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Central Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Elze, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The Dhow Beach Village is a budget place to stay, allowing you to relax. The rooms are sufficient for those spending most of the time outside -- what you hopefully do on your holiday. The bar at the beach is really inviting; finding pleasent persons to talk is quite easy. That was the reason why I stayed there as a... More

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Prevessin Moens, France
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The lodge is quite poor, food is not good at all and over priced. Taxi fare are just too expensive if you book with "captain fruit" (a guy from the lodge who only want to get your money). We did not try any other facilities. They even proposed to another guest to leave earlier while he already had paid for... More

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Dublin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We booked for two nights. We had asked for a twin room, which they said they had but when we arrived there were only doubles. The price per night was outrageous as there was no electricity or running water and no sign of it coming back. We were pressured into booking a trip from the moment we arrived, even while... More

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Jambiani, Tanzania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

As locals of Jambiani, we like to visit Dhow Beach frequently as there is always someone to hang out with and have a chat about Zanzibar and life in general, or football in specific. The management is changing again, and now it should go back to the relaxed vibe that it was known for before. It's no luxury, but if... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Whilst travelling around Zanzibar this summer. My boyfirend and i wanted to find a beachside hotel/ hostel in Jambiani that would not break the bank. We decided to only stay for 2 nights as we still had a lot of the island to see but i definately could of stayed for longer. There is a great atmosphere surrounding this hotel... More

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Bukavu, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Spent 8 days at this amazing venue. One never gets tired at looking at the sea view day in and day out. The staff are very friendly and the host Max and Suzzie went out of there way to make this a fabulous vacation. Will be back again with others.

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights in June this year. The staff is great. I learned how to scuba with the owner - cheapest prices on the island and an excellent teacher! The beds are big, there are mosquito nets, and the place is clean. Didn't really have hot water, but we were there during low season & were the only... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012 via mobile

Had a pizza there for lunch. Worst food on our travel so far and highly priced 10$. No service attitude at all and a very dirty toilette. We did not discover any guest but a lot staff hanging around. Would NEVER spend a vacation there!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We were collected by a friendly Tsetzo who went out of his way to make us welcome playing us local zanzibar music as he drove us to his place. His place had the ambiance one would expect from a beach resort, it was beautiful and fresh, typical beach cottage and outdoor restaurant and bar. The staff was extremely friendly and... More

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Kalmar, Sweden
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

I was travelling with my three friends in May this year. When we came to Jambiani we fell in love with the place from the first sight! I loved the environment with the white sands and the turquoise ocean. But the real reason why we loved Jambiani so much was because of Dhow Beach! The staff was incredible nice and... More

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Address: Central Jambiani, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Dhow Beach Village Hotel Jambiani
Dhow Beach Village Zanzibar/Jambiani

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