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Pakacha Bungalows

P.O. Box 1609 | East Coast Zanzibar, Bwejuu, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Seattle, Washington
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28 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We learned about Pakacha through another place in Bwejuu and booked it for a week without much information. The rooms were great, the food was delicious and the staff was excellent. We loved how open the property is to the town so you can really meet many of the local people. Ali, the owner, is extremely gracious. We had a... More

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Filer, Idaho, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

My family recently stayed on Bwejuu beach at a different accomodation. We enjoyed walking down the beach to find different places to eat. Once we found Pakacha Bungalows we returned 2 more times! The cook and owner, Ali, is very friendly and was happy to cook for us even though we weren't staying at his place. His prices were very... More

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Amersfoort
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed here for 1 night, because of a booking we made earlier in another guesthouse. If nog we would have stayed longer! The place is in the village, so you can see how life is on Zanzibar. There is a lot of shade, that is a good thing, sun can be really hot out there.. The owner, Ali is... More

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Windham, Connecticut
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We didn't stay here but ate here almost every day. Ali was incredible, he got us hooked on the mancala-like game we would play before the food was ready. Food took about an hour to get ready, but thats on par with anywhere in Africa, and the wait was ALWAYS well worth it. there's a reason we came back every... More

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San Leandro, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

We discovered Pakacha Bungalows early in our stay in Zanzibar. Food, service, location are all excellent! Ali and his staff are great, and will do all they can to make your stay memorable.

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Nice and clean rooms, friendly staff and great food. Few cottages situated in palm tree grove at the beach; quiet place to stay.

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Stone Towb
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

This was a great little place to get away for a weekend and relax. Beautiful environment, great people, and great service. I'll definitely be visiting again.

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Zanzibar
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

I'v been living in Zanzibar for the last two months and Bwejuu is my number one favorite beach village. Pakacha Bungalows is a wonderful little place with amazing food, very friendly staff, and of course, beautiful beaches. It's quite cheap and fun, they'll pull beds down to the beach for you to lay on all day and they'll make a... More

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Address: P.O. Box 1609 | East Coast Zanzibar, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Bwejuu
Also Known As:
Pakacha Bungalows Zanzibar/Bwejuu

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