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Kizi Dolphin Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kizimkazi Dimbani | POBOX4541, Kizimkazi +255, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

this lodge could potentially suit some people- its basic, cheap, clean, quieter than a morgue with nice staff who do their best. The downside of course is that its basic and quieter than a morgue..!! there is literally nothing to do here, they don't serve alcohol at all, no bar so after 6pm when its dark all you have to... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Small and cosy hotel located in the fisherman's village of Kizimkazi serving delicious fruit cocktails every morning with the room service every day, air-conticioned and with great price. Not needed nothing else. The only charming problem is the electricity that is disappearing every day, but no worries is making this place romantic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Not bad at all...expecially food and service...Don't expect everything is going to be perfect because is Tanzania,not Sharm El Sheik .We'll be back for sure if again in Tanzania!Regards from Germano Luglio

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

I will say that the staff was quite nice, the rooms were clean. However, they just seemed to want money in cash and in American. I felt this was rather ridiculous. I planned a Dolphin trip and the people taking me there weren't even ready to go when I was told to be ready. We had to drive to a... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

My wife spent four days at Kizi Dolphin Lodge as part of our honeymoon. The owners (Vita and Abdul) are extremely friendly and helpful with everything. I recommend booking day trips with them, since some of the fishermen by the beach are a bit shady (one of them called Jambo (James) ripped me off with a fake deal). Snorkeling in... More

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

Actually everything was bad except owners and foods. Plumbing problem, broken power generator, wrong room... As i told, may be we're unlucky.

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Complements to staff, guys you were awasome. You gave us confort that the decision we made to visit the beach instead of being in the city was a good one. We enjoyed everything including the meals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

While planning a short "hooray" trip to Tanzania, I have decided to avoid big cities and went straight on to search for some hide-away on the Zanzibar island. Arrived late afternoon to Dar-es-Salaam on EK 725 daily flight from Dubai International. Unfortunately because of traffic I could not make it for the last ferry which costs USD 35 and had... More

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Address: Kizimkazi Dimbani | POBOX4541, Kizimkazi +255, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kizimkazi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kizi Dolphin Lodge 3*
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Kizi Dolphin Hotel Kizimkazi
Kizi Dolphin Lodge Zanzibar/Kizimkazi

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a small lodge with 6 room all with toilet and balcony near the fisherman village of kizimkazi dimbani beach in the south of unguja island. ... more   less 
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