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Mchanga Beach Resort

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Between Pwani Mchangani and Matemwe, Tanzania
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Auckland
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35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good mid-range resort at Mchanga beach. In July it was a peaceful oasis, away from the beach boys, suitable for families and couples of all ages. There are 6 front bungalows - some with sea views and therefore slightly more expensive - others with views to a lovely garden setting. The bungalows are spacious, clean and tastefully... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was exactly what we needed after a safari: a small, quaint, and secluded hotel right on the beach. The territory is covered with beautiful white sand, so one never has to wear shoes. Marco is an amazing host, who makes you feel like his personal guest. The staff are all local, and they are extremely nice and very well... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Mchanga resort rooms are set in a tranquil garden right next to a long beach of powder white sand. We were there at the end of the season so it was particularly quiet and relaxed, but there are plenty of shady places to relax near the pool or beach so I can't imagine you would ever need to fight for... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Hello, we have been at the Mchanga Beach resort end of February.It is the perfect place to relax, feet in the sand (you don't need sandals/slippers for the all time), just beautiful white powdered sand and a fantastic long beach on the cristalline sea.I have been to Zanzibar 20 years ago when there were just few basic hotels, now it... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This was our second time on Mchanga Beach Resort with my wife.Last year was very good and this year was even better.The food was better with the new cheff ( italian Antonio).Mchanga is just the place to relax in Zanzibar.Last year we stay 1 week in Mchanga and 1 week on Nungwi...not this year mistake!.Nungwi is ok to visit but... More 

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Thanks so much for the words used in your review. We hope to see you soon and we will try to do even more to meet your needs Loe. Special thanks for the little gifts that you brought from Germany, it is truly a pleasure to have guys like you. an affectionate greeting from Zanzibar. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

i stayed for 6 days at mchanga beach, and everything was exactly what i was hoping for. the resort is right on a beautiful white beach, it is very small (only 10 rooms), and very well kept. each room is a bungalow, simply, but charmingly furnished with everything you need. the staff was nice and helpful, without being too much... More 

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Dear Emilia, Thanks for being our guest. Our staff works daily to make the stay of customers as beautiful as possible, I am happy that you have enjoyed our services. Considers Mchanga beach resort as your place in Zanzibar, you'll always be welcome. More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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80 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

If you want a real beach feeling this is the place to be. The whole resort is set right in the sand, so kick off your shoes the moment you check in and forget about them until you leave! The rooms are fabulous, with traditional wooden high ceilings. The beds are really comfortable and the sheets super crispy and new.... More 

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Biot, France
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34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We spent as a family (2 kids) three nights there, room 6 and 10. Room 10 has a good AC and hot shower. That's it really. Otherwise cramped,noisy; and an ant's nest falling over my kid's heads which was the highlight. room 6 has hot shower. Period. In fact, to make a long story short, the description on the website... More 

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Dear Guest, Your opinion on the Mchanga not match completely true, if not for the fact that the chamber 6, your last night unfortunately broke down the fan air conditioning (this can happen even in a private home where you live normally) immediately rearranged the next morning. The only other real problem, for which the resort apologizes was caused by... More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We loved Mchanga Beach Resort and our little chats with Marco, who manages the property in a very efficient and tactful way. We loved the fact that it's quiet, beautiful and peaceful - the only "noise" is the ocean crashing into the coral reef. Exactly what we were looking for after the Kilimanjaro trek and a week of safari. We... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The service from Marco and his team was efficient, sincere, but also relaxed. We felt no pressure and our needs were well taken care of, especially because this is a smaller property. Although there are a few other resorts down the beach, Mchanga felt relatively isolated, but we had hired a car so were able to explore the area a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Karibu, Close your eyes, imagine silence interrupted only by the sea and the sound of coconut trees, white sandy beach and peace...welcome to Mchanga of Zanzibar. We are located 40 minutes from Stone Town on the north east of the island between the Matemwe and Pwani Mchangani villages where there is no presence of large hospitality establishments. Mchanga in swahili means sand, therefore our paths, the floor of our restaurant and bar is made with the same white sand of the beach....at your arrival you will be asked to remove your shoes and wear them again only at your departure. Our only purpouse is to make you feel comfortable and pamper you with the luxury of simplicity. Recharge your batteries by enjoying the tranquility of our location, the food of our restaurant, the selection of our cocktails and an extensive menu of treatments and massages. Every boungalow has been decorated with local patterns and motives made by locals; satellite tv, A/C, comfortable beds and all the amenities to make your stay even more enjoyable. We do provide a number of services such as private transportation from and to the airport, excursions to the various points of interest of the island...everything to make your stay hassle free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mchanga Beach Resort

Address: Between Pwani Mchangani and Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $76 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Mchanga Beach Hotel Zanzibar
Hotel Style:
#47 Spa Hotel in Zanzibar Island
#76 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
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