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Echo Beach Hotel

Stonetown, Bwejuu 3109 , Tanzania
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Echo Beach Hotel
Ranked #6 of 12 hotels in Bwejuu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely,secluded beach hotel. Nice way to unwind after a Safari. Nice grounds, quiet Beach, nice rooms. Sue was an accommodating fun hostess and Andrew a gourmet chef. The food was excellent. They found out we were celebrating our 50th Anniversary,made us a lovely cake and sang Happy Anniversary. It was a lovely touch. We loved the massage and the sailing... More

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Carmichael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from six days at Echo Beach Hotel. It was everything and more that we were looking for after a week on safari. The owners, Sue and Andrew are wonderful people. Andrew is a fabulous chef and host. We went into Stone Town with him one day, as he did his errands we visited a few places he suggested.... More

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New Delhi, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate twice at Echo Beach restaurant and those evenings will remain as great memories. There is no TV there, which is great 99% of the time, but as on that occasion we wanted to watch an all-important World Cup match the owners generously gave us their own living room. After the defeat we consoled ourselves with the food which... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is relaxing, and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. The food, however, is what distinguishes this hotel among its class. The food and drink are really good - so save room. Aside from the staff and the food/drink - the hotel is not luxurious, but is comfortable and adequate. I give this an overall very good instead... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week, a fabulous beachfront hotel. Clean, comfortable rooms. Excellent service with friendly staff. Easy to arrange excursions on the island. Great cocktails. I cannot stress how good the seafood was here. A great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

i was looking for a place to chill, relax and re-charge the batteries after a hectic work period, Zanzibar was for me. I found this place on Trip Adviser and............. Rather than bore you with brochure comments the place is simply - Class The place is well run by the owners and the staff, Nothing was too much trouble and... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed at Echo Beach in march, end of season and besides us there was only one couple, so we had the feeling of being almost alone in paradise! We were welcomed with a lot of heartiness by Sue and Andrew, the owners. This heartiness even increased the next seven days, while having nice talks at the bar, the beach... More

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Lewes, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We were recommended to stay at Echo Beach by Nick from Safari and Beach after he had chatted to us re our requirements and past experiences in East Africa. Suffice to say it was just great: understated and lacking in glitz but that is part of the charm. It actually reminded me of the relaxed atmosphere at the Driftwood Club... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

A friend recommended Echo Beach to us and we had an amazing stay. The bungalows are gorgeous, fully equipped (though lacking a fridge) with plenty of hot water. The service was top notch, from leaving the room in the morning to get breakfast (when we returned our room was cleaned, bed made) to 5 star food. Ask for the seared... More

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Hamburg, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Echo Beach is the ideal choice for the peace-seeking traveller. Complete relaxation at one of Zanzibar's most beautiful beaches with baby powder sand and shade provided by picturesque palm trees. Tides are prevalent, however, comfortable swimming guaranteed by meticulously cleaned swimming pool. Morning and afternoon one can swim at high tide, of course. The owners, Sue and Andrew Page, are... More

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Address: Stonetown, Bwejuu 3109 , Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Bwejuu
Also Known As:
Echo Beach Bwejuu
Hotel Echo Beach
Echo Beach Hotel Zanzibar/Bwejuu

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool
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#4 Spa Hotel in Bwejuu #5 Romantic Hotel in Bwejuu #5 Family Hotel in Bwejuu #6 On the Beach Hotel in Bwejuu
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A Slice of ParadiseThe new Echo Beach Hotel resort offers visitors a slice of paradise on the dreamy tropical island of Zanzibar. The very name Zanzibar evokes a sense of mystique and adventure.Sue and Andrew Page, the owners of Echo Beach bought a 5 acre stretch of unspoilt beach to create a unique boutique hotel. There are now 13 individual villas combining unpretentious African architecture with state of the art technology, interior design, fixtures and fittings.Beach Villasin Unspoilt SurroundingsThe individually designed Bandas are constructed from local stone, capped with Makuti roofs and painted in the Little Green Paint Company's iridescent white to reflect the sun.Each dwelling boasts exquisitely hand carved balconies and verandas where guests can enjoy a drink in the shade. The Bandas are completely private and not overlooked, allowing visitors to relish the unspoilt surroundings and uninterrupted views of the beautiful Indian Ocean.Beachside diningDining in the beachside restaurant, decorated with designers guild fabric, in the white and turquoise of the seashore is a highly pleasurable experience, with discreet and efficient service.With a refreshing breeze blowing in from the sea, guests can unwind and relax with a decadent cocktail in the stylish bar area, where designer fabrics are teamed with Zanzibar carved furnishings. Or wander down to the unique bar on the beach, and enjoy refreshments by the sea shore.Local Dishes & International FavouritesFor those who want to get the true taste of Zanzibar there is a wealth of fresh local food on the menu, not to mention some carefully selected International favourites.The ultimate in fresh fare, produce is purchased daily, including lobster, crab, prawns and squid straight from local fisherman who come to the beach.Relax at the Beauty SpaZanzibar is the perfect place for a complete break from the hectic life most people live nowadays. If you want professional, unobtrusive service, peace and privacy to relax, then why not try our professional beauty spa and treat yourself to a complete pampering.Tours and TransfersEcho Beach is happy to arrange transfers to and from the hotel.Whilst on your holiday why not let us arrange for you to explore the magical island taking in the legendary Spice Tour. While spices no longer dominate Zanzibar's economy as they once did, there are still numerous spice plantations in the centre of the island, which make an interesting visit.Friendly and informed guides will escort you on a walking tour of the spice farms, picking bunches of leaves, fruit and twigs from bushes and trees, inviting you to smell or taste them to guess what they are.Swimming with Dolphins is also a magical experience that will not be forgotten and can easily be arranged. The Jozani Forest Tour with the colobus monkeys that are unique to Zanzibar. These are just some of the adventures you can enjoy as well as diving, fishing and snorkelling in one of the most unspoilt areas of the world. ... more   less 
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