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“Vanilla House in jambiani” 4 of 5 stars
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Vanilla House
Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Jambiani 00765, Tanzania   |  
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Ranked #15 of 21 Jambiani B&B and Inns
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“Vanilla House in jambiani”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I stayed here at the end of the year 2012 and the first day o new year (3 nights)
The house is just close to jambiani village (nice to take a walk in village to see real life of jambini).
My room was on second floor, I think better that the first floor so you can see the sea and the beach.
The house is not a 5 stars hotel but is clean and well built. The house has rooms with shared bathroom (1 for 2 rooms). 2 rooms for floor, and on the second floor a great terrace from where you can relaxe and see the sea.

The housekeeper is very nice and always available for everythings.

My room was not so large but enough for 2 people.
Bathroom is large with hotshower.

price was 48$ per room per day with breakfast.
There is a refigerator that can be used by guests to keep water and beer and some food.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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dorota30, Owner at Vanilla House, responded to this review, January 14, 2013
Vanilla House is indeed rather like a homelike place, and not as a hotel. I am sure that all those who wants to exeprience real Africa's life will appreciate the atmosphere of Vanilla House. It is small but nice and friendly place. I am sure you have already noticed this.
I invite you again to Vanilla House. You are always warmly welcome.
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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
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Address: Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Jambiani 00765, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Jambiani
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #15 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Jambiani
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vanilla House on Zanzibar is 4 rooms house quite in Jambiani village. The house is of Zanzibar style with the elements weaved from palm leaves, with typical Zanzibar furniture for example sculptured sultan beds or chairs made of cow’s leather by local people. Apart from double rooms all other places are to be shared with all guests. There should not be more than 8 guests in the house. To fully enjoy your stay here you should be tolerant, willing to understand different culture and cooperative in the organization of time and order. On the terrace above the house in the makuti shade you can admire the breathtaking ocean view. ... more   less 
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Vanilla House Zanzibar/Jambiani

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