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Unguja Lodge

P.O. Box 675, Kizimkazi, Tanzania
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was the perfect ending to a mammoth holiday. The lodge is out of this world, every individual room is isolated with its own garden. It's a shame we only spent only 2 nights, would have loved to stay here for a week at least. Everything from the rooms, to the restaurant, the pool and the beach was perfect.... More

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Bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights in September 2013 for our honeymoon. A huge contrast to one we stayed at on the north of the island before but how amazing. Set in the forest and on the coast were large, spacious 'rooms' - our own bungalows which were surrounded by monkeys and elephant shrews every morning - a joy to... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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UngujaLodge, Owner at Unguja Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us this month and for writing this wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, the villa and the food! Tonight we'll have one of my favourite choices on the menu: Garlic King Prawns Skewer.. Best wishes to you and the family from all of us at Unguja Lodge. More

California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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 September 17, 2014

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

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

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