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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 #7 of 8 Hotels in Jambiani
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Philip_U_1 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed by myself for four nights of relaxing by the ocean and doing some scuba diving near by. Very enjoyable stay. It's a bit rustic and simple (no A/C for example) but that's part of the charm and commensurate with the very reasonable price paid (US$35 per night in my case.) Service was excellent and very personable - most... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mbuyuni is the sort of place you go when you just want to get away from it all, enjoy the sun and do nothing. We spent 3 days there and didn't want to leave. This resort paradise is located right on the beach and is a series of various sized bungalows suited for couples, large groups or families. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We are used to travelling in Asia where you get very good rooms on the beach for reasonable prices. We were so delighted to find Mbuyuni Beach Village which offered the best price (67,000TZS) for a large private room with a huge bathroom, hot water and wifi and a lovely breakfast. Service was so professional, which you expect from the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I spent 15 days at Mbuyuni Beach Village when I was in Zanzibar. It was the cheapest we could find in the area, so we didn't really expect much of the place, but we where pleasantly surprised when we got there. The food is nice, the pool area is clean, the rooms are all right although we had a fan... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We are very picky travellers when it come to pick a hotel to stay , mbuyuni was a perfect place for us. We spent 3 nights here , it was not busy time not many tourists on the beach , the place is so restful no hassle & no pressure. The new banda on the beach are fantastic with perfect... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

my wife and I stayed for 6 nights at Mbuyuni, staff were very accommodating made our stay so relaxing, one day we even bought fishes on the beach from fisherman when we took them to the hotel , they prepared them for us, nothing was hard for the team. We had banda (room) with sea view and a huge balcony.... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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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
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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 

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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*
Number of rooms: 24
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Mbuyuni Beach Village Zanzibar/Jambiani

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