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Waikiki Zanzibar Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Kiwengwa Road, Pwani Mchangani 2210, Tanzania
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    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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a amazing week at Waikiki Resort. Although the rooms are not on the high comfort zoen, you hardly spend time in the room. So many places to seat and relax anf each a bot different and all really cool, The place is practically on the beach so the lack of pool is not felt for a sec. Service... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Me and my boyfriend spent two weeks in this hotel. The owners and all staff are very friendly and helpful in case of any problems, not even related to the hotel. We didn't even feel like in hotel, but like in friends' holiday house. The whole resort reminded me Hawaii. There is sand everywhere around. You go out of your... More

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San Antonio, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Highly recommend! Reasonably priced, excellent customer service, owners are very flexible with check-in/out times, and attentive to details. Only 16 rooms total so a very nice, private, and relaxing place to stay. They even made us early breakfast when we had to leave early in the morning for excursions. Sarah and Flavio do an outstanding job and we will definitely... More

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The owners/managers were unbelievably detailed. From check in to check out we never had an issue. At any given time someone can have a problem in the room etc. but they would nip it in the bud. Every morning at breakfast you were asked to give a short answer for five simple questions in reference to your stay. This would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Waikiki is a chilled, family run hotel that is extremely charming. The simplicity of the place is what makes it so charming compared to the 4/5 star hotels which share the same beach. We went in off season (yes slightly rainy) so it was fairly quiet compared to what it must be in high season, but the benefit of this... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Waikiki so much we extended our four nights to six! The resort is located along one of the best beaches we experienced in Zanzibar (white sands, turquoise sea and very friendly locals). There is a conveniently located jet ski centre a few mins down from the resort front and an abundance of snorkelling trips to... More

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Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Friends and I spent four delightful days at Wakiki. The beach is pristine and clean; the ocean blue and clear. The resort is managed by an Italian couple, which brings about freshly baked bread, cake, doughnuts and croissants for breakfast. Fresh seafood was initially in short supply, but management made up by offering us lobster at prawns prices. Rooms are... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We arrived in the off season (long rains), expecting there to be very little available, but was pleasantly surprised. Resort staff are very friendly and helpful. Beautiful white beach. Very lovely managed by a friendly european couple. Very nice resort with loads of specialties (pizza oven, boat bar, open restaurant, etc.). A fun place to stay. Rooms were spacious and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We booked this beautiful little family run hotel online, I contacted Sarah to make a reservation and she was very helpful form the start to the end. When we arrived in Zanzibar after 24 hours travelling she had sent a taxi to pick us up at the airport and took us straight to the hotel. We arrived quite late so... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Pros: - Friendly staff that made sure we were at home - Nice clean room - Beautiful beach - Great vibe - Memorable pizzas that were the best we've ever tasted - Tours were well-organized and well-managed Cons: - Food is incredibly bland and tasteless (besides for the pizza) Some seasoning such as salt and pepper would go a long... More

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Address: Kiwengwa Road, Pwani Mchangani 2210, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Pwani Mchangani
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Hotel Class:3 star — Waikiki Zanzibar Resort 3*
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Waikiki Zanzibar Hotel Pwani Mchangani
Waikiki Hotel Pwani Mchangani Mdogo
Waikiki Zanzibar Resort Pwani Mchangani

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The Resort is located on one of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches of Zanzibar : Pwani Mchangani. The resort is surrounded by the lush of the spot, palm trees and bush, built just on the beach and so, except for the two single rooms which are on the back, wherever you are you can enjoy a wonderful sea view. A perfect place to chill-out. The resort is managed by international staff. ... more   less 
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