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Fumba Beach Lodge

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfull place to stay. We had 3 villas at the sea and they where simply gorgeous!! Big spacious, outdoor shower, bath tub. Superb dive school and teacher. Excellent with children! Every night dinner at different place. This is something nice I never saw before and makes the place special and different from other resorts:). Only service in last 2 days... More 

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UK
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed here for three nights and have never had more attentive staff anywhere. The food was good and the setting gorgeous with a great bar and decking set into a Baobab tree. The room was excellent with a sea view and a lovely beach where you could swim just before and after high tide. Otherwise there was also a... More 

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Thank Silym
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The overall experience was good but on check out we were shocked. After arriving at Zanzibar airport we went online to booking.com. We found this Fumba beach lodge for $85 per room online. We called and spoke to the manager and he said last minute deal $90 for us. So instead of booking online we went with the booking from... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dale R, Thank you for choosing Fumba Beach Lodge for your recent stay in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The staff of Fumba Beach Lodge hopes you have had a safe and pleasant flight back home to Arusha. Let me first take this opportunity to thank you for writing a review on our TripAdvisor Page as we always appreciate all feedback from... More 

Albury, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I stayed at the end of my Tanzania trip. I was a solo traveller & took the Tripadvisor reviewers advice and took the Baobab suite. You will not regret it. It was such a nice stay. I stayed in the closest Baobab suite to the Dhow bar - I can't remember the number. It was nice as a solo traveller... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

we spent one day here in april, and were the only guests there because it was low season. the manager gave us a very warm welcome and star treatment even though we checked in very late. the staff were extremely friendly. the food was good though not the best for the price you pay. fumba is less touristy than many... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We would really like to thank the staff of Fumba Lodge for once again making our family holiday something special and memorable. This was our second year visiting this secluded hidden gem... and we will always return. Its the perfect getaway for any family.

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Thank Neya P
ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Neya P, Thank you so much for your return visit to Fumba Beach Lodge, it is a pleasure to read that you experienced your stay as special and memorable. Please visit us next time when you are on the Spice Island, the Fumba Team is already looking forward to your return visit! Kindest regards, Michiel Coolen General Manager More 

Ottawa
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56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful "resort" with great large rooms. We had an ocean front bungalow and couldn't have asked for better room and view. Lots to explore on the property!!! Also saw the elephant shrew! One of the little fives of Africa! Michael, the hotel manager gave us impeccable service! He was extremely patient and helpful. He even helped us with the organizing... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ChantalOttawa, The team of Fumba Beach Lodge would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your stay at our lodge. We hope you had a memorable stay and we hope you enjoyed your last part of your trip in Rwanda. Although the gorillas are a bit bigger than the elephant shrews that we have here in Zanzibar,... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

The manager Michiel Coolen makes the difference; he caters for your every need and always enquired about how he can make your holiday special. Special meals were on offer for my daughter who has allergies; we were treated like royalty all the time ; a special village tour was arranged which was not on the itinerary; Michiel even gave me... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear yaseen101, Thank you so much for taking your precious time to share your experiences of your stay at our lodge with the TripAdvisor community. We are extremely happy that you and your family have enjoyed your stay at Fumba Beach Lodge and we are already looking forward to your return visit! The masala tea is waiting for you. Please... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there one night at end of March and we had a great stay. We had a sea view room with an incredible view on the sea. The rooms are very beautiful , nicely decorated and spacious and have large sliding wooden doors that opens up to the sea with your own private beach spot with deck chairs and... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear SimbadTravels, Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write a review on our page about your recent stay at Fumba Beach Lodge. It was a pleasure welcoming you and we are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay. Our apologies for standing on top of one of the sea urchins, we indeed do have a few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

came here for ten mights, so far its beaten my expectations. very friendly, genuinly lovely people run this hotel. Michael has bigger and whiter teeth than the locals and smiles often. mag is the water sports instructor and great company, but then she is a fellow crab and i would expect no less. lol . i always think that the... More 

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ManagerFumba, General Manager at Fumba Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Trevor H, It was a great pleasure having you at Fumba Beach Lodge, it felt like welcoming a family member back to this little piece of paradise. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Baobab tree and you were able to finish your favorite book called 'Lord Mitty'. We are more than looking forward to your return... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Fumba Beach Lodge

Address: PO Box 3705 | Fumba, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Zanzibar City > Stone Town
Price Range: $223 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fumba Beach Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Fumba Beach Hotel Stone Town
Fumba Beach Lodge Zanzibar Island/Stone Town
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