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Zanzest Beach Bungalows

2.0 of 5 Mfumbwi, Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After spending 3 months in the bush, Zanzest was just the place I need to relax. It was recommended to me by a friend in Zbr and I can't fault it - the view from my room was heaven - full moon, peace & quiet - great staff. Wonderful walks along the beaches without being pestered by beach guys, great... More

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Just thank you, thank you for the pleasant evenings spent talking, thank you for your support, our staff and we are always at your disposal if you want to return. Asante sana Annalisa More

Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 12 nights, it was awesome. We found this gem when we were searching for restaurants nearby jambiani. Zanzest has the best rated restaurent in Zanzibar and we found out they have rooms as well. This is a nice place to chill and relax, and the price compaired to the quality of the rooms is very fair.

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello, I wanted to thank you for choosing us, for choosing this little piece of heaven, you have been for us a pleasant company .You are always welcome. Best regards Annalisa and Davide More

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights in Nungwi and then 6 nights at Zanzest. We had a wonderful time and I cannot recommend it enough. Davide and Annalisa as well as the rest of the team were so attentive and hospitable - overall service was excellent. Both rooms we stayed in were comfortable and clean. Food was lovely - lots of choice... More

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you for being here with us, thanks for your feedback, we love our tropical garden, Assan our gardener takes care of every day, and David buys the plants because it is' his passion.The cleaning in the rooms and not just for us and 'very important.Me and David personally follow all the management of Zanzest, we are pleased that our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had spent a few nights in Kiwengwa, and headed down south solely to see somewhere else. On a lark, we picked Zanzest with very little info. It was great. AnnaLisa and David were wonderful, the staff were good, and the location is very nice and peaceful. My wife and I really enjoyed the open dining/bar area overlooking the water,... More

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear, remember well you and your dear wife of the customers you have been really engaging.Thanks for your feedback and I hope to have you here again .It's 'true Zanzest beach bungalow is situated on a rock below us because of phenomenal of tides (typical of this area) we have the second of what nature gives us, sand or rock,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, clean rooms following our trek up Kilimanjaro. Anna-Lisa was very helpful and there to great us upon arrival. Spent the days lounging in the sun, coral rock and red monkey both worth a visit for food. I've only given it one less than five because we managed to find better and better value food elsewhere. Otherwise, it really is... More

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are glad that you found in Zanzest the place to relax after your climb on Kilimangiaro.It is important for us and able to give cleaning, quality and fresh food that buys every day personally by David. Then nature help and provides us with its beautiful landscapes and colors. Asante sana Annalisa & Davide More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here as a solo female traveler. I was the only guest one day but it didn't feel weird at all, everyone who worked there was very welcoming. Fantastic food - each night included a variety of adorable little home-baked breads, and the breakfast was lovely. It was secluded and good for sunbathing. Do be aware that the beach at... More

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful feedback, I would just point out that the phenomenon of the tides and typical of this area, when there is low tide formed two beautiful sand bank that are joined together forming a landscape that takes your breath ,away walking and can swim because create the pools naturals.When there is high sea you can swim... More

Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My husband, 2 children (8 and 10) and I just finished our 5 night stay at Zanzest and we absolutely loved it. My husband booked online and he mistakenly booked a room for only 2, they were able to accomodate us with a bigger room (actually one with 2 bedrooms). The location is amazing - so peaceful and relaxing -... More

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you for being with us, your company are a wonderful family. David and I are trying to sort out where we can the problem with much pleasure, this is our dream,before being managers were we Travellers.We strive to find what the customer asks us why for us is a pleasure you can spend the whole serenity your holiday.We respect... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I stayed in Zanzest together with my girlfriend for 9 days in September and really like it there. If you want to avoid the overcrowded resorts on the north of the island this is the ideal spot to stay where you can relax, enojoy the long walks on the beach..... All stuff was helpful and easy going whole place is... More

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for your feedback, we are happy that there you enjoy your vacation here, mmmm .... even the beef in Barolo wine with mashed potatoes is one of my favorite dishes ..... thanks again and hope to have you again here at the beach bungalow Zanzest. Best regards Annalisa More

Schweiz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very nice place... You have a beautiful view over the ocean... it is quite and relaxing. Wonderful people... friendly service, open-hearted managers... delicious food... local and italian... Just perfect. TRY IT!!!

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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Hi Dear..... thanks a lot for your nice company ,i hope to see you again in zanzest beach bungalow..... Best regards Annalisa More

Sondrio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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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davilis2013, Direttore at Zanzest Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, you described very well what is Zanzest, a small resort is not luxurious, but it works where you have direct contact with nature and the habitants local.We propose Italian and Swahili dishes, everything we do is freshly prepared and, David personally buy products all days.Quality and freshness of the food are our priority. Thanks again... 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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