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Sea View Lodge

4.0 of 5 Kibigija, Jambiani, 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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled as a group of 3 friends and really enjoyed our stay in Sea View Lodge. There is a beautiful beach - you can walk for an hour each way from the hotel and still have further to go! There are red colobus monkeys in the trees at one end of the beach. The restaurant in the hotel is... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room on the ocean was great. It's not the Ritz, but I didn't want the Ritz in Zanzibar. The restaurant was great and the staff worked very hard to accommodate any request. The owner was readily available and very helpful. I suggest a bite at the Belvedere Resort down the beach for something different.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at the Sea View Hotel. The room was extremely spacious. My friend and I had our own bathroom, there was A/C, a fan and it was very clean. The pool was very nice and clean, and we were steps away from the gorgeous beach. The food was absolutely amazing. Each time we needed a taxi,... More

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Bonn, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like a quiet place there the whole stuff care about you, you will find it here. If you need bars and party life, it will be the wrong place. Everybody is friendly and helpfull. The price for trips over the island are a little bit higher compared to others.

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Belgium
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for peace and quiet combined with awesome scenery: don't hesitate and go to the Sea View Lodge. I spent one week here and can only be positive. The rooms are comfortable: good bed, mosquito net, large shower,.. and very clean. The hotel grounds are very well kept. Swimming pool although not too big is deep, which I... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I travelled to Zanzibar with two children aged 2 and 4 and my husband the room we stayed in was very spacious and so were the bathroom, the hotel is located in front of the beach, a beautiful beach white sand, it does have low tides in the morning which made it an even greater playing experience for my children... More

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Paris, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We spent one week at Sea View Loge as part of our honeymoon trip. We had high expectations, notably in terms of quietness and tasting of local food. And Sea View Lodge surpassed all our expectations: - The place is very quiet, enabling to have a good rest. The owner pays a strong attention to ensure quietness. - Rooms are... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Lovely experience! very comfortable stay. Host is very friendly. Ocean front and very quiet. Not many tourists in that area so it is very peaceful. Food at the restaurant is very good. Best part is that its not crowded.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I loved Sea View Lodge it was a very nice place to stay at. I loved the beach and it was very calm and peaceful. We took a walk on the beach and it was very fascinating. I would want to go there again.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our 6 night stay was exactly what we were looking for. Not being high season, the area was pretty quiet, but the hotel was full throughout most of our stay. Our room (beach front) was simply, but tastefully decorated. Storage could have been a little better, but the bed was comfortable with good mosquito nets and the bathroom had a... More

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Sea View Lodge Z, Owner at Sea View Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feed back. truly kind. we will certainly endeavour to do better every day and hope to see you again some day soon. Heartfelt thanks, Sea View Lodge team. More

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Address: Kibigija, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sea View Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Sea View Lodge Zanzibar/Jambiani

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