your... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I can highly recommend this place, the staff is amazing, the owners are fantastic and the food is some of the best on the island. Honest, helpful, friendly staff, nice beach, lots of shade, free wifi,

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Since we travelled other sides of Zanzibar, we found out that Matemwe is more expensive than other places. But Sele's bungalow's offers a reasonable price and, at the same time, great quality acoomodation with the great restaurant. Coconut mile-based curries and burgers are really good and grilled seafood is also enjoyable. But octopus is disappointing.... The best part of staying... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Stayed at Sele's Bungalows and feel compelled to write a review as Seles was such a nice accommodating man. I stayed for 2 nights. It's located right in the middle of a pristine 5km stretch of beautiful white beach where the water is nice and warm - so as far as location goes it doesn't get any better. On my... More 

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Jackson Heights, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stayed here with my boyfriend for three nights last August, and I loved it here! Breakfast was included every morning, and we ate lunch and dinner there each day. The prices were amazing, and the food was five star quality. I think that the wait for the food was well worth it, and the flavors were like I had... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stayed here with my girlfriend for 3 nights in August 2013 and this place was superb! The food was the best I have had to date in my 30 years of life. It may take a while to come out of the kitchen but if you don't learn patience in Africa you are traveling wrong. My room was big... More 

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