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Mbuyuni Beach Village

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Jambiani Village, East Coast of Zanzibar | at the beginning of Jambiani Village, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Jambiani
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location, it's quiet, just far enough out town, but an easy walk to jambiani local village and short taxi (or longer, hot walk) to Paje, which has a little more life. We went just off season and it was wonderful. Not many guests, but enough for it not to be deserted. The rooms are lovely, although our next to... More 

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Uhuru398, Manager at Mbuyuni Beach Village, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the feedback and choosing to stay with us during your holiday in Zanzibar, We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and for sure we are going to put more works on those few things that you highlighted from negative to the positive to make our place more enjoyable to our future guests! We... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at Mbuyuni Beach Village. The service was good and the staff made me feel welcome. However, the beach was not very good for swimming as the tide pretty much made it impossible for most of the day. Furthermore, it was super windy on the beach and in the dining area, and I don't understand why they... More 

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Uhuru398, Manager at Mbuyuni Beach Village, responded to this review

Thanks you very much to have taken your time to write the feed backs of your stay with us. We highly appreciate that you enjoyed our hospitality while you were here, We would like to be much clear regarding the wind season in Zanzibar , normal on the east coast of Zanzibar , we do get stronger wind (trade winds)... More 

Purmerend, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We love to come back here, me and my colleagues, again and again. It is a quiet place where you feel relaxed and at home immediately. The rooms are pleasant, so are the pool and the bar. There is good wifi in the bar. All the staff are very are friendly and helpful. the food is delicious. The beach is... More 

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Uhuru398, Manager at Mbuyuni Beach Village, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the positive feedbacks, we appreciate for you to have stayed with us ! We hope to see you once again in the near future, More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Myself and a friend stayed for 5 nights at Mbuyuni while diving at one of the nearby upmarket resorts. The price was so much more reasonable than everything else along this stretch of coast between Paje and Jambiani, and we could not have asked for more for our money. Our bungalow faced out towards the ocean, with a terrace that... More 

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Uhuru398, Manager at Mbuyuni Beach Village, responded to this review

Thanks very much Jess for the very positive feedback , we are very much appreciating for you to have stayed with us. Enjoy your remaining time in Kondoa ,Tanzania. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This place is beautiful. The bandas are new and very romantic. The beach is beautiful, although during low tide the sea is very far away (compared to nearby places where the tide has little effect). The food was great, the menu changes daily and everything is fresh. We had a very nice, quiet, romantic holiday.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for a week in a very spacious apartment in mid-January and can thoroughly recommend this resort as cost effective and good value. We loved the staff who were always helpful and attentive. The bar food was great and, if we wanted some variety, we could easily walk along the beach to Jambiani and Paje... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A great place to relax and take a walk down the beach. The beach itself is full of sea urchins and stone so it's not very useful for taking a bath but still very beautiful. I recommend taking a snoorkling tour with one of the local boats. Very cheap and they know the best places.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

The bungalows are situated in a calm and semi-remoted part of the long beach between Jambiani and Paje. It was great to walk the beach, just meeting a few tourists and locals. We were not very satisfied with our cabin, it was small and warm and situated far from the sea, but the bungalows with seawiev was really nice. The... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I stayed here from Christmas Day for two weeks. Great place to relax with not much else to do. The bungalows are rustic but great and my room was always kept very clean and tidy. I cant say enough about how great the staff are. Very friendly and welcoming from day one until leaving and right from when I arrived... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed here with my husband for 4 days.I loved this resort very friendly staff ,the food was great.our rooms was always clean.this is a very peaceful place to stay .the view of the beach was amazing.I did not want to leave ,but I will visit again.

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