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Samaki Lodge & Spa

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Main Road, Uroa 458-928, Tanzania
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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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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My Husband and I came here on our honeymoon in the beginning of July 2015, we loved every inch of it, we came at a time when it wast busy, if your looking to just sleep eat lay in the sun have a deep in the water and leave your busy city life behind this is the place to do... More 

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Haderslev, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

please read it all for an full honest review. first some negative then positive. first day we were abit disappointed, because the price were different from the booking.com, BUT the manager was nice, and we got it to the same price. but then there were many guest at the hotel so there was no Ala carde, only Buffé. so we... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Samaki Lodge was beautiful. Pool gorgeous. Right on the beach. Clean. Tidy. Relaxing. But....there wasn't a lot of choice in terms of food in the evenings. Unless you ordered your food earlier in the day there was no food at all. You had to walk down to the nearest other hotel or restaurant which wasn't great service at the nearest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You want to stay in a place for relax which means sleep, get some sun, eat & drink and have fun in a tropical environment, this is the place. All the staff was super friendly and professional. The food was delicious and the beach was right over there next to the room. Me and my Girlfriend loved it! Highly recommended... More 

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Joao, was a pleasure for us to host you and we are happy that you enjoyed totally! We try always the best and your feedback is very important for us. You are next door, so please join us during all the season, we can offer best rates to all the repeaters. All the staff thank you for your kindness.... More 

Drammen, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Everything is in place to make this a wonderful lodge, but something went wrong along the way. Who wants to go to a lodge on the east-coast of Zanzibar and NOT see the Ocean ? From most rooms in Samaki you get to see the garden behind the main building. How this place is constructed is actually a very good... More 

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sven, sorry if something was wrong during your stay but it was not our fault. All your dissatisfactions arise from the fact that wine was too expensive and I'm sorry to tell you this but the alcohol in Zanzibar costs so much, in all hotels you will find the same prizes. From here you started a big complain regarding... More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We spent two great weeks here at the beginning of January. The hotel is located just on the lovely long beach with white sand and the ocean shines with all colours of blue. Staff is very friendly and professional. The great thing is free wifi at the reception area. We totally enjoyed the food served during lunches and dinners. Absolutely... More 

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Leni, thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful comments. We were happy to have you as our guest and this evaluation coming from a professional travel agent like you for us is very important and we are proud of it! Our lovely and quiet place is perfect for a total relaxing stay, with all the facilities... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I read the recent reviews and have to agree with most of them as this is a well run and well structured boutique hotel. The beach is well maintained and the sister resort next door offers all the amenities required. it is perfect for a romantic get away.

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guestnumber007, thanks for taking the time to write this wonderful review, you just have to come back, obviously waiting for a special treat! Do not hesitate to contact us for more info. Greetings from all the staff and thanks for choosing Samaki Lodge & Spa. Carolina More 

Brunsov, Stredocesky Kraj, Czech Republic
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We enjoyed our stay in Samaki Lodge during New Years Eve and Day. It was very pleasant holiday. We were satisfied with hotel service, the staff fulfilled all our wishes. We appreciated cleanness of the resort, the vicinity of the ocean with beautiful beach and warm weather.

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mischelina, we thank you for your nice review and we are pleased that you enjoy the stay here in Samaki Lodge & Spa. Kindness is the secret of our hotel and all the guest appreciate the special treatment. Hope to see you soon and many thanks for choosing Samaki Lodge & Spa. Greetings Carolina More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed at this hotel which is by the beach for 7 nights and the overall service was adequate. Our room was spacious and it was cleaned everyday. The buffet food for breakfast and evening was good. The staff were helpful and pleasant. I would like to mention the Spice tour was brilliant and trip to Zanzibar town was very... More 

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear EJG-DT, thank you for taking the time to review our property, we are happy that you enjoyed holidays here in Samaki Lodge & Spa. Our lovely hotel is the perfect place for relaxing ! Thanks even for your suggestion, we will try to inform all our guest about the European sockets , anyway we have adapters at the reception.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

With our family of 5 we stayed for 2 nights in Samaki in December. The rooms are basic and small, with a tiny balcony, considering the very high rates that are charged. The fact that the use of a bath towel required a deposit and internet in the room was charged per hour was off putting (and maybe even insulting)... More 

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il P, Public Relations Manager at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Inger, we are sorry that you did not enjoy the stay but I think that satisfaction in life it depends on many factors. Happy that the rest of your family enjoyed, especially your 2 kids. Samaki Lodge just won TOP 10 BEST PRICE on Tripadvisor, it means that is not expensive at all! The person you named above is... More 

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