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Red Monkey Beach Lodge

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Main Road, Jambiani 0000, Tanzania
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Red Monkey Beach Lodge
Ranked #1 of 21 Jambiani B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I've been Jambiani I'm usually next door Red Monkey but this time I was invited to check out the Acoustic Mondays and since then I just fell in love with the place. The staff is friendly and the food is really really good. I didn't sleep there but my friends who spent 2 nights there highly recommended the... More

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Vasteras, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for ten nights in a sea view bungalow. Every night we fell asleep to the sound of the waves and woke up each morning with the sun rising just outside our room. The rooms are clean and have everything you need but no luxury. The staff is super friendly and help you with all your questions and needs.... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with my wife for 3 nights, we were able to get a room even though we didn't book in advance. The beach is very beautiful here - the hotel is in a nice location that has a good access to the water, even on low tide. Even though there was a nice view from the restaurant area,... More

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NZ
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived tired and stepped out of the car to the most amazing view....the sun was just going down and the beach which faces to the east just looked fantastic. Unfortunately there was a problem with our rooms - two couples but we were sent along the beach a little to a Beach House, which wasn't quite what we expected... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Red Monkey Lodge is for sure the most beautiful, hospitable and friendly place I have ever visited. The view from the beach is like nothing I have ever seen :) The hospitality and kindness of the staff was unbelievable. I would absolutely recommend it to everyone!!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Red monkey lodge has a great view, good location, very helpful staff, beautiful and clean bungalows on the beach, we totally recommend it for vacation on Jambiani beach. The beach itself is phenomenal with the tide, white sand, amazing water!

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Red Monkey Lodge team was helpful and welcoming, the hotel clean and comfortable, and the food delicious. Who could ask for anything more?! I also had a great time playing with local and traveling musicians alike during their Monday jam session.

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Perfect end to a 3 month holiday in Africa. White sand beaches, perfect weather, clean, comfortable rooms, absolutely delicious food, lovely, friendly and helpful staff. Barefoot and Lazy is there motto....and well we definitely lived by that! 5 nights here, never wearing shoes, lazing around watching the waves and reading a book from their bookcase selection, fresh fruit and juice... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Address: Main Road, Jambiani 0000, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Red Monkey Beach Hotel Jambiani
Red Monkey Beach Lodge Zanzibar/Jambiani

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