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Pongwe Bay Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“per day”(5 reviews)
“low tide”(7 reviews)
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsper daywarm swimming poollow tidesnack menulunch and dinnerlack of vegetarian optionsrecharge your batteriesthe air conditioningeast coastrelaxing vacationhotel chargesrooms were very cleanseafoodlot of seaweedsmall thingssea waterstone town
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay around 200 nights per year in hotels but this one is one of if not THE cleanest during the stay. It got thoroughly cleaned all 4 morning during my 4 nights stay with a group. The personable was friendly and accommodating, making it...More

Thank Matilda F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much more to add, just be aware that pongwe bay it is a calm place, perfect for relaxing. The staff is very friendly, food is good, and the rooms are very nice and clean. We enjoyed it a lot and regret that we didnt...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hakuna Matata, meaning no worries - the philosophy on Zanzibar - an inclusive and harmonious people and place to stay. Why can't other countries just be like this? Everything at the hotel was perfect, although you might read some reviews on Booking.com or other sites...More

Thank davidmA6362QX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nearly a 5 for me. Spent 6 days there in July. The staff were very friendly but the stand out staff were the cleaners (never said this before)... they used to pick flowers every day and place them on your bed - nice touch. The...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We where 9 people staying at Pongwe Bay. It is a nice and quiet place. The personel are all really nice and minded to give a great service. Rooms where ok. Bungalows nice and cool. Restaurant really good. Great food. A good place to relax....More

Thank SusanneEBlaa77
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
$111 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$111 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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pedr0mfg0mes
October 11, 2017|
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Response from uncieray | Reviewed this property |
Hello When we were there (in July) the beach was not swimmable at all. There was a lot of seaweed and most of it (except near the hotel area) was not cleaned up so it started to smell a bit funny. As a result of the... More
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Nathan M
September 16, 2017|
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Response from NL33 | Reviewed this property |
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Abhishek S
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Claire F | Reviewed this property |
The beach is truly fabulous with beautiful soft white sand. There are the odd bits of trash washed up on the beach, but seriously no beach is exempt from that (due to us litterbugs all around the world). The tides go out... More
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"One of the huts (4 rooms)"
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"They are all excellent"
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"The rooms are very comfortable, our room had one king size bed and one individual size, both beds have..."
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"You are seated at the same table every night - so choose a good one. Order a house near the pool area and..."
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