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Zanzibar Ocean View

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#177 of 203 hotels in Zanzibar Island
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Located in Kilimani, a beachfront on the southwestern peninsula of the island, 5 minutes from Stonetown and 5 minutes from the airport, with a wide range of facilities, conference rooms and leisure options, Zanzibar Ocean view embraces families, couples, honeymooners and business travelers with its 53 guest rooms which includes 5 superior sea view rooms which are built on stilts and sit right on the beach, 27 sea view rooms that sit higher on the cliffs with breath taking views of the magnificent Indian ocean and 20 standard rooms are set amid landscaped tropical gardens with a myriad of shady fruit trees and sweet-scented flowers.Superior Sea View RoomsThese rooms are available with a choice of king size or twin beds and located on the beach facing west. Each air-conditioned room is equipped with a mini-bar/fridge, ceiling fan, TV, phone, and a terrace or balcony with sea view. Each of the en-suite bathrooms features a shower, a hairdryer, and hot & cold water.Sea View RoomsThese rooms are available with a choice of king size, twin or triple beds and located within the main buildings overlooking the ocean. All of these rooms are air-conditioned include ceiling fans, tv’s, phone, mini-bar/fridge and have private balconies. Each of the en-suite bathrooms features a shower, a hairdryer, and hot & cold water.Standard RoomsThese are basic rooms and are available with a choice of king size, or twin beds, complete with air-conditioning, ceiling fans, tv’s, phone, and mini-bar/fridge located on the rear section of the hotel with balconies and a view of the garden. Each of the en-suite bathrooms features a shower, a hairdryer, and hot & cold water.
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Very good breakfast. Nice view from the room, but the beach... far away from paradise. They cooked only 4 meal for lunch and dinner, every day the same. Grilled chicken, chicken sandwich, grilled fish and 🥳🥳 fish sandwich... the room was clean, but just at first sight. In the mosquito net were a big holes, in the bathroom many spiders...and gekons behind hangers. When we went out from the room (at night), because of the small hotel party 5m away from our room, we met a biggest rat😓. At last.... we had a huge hole in our room, they doest change it, because they miss our room👍🏻
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Ocean Group of Hotels in Zanzibar operates five hotels all located at the beach. During my stay in Zanzibar, I stated at Zanzibar Ocean View Hotel which besides being near Zanzibar's tourist attractions like stone Town, old slave market and Sultan's palace is near markets and the airport. The rooms are spacious with ac and hot water. The staff are friendly and welcoming. My room was on the first row facing the ocean and at night you can hear the waves lapping the shoreline. From the hotel our friendly guide and cab driver, Ali Kombo would pick us and drives us all the way to Nungwi and Jozani forest. Jozani forest has the red Columbus monkey, these endengered species are only found in Zanzibar. You will also see the mangrove forest.
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Very friendly staff and very supportive owner Jacob. The chief made a great food every day. We also enjoyed the chistmas dinner, barman Davis always created a great and delicious coctails for us so the time here was relaxing and I charged my energy back.
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Do not stay here Very run down seemed to be the only people there. VERY depressing hotel. Out of there rooms in two showers were not working!!! On top of it the staff was very very unfriendly when we complained. I can not recommend it at all.
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Stayed for one night as part of tour group. Went for lunch and was only table in restaurant. Waitress was rude and unhelpful (rolling her eyes when asking questions about the menu). Food arrived and two meals had shards of glass in vegetable samosas (after we had eaten). We did not feel welcome at Ocean View!
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PRICE RANGE
$74 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
53
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