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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   P. O. Box 3076, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Shooting Star Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending several weeks travelling across Africa & staying in tents & travelling by bus, this was the end of our trip & what a way to finish! The staff were brilliant & couldn't do enough for us. The food was incredible, & we were so grateful for the peace & relaxation. If you need to be entertained or want... More

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Lisbon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zanzibar is geting crowded with resorts and hotels that we all know. But the SSL retains that african charm, with all the necessities one needs but without the extravagancy that nowadays abound. The service is attentive, the rooms comfy, the food tasty. A place to relax.

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Perth, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at shooting star, as soon as we arrived we slowed our holiday pace even further! The restaurant / bar / pool area were lovely, we would have liked to spend a bit more time down the beach bar as well but it seemed that no one was ever serving down there, we asked a couple of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights and could not recommend it more. The rooms (more like suites) are spacious, beautifully designed and clean, with their own private outdoor area. The food was excellent and the service was outstanding - the waitresses were extremely kind and attentive and Emilie, the manager, was a welcoming host. Great bar area for playing scrabble, reading... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My partner and I stayed at Shooting Star for 5 nights. We wished we could stay forever! Amazing views, comfy rooms, good food, and just an overall great atmosphere. It feels luxurious yet down to Earth at the same time. We stayed in the sea view cottages which were gorgeously furnished with Zanzibari decor. One note about the rooms is... More

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Somerset, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We spent five nights here as a family of four with our two teenage sons (19 and 17), on the recommendation of Aardvark Safaris. The hotel's position is fantastic on a cliff above a beautiful beach, set in attractively landscaped grounds. It has a reasonable sized pool which is good as when the tide is out you can't swim in... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My wife and I stayed 5 days at Shooting Star about 6 weeks ago on our trip to Zanzibar and Tanzania and very much liked it. The room we had (Seaview) was really very nice with a huge bed covered with flowers when we arrived and a mosquito net all around that made it very romantic actually. The room was... More

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Cajamarca, Peru
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I stayed here for a week in October 2010 and couldn't have been happier. The rooms were beautiful and airy, the pool is stunning with a view of the ocean, the staff treats you better than family. The food at the lodge is great, they even make their own baked goods. I also thought it was a nice touch that... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

After spending 4 nights at this hotel I have only good recommendations. First, it is in front of a stunning and peaceful beach. It has a nice swimming pool, great food and drinks, helpful staff. Some small details make the friendly atmosphere of the hotel even better, such as a range of board games to play at night.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at the lodge in febr -14 and found it to give very good value for money. The feeling is familiar and friendly. The houses are nice and well maintained and cleaned. The staff is very attentive and helpful. The location is maybe not the best. the beaches close to the lodge are not that inviting for... More

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Address: P. O. Box 3076, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kiwengwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Shooting Star Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Shooting Star Hotel Zanzibar
Shooting Star Lodge Zanzibar/Kiwengwa

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