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Dudes Guesthouse

Mwendawima, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Ranked #4 of 21 Jambiani B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014
frosch222 Karlsruhe, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Karlsruhe, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If you want a beautiful and relaxing holiday then this is your place. We were a group of 4 people and stayed 1 1/2 Week at Dude and Helles Guesthouse. We had such a great time staying at this beautiful house, it was outstanding. Dude and Helle are such great and nice persons, we loved going snorkeling and fishing with... More

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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

If you like a laid back, low key, relatively simple place to stay then this is the place to be. We were a group of 5 and we stayed for 2 weeks and would have stayed longer if we had the time. Accommodation: The house is simple but cozy. The kitchen area is of good size and offers the opportunity... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Very close to the beautiful Jambiani Beach, we stayed 5 nights should of been less but nevermind very quite part of Zanzibar. We found the Guest House very basic in terms of room facilities very small and no safety deposit box. Showering was okay, however we were not offered fresh towels by the host of the house (Dude). Kitchen available... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

A really nice place to stay! Dude is friendly and just enough present if you need him for informations. The house is beautiful, have a complete kitchen to cook, the beds are confortables and we had hot shower. I spend a lot of hours in the hammock. Refreshments in the fridge for cheap price. Dude cooked really good breakfast and... More

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San Francisco, California
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Dude was a fabulous host during our time in Jambiani. The breakfast is to-die for and beers from the fridge are on the honor system (and the same price as the store). The front yard is fenced and is a great place to read a book or just relax while the beach is just steps away.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Dudes' is wonderful! Homey and clean, the staff is helpful and really represent the relaxed spirit of the island, everybody is like family. Dude was away when we went but the experience was just as great. The beach is just steps away and there is a restaurant not too far (I cant recall the name) where I had the best... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

What ever you do, if you visit Zanzibar, please do not go down the "most travelled route" and choose the North like Nungwe or Stone Town.....Jambiani and ESPECIALLY Dudes Guesthouse are exactly what Zanzibar should be. The Beach is like being on the Maldives, the people are like old family friends, the food is fantastic and the Guesthouse itself....breathtaking. Scattered... More

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Poznan, Poland
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17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Me and wife have spent four nights at Dude and Helle’s in January 2013 (we found them reading reviews on TA). It was so good that we didn’t want to pack and move to the next hotel we had booked and If they had room for us to stay we would have probably cancelled the other reservation. From the very... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We booked two nights with Dude´s, but ended up staying 2 weeks! This is a super place. Dude and his wife Helle made us feel very welcome. The house is beautiful, cool and clean and the garden full of flowers and trees a super place to spend a quite time when you need shade. It's not directly on the beach,... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

My wife and I stayed with Dudes for 2 nights at the end of July 2012. The place was exactly what I was hoping it would be. Dudes was a great guy who was able to answer any questions we had and the morning breakfast was excellent. Lots of fresh fruit, homemade rolls, eggs and coffee and tea. The room/guesthouse... More

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Address: Mwendawima, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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