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Mamamapambo Boutique Hotel

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P.O.Box 695, Jambiani, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we love this place! Cristina and Paolo are very nice and friendly and everything at Mamamapambo is fine and well-finished. is rare to find a place with clean bed sheet, clean shower, clean room..... everything is perfect!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here after climbing Kilimanjaro and Safari. What an excellent choice we made! So perfect to kick back and relax in a stunning part of Zanzibar. We loved the hotel's quirky rooms and nooks and crannys. We stayed in room 1 with a terrace on the ground floor with a hanging bed, bliss! The room itself was spacious and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is small, but very nice and very well decorated - you can tell they pay attention to small details. Very clean. The food was wonderful, though a little pricey and dinner was later than we're used to eating. The owners were wonderful and very helpful in terms of activity recommendations. Their tour guide and driver are also wonderful,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I spent one night here on a quick get-away from Dar. (yes, you can do it in one day though two or a week would be better) They put an extra bed in the room for us, and the whole place was beautiful. The hosts have just the right, warm welcoming but casual touch, our room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

If you are looking for an exciting local experience you are in the right place . Homemade food , cooked just in front of you…excellent breakfast and personnel availability . The structure brings you into the local culture and tradition . Using it as a base Paolo ,Cristina and their staff are fully available to suggest you what is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We stayed 14 days in one of the superior rooms with a/c. If you like to study native african life, this is the place. It was end of the season, and we have nothing to compare with, but we did not miss anything. The staff were extremely service minded and Christina and Paolo made their best to feel us welcome.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My experience in Zanzibar and in particular at Mamamapambo was superb. Since arrival I have been warmly greeted by Sharif and Mohammed that showed me where my room was and have always been helpful throughout my staying. Christina and Paolo have been great hosts - they made sure I was well taken care of and helped me putting together a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place is perfectly fine, and the good points are all covered accurately in the other reviews, however following quite a bit of experience of Zanzibaris beach accommodation (we used to live there) I wouldn't rate this as particularly exceptional. True, it is in a lovely, not too touristy spot, and the food is better than average, but it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

An amazing, wonderful, magical place. From the moment I arrived I was welcomed. The staff was always smiling and helpful. Food was gourmet quality and our room under the eves was right out of a fairy tale. I hope that my review doesn't prevent me from getting a room next time, but they are well worth the rave review.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband and I spent 5 days there in late January. wonderful peaceful space, the highlight for me was the daily routine of the locals, earning a living, on the water, men fishing, women seaweed farming. Warm and welcoming staff, good food and cold beers. The electric often went off and wifi could be difficult but heh ! Your in... More 

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