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Tamarind Beach Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   East Coast, Uroa, Tanzania
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Ranked #2 of 2 Uroa B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was no security gate,Windows & screens broken, so did not feel safe to leave valuables in room. the grounds/rooms were not maintained & in need of serious renovation.The bathroom smelled and our toilet had no seat. The manager on duty did not seem concerned even after we changed rooms 3 times -he also hassled us about booking tours.Mosquito nets... More

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Kampala, Uganda
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we stayed in Tamarind, we were the only guests in the hotel and it was raining. So it was probably not the best timing! But the staff was friendly, and the food was great, especially the chicken in mushroom sauce. Don't get the pizza though, far too greasy. The location is great: very calm, right on the beach, and... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Great location, right by the beach and very quiet and safe. Rooms are spacious but are in lack of renovation and general maintenance. Sheets were not clean and I should not have looked under the bed... There is no AC which indeed is needed at night. The staff is very welcoming, friendly and service minded, especially the driver, mr. Rama.... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We had booked the Tamarind for 9 nights over Christmas, however we left after 5 nights so we could explore Stone Town. The location is great for those who want a quiet relaxing beach holiday. Lovely sea breeze and quiet beach. Friendly staff, especially Haji the bar-man. Rooms need updating. One of our windows was blown off by the strong... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Beautiful quiet location, with friendly staff, Amazing views from the rooms. Almost no hassling on the beach! wide variety of food to choose from with specials that changed each day. Be careful when swimming past the clear areas as there can be a few sea urchins which you can take a closer look at (if you want) once the tide... More

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Tamarind hotel has the best location in Zanzibar, less than 1hour away from anywhere on the island. The beach is beautiful, food at the restaurant is excellent and reasonable priced. The stuff is courteous and always available. The rooms are a bit outdated, but spacious, clean, and just a few steps from the beach.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We arrived at Tamarind and stayed for 8 days following 11 days on the mainland climbing Kili and having a short safari (both organised by Zara Tours who were brilliant). We wanted to chill, to be peaceful and not to be in some enclosed beach resort cut away from the people who live in the area. Tamarind provided all that... More

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Tiberias, Israel
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

we are family of 4.with 2 teenage girls-and they had a great time there ...so it must be good! we arrive early enough for a super breakfast!every day-fresh shake,fresh fuits,pancake and smiles from the stuff! the room was really near the beach,which was perfect!the room have big porch and hot water.cleaning lady every day with clean towels. the pool is... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Tamarind is an amazing little place on a fantastic stretch of beach. The staff is great and food tasty, but rooms could use a sprucing up. Great deal, service and pool! A great place to relax for a weekend or week!

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Florence, Montana USA
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

This was our first trip to beautiful Zanzibar but hopefully not the last! The location of Tamarind is excellent - on the east coast of the island, away from the hustle and bustle of Zanzibar Town and Stone Town. The beach is spectacular - white sands, turquoise water warm as a bath. The resort is low-key and very friendly for... More

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Also Known As:
Tamarind Beach Hotel Zanzibar, Tanzania
Address: East Coast, Uroa, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Uroa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Uroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Tamarind Beach Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bungalows by the white sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean. Tamarind is affordable paradise. ... more   less 
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