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Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa

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PO Box 71, Pingwe, Tanzania
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Ein Hod, Israel
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and amazing resort. The rooms are simple and yet, very cosy and calming. The hotel managed to provide us with some activities without compromising on the tranquility. We took a half board package, breakfast was good, dinner was diverse (mostly western) with excellent fruits but we preferred the authentic food in Stone-Town, (try the Zanzibar Pizza in... More 

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Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, It is a pleasure to take this opportunity to thank you very much for having stayed with us and for your review. I also appreciate the fact that you are confident and satisfied with our services that resulted to your recommendation that peaceful vacation can be found at Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, nevertheless some of the disappointments... More 

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93 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opted for the all-inclusive rate (breakfast, lunch, dinner with selected unlimited drinks) and it was good value for money. The humidity was intense and having access to unlimited water and drinks made a big difference. There are various options available at this hotel and we stayed in the basic accommodation that offered a comfortable bed, bathroom with shower and... More 

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is not five star but the rooms were clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. We took the all inclusive package and it was well worth it. The staff are friendly and very helpful ( if they understand english). There is a concrete walkway that goes out to the sand bank so you can swim in both high and low... More 

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Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing with us your review. On behalf of the management and the whole team of Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa we are happy with the effort made to meet your needs & requirements. We are striving to improve our standard of services and facilities for the satisfaction of our valued guests. We are... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Paradise.... Tropical, Tanzanian and Tantalizing. Wonderful middle to upper beach resort with loads of character. Three swimming pools. Snorkelling right infront of resort. We loved the bar inside the pool. Many restaurants to choose from on premises. They made our wedding anniversarry very special with free wine and fruit and decorations in the room. Internet is a problem in Zanzibar... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

the hotel is just next to the beach, with 2 out doors pools with bar next to them, and one more pool in the spa, some of the rooms are just on the beach, just go out and enjoy all the beauty beach there. there is a local village of very nice quote children that come to play near the... More 

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Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kohi, Thank you for taking your time to share with us your experience during your stay in our Resort. We are proud that we made it to your expectation. The team of Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa is always there and ready for our valued guests and to make sure all of them depart impressed. With all the available... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

+ great location, beautiful rooms, very nice and helpful staff,every night there was different activity. - The wifi cost 50$ for a week!!! and the connection is bad there is not even water in dinner it cost money... I recommend on this hotel!

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2 Thank Rose N
Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rose, We are grateful for your review since it touches areas that we made to your satisfaction as per your expectation and where we need to rectify and to improve. Serious note and attention has been put in place and the management team of Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa is working of something better to improve and match with... More 

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Good hotel but rooms are not for 5 stars. Also food must be upgraded. All other facilities are perfect. Also you should visit the village near to the hotel and eat at Rock Cafe restaurant. Trust the beach boys from the village and make some excursions with them. Are always cheaper than the hotel.

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Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is my profound pleasure to thank you very much for your review which is very vital to us because it will bring changes and improvement in all our facilities including the services, rooms and food as well. I believe with all the plan that the management and directors have currently will definitely make a lot of changes... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Went there with my family for a week and most of the time we weren't at the hotel. The food is alright and the staff is very friendly. The rooms are nice and comfy but the bathroom is a bit disappointing. (our toilet didn't work and we bad to ask about 3 times until it was fixed, the shower stream... More 

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Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very you much for having taken your time to share with us your review during your stay with us. It is very unfortunate that you encountered some poor experienced that led to your disappointment towards some area like Pizza at our Eatalian Restaurant, Toilet and Bathroom drainage which was out of order and not attended on... More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My daughter and I recently visited Zanzibar. We stayed at the Karafuu hotel. A lovely hotel. Spacious room. Clean and comfortable. Excellent food (we had half board) in the dining room + 2 more restaurants on the premises. An amazing view!!! Great pool. We had a great time!!

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1 Thank Liat R
Dominic O, Manager at Karafuu Beach Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests Thank you for your review and we can't wait longer to welcoming you back with your Friends and relatives to come and experience our lovely facilities once more here at Karafuu Beach Resort &Spa. We are proud to have met your needs and requirements. Yours Sincerely, Dominic Ouko Manager Assistant More 

Ndola, Zambia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

I've been all over the Island of Zanzibar and this is by far the best hotel there. My wife and I were married there in 2008 and the standards have only increased. The staff is always on point to help you, the facilities are exceptional and the food is amazing - what a place, I could live there. 5* in... More 

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