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Dudes Guesthouse

Mwendawima, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Ranked #6 of 22 Jambiani B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dude's guesthouse is situated 15m from the beach, you can see it from the veranda. The location is perfect nestled very close to the heart of Jambiani - which had about 3 stores, selling water, basic cooking items and clothes. It is also near to many different restaurants - Coco beach was by far the best for sea food and... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best place in Zanzibar, beautiful village, close to the beach, actually you can see the ocean from the garden, the owners Helle and Dudes are so kind and hospitable, make the best breakfast in the island, Helle's French toasts are second to none!!! Fresh juice, fruits, they care so much about their guests, meet all needs, I... More

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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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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Kiev
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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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 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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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 hotel reviews
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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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18 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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Address: Mwendawima, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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