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Unguja Lodge

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P.O. Box 675, Kizimkazi, Tanzania
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Unguja Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We left Unguja Lodge on Sunday 12th October. We had the most magical time there. The location and view from our lodge was breathtaking providing the most unforgettable sunsets. The lodges are huge, beautifully and simply decorated and the outdoor space was fantastic with a cheeky troop of Black Tailed Colobus monkeys who frequently visited us. All the staff were... More

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California
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11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we were greeted by Elise and Ralph, every aspect of our stay was wonderful. The lodges are beautifully laid out and appointed, common areas stunning and immaculate, staff truly friendly and helpful, dive center trips well done, and the food...! This isn't a glitzy beach hotel but an upscale resort hideaway, where the family makes you feel... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us last month and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. This is highly appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, the villa, the trips on the ocean and the food. We hope to see you back one day! With warm greetings from all of us at Unguja Lodge More

Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Unguja Lodge for our honeymoon in August, and I must say that it was one of the most beautiful places I have aver stayed at!! The service is impeccable, and the accommodation is second to none!! First of all the lodges themselves...... man are they HUGE!!! When we walked in my jaw dropped to the floor. And... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing this nice and informative review. We are happy you enjoyed the villa, the food, the atmosphere and above all the ocean! We can't wait to see you back for a diving course... With warm regards from all of us at Unguja Lodge More

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We have had the most magical holiday ever staying at this wonderful lodge. We were made to feel so welcome by the owners and staff, all going out of their way to make sure our holiday was the best holiday ever. Even teaching us the traditional game of BOA.... :-) The traditional rooms, pool, restaurant, fabulous beach and dive centre... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us last month and for writing this very nice review. We really enjoyed the niece chats at the bar in the evening and watching you playing the bao game fanatically. We would love to see you back one day! With warm regards from all of us at Unguja Lodge More

Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

What a wonderful and magic place for relaxing and refreshing after safari. We had such a nice time, watching wales, walking on the beach, shelling and listening to the sound of Sanzibar day and night. Very friendly staff and creative kitchen, fantastic house with a wonderful sea view, spaceful and nice decorated. We would come ever again. And: dont't forget... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying in Unguja Lodge in August and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. This is highly appreciated. We also would like to thank you for taking the effort to do the guided village walk with Rashid. This way you helped the village of Kizimkazi Mkunguni. Warm greetings from all of us at Unguja Lodge More

London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
37 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a lovely hotel. Right on a glorious stretch of beach in a charming part of Zanzibar. The African style cottage rooms are spacious and very well designed to suit the setting. Staff take their tone from the very hospitable owners who ensure everyone is well looked after and having a good time. They are charming and have a smooth... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us in August and for writing this nice review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and felt at home. And so nice you did see the humpback whales. We see them passing by in July, August and sometimes in September. We would love to see you back one day! With warm greetings... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

After 6 nights, any stress in our bodies melted into the Indian Ocean. Every detail in this idyllic family run boutique hotel is spot on. From the spacious lodges, to the in-house dive school, the relaxed but professional staff to the superb fresh fish menu. The little touches such as the oil lit hurricane lamps at night, locally hand made... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us this month and for writing this nice review. We also would like to thank you for doing the guided village walk with Rashid. It means a lot to the village if our guests take the effort to visit them. By doing so, you also contributed to the projects we are doing together... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If you want bright lights and discos then this is not the place for you. If you want any of: excellent accomodation, quality fresh food with a local twist, sea breezes, diving, extremely welcoming staff, likeminded guests (both families and couples), relaxing without a care in the world (other than the stress of selecting a cocktail before dinner), then Unguja... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us this month with your family and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and all the things we try to be good at: personal service, relaxed atmosphere, good food, nice water activities. We wish you all the best and hope to see you back... More

London, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed here after climbing Kilimanjaro last year (sorry for the late review guys!) and what a welcome retreat it was! The lodge is stunning and accommodation is first class. The size of the villas was amazing and it was a perfect way to spend a week in a dream location. Open air (private) showers in the villa are also... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us in October last year and for writing this very nice review. We are happy you enjoyed the lodge and all activities you did. The baracuda fish curry is still on the menu and if you come back one day, we will make sure we serve it while you stay with us! With... More

Wexford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here for five nights, after five nights of safari. Therefore we wanted a location we could relax and rest at. The lodge provided exactly that. It's a family run lodge, which provides an intimate and friendly environment. The staff are extremely helpful. The standard of food and service was excellent. We stayed within the hotel most of the... More

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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Unguja Lodge as part of your honeymoon and for writing this very nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we would like to tank you for doing the guided village walk with Rashid. This way you contributed to the development of the village of Kizimkazi. Kizimkazi just has elected a new... More

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Additional Information about Unguja Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 675, Kizimkazi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Kizimkazi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Unguja Hotel Kizimkazi
Unguja Resort Kizimkazi
Unguja Lodge Zanzibar/Kizimkazi

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