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Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows

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Bwejuu Village beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
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Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows
Ranked #5 of 9 Bwejuu B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Dakar, Senegal
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We just returned from Upepo, where we were lucky to stay at the end of a 3-week trip through Tanzania. Perfect. The bungalow is clean and tasteful and steps from a quiet, powder beach. The fish was delicious. We went through pitchers of sangria. The manager, Mohammed, was friendly and helpful. He set us up on a dhow ride to... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I recently returned from a 4-night stay at Upepo. What a relaxing place! The hotel is very small and basic, but the food is good, the rooms are clean, the staff are very friendly and helpful, and the beach is magnificent! No beach boys, hardly any people and you can walk to Paje (about 5km away) if you need more... More

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Mansa, Zambia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I stayed at Upepo over Christmas 2013 and it was exactly what we had booked: there were four of us travelling so we got the two-storey bungalow on the beach. Nice and breezy, food was good, sangria was flowing and we even got the few extras we requested for (goat for christmas dinner). Very quiet, very relaxing and very much... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

After 5 weeks of traveling through East Africa, I was looking for some peace and quiet on a gorgeous beach and Upepo fit the bill! I had originally planned to stay for 3 nights, but my reservation at a different hotel fell through at the last minute and the staff at Upepo graciously accommodated the additional nights with less than... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Complex and conflicting place to stay. At first sight of video I thought 'perfect', contacted owner Shareef who politely responds quickly over approximately 5 emails. I asked to reserve the single detached bungalow for 5 nights. Shareef said he knew exactly the bungalow, asked me to confirm my dates and then everything is confirmed by their "honor system" we agree... More

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Debs1923, Manager at Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

We are very sorry your expectations were not met and we appreciate your feedback, both your negative experiences and your positive ones. We generally try and accommodate a guest’s request if they prefer a certain bungalow over another. We only have four bungalows at Upepo all of which provide privacy and the same amenities (and are all the same price).... More

Piedmont, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We LOVED our few days at Upepo on the gorgeous island of Zanzibar. Here are the reasons: 1. It's remote and very quiet. A real getaway! You won't see or hear many other people. 2. The food was fresh and lovely. Fish, fruit, amazing lobster! 3. The service was above and beyond what we expected. The manager Mohammed (and his... More

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Burlington, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The bungalow I stayed in was perfect. It's just what I was hoping for. Surrounded by windows and full of fresh ocean air. You'll only hear the rustle of palm fronds and waves crashing as you fall asleep. Bwejuu was quite when I visited, but it made for the ideal Zanzibar experience. I can't recommend it enough. Here are details... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is absolutely one of the best places we've ever stayed hands-down. A review could not even do this place justice. Pictures can not do it justice. Now, if you like fancy all-inclusive resorts, then do not stay here. If you like hidden gems, local flavor, peaceful, the real Zanzibar experience, then this is for you. This is a true... More

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Additional Information about Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows

Address: Bwejuu Village beach, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Bwejuu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows Zanzibar/Bwejuu

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