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Art Hotel Zanzibar

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Village Road, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Ranked #7 of 21 Jambiani B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We didn't actually stay here, we stayed in a guest house just down the beach but it did not have a pool so we asked if we could use Art Hotel's pool as it seemed completely empty. They were very kind and allowed us to do so as long as we ordered drinks, which we were happy to do as... More

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Juba, Al Khartum, South Sudan
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The hotel is not directly on the sea but has a nice view and very easy access to the sea, the place is new and being taken care of, very clean place, the kitchen food was not always great but the staff would do everything they can to help and find what we asked for. We were pampered and felt... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The hotel was very nice and the staff was also very nice and very helping. Rooms was clean and fresh. Pool with view over the ocean. The ocean is just a few meters away. Not many tourist around which we really liked. We had a fantastic stay

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Stockholm, Sweden
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stayed at the Art hotel for one week in December 2013. From the second we arrived the staff did everything they could to make sure that we were taken care of. They were absolutely amazing and so friendly. The rooms are fresh and modern and cleaned every day. The pool is lovely and we spent many hours hanging out... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We stayed at the Art Hotel for three nights and had a great time. Yahya was a great host and really looked after us - he was so friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are brand new and are really lovely and comfortable. We really liked the traditional touches such as sarongs instead of towels... More

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Hong Kong, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Hotel is clean enough (but shower evacuation is not clean, remove it if you do not want to flood your room), breakfast OK. For all the rest, it is quite BAD, we usually had to request to open the water then you need to wait 10min, hotel is in the village but there is not even a wall to hide... More

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JamilahKabelele, Inhaber at Art Hotel Zanzibar, responded to this review

After three days without wind to kitesurf, our customer moved out with out any information in advance. He just asked to pay him the money for 10 nights back. He booked over christmass and new year. We offerd him to pay him the nights back which we were able to resell his room, but he didnt accept our offer. He... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

my wife and I spent 3nights Feb 2013. i believe the hotel has only just opened so with abit of experience it could be excellent. I was looking for a locally owned hotel in jambiani. and this was the closest i found. (although the owners live in Switzerland) the family do run the hotel. there are only four rooms. during... More

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Additional Information about Art Hotel Zanzibar

Address: Village Road, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Art Hotel Zanzibar 3*
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Located on the beach in the heart of Mfumbwi, a fishing village, you will have the opportunity to experience Tanzanian daily life at first hand. Our cook will spoil you daily with a modern twist on traditional Tanzanian food and drink. The Art Hotel is run by a Tanzanian family living in Tanzania and Switzerland who would love to give you an impression of Zanzibari culture. Enjoy your holiday in our garden, on the beach and in the village. The team of the Art Hotel is looking forward to welcoming you. ... more   less 
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