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Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar

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P.O. Box 4749, Matemwe 4749, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The price is fair and the hotel is so beautiful and cozy. I tried 3 different rooms and NONE of them disappointed me! Especially room nr.14 the honeymoon suite was breath taking with a spectacular view directly to the sea, I felt it was unreal. Highly recommended hotel! VERY clean and tidy place, I will definitely come back! Only disadvantage... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We stayed here after our safari. The resort is well cared for, rooms are nice, mattresses were very comfortable and the view was spectacular. Our room was a good size, large shower, hair dryer available at the front desk. Balcony overlooking the property. Quiet and relaxing. There are 2 pools, an outdoor restaurant and a small area on the beach... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I loved my experience staying at the Sunshine Hotel. The location, room, balcony, view and the decor. The food in the restaurant was amazing. A great place to chill and relax. Would definitely stay again next time I visit Zanzibar!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Nice small structure of 15 chambers, in bungalow of 4. The garden is small but charming. Prefer chambers in floor for more intimacy. Nice and huge beach in front of the hotel (contrary to Sunshine Marine) . At low tide we can walk there for hours and go on foot to the local fish market, and with the return of... More 

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india
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The hotel is on a tight little plot but is beautifully laid out to make the best of the space its on. The 2-storey villas are designed with soaring thatched roofs and set in lush foliage with a nice little pool area that overlooks the azure water of the sea. The beach isn't great for swimming because of the rocks... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place was a life-saver. We literally had to move from another hotel down the beach because there was some weird stuff going on with the management and Sunshine Hotel took us in and we loved it here. They have a nail/massage person right on site, as well as bikes to ride up and down the beach. The pool area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Lovel boutique hotel very well kept and clean. Staff very friendly and attentive. Food and drink prices above matemwe average. Food not that great compared to just next door at Retreat Hotel, price and quality wise. Retreat do a happy hour from 4 to 6 daily which is great and they serve bar snacks, so created a nice social ambience.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The food in the hotel is very good and fresh But the food and drinks in the hotel is very expensive and not always worth it and can make your staying much more expensive then you have thought The beach is very dirty and difficult to enter and to enjoy it

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

we stayed here during Easter and had a great time. We read our books at the pool ,had long walks on the beach and enjoyed romantic dinners. The rooms are clean and comfortable. i highly recommend this place it is one of its kind along the Matemwe coast !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

the food is delicious, you always get fantastic ocean view from each room, excelent and helpful crew. Every time I come back to zanzibar I visit sunshine hotel in Matemwe. In Africa it's very hard to keep The high level of services. Sunshine Zanzibar can do it!

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