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Mbuyuni Beach Village

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jambiani Village, East Coast of Zanzibar | at the beginning of Jambiani Village, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Jambiani
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
karenga100 Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Mbuyuni village for 3 nights after a week Safari, from the first day we felt welcome from all team working there as I was travelling with 2 young sons, sometime cannot be easy but the staff was nice to the young ones, spending day in the swimming pool, and the place being close to Paje village was... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 2 nights in that place, I can't deny that the location is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen, the sea is great for swimming and the weather was perfect (March), the swimming pool was not bad as well. The room was big but it was not clean at all, and at night it is just a... More

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

Thanks very much for the review regarding your stay at our place, We do apologize that our place failed to meet the expectation that you had pre your arrival. We normal do clean the rooms every morning from 10 am-11:30 am, some how there must have been a lack of communication between our staff and the guests for the room... More

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We found Mbuyuni Beach Village after asking around for a good and affordable place to stay in Jambiani with young kids. Arranging our stay was done in a quick and efficient way by email and they even help us book a car in Zanzibar. For an extremely reasonable price, we got a very spacious family room with 3 beds, a... More

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

Thanks for the positive review on our place, we do hope to welcome you back in the future! More

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We spent 7 nights at this place, we had bungalow with view on swimming pool and ocean from terrace that was amazing. Room and bathroom are big with huge beds. Not luxury but kept in African style. Staff is very friendly and helpful plus food was great and not expensive. Quite and safe area where you can enjoy and relax.

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

Thanks very much for the positive reviews , we wish you all the best on your travelling around the World!!!!! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We ended up staying here last minute without prior booking, it was really cheap, for two nights for two people it was 144,000 TZS, (Appox. £30 each) and it was amazing! At first, the front path was deceptive as it was rocky and looked abandoned, but as soon as we reached it my jaw dropped what a beautiful place. Tropical... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I just had one night at Mbuyuni, but I was extremely pleased with the value for money- for this price I did not expect to have such a spacious room overlooking the pool- which was clean and well maintained. The beach looked great, but I did not go into the ocean at Mbuyuni, but a bit father up at Paje... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Mbuyuni is a lovely hotel with comfortable rooms, a lovely warm shower, nice pool, great food and an excellent, relaxed atmosphere. And all this for a great price. Manager Uhuru is great to talk to if you want to learn more about this part of Zanzibar. Also interesting is to do a village tour of Jambiani. I visited a seaweed... More

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We did not expect this place being so beautiful. The rooms are so big and nice with a balcony overlooking the sea. Food was amazing and staff were very friendly and helpful. Find out about tides the day before for a swim in the sea or use the pool. The place is so relaxing we did not want to leave... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

When travelling, I always use Trip Advisor, review hotels in my price range & then make a short list of about 5 that suit my needs. This is what I did for Paje but when I went to book a week in advance, every one of my choices was fully booked due to a film festival in Stone Town. I... More

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Lamu Island, Kenya
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28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I stayed there for 2 nights. The place itself is very nice, nice food, friendly/helpful staff. They arranged a snorkeling trip which was very nice (and reasonable priced as I was the only one on the dhow). The pool is very clean. The beach in front of the hotel is not good for swimming. There are sharp rocks in the... More

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Address: Jambiani Village, East Coast of Zanzibar | at the beginning of Jambiani Village, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
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Hotel Class:2 star — Mbuyuni Beach Village 2*
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