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New York City, New York
Reviewed January 13, 2017

I stayed 8 nights during holiday time. The hotel is clean and safe. Staff are friendly. Nice bed designs with flowers every morning. Overall felt over priced. There is no pool that was seen in one trip advisor review pictures. Mosquitos are fierce. I recommend not organizing tours through the hotel, dramatically over priced. Cost 50 dollars for a one...

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

The hotel is clean and the staff very pleasant however the entire property can do with some improvements. They could do better to utilise the beachfront and make it habitable for their guests. The bar and restaurant is quite far as well

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Staff were pleasant, helpful and check in was easy. Location is the only plus point being 10 min from the airport. We had an beach facing room n the view was good. However, The rooms are worn out, air conditioning was poor, No internet available at room at all. Netting around the bed was essential, as windows and doors have...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Staff were pleasant and check in was easy. Long walk from reception to room, using wooden bridges with no railings. Construction in progress on walkways and bridges. No internet available at room at all. Netting around the bed was essential, as windows and doors have gaps, did not close fully. The shower was low pressure, either scalding hot or cold...

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Mumbai
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I stayed here for a night in June 2016. I had booked my trip to Zanzibar with Sporting Excellence. On the departure flight to Dar our plane's left engine caught fire during take-off. The pilot did a great job and we were able to deplane on the edge of the runway. Precision Airlines then put us up for a night...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Spent 1 night at this hotel as part of tour. Rooms are located at about 50m from reception via an elevated walkway. Having a torch light is a must at night if you are going to the restaurant for dinner as there is poor lighting along the way. Hotel seems to be in the midst of renovation. Beach is not...

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Stayed here for one night recently on a whistle-stop tour of Zanzibar. The rooms were clean and the mosquito nets in good condition, as was the air-conditioning. The beds were rock solid, and a little short, but I still had a reasonable nights sleep. The location is interesting. It isn't really safe to walk out and there isn't much nearby...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Proud to say we are going right back to Zanzibar Ocean View on December 2016 with my entire family. 2 sons, their wives, 5 grandkids, my husband and I and e nephews.. gonna be a noisy bunch lol. Gonna do much more exploring of the beaches 😎😎😎😎

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Few minutes by cab from the city center. Hotel tucked away on the ocean cliffs. Beautiful covered walk-ways. Very friendly staff. Clean rooms with air conditioners. Excellent bar & lounge & restaurant. Nice breakfast with plenty of fruit.

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United Arab Emirates
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We went for 5 days, the place has an excellent view of the Ocean, and the Stuff is very very kind to us, when we arrived we weren't on their list ( communication issue on their side- the travel agent had their confirmation), still they accepted us and also provided us with Ocean view, though our booking was on a...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzibar Ocean View

Address: P.O.Box No. 4769 | Kilimani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $91 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
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#108 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
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“Don't know if there are any good rooms here”
 of 5 bubbles 647terryk, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“The 4 rooms facing sea are the furthest out with not much of a view and thus may not be wothwhile.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaya99_M, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
“Haggle for the rooms with beach views....”
 of 5 bubbles Nail56, Dec 26, 2015 | Read review
“Poolside rooms are great unless there is a party... They are noisy then”
 of 5 bubbles Solotraveller1_13, Nov 14, 2015 | Read review
“See if you can get an ocean view room, good luck....”
 of 5 bubbles JGSingers, Jan 1, 2015 | Read review
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