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Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was stunning. It looked perfect set amongst the trees and sand. When the tide went out it was one of the most stunning views, especially when the colourful Maasai strolled along the beach. My room faced onto the beach and was clean and spacious. There was a huge spider outside the door, so I do have to apologise... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having arrived in Zanzibar in the middle of the night, I was pleasantly surprised to wake up to the beautiful scenery of Paje beach staring right at me from my lodge window. I cannot recommend Ndame enough for the beautiful location and pleasant staff. The lodges are located right on the beach, you can literally roll out of bed and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I have had a most enjoyable and relaxing 10 days at Paje beach in Zanzibar and for the biggest part this is thanks to my stay at Ndame. Communication during the booking process was clear and quick. They can help you with travel information, transfer from the ferry at Stone town or the airport or booking day trips to swim... More 

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time for such a lovely review of our little paradise on the beach. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us from beginning until end, and we are glad to hear that you made the most out of your stay. We are only thinking that you must have played... More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My personal opinion is that no one could say Ndame isn't good..it is way above good! I would recomend to everyone who want to go to Zanzibar to visit this place even just for a dinner..food is delicious! They can be sometimes a bit slow in bringing what you have ordered, but that is because they are overbooked.

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Wow - thank you soooo much for this lovely review! We are glad to hear that you enjoy your stay with us and hope to welcome you here again one day! During peak season we do get a lot of guests, particular in the restaurant, and while we do our best to keep everyone happy, the speed of service can... More 

Lusaka, Zambia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Lovely restaurant had the most tasty bolognaise sauce the Kilamanjaro Twist pizza was also a hit, ordered extra so we could enjoy it for breakfast. Our server Bessie was also vert attentive! Asante Sana!

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a review of our lovely restaurant - it sure has become a favourite in Paje, and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our pizza. It seems you were in for a very tasty treat! We will pass on your comments to Bessie - glad to hear that she made your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A wonderful week on a beautiful beach surrounded by Masai and friendly Ndame staff, who did their best to teach us Swahili and introduced us to delicious local cuisine. Thoroughly looking forward to visiting again for some kite surfing and diving!

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of our little paradise on the beach. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, particular with our team, including our massai security - they sure like to entertain our guests with a bit of dancing, chatting or Swahili lessons. Our restaurant has become very popular for its mix... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed at Ndame beach lodge 4 nights during Christmas holiday. The location is great, just right next to beautiful and amazing Paje beach. The members of management and staff at the lodge were very friendly and helpful. I dined in the lodge every day. The dinner and lunch were delicious and the price was reasonable. About the the room... More 

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to review our little paradise on the beach, and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall. Our rooms should provide our guests with the necessities, and since everyone ends up spending much more time on the beach like you, the guests' needs are met. That said, we will... More 

Derby UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We spent 5 nights at Ndame Beach at the end of a 3 week tour of Zanzibar and our only regret was that we hadn't chosen to stay longer. The owners have created the perfect environment for you to relax and enjoy everything that is great about Zanzibar. The food was first class and the beach front location will not... More 

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you very much for taking your time to review our little paradise on the beach. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we wish you could have stayed longer with us! Our team does its utmost to make sure that our guests enjoy a relaxing and pleasant stay with us, and it... More 

Nangy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed there with our 2 kids aged 3 and 7 for 10 days in November 2014. We had orginally planned to stay 3 nights and then move to another part of the island, but we finally never wanted to leave Ndame! Location is perfect, the beach is absolutely amazing (like most on Zanzibar), the rooms are not fancy but... More 

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Hans E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Hi - thank you very much for taking your time to write a review of our little paradise on the beach. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We agree with you that the beach must be one of the finest on Zanzibar, and our restaurant has become very popular for its mix of international... More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I spent 4 nights with my Mum at Ndame and could have happily stayed longer. Bungalows are set in a beautiful well-kept, peaceful and shady garden with views of the turquoise waters and white sands (50 metres away). The twin room we had was simple, but kept very clean, with flowers placed on the bed for our arrival and fresh... More 

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Hans Terrbi E, Manager at Ndame Beach Lodge Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time and write a review of our little paradise on the beach. We are always happy to hear that guests enjoyed their stay with us, and it is nice to hear that you are planning to come back (without work this time, hopefully). We do like to think that our staff are some of... More 

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