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Pakacha Bungalows

P.O. Box 1609 | East Coast Zanzibar, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Pakacha Bungalows
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at Pakatcha (me an my wife) for 3 weeks. We are 32 and 30. The place is great, a small paradise somehow forgotten by time. The owner, Ali and his staff (family included) were amazing. Simply, we had the impression that we are part of his family. The place, the rooms, the villages nearby are simply amazing. If... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 5 days in Pakacha and it was wonderfull. Very relaxing due to the comfortable hammocks on the plot. The room was simple and nice with a good bed. It was excellent value for money. The room and the property were both very clean! Unfortunate I do not agree with others about the food, but that is probably also... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We had asked Pakacha to help us organize a transfer from our previous location. They did, but the driver they’d hired took detours, stopped for personal errands along the way, and eventually drove us to the wrong place (!). We had to order and pay for a new taxi to take us to Pakache Bungalows. When we arrived in the... More 

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PakachaBungalows, Manager at Pakacha Bungalows, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear about your experience with Pakacha Bungalows. I've spoken with our taxi representative and informed him of your compliant, he will address with his staff directly and thanks you for your feedback. Regarding the hotel, we invite our guests to consider themselves at home and settle into the pace of this quaint village. I'm sorry you found... More 

Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We only stayed 8 days at Sansibar, at Pakacha for 3nights, and this was by far the best accomodation we stayed at! The location is quite & relaxed, apart from big resorts but also central. You can walk to Jambiani or to Rock Restaurant but also rent bicycles to drive there along the beach. The stuff is very friendly &... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Pakacha, has good food really thats why you would go there. its a really cheap place to stay if your on a budget holiday, not accesible to much of zanzibar but it at the beach front, the rooms are basic bed and shower, but the food is amaizing especialy the fish

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A Relaxing place to spend some days far from the crowds. Ali and all the staff are really friendly, the beach is nice and there are many things to do around. Bwejuu is a lovely village just near by Pakacha.

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

although the beach is not the most beautiful, because its a "working beach", I really loved to stay at pakachas. Ali -the owner- is extremely friendly and he always tried to offer every guest an awesome time at his place. The food there is just awesome- you definitely have to try the octopus! All in all we really enjoyed our... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Pakacha Beach Bungalows is a great place to stay in Bwejuu on Zanzibar's east coast. It is owned and run by local Ali and his family. In fact, a big plus is the fact that Pakacha is almost entirely family run, with everyone keeping a close eye on the guests rooms and being totally trustworthy. It has a truly beautiful... More 

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The scenery was amazing and the rooms comfortable. While it was a little further down the beach, the owner would arrange rides and/or tours and scuba activities. Bicycle rentals for riding down the beach were easy to arrange as well. The owner was a consummate host and an excellent cook. The staff were friendly and professional.

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Cologne, Germany
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Pakacha Bungalows in Bwejuu is the number 1 spot for an authentic Zanzibari meal with the freshest ingredients from the island. It is still one of those 'insider places', a secret spot for those who savor an authentic experience. Located right on the beach, the owner Ali has a prime spot on the south east coast. As part of the... More 

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