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The Zanzibari

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#14 of 18 Hotels in Nungwi
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 5 nights in January in the Bustani Suite. First thing I would like to mention is the staff. They were all always nice and welcoming. They helped us immediately with everything we needed. BIG PLUS! The Bustani Suite: very spacious and isolated. We also had our own sort of balcony. Is is worth to mention that there...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very quiet and beautiful getaway. It's like having your own private beach! The staff was very polite and helpful. The food was excellent and the beer was cold. Only one bedroom had AC but it really didn't matter since we spent most of the day out on the beach or in the water. Highly recommended!

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Halmstad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at The Zanzibari 10 nights to soak up some sun and enjoy the calm. The hotel is on the quiet side of Nungwi, on the east coast. This means big tidal differences with the chance of long walks out to sandbanks and the reef during low tide. You can also walk aong the coast to the village on...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice and cozy hotel with an enjoyable garden setup. The food was good along with the service. We also wanted to dive, so they recommended Fun Divers Zanzibar, where everything went smoothly and the diving was great!

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Holland, Province Drenthe
Reviewed November 18, 2016

The hotel is very well situated at the Indian Oceancoast. From our room we had a very beautiful view over the blue ocean. The staff is friendly. Breakfast and diner was very good and surprising. You could make a good choice of different courses and menus.

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Solna, Sweden
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Our stay at the Zanzibari hotel was wonderful! Delicious food and drinks at the restaurant and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Nice pool and a private beach close to the room. The room was very cozy and had a nice balcony facing the ocean. The room was also very tidy and spacious. The only negative to say was...

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Goromonzi
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We were very impressed with the helpfulness and friendliness of your staff. We will definitely recommend The Zanzibari to all our friends and certainly hope to return with our families in the not-too-distant future. The beauty and tranquility of the location is breathtaking!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Have you ever imagined yourself on a white sandy beach overlooking a turquoise (and warm!) ocean? If so, dream no more. This is real and absolutely heavenly. The hotel is in a lovely setting with the Indian Ocean on the doorstep. The hotel itself was a great place to stay and we had great views from our room. The staff...

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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The Zanzibari was the second hotel we stayed at in Zanzibar. Visiting in early October is great (I mean if you don't like crowded places) as we were very few people there. The staff (and that's including everyone from the manager to the cleaning lady) is truly nice, carrying for your comfort, and prepare some lovely surprises. Nungwi's visit is...

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Thank you for your gracious review. I am glad you had a wonderful stay with us. I will pass your comments onto the staff.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We went to the Zanzibari this summer for a week. I found the place charming, quiet, a few rooms only, we felt like we were at home without having to cook and all :). The staff are welcoming, friendly, generous, cheerful, caring and so much more. I cannot recall any other place where the staff were so attentive to our...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Zanzibari is located in Nungwi on the northeastern tip of Zanzibar. Set above the beach on a low coral cliff with easy access to the sea you are offered privacy, peace and tranquility while taking in the stunning views of the Indian Ocean. The hotel has many high quality facilities, including our infinity pool, spa and famous Dhow Restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Zanzibari

Address: Nungwi Road, Nungwi 10437, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $176 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Zanzibari 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
The Zanzibari Hotel Nungwi
The Zanzibari Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#11 Family Hotel in Nungwi
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“Excellent for R&R”
 of 5 bubbles eladr07, 1 week ago | Read review
“I think the sea view was slightly better from the first floor.”
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“pick one with a sea view”
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“Choose a sea view room.”
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“Best views from 1st floor rooms.”
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