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Filao Beach Zanzibar

Chwaka Bay East Coast Tanzania
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#113 of 333 hotels in Zanzibar Island
Filao beach Zanzibar is an authentic embodiment of style and purpose. It has been designed and developed to reflect pure elegance, simplicity and sophisticated comfort at its finest. Just 30 minutes' drive from the airport and UNESCO World Heritage site of Stone town, the resort is nestled on the Eastern coast of the enchanting island of Zanzibar. The architectural character of the resort blends perfectly with the natural settings of the mangrove, lagoon and Indian Ocean beyond.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Shuttle bus service
Mosquito net
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Teri B wrote a review Nov 2021
Mevaseret Zion, Israel1 contribution
Amazing place good vibes great great great stuff and best view ever! Location really good, near a lot of places.. went with my Boyfriend and everything was really romantic we had a lot of fun! You can also see monkeys here
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Sara S wrote a review Oct 2021
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We had an amazing 5-day stay in the resort. The staff there is extremely friendly, we met Zawty from the main restaurant staff, she was very nice and wanted to help us with all our needs. Also, we met James from the main Bar, we enjoyed long talking hours and he was very helpful as well. In general, Filao Beach is an unforgettable experience and people ❤
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Chandre Pasquale wrote a review Oct 2021
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Staff most helpful and friendly. Everyone, from reception, kitchen to roomservice was very kind and went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. The all inclusive package does cover as much as you can eat and drink, although the breakfast menu could change every other day. A bit monotonous. Scenery sublime, and if you are not going on a trip out for the day, the swimming pool is just as pleasant . It was also nice to have a spa at the resort. The garden is well kept and the lighs at night gives you a slight romantic feel. Entertainent is twice a week. Dinner and show on saturdays and Masai Show on wednesday. Nice to give us a feel of the culture in zanzibar. Rooms clean and neat, but unfortunately the beach is not good to swim in, the water very far out during low tide and during high just a bunch of seaweed, but the surrounding islands, especially Paradise island makes up for this. Lastly I'd like to thank the staff, especially James, Zawadee, Heska, Leon, Alexia and everyone else whose names I cannot remember, for an unforgettable experience. Not forgetting Solomon/ Suleiman for all the transport arrangements, infact all arrangements regarding whatever we needed. Keep it up guys. It will take me a lifetime to forget my holiday in Zanzibar Oops, I almost forgot to mention the Masai, so helpful, and you cannot help but feel safe with around patrolling the premises at night
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Moaz M wrote a review Aug 2021
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We really enjoyed our stay, very kind staff and the . The food was great!! and affordable Nice calm mini-beach.... We stayed for 5 days and had a wonderful experience at this resort. The pros with this place is that it is calm and quiet, also amazing staff that are very charming and nice. especially the good girl (Zoadi 🌹🌹🌹) Thanks ...
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Salome V wrote a review Aug 2021
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We had an amazing time! The staff went out of their way to accommodate us! Our room was very comfortable and the cleaning staff really did a great job! Kudos to "King" Solomon for arranging a nice trip for me and my daughter. The party on Saturday evening was a blast !!! It was hard to say good buy but we are already making plans to to return!!!
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Date of stay: August 2021
$51 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Filao Beach Zanzibar
Which popular attractions are close to Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Nearby attractions include Uroa Bay (4.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kambakocho Bar & Beach Restaurant, Kae Funk Sunset Beach Bar, and Sai marce restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Filao Beach Zanzibar have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Filao Beach Zanzibar offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Filao Beach Zanzibar have airport transportation?
Yes, Filao Beach Zanzibar offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Filao Beach Zanzibar?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Mtoni Palace Ruins (8.3 miles).
Does Filao Beach Zanzibar have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.