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Dhow Inn

4.0 of 5 Paje Beach, Paje, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Dhow Inn is a glittering gem nestled inside the extremely poor Paje Beach village. Inside the hotel's walls you'll find a really nice looking hotel but outside you'll find a place that doesn't feel safe after dark. We stayed several nights with a bed & breakfast deal arranged by our travel agent. The Dhow in driver took us too and... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Spent two days here. The hotel is fancy from outside. Everyting is fine with the staff. Polite guys and girls but something is missing - a good manager. Let me start with the positiv things: - staff, - centraly located - 3 (small) pools - landscaped garden - restaurant is also fine Negatives: - the internet is joke. a real... More 

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Dhow2013, Front Office Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Győző, Oláh Thanks a lot for your review. We are sorry to read your opinions about your stay: we didn't receive any complaint when you were here and we we could definitely make you stay much more pleasant moving you to another room and, to know that "an extremely noisy fan" was bothering you . We are renovating the... More 

Randolph, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Peaceful and quiet most of the time, you'll enjoy the Dhow Inn if you're looking to get away from it all. The staff were consistently friendly and helpful. The gardeners tended to the beautiful gardens daily with obvious care and pride. The property is set up to ensure privacy; there's a separate pool for every garden courtyard containing 10-12 units.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Had a horrible experience here because of the management stubbornness on charging ridiculously high exchange rate. You are going to get ripped off. We spent two weeks in Paje and no one charged us this amount. Go somewhere else!

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Haifa, Israel
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We booked this hotel based on the beautiful photos (we loved the all white design) and a few positive reviews we read online. We were so excited to get there and finally relax after mountain climbing and campsites in safaris. Unfortunately, when we arrived there - Our booking didn't exist! Apparently, the booking company (Otel.com) confirmed the reservation we made... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed at another hotel in Padje, but game across the Dhow Inn while taking a stroll through the little village. I fell in love with the beautiful atmosphere of the lhotel and when we approached the staff to ask if we could eat there, they were very friendly. We decided to go and have dinner on a night with... More 

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Dhow2013, Guest Relations Manager at Dhow Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kim VM, Thanks a lot for your review. Dhow Inn is indeed, a beautiful hotel not really related with deceiving if it is looked for the decor design; nevertheless, we do apologize for your bad experience at the restaurant. Unfortunately there is not that much that we can do at this stage when a review is written after, and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had a wonderful experience at the Dhow Inn. Not only is Paje beyond beautiful, but this was definitely the nicest hotel that I saw while I was there. The service was wonderful and the staff couldn't have been more friendly. The breakfast (which is included in the price of the hotel) was incredible - best meal I have had all... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is a very nice and quite hotel. It is perfect if you are looking for a relaxing place to enjoy the amazing beach of Paje. Apart from a private area in the beach, the hotel has nice areas with swimming pools. We had a very pleasant stay. In general, it's a good and clean hotel. However, the service could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Nice bungalow, good food and great stuff. As there is not much to do in this area, it's even more important, that you have a good place to stay and for us the Dhow Inn was simply the best accomodation we could have in Paje!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

we stayed at dhow inn 4 nights in mid november 2013. we arrived after a week of safari and this was the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beach. the hotel - looks great, new and clean. it has 3 zones of rooms each with a pool which is really nice. it feels like a resors but a small... More 

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Address: Paje Beach, Paje, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Paje
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dhow Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Paje Dhow Hotel Paje
Dhow Inn Zanzibar/Paje

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