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Red Monkey Beach Lodge

Main Road, Jambiani 0000, Tanzania
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Red Monkey Beach Lodge
Ranked #1 of 19 Jambiani B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We spent a couple of days here in March 2014 when we were staying elsewhere in Jambiani. The atmosphere was very welcoming, staff was friendly and we just lazed around an entire afternoon (apparently "barefoot and lazy" is their motto - i can only subscribe to that!), nibbling on delicious lunch snacks, having latte macchiato (the good coffee must be... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

First off, I am a very spoiled and finicky traveler. I travel for a living and spend more than 150 nights a year in Western and non-Western hotels. I booked the Red Monkey Beach Lodge based on the Trip Advisors reviews. Upon arrival, I was a bit apprehensive as this was definitely out of my normal element. The accommodations are... More

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Saw the t-shirt "Barefoot and Lazy" but didn't appreciate the sentiment until we had stayed a couple of days. We moved around Zanzibar and stayed in a few places, I guess we got lucky with Red Monkey Lodge. Top quality food, comfortable rooms, great location and a laid back attitude that in no way took anything away from the service... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I stayed here in September with a friend and just loved the place and people. I forgot to write a review until now, when I was recently recommending this place to a friend. In sum: stay here. This was the perfect getaway. It's about an hour from the airport and Stone Town, so you can relax here and go into... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The guys at this place are really helpful and friendly. The rooms are nice and clean. The food is brilliant with a new menu every day. The location is supperb as well. I stayed at the Red Monkey, tried moving to Coral Rock, but came back to this place after one night. Just better value, better rooms, better food, nicer... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I've just returned from London after spending some time at the Red Monkey in Jambiani. For the first time in weeks I have to wear shoes. There's no sand between my toes. No monkeys swinging through the trees as I eat breakfast. No happy 'Jambo!' from friendly strangers. No kids running along the beach down below, pushing their bicycle wheelframe... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I've traveled throughout Zanzibar and Jambiani is by far the best beach in the island. Powder white sands with crystalline blue waters, the beach is peaceful and less crowded with tourists than other places, it is an ideal spot I would return to. Red Monkey is a lovely and charming hotel - it's low-key and quaint, and has a generous... More

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Dublin
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This was my second time in Red Monkey, and probably not last :) I am on a constant quest to find the perfect beach and i think i may have found it. the views are astonishing. there is a little sandbank just in front of the lodge and it is the best location to spend the time of the tide... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Red Monkey is at the end of a small stretch of beach and at the beginning of jambiani village. It had a peaceful feel the moment we walked in there and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were greeted by work placement lay from Germany and she was wonderful in explaining everything to us. Our room was at the top... More

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Fuschl am See, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I've traveled to Zanzibar after hiking up Kilimanjaro so I was ready to really relax. And Red Monkey Lodge is the perfect place to do so! The owner arranged a taxi that picked us up from the airport and we received a warm welcome directly by her. She asked us about any activities we wanted to do while in Zanzibar... More

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Additional Information about Red Monkey Beach Lodge

Also Known As:
Red Monkey Beach Hotel Jambiani
Red Monkey Beach Lodge Zanzibar/Jambiani
Address: Main Road, Jambiani 0000, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Jambiani
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