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Sea View Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kibigija, Jambiani, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014
Louise G Whitehorse, Canada
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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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Whitehorse, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed 10 days at the Sea View Lodge. It is a lovely place. Very well kept. The service is excellent. We had a room with a view of the ocean and fell asleep every night to the sound of the waves. The only recommendation would be to improve the selection and availability of the food served... More

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White River, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

From the moment you arrive you are made welcome by the friendly staff. Yusaf the manager bent over backwards to assist us with all our requests ( 8 girlfriends can be rather demanding! )and made sure we were safe and comfortable. The rooms are spotless and spacious with lovely character of the island. White linen and airconditioning provides the comfort.... More

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

Ladies, what more could we ask for then this wonderful feed back from your very kind selves. Thank you so very much. The whole Sea View Lodge Team would love to see you all again. To your good health Ladies and let us meet again in the near future. Kind regards, Sea View Lodge Team More

Hamilton, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
59 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Beautiful property, just the right size, quiet and relaxing. Room very comfortable and clean, nice furnishing. Modern bathroom, great rain shower.  Nice towels, sheets, pillows, comfy bed and mosquito nets.  A/C in the room as well as fan and screened windows, there was a constant stiff breezy while we were there. There was a safe box in the room. Wifi worked well in all common areas. Hot water worked well in the room. No problem with power outage. The location is right on the beach with amazing views. There is a nice pool as well. The check in was easy. We had pre-booked with Agoda. The reception and restaurant staff are attentive and helpful. The owner arranged to pick up our ferry tickets in Stonetown for us. There was a good breakfast included­ coffee/tea, fresh juice, fruit plate, eggs, toast, crepes. The restaurant was ok.... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This hotel was perfect for us. We were in great need of taking it easy and relaxing! The owner of the hotel, mr Shivji, made sure that we enjoyed our stay by treating us with fantastic dinners and making us feel spoiled. As the hotel only have 8 bungalows, which were tastefully designed by mr Shivji, the atmosphere was very... More

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

Dear Angstrom Family, All I can say is a big Thank You. It was truly a great pleasure ( and I write on behalf of all my staff ) to have you all at Sea View Lodge. We hope to see you all again and have a big party again with all our other guests. All the very best, The... More

Frauenfeld, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We (m24/w21) stayed at this lodge for 7 nights expecting a place where we can simply relax and enjoy one week on a beautiful beach in a familiar atmosphere - and we totally got what we were looking for to say the least! This small resort with its 8 bungalows (4 sea view, 4 pool view) is really a treasure... More

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

Than you very much for your precious feed back. we truly appreciate it and will endeavour all within our abilities to better and hope to see you again at Sea View Lodge in the not too distant future . Thanking you, Kind regards, Sea View Lodge Team. More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed here last week for 6 nights. We paid half of the amount upfront. At arrival, we were told we had to pay the rest immediately, plus 5% extra because we would pay by creditcard. Rather surprised by this 'warm' welcome, we felt badly treated. The manager did solve the situation however by skipping this problem and showing us... More

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pstu, Guest Relations Manager at Sea View Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your review and your stay. We value genuine guest feedback and see that yours definitely fits into this category. We thank you for your positive comments and would like to address the improvements you suggested. - Pots of coffee policy. We have discussed this with our new restaurant manager and can confirm now that if... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My partner and I stayed at the Sea View Lodge for 4 nights. After checking in our room, we quickly realised the air-conditioning was not working. We told reception straight away and they informed us someone will come to fix it. By that night, they told us that the air-conditioning was now working. We checked for ourselves and it still... More

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prestwick
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed here for 3 weeks in November 2013 and loved every minute. From the welcome drinks and walk past the pool to our beachfront bungalow we could feel the stress of everyday life just fall away. The pool is beautiful and very rarely used but it really feels hotter than the beach as the breeze doesn't quite make it... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed here for four nights over Christmas 2013. Stunning place to stay. We liked the fact it was a small lodge with four sea-view rooms and four pool-view rooms. Beach and sea-view is amazing and plenty of sun-beds to laze on overlooking the beach. Very quiet and peaceful. The room we had was plenty big enough (for 3), spotlessly... More

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Stone Town, Tanzania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

I spent 6 nights at the sea view lodge boutique hotel in december 2013. first of all the location and property is stunning and clearly contributed to overall very relaxing days at a very nice beach. Also the warm welcome by the manager and the teams effort to make the place ready for christmas with flowers, a.s.o was nice! In... More

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pstu, Guest Relations Manager at Sea View Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your stay and feedback. You have made three main points which should be addressed: - Customer service. At the time of your stay we had two very new staff members plus a new restaurant manager in the hotel so no doubt some of the frustrations you experienced were a result of this. We have invested... 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*
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Also Known As:
Sea View Lodge Zanzibar/Jambiani

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