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Pongwe Beach Hotel

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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Pongwe Beach Hotel is the perfect place to relax and forget about work, stresses and strains. The bumpy track to the hotel entrance isn't very promising, especially if your transport has broken suspension. But from the moment you step into the reception all your cares...More

Thank rgw11
Response from PONGWEBEACH, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us!! We would love to have you back with us again in the future! Warmest wishes from everyone here at Pongwe.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 5 days and was spoilt from the first till the last minute by the beauty, the relaxed atmosphere, and the staff at this fantastic place. Lovely food on top, all was perfect. My husbond and I can highly recommand this place and we...More

Thank Kirme2016
Response from PONGWE, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you very much for your comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us!! We would love to have you back with us again in the future! Warmest wishes from everyone here at Pongwe.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pongwe Beach Hotel is truly paradise. Myself and my mum stayed for 2 weeks. We were looking for a quiet beach holiday, and that was exactly what we got. The photos and reviews already on TripAdvisor don't lie! This place is beautiful, well presented and...More

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Response from PONGWEBEACH, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your latest stay with us. We're so pleased that we are able to keep the good vibe going and that you enjoyed your time with us!! Warmest wishes from the entire Team.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights at pongwe and it was just great!! We got picked up by a driver and after 1hours drive over the island we arrived at the hotel. We had the perfect check in expierence and felt at home the moment we...More

Thank Dohastyle
Response from Varol P, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your comments and compliments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us!! And we very much look forward to seeing you again in the future. We will pass your comments on to all the Staff. Warmest wishes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 3 nights and we liked it so much that we stayed one extra. The place is probably one of the best beaches in Zanzíbar, the rooms are spacious and comfortable, the restaurant is excellent and amongst all, the impeccable service...More

1  Thank elisa-deviaje
Response from Varol P, Manager at Pongwe Beach HotelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your comments and compliments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us!! And we very much look forward to seeing you again in the future. We will pass your comments on to all the Staff. Warmest wishes...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$165 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$165 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Jessica C
December 29, 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Good morning, The journey from Stone Town to Pongwe takes one hour (both routes take the same amount of time) and costs US$ 50 for the vehicle. Each vehicle can carry a maximum of 5 people plus luggage.
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JenDo73
August 22, 2017|
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Response from CalgaryTravelgal | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't a problem in July. Lots of ventilation with open windows that had screens.
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Mattdaviesuk
July 18, 2017|
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Hi Matt, please feel free to email us and we will gladly send through all relevant information. Many thanks!
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Room Tips
"Pay the premium for beach-front rooms if you must, but the garden view rooms are not set far back from the..."
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"Beach room highly recommended but even the garden rooms look appealing"
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"Sea view suite has a private plunge pool, rooms are large and luxurious Beach front room was a favourite for..."
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"best views are from the seaview rooms or the four rooms with their own small pool."
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