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    Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge

    Chuini Palace Ruins, Bububu, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good19%
    • Average3%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travelers talk about
    “hakuna matata” (87 reviews)
    “private beach” (25 reviews)
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Bar/Lounge
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 187 reviews

    Reviewed January 25, 2016

    This is not our first visit to Hakuna Matata but our 2nd time. If you want a classic feel and good seafood then Hakuna Matata is the place to go. The rooms are comfortable and neat. No unnecessary luxuries but has a feel of homeliness....More

    2  Thank Bushwakka
    Response from HakunaMatata1, Inhaber at Chuini Zanzibar Beach LodgeResponded April 19, 2016

    Hello we are very happ we could fulfill your expectations and want to say thank you very much for your wonderful review. Will pass it also to our staff. Hope to welcome you again. All the best Rose+Fritz

    Reviewed January 9, 2016

    A very beautiful and perfectly organised little Hotel close to Zanzibar town. Very delicious food, excellent service.The hotel owners are very friendly and do always care about the happinessof their guests :)

    Thank Nadine_ho92
    Response from HakunaMatata1, Manager at Chuini Zanzibar Beach LodgeResponded January 14, 2016

    Hi Nadine, thanks for taking the time to enter a review in TipAdvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we could make you feel comfortable. Best regards Heike

    Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

    I stay at many luxury resorts/hotels but this is not one of them. The landscape is beautiful but everything else was disappointing. The rooms (images attached) are not cozy. The beds are really hard and uncomfortable since the mattress lays on stone. Also it is...More

    2  Thank HappyExplorer222
    Response from HakunaMatata1, Owner at Chuini Zanzibar Beach LodgeResponded January 9, 2016

    Thank you for your review. We think it is not really fair to give our staff this bad rating cause you had some trouble with me (Rose). You came to me (Rose) and started your complain about the New Years supplement with “ if you...More

    Reviewed January 2, 2016

    very friendly staff, warm and welcoming reception, excellent food and great atmosphere, lodges were clean and surrounding gardens were delightful, highly recommended. Staff will assist with any special dietary requirements, options for excursions, beatiful location, steps down to bay which is very characterful and evening...More

    1  Thank Asif M
    Response from HakunaMatata1, Owner at Chuini Zanzibar Beach LodgeResponded January 9, 2016

    Dear Asif thanks a lot also on behalf of the Hakuna Matata Staff for you good review. We are happy we could fulfill your expectiations and hope to welcome you again Rose and the Hakuna Matata Staff

    Reviewed December 27, 2015

    Beautiful intimate resort designed for those who enjoy quiet and excellent food. The individual villas are lovely and the food outstanding. The staff if friendly and helpful. We enjoyed ourselves and would stay here again.

    Thank LNSchmidt
    Response from HakunaMatata1, Owner at Chuini Zanzibar Beach LodgeResponded January 9, 2016

    Dear Lisa and Family thanks for your nice comment. Also all of you have been wonderful guests. Hope to welcome you again Rose, Heike,Fritz and the Hakuna Matata Staff

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $220 - $639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Bububu
    • Also Known As
    • Hakuna Matata Beach Hotel Bububu ,
    • Hakuna Matata Beach Bububu ,
    • Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge Zanzibar Island/Bububu
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    Traveler (440)
    Room & Suite (90)
    Pool & Beach (70)
    Dining (28)
    Hotel & Grounds (293)
    Bathroom (11)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (4)
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    Beatriz O
    December 18, 2016|
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    Response from HakunaMatata1 | Property representative |
    We are sorry that you couldn't reach us yesterday. Our number for the reception is +255756144605. We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.
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    Veikko_Valila
    November 29, 2016|
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    Response from Marnie33 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it is incorrect. The resort is in Bububu--about 25 minutes up the road from Stonetown. Cheers!
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    "The Villa is fantastic. Make sure you add in tax when you figure the nightly rate."
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    "We stayed in "Tabora" (executive bungalow, air conditioned) which was excellent, with a nice view..."
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    "Ask for the rooms closest to the beach. Or the ones in the private little bay area."
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    "Request a room far from construction if you want to sleep."
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