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Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows

Bwejuu Village beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the friendly pick-up from the airport to the fantastic octopus dinner -- the service was stellar. It's a small place with only a few rooms -- the rooms are sparse (it's a bungalow after all), but clean. Enjoy waking up to the sound of waves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights in this beautiful setting with the beach and ocean right on the doorstep. With only 4 bungalows, it was very boutique and we felt like we were the only ones there. Mohammed and the others went out of there way to help us with any request and were so helpful and cheerful the whole time. The... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights and loved every single minute of it, there are only 4 bungalows and we were the only guests the whole time. We were in room 4, which was on the first floor, the views of the beach and Indian Ocean were fantastic and we never tired of looking at them. We arrived in Zanzibar from... More 

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Richfield, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

First off, obviously this place is gorgeous. It's peaceful, beautiful, and everything you would expect from a private beach bungalow. That being said, the staff goes above and beyond in every way possible. While staying 2 nights at Upepo, my friend had a pretty severe medical emergency. The staff of Upepo called a nearby doctor to come to her room... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stayed here for four nights, which gave us time to really enjoy the sublime surroundings, and some top class service from the staff, particularly Mohamed, who helped us arrange unforgettable activities like snorkelling and swimming with dolphins. In the evenings we were treated to some wonderful fresh seafood on a menu which changed depending on the catch - octopus,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Upepo is a fantastic place to stay, right at the beach, with a lovely bar/sitting area (maybe throw in a couch?), loungers on the beach, and of course a hammock. I was there when the owners were over from Canada (Sharif and Karen), they and the staff are lovely people, and extremely helpful in organising all manner of trips, from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I actually joined Tripadvisor just so I could write a review of Upepo because it's such a gem. I arrived with my gf on Xmas Eve to stay for 4 nights and the wonderful couple (half Canadian, half Zanzibarian) who own and run the place could not have been more welcoming. The bungalows are not 4 star but then neither... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights after arriving in Zanzibar. The manager (Mohamed) was brilliant, such a nice introduction to the Island. I travelled alone and felt incredibly safe and looked after there, you don't get hassled on the beach at all. The food was the best that I had in Zanzibar and the cooking lesson was great - brilliant... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the Upepo Bungalows after a safari in Northern Tanzania! We stayed at Upepo for the first few nights of our stay on Zanzibar Island and enjoyed it far more than the touristy north coast (Nungwi beach) as well as Stone Town. We found Upepo to be the perfect location to relax and to... More 

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Santander, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a great experience in Upepo. The place is quiet, relaxing and beautiful. It is not a luxury hotel, but if you are looking for confortable bungalows, nice sea views, good food and activities, Upepo is your best choice! Thanks a lot to Mohamed, he is so nice and you learn a lot about the country. And the food,... More 

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