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“Pure relaxation at Sazani Beach” 5 of 5 stars
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Sazani Beach Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   po Box 4200, Nungwi, Tanzania   |  
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Ranked #15 of 18 Hotels in Nungwi
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“Pure relaxation at Sazani Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2007

Sazani Beach is a wonderful, casual, laid-back place.
Simple but nice rooms and bathrooms - we esp. loved the large Swahili beds - best hotel bed I have ever slept in.
Beautiful garden leading down to the most wonderful beach - a very relaxed place.
We ended up having all our meals at Sazani - they serve great fish and seafood at excellent prices - and they make super cocktails :-)
If you want to be social this is a great place to meet other travellers - there's a very pleasant atmosphere - esp. because of Mike, the manager, who's a very nice person, who makes everybody feel welcome.
It's a place I'd feel save to travel to on my own.

  • Liked — The relaxed atmosphere
  • Stayed February 2007, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2006

Great place if you don't mind a lot of rough around the edges while getting something authentic, scenically wonderful, a little quirky. It's for those who know a good thing and are willing to put up with minor creature discomforts. Cold water showers (who couldn't love them in the hot tropics?). Simple rooms with unnecessary mosquito netting over the beds (there are not mosquitoes to speak of). Concrete floors. Basic beauty, privacy, great character of a manager. If you love Maho Bay on St. John USVI, you'll love this place. Not for people who want room service.

  • Liked — simple comfort and incredible beach
  • Disliked — 30 minutes from restaurant options (hotel provides food)
  • Stayed February 2006, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2006

This is a very fun alternative to Ras Nungwi hotel right next door.
The beach is wonderful, and it is very laid back indeed. You get your own drinks from the bar but the atmosphere is great and it is jolly good value. The guy who runs it, Mike, is very charning though a bit eccentric, the more so as the evening goes on. But a great place if you like a feel yourself at home kind of place.

  • Liked — freindly atmosphere, attentive owner
  • Disliked — The bathroom
  • Stayed October 2006, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Sazani Beach Hotel

Address: po Box 4200, Nungwi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Nungwi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Nungwi
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sazani Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Feel like a castaway at our 10 room beach lodge, a perfect paradise for beach lovers, kite surfers and divers. An oasis of calm just five minute taxi ride from Nungwi's busy strip of music bars and hotels. Our bungalows are designed in a traditional Swahilli style with coconut thatch roofs in a tropical garden setting, each with a sea view and sandy path down to our secluded pristine beach and the turquoise ocean. Stay with us and help us to develop our sustainability ethos to be an environmentally and socially responsible hotel. ... more   less 
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Sazani Beach Hotel Zanzibar/Nungwi

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