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Palumboreef Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Uroa, Uroa, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I stayed with my family at the Palumbo Reef Beach Resort for four nights recently. We had a fabulous time. Booking was very helpfully handled by Mohammed, and on arrival at the port in Stonetown we were picked up with a very comfortable vehicle. Reception was friendly and quick and we settled in soon to very generously sized rooms, each... More

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il P, Guest Relations Manager at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks a lot for taking the time to write this beautiful review. It was really a pleasure to meet you, hope to have the privilege to host you again in the future. All the best. Giuseppe all Staff More

Most, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Hi, my name is Simona from the Czech. I was in Palumbo in march/april 2013 with my family. I need to tell you that it was really the most beautiful time in my life. I'd like to thank to all the staff of Palumbo reef and Samaki lodge. Everybody was so so so kind! In spite of that there are... More

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Grazie per la bella recensione. sono Pablo Palumbo , ti ricordi? io e mio fratello saremo a praga il 17/05.... More

Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Hi, I am Vera and I was deeply touched by the smily atmosphere of the hotel staff and locals. But have some changes, which are very useful to satisfy their pleasing hands. Afterwards you will be pleased by a smile from ear to ear. Upon the arrival we were friendly welcomed and quickly checked-in. Thanks to the location you can... More

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Pablo P, Proprietario at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Vera, We thank you a lot for your perfect advertising about us..you are very kind! Exactly this is our secret..we offer a nice and quet accommodation, Italian food and much more hospitality we can...taking care personally of our guests, trying to arrange everything for the best holiday! Is the perfect place for relaxing and at the mean time for... More

Ostrava, the Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Actually we stayed in Samaki Lodge which is close to Palumbo Reef Resort and we used the restaurant in Palumbo Reef and the swimming pool and the bar, too. We spent there ten nights in January 2013. Hotel is surrounded by nice garden and has a gorgeous white-sand beach, nice pool area, very helpful staff and security provided by Masai... More

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Pablo P, Proprietario at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

You had the chance to try both hotels! And from what you are writing..it was perfect! Samaki Lodge is a secluded hotel, for people they want a very quiet place, and with his 32 rooms can offers all the facilities for a perfect vacation. Even Palumbo Reef with his 100 rooms, all well located, provides for the best accommodation. Our... More

Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

My name is Ciara,a Tanzania woman..i went to these resort and stayed more than a week,,its the quite place,cool place, enough privacy,variety of food,drinks as well as fruits.they offer hot water for 24 hours.close to the beach,big swimming pool,and every Friday after dinner the have drama from Zanzibar peoples,Hope you will enjoy and like it....If you plan to travel,Please think... More

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Pablo P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dearest Ciara, Thank you very much for this great review following your stay at Palumboreef Beach Resort I was very pleased to see that you relaxed and enjoyed your stay with us and I hope that we will have another chance to welcome you back in the near future. Kindly Regards, Giuseppe S.A Yussuf More

Ealing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I'm just back from a wonderful vacation in Zanzibar. Every thing here in this Resort was superb. The beach clean and quite. There was a great sand bank in front us. The food was WOW! an amazing mixture between Italian and local food. I've tried, for the first time in my life, spaghetti with sea urchin. I've seen a lot... More

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Pablo P, Direttore at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear John and Lucie, Thank you for your beautiful review! You can not imagine the pleasure we felt nothing that we were perfect for you. Thank you! Next time you come in Zanzibar we promise you to give a discount of 50% on the Total amount of the quote. See you soon then! An affectionate greeting from Pablo, Palumbo and... More

Warsaw, Poland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The hotel is located on the east coastline of Zanzibar, in the Uroa village (not necessairly next to a very good beach which in October was dirty of algae). There are two high tides and two low tides during 24 hrs so it is not always possible to swim in the ocean (if feasible, however, the water is obviously very... More

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il P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Palumboreef Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Akka, we thank you for your feed back even if we don't agree totally with things you said. Is really rare that someone complain about the menu, that is changing every day. The food is Italian, really tasty and sometimes the hotel is even organizing Zanzibarian nights with all the "local cuisine "that guests can try. Anyway we hope... More

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Address: Uroa, Uroa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Uroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Palumboreef Beach Resort 3*
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Also Known As:
Ora Resort Palumbo Reef Hotel Uroa Village
Ora Hotel Uroa Village
Ora Hotel Palumbo Reef
Palumboreef Beach Resort Zanzibar, Tanzania

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