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Kendwa Rocks Beach Hotel

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Kendwa Beach, Tanzania
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Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Kendwa three times over the last few years. I first discovered this place on a weekend trip to Zanzi when I was studying/working in Tanzania. Fist, let me say this. I have traveled all over the world and been to hundreds of beaches but I have a special love for kendwa rocks and Zanzibar for several... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is quite well ambientated, rooms are confortable and spacious, although a bit expensive. The walls are thin, so if you have a noise neighbour, sleeping is not going to be that easy. Showers are surprisingly out of manteinance, so you don't get a good amount of water to shower properly. There is a straight access to the beach,... More 

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in a beach bungalow, that was amazing with a nice King size bed, large bathroom and great views. The only thing that may be an issue for some was the noise from construction work happening at the resort. This wasnt an issue for me but may be for others. I stayed on a Friday and Saturday night, on... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am just back from Kendwa Rocks Beach Hotel. We spent 4 nights 5 days. Consider what I write here for the beginning of high season. It was not fully booked. This is a fine hotel compare to its price. we had a couple of issues. Here you go: We booked the room via booking.com. At the reception, they wanted... More 

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istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at SHIRAZI unit as family of 4. the room was large, excellent 4 poster bed, great shower/bath unit and a patio. The breakfast was excellent as well, buffet with mango, passion fruit, banana, papaya..., omlette of your choice,cakes, honey you name it The restaurant and the drinks were reasonably priced. we paid around 60 usd per... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the resort. Good location with a lot to do. However, do not book into the Simple Rooms. They are horrible with appalling bathroom facilities. The showers are dirty and you cringe at the toilet. The Simple Room is also outside of the road across the street from Kendwa Rocks. Its a slum. Stay inside the resort,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Paid $170 for a bungalow , sheets were polyester and thread bare, towels had holes in them , TV did not work , soap trays falling off, building work going on when we were trying to sleep then music all night . Food was terrible and service was just as bad . This is definitely an expensive back packers hotel.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Situated right on a gorgeous white sand beach, with beautiful clear blue sea - faultless location. Hotel however just lacks some character. Full-moon party was slightly underwhelming if you have another idea of what a full-moon party should be. Still had a great time, just expected something different

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

If you are looking for serious fun, great dip in the ocean on beautiful white sands, this is the only place to go. Great restaurant with variety of scrumptious dishes on the menu. The staff are charming and attentive, they go out of their way to ensure your needs are taken care of. My pals and I were lucky to... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Kendwa rocks is located in the north west of Zanzibar, which is one of the more touristic parts of Zanzibar. The beach is very nice and there is even a small reef 30 meters out in the water, perfect for some snorkeling (even though it is not comparable to other reefs in Zanzibar). The restaurant is good and the food... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Kendwa Rocks Beach Hotel

Address: Kendwa Beach, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $84 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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