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Samaki Lodge & Spa

main road, Uroa 458-928, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014
KatiMala Vrchlabi, Czech Republic
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vrchlabi, Czech Republic
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing holiday. I can reproach nothing. Thank you for delicious food, fun from the animators, waiters for super services and charladys in cleaning was perfect too. The biggest thanks goes to Masai Stefano!! If possible, we will return to this place again .

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We spent 4 weeks travelling around Africa. Our time at Zanzibar was supposed to be the restful part of the trip. We certainly did get some rest while were there but it wasn't what we were hoping for. As the title suggests, to be honest we were a bit disappointed. We had arranged to be picked up from the airport... More

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Tanvald, Czech Republic
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We've already had a rich experiences with services quality in Africa, but there we've got much more than we expect. The hotel and its surroundings is an amazing calm and confortable oasis which allows you absolutely placid stay in Zanzibar. Hotel is located at beautiful 'white' beach where you can watch local fishermen, local women cultivating their underwater fields with... More

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

Dear Pavel, we are pleased when we receive a feedback like yours... Wow really excellent!! Thanks also from all the staff that is always taking care about the guests and will be really happy to read that! Soon our new hotel in Kendwa is going to be open, the style and the concept is the same like Samaki Lodge is,... More

Ostrava, Czech Republic
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My husband and I have been in this hotel spent 11 amazing days , thanks to the excellent and friendly staff. Hotel is located on the beautiful beach and wonderfully warm sea which is unique ebb and flow in words - it can not even describe . Kitchen great and varied mainly of fine foods and different ways, so there... More

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

Dear Andrea, we are really enjoying your review! Thanks for all you had describe very clearly using a lot of positive vibes..you are very kind and we love to have guests like you!! Don't hesitate to come back here with us, you are more than welcome! Hope to see you soon, big hug from all the staff! Dobre:) Jasmine More

Topolcany, Slovakia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We spent 5 nights in this amazing hotel. Staff: great, always smiling and helpful every time. For safety of guests are there Massai warriors. Food: amazing! For lunch and dinner they serve Italian specialities, seafood, meat, fresh salads and sweet table with tasty cakes and fresh fruit. Of course u can drink hot and cold drink all day until 10pm.... More

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il P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dajka, we thank you for the fabulous description of Samaki you have done!! We are pleased when our guests appreciate and enjoy their holidays here with us, satisfaying also all the staff working in order to give the best service always. If you want to come back in Zanzibar we look forward with pleasure here at Samaki.. and a... More

Arusha, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Our group of 14 (we all live in Arusha, Tanzania) arrived at Samaki Lodge on December 10, 2013. The lodge staff was extremely accommodating, from picking us up at the airport, to helping us bake a cake, to popping popcorn for our movie night. The rooms were clean and comfortable...the air conditioning was a blessing in the heat and humidity... More

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il P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tiffanee, we are pleased to receive your feedback from the lovely Arusha! We try to make happy our guests always, providing all they need for a perfect holiday.. We are very close to each other and you are welcome any time!! Let us know if you can organize other trips form Arusha with friends here in Samaki and we... More

Khartoum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Me and My Husband went in our Honeymoon to Samaki Resort for 17days..It was a days in heaven . Before we go there ; we feel that we will face a problem in language and food and it was a first visit in real Africa apart of our country; the actual that we found is an amazing Staff (thanks Yousif... More

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il P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pedders, we are very sorry if this was your sensation..it's very strange thinking that the staff is not speaking English couse all of them or almost all, are coming from Tanzania, where people after Kiswahili speak English! We welcome many nationalities during the year and no one was complaining till now. Anyway, we hope to see you again here... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We stayed here in August for a few nights and had very mixed opinions about our overall stay. We thought the food was excellent, the room was lovely and clean and the staff, for the most part, were very helpful. However, being run by Italians and largely catering to them as well we felt rather uncomfortable at times and certainly... More

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il P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pedders, we are very sorry if this was your sensation..it's very strange thinking that the staff is not speaking English couse all of them or almost all, are coming from Tanzania, where people after Kiswahili speak English! We welcome many nationalities during the year and no one was complaining till now. Anyway, we hope to see you again here... More

Toledo, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Just returned from six nights at Samaki Lodge. This quaint lodge is perfect for travelers who want to relax and take in the natural beauty of Zanzibar. There isn't much to do in the area, but I thoroughly enjoyed the beach and pools. This lodge does NOT have a beach but you can utilize the beach at the next door... More

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il P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Samaki Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Marie, Thanks a lot for your feed back..we really appreciate it! Our small resort, is perfect for enjoing holidays in a totally relaxing atmosphere. We can offer all services that our guests need: restaurant (buffet or à la carte) bar, spa, pool area, beach area, boutique, diving, hourse riding and many other excursions to discover this beautiful island. We... More

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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The hotel has excellent facilities and hospitality of the hotel,just as what the other reviewers have said of the place. After a long travel from Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar, we were really tired, but the moment we arrived at the hotel, we knew that it was a great place to unwind and relax. The hotel treated us like family,... More

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

Wow!! Thanks for your effort and taking time to write down this beautiful and detailed comment about your stay with us. It was really nice to meet you Micah! The truth is that we really enjoyed your presence, thank you for your declaration of the Seaweed to other reviewers. We hope to have you again. You'll have always a special... More

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Address: main road, Uroa 458-928, Tanzania
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Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Uroa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samaki Lodge is a "boutique hotel" located on the beautiful Uroa beach, 30 km from the international airport.Samaki Lodge comprises 19 rooms, elegantly and originally furnished while retaining the style of old Zanzibar.A private beach, equipped with beds, tables and umbrellas is ideal for sunbathing and relaxing under the hot African sun.During their stay guests can make long walks on the beach, meet and socialize with the friendly local people, discovering the uses and customs. The area of sea that lies between the reef and the beach allows you to swim in a safe and wonderful language of coral sand that goes for dozens of meters into the turquoise waters. ... more   less 
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