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Zanzest Beach Bungalows

2.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Sondrio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The main point of Zanzest beach hotel is the location, it's situated directly on the beach, in one of the best part of jambiani beach. We expected to see the best sea's color during the high tide but we were wrong! with the low tide the sea became wonderful, with lots of blue shades. Have a look on the picture... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at Zanzest! Annalise is amazing at trying to accommodate her guests and she and her husband have created a perfect getaway by the sea. We highly recommend dining in at Zanzest for their dinners-- they were some of the best we had while in Zanzibar. A lot of it very simple, very good Italian food.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Zanzest for five nights, travelling alone. Annalisa, David and their staff were incredibly welcoming and friendly throughout my stay. I chose not to do any of extras offered, such as excursions or spa treatments, opting to spend my time relaxing in the sun or in the open air restaurant/bar. At high tide, the sea comes right up... More

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Magenta, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent four days in Zanzest and it was a very nice experience. The young italian couple managing the resort is friendly, the quality of food is excellent, with homemade bread and cakes and dinner by candlelight. The rooms are small, coloured, confortable and clean. The location in front of the see is peaceful and relaxing. Zanzest is not sofisticated... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed every second of our stay at Zanzest. Clean rooms, great staff and food. Loves the quietness of this place as well as the beautiful views and white beach. The atmosphere is perfect and I will definitely be back. The food was also great!

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the most rewarding experience in Zanzest Bungalows. Located in tiny stretch of paradise, their bungalows facing the sea are just perfect. The rooms are spacious and clean, everything's on the right place, hot water and just a chill-out feeling all day long. There are no tourist around, you can have the beach almost for yourself, and believe me,... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for simplicity , a quiet and relaxing place, tasty food and a breathtaking view...For a reasonable price ,Zanzest is a small gem ! Annalisa & Davide the owners are very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Visited the place during a backpacking trip. Very affordable, clean, helpful staff, nice rooms, etc, etc. And since the owners are Italian, their restaurant makes probably some of the best dishes on the island( all freshly made). Their commissions on trips like snorkeling, fishing, sailing were a little high (sometimes doubling the normal price). But a walk down the beach... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

For a reasonable cost, you can beautiful, crystal clear sea water, sea front view, safe and tasty food, well organised excursions. A good menu - some delicious (beef al barolo, seafood curry), some a bit less inspiring (quite dry, oven baked dishes), and a menu available all day. Reasonable prices - £8 an evening meal (though why a pressed juice... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My friend and I came to Zanzest after our Mt. Kilimanjaro climb and Safari. We had spent a couple nights in Stone Town before as well. Zanzest was so perfect, it was quiet and clean and everyone was so welcoming. Just what we needed after the first two weeks in Tanzania. The owners were wonderful and very accommodating to whatever... More

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Address: Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Zanzest Beach Bungalows 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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