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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Spent a few days here as the last days holiday for my honeymoon. Such a quiet, pretty island where there are no distractions. Short boat transfers to Stone Island can be made and lazy afternoons in the sun before retiring for dinner. The food was exceptional with the local fisherman providing dinner every night. Will most definitely come back. Staff... More 

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United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

After having explored Zanzibar Island we have visited Chapwani Island for two days and with no hesitation I would recommend this resort for anyone who is looking for some quiet time amidst untouched nature. Easily accessible by a 15 minute boat ride from Stone Town the property offers a small number of bungalows overlooking the ocean. We have stayed at... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

After one week of safari and a climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro, we needed to relax! We chose Chapwani Island because of a recommendation from our traveling agent, Tanzania Tours, Denmark - and it was truly an unbelievable experience! The island is isolated away from the noise and stress of busy Stone Town, all you can hear is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Fantastic stay at Chapwani island. Friendly staff members who are helpful. Great swimming and kayaking experiences. We had the out of world experience of seeing beautiful star fish at snake island during low tide. The food served was absolutely amazing and full with flavour. Very clean and comfortable rooms. Very private which was lovely. Thank you!

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Amersfoort
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What a great island! really quiet and nice to relax, read, walking, swimming and doing nothing. Only a few houses and a restaurant. Nice for children who love nature. We had a nice dinner on the beach.

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Alberta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Our daughter and husband were so impressed with the website and we didn't doubt that the $190.00 U.S. per night PER PERSON would be worth it.  Turns out we were terribly wrong. Four of us were booked for three nights but didn't stay even one.  Something has obviously happened to this property since those photos were taken. The location is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is the place to go for peace and quiet. The rooms on the beach are lovely and the staff is excellent. Food is very good, they even come to your deck to take afternoon orders for lunch. It is a very private beach but the water and sand and swimming are phenomenal

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We would like to thank the Chapwani Island team for making our stay in the island a truly memorable, wonderful time. We got engaged there and it was simply PERFECT, we couldn't even imaging anything more beautiful and romantic. Extraordinary food, possiblity of kayaking, and seeing little antilopes and...bats:) Idyllic, beautiful place:) Definitely worth visiting!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The location of the hotel on a remote island plays a vital role on the overall experience. You can explore the beautiful beaches and the inland of the island; with the provided Kayaks the sandbanks nearby can be visited at low tide. The quality of dinner varied a bit, breakfast however was great. We refrained from swimming in the saltwater... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Lovely small hotel consisting of bungalows (each for 2 "numbers") and a big villa very reasonable for big families. The rooms in small bungalows are small and have no air conditioning, which sometimes is a shortcoming, but due to a sea breath for most time is not necessary. All bungalows are situated on a sandy beach. On the opposite, Northern... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chapwani Private island is the perfect spot for those seeking a small quiet lodge with good food on a beautiful peaceful beach with Stone Town (Zanzibar main town) and all its facilities just 15 minutes away by boat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chapwani Private Island

Address: Chapwani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island
Price Range: $217 - $351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chapwani Private Island 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Chapwani Private Island Zanzibar
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#77 On the Beach Hotel in Zanzibar Island
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