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La Madrugada Beach Resort

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do not be conned into vacation at this establishment. The reviews are not true to the standards, location, food, staff and rooms. Oddly I didn't encounter one person that was over the moon at this place. This experience has left us lost for words with regards to what we paid for. Rude Barman that blatantly ignores guests trying to order...

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Jürgen R, Manager at La Madrugada Beach Resort, responded to this review

I do not know your problem but most what you write is just not correct. I know that impressions are different for everybody but our barman is friendly and serves everybody, otherwise he would not longer work here. When you compare prices for food and drinks then we are in the range of all other hotels. Just in local bars...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great people, good food, lovely rooms, 2 pools, clean friendly and safe environment. Would happily visit again. Location on south of island, but not a problem as hotel organises many trips and days out.

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1Thank Chris C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing stay at La Madrugada! The hotel is located in the most southern part of the Island. It's the only hotel on this peaceful beach. You're really among the locals and won't come across the so-called 'beach boys'. The beach is well kept, but take into account the tides. Do you want to visit other beaches? The...

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1Thank KyraNaomi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for 3 nights during Christmas Holidays. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. Breakfast is ok, some fried eggs, fresh juice and local food. The hotel is situated in a very quiet ara, which measn, there are no other restaurants or shops in the area. And it is very far from Stone Town where a bank is...

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Beckley, West Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is tough one. This place can be an oasis or a trap. I would not recommend it, especially if you are coming from afar and want a true Zanzibar experience. It is remote and there really isn't any entertainment on a regular basis. It's far from any of the major things the island has to offer. Since we were...

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1Thank NurseMama25
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Beautiful surroundings, Clean beach, very friendly and above all very caring and obliging staff especially Mr Solomon (GM) and Marry at the reception. Make you feel at home. Bathroom and toilet facilities needs updating.

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Lakewood, Ohio
Reviewed December 2, 2016

My Ugandan friend, her 1 year old and myself went to celebrate her 30th birthday by the beach. We wanted something relaxing and I feel like this was the best place we could have stayed. Everything is clean, the staff is friendly and helpful, the local villagers farm from the ocean everyday, there is no hassling of any kind, the...

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Reviewed November 27, 2016

La Madrugada has everything what is about perfect chillout vacation! We spent there 4 days after climbing Kilimanjaro and it was the best place to have rest, swim and sun. The biggest adventage is location outside town where there is nobody to bother you on the beach. But if you want to go for a dinner outside or have a...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed November 20, 2016

The hotel is located right on a beautiful, undisturbed beach. It is the perfect getaway from city life! The staff are friendly, rooms are clean. There are 2 pools, great if your travelling with children. The hotel also has a dive center!

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed November 7, 2016

A place to unwind. We (2 families) were there for 4 nights. This place is quite cut-off from the hustle-bustle of Stone Town, which is what we wanted. It is a nice resort to stay in if you wish to spend time reading, swimming or strolling along the beach. The accomodation alone is fantastic. The reason that I gave 3...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Madrugada Beach Hotel & Resort *** with its 37 rooms is located at the South-East coast of Zanzibar in Makunduchi, which is an amazing coral village with white sand beaches that go down in gentle slope on a turquoise background. Great location to relax from the business life, not recommended for people who search an exiting night life. The location is also perfect for various sorts of beach activities, but also an excellent base to explore the island. Amenties: 2 swimming pools, private beach, SPA and small Gym on site, most rooms with A/C and oceanview, free WiFi, Tour desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Madrugada Beach Resort

Address: Beach Road, Makunduchi, Tanzania (Formerly Zanzibar Azure Beach Resort)
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Makunduchi
Price Range: $55 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Madrugada Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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“aircon and fridge a must”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 week ago | Read review
“Higher floors have beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles KyraNaomi, 1 week ago | Read review
“Higher floors are more airy and with plenty of light.”
 of 5 bubbles nazirsufi, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor on the beach side”
 of 5 bubbles 915bartoszd, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“ask for ground floor room. Good wifi around the pool and in dining room”
 of 5 bubbles 633philippeu, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
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