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Pongwe Beach Hotel

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PO Box 297, Pongwe, Tanzania
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Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved every minute of our time in Zanzibar and at the Pongwe Beach Hotel. The staff checking us in were professional and friendly and our room was amazing - right on the ocean with hammocks hanging between palm trees just feet from our door. We loved how the tide goes way way out, giving you a beautiful, unique place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 days at Pongwe, celebrating our honeymoon and have to say the hotel did not disappoint. Super friendly staff, always greeting you by your name, always willing to help you and forever smiling! We walked into the hotel, upon arrival, was blown away by the amazing views, soft white sand and clear blue water. The beach was clean,... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel right on the most beautiful beach in Zanzibar, with the friendliest, most helpful staff imaginable. We had the best stay ever as part of our honeymoon, having been up Kilimanjaro and on Safari it was the perfect quiet beach getaway to relax afterwards and enjoy great food & tasty cocktails. Thanks to all at Pongwe Beach, hopefully we'll... More 

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Dar es Salaam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family loves this place. We've been there twice already. Pristine beach, amazing pool, delicious food and just the right accommodation, cozy and with sea view. It's peaceful and relaxing and the staff are very nice without overdoing it.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a week at Pongwe over Christmas with our two teenage children and we absoloutely loved it. We stayed in a seafront room with private plunge pool which was very spacious and comfortable. The food exceeded our expectations, the swimming pool and beach were fantastic and staff super friendly. I would highly recommend it.

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Addis, Louisiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was with my partner at this hotel last week, we got robbed from our room, so watch out for your money. manger is not helpful at all. i would not recommend it. also the shower is very salty, so after a long day at the beach, you want to relax and move the salt away, but this is not... More 

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PONGWE, General Manager at Pongwe Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, we must respond to your review as follow. Your booking was for 3 nights and on the second day you came to reception and spoke to me saying that you had changed your travel plans and wanted to check out one day early, you asked me if I could refund you for the last night, I asked you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at Pongwe. The hotel is set on the most magical beach with golden sands. There are only sandy pathways around the hotel. Our room had a great view of the beach and hammocks. It was very adequate and clean. There is no air conditioning but ceiling fans were provided and did the job. The staff... More 

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Minorca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazing beach and rooms front line. sweet staff and just great time to chill and enjoy the ocean. This is a perfect place to stay after a safari. informal dress code, great food, you can lobster dinner served on the b each.

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So the service is not the speediest, the facilities are a a bit past their best and the sea salt water shower is not the nicest but the fact is the location is beautiful and you'll quickly forget these issues. We had a really good stay there, not the most exciting place for kids but tough luck on them. This... More 

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Thank Paul F
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I picked this place after a lot of research and reading many reviews. It totally met our expectations. The location is great, with the rooms right on the beach. The infinity pool is amazing. The food is great. The service very friendly and experienced. The beach is secluded. Absolutely no beach boys. Very quiet. Even with high tide there is... More 

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