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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service at reception and the restaurant was excellent, you can tell they read all the reviews and do their best to improve. The location is great, maybe the best beach on the island for swimming and snorkeling. The snorkeling might have been better at Mnemba, but we were delighted with all that we saw right out front. The snorkel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here at first with my tour group and then had two nights on my own. The room I had first was far from the beach and definitely not a 'beach bungalow'. I had to walk up a huge staircase to get there. Once my tour group left I was upgraded to the beach rooms and this was much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was great, location couldn't be any better, prices reasonable. Drinks on the beach can't be beaten. Breakfast is pretty mediocre, other food OK but surpassed by nearby Kendwa Rocks. The 'Party' on friday night was entertaining but marred by one aggressive, coke-addled local - they clearly knew who he was (he was barred from everywhere) but no-where has any... More 

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Thank Tom S
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We stayed for three nights last week. The location of the hotel could not be any better - a wonderful beach just in front of the hotel and a more natural/local touch than the hotels around. There were a few troubles during our stay: The waiters' English was very basic so they hardly ever got our preferences right (e.g. salad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed with a group recently. The rooms were fantastic- very clean and comfortable, also very close to the beach. The beds were huge and very comfortable. The bar/restaurant however had the worst service I have ever seen. The food was great when it eventually came out but it took nearly 2 hours for food to arrive on more than... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We rented a bungalow on Kendwa Beach for 3 nights. The volley ball court on the beach is nice, the bar has some good drinks on the menu (although sometimes late at night it runs out of alcohol?) and the WiFi works occasionally, if not then the neighbouring hotel has a better one. The Sunset Bungalows are spacious, have a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

It was amazing. It really was for me. And it would be for you. But you should know one thing: you must forget about any comfort default of your previous Turkey, Egypt and Dubai experience - and if you do it, you will definetly enjoy your stay in Tanzania. If you will keep being keen on some must-bes - you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Spacious, clean rooms. Good ac. No wifi in rooms, had to buy it at the restaurant for 3000 tsh. The bartenders were hit or miss, 2 of the nights they were great, one night was bad. The beach and reef are beautiful but ruined by "beach boys" constantly trying to sell to you. And there is a lot of small... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We loved the rooms & the beach.... Especially for the price we paid. When we got there, the rooms we booked were in a construction area. They upgraded us to nice, air-conditioned rooms for free! The staff was mostly really friendly... I think the one who was not nice ran the restaurant.... She wanted us to pay for our food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

My stay at sunset Kendwa was ok to say the most. The service we got could have been so much better. The staff lacked "manners" they were not friendly and when you asked them for something, they would look like you are bothering them. The beach was amazing and the ladies on the beach that did massages and henna tattoos... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Sunset Kendwa, your place to stay in the tropical paradise of Zanzibar's north coast. Fringed by powdery-white sand beaches, azure waters, and thriving coral reefs, the exotic spice island of Zanzibar is the most idyllic of tropical destinations. We offer a wide range of brightly decorated traditional rooms and bungalows, as well as all the facilities you will need to help you ease into Zanzibar's relaxed pace of life. Right on the perfect sands of Kendwa beach on Zanzibar's north coast, this is the perfect place to unwind, spend your days swimming or sun-bathing, snorkelling, scuba diving with our award winning on site water sports centre Scuba Do Zanzibar ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Kendwa

Address: P.O. Box 3546, 3546, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $91 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Kendwa 3*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Sunset Bungalows Hotel Zanzibar
Sunset Hotel Zanzibar
Sunset Beach Hotel Zanzibar
Hotel Style:
#94 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
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