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Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse

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Jambiani Road, Paje 0000, Tanzania
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at Kilima Kidogo. The owner is extremely gregarious and concerned for her property. She attends to many details to make your stay enjoyable as does her courteous and attentive staff. We were offered many insights into Zanzibar, and enjoyed the solace of a nice beach and pool on very hot days! A treat to begin our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family had such a wonderful stay at Kilima Kidogo! The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, the owner Dina, made us feel so special and at home from the moment we arrived till the moment we had to leave. Even with the rains, the flow of the guesthouse had us very cosy, my child was very happy in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Had the most amazing time here. Absolute paradise and a fantastic view of the Indian Ocean. The food was delicious and breakfast was more than substantial. All my needs were met and the service was always with a smile. Paje is a beautiful beach and the hotel was located at the end where it was private and quiet but close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Back again, for the fourth time in 4 years. After the resort burnt down and the owner Dina build it up again i decided to go back again, for several reasons. Dina and i became friends over the years and we were always in contact and i tried to do my best to help her during the hard time of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The thing about tripadvisor is that one cannot rate a place according to the stars it has. Kilima Kidogo for example is really a 2 star venue but it deserves a 5 star within its category. The first KK burnt down and in its stead the owner built a concrete hotel, presumably to make it hard for it to be... More 

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KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good morning Copper,... Thank you for your comments, some sounds bitter and some sounds sweet. We really take our guests serious in comments,... even if 99% says their bed is good (may be they are polite) and their fan is good, and when we receive one comment like yours, we make work on it. I went myself into every room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

One of the best holidays by far... I cannot fault the guesthouse, the food or the host. Peaceful, beautiful, clean and I cannot wait to return to that gem!!! Thank you for an amazing holiday, Jeanne Speck

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We loved the old Kilima Kidogo, but we can´t be sentimental anymore! The newone is built very generously and you get enough place for your vacation...Dina the chief was the same woman we have known in 2010,OMG the time is runing so fast!You are heartily welcome everytime. The only thing we are not satisfied is the time waiting for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I enjoyed every moment of my time spent at Kilima Kidogo. I had been looking for a place to stay without a reservation the other places I looked at were cold and unwelcoming, however when I walked into Kilima Kidogo I received the warmest welcome by the entire staff. They made my stay there wonderful! The rooms were spacious and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Pictures can only show you so much of what to expect, the rest is happenstance and guess work. Well, rest assured you have a slice of heaven here, and rest we did. Dina, the owner, takes personal responsibility for making sure you have an outstanding time. She will do everything she can to make your stay hassle free and fun... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We did not stay at this hotel, but ate a few lunches and dinners here. The food was very nice and tasty. The service was good! It is wonderful to just walk along the beach and step in to the restaurant for a meal or a drink. The restaurant is situated at the beach. The heavy wind might be too... More 

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