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The Zanzibari

#14 of 19 Hotels in Nungwi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its hard to put into words just how nice this place is, from the turquoise sea, to the incredible food, to the friendliest staff, there is not a bad word I could say about my stay here! I landed in Zanzibar after a 3 week photographic Safari holiday, also with Tent With A View... and decided to come to Zanzibar... More 

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Zanzibari_Tanzania, General Manager at The Zanzibari, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a gracious review. I am glad we met all your expectations and you had the relaxation you needed. I will pass your comments onto the staff. You are more than welcome to return. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit started with a 2 and quarter hour drive from the airport to the hotel, an hour more than the return trip? The drivers information was wrong on all counts when questions were asked. The one that mattered most, being that he said that there were televisions in every room, there were not. Indeed the television in the large... More 

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Zanzibari_Tanzania, General Manager at The Zanzibari, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I think it best for me to address each of your “complaints” factually. With regards your airport pick up, the journey (as I informed you) normally about one and a half hours and I have no explanation as to why it took so long and I can only apologise for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our suite was more than we hoped for. The decor was perfect with wood accents. The living room had ample sitting space that were actually comfy. There is a mini fridge. The bedroom had full mosquito netting and a large bed with closet space. The bathroom had a rainfall shower. The vanity was well lit. The upstairs contained 1 queen... More 

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Zanzibari_Tanzania, General Manager at The Zanzibari, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very descriptive review. It was a pleasure having you all here and the staff enjoyed your company. It would be nice to see you all again one day :) More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 3 days in Nungwi with my friends at the Zanzibari hotel. The hotel is wonderful, it's neither too big nor too small. There is enough space for you to be away from the rest of the guests and it's cozy enough that you feel at home. Paul, the hotel manager, is very welcoming and helpful. The hotel... More 

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Zanzibari_Tanzania, General Manager at The Zanzibari, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time time write such a gracious review and I am happy that you all had such an informative and relaxing stay with us. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful peaceful stay.staff could not do enough to help with anything that was needed .location was good . Beach available at low tide (times for this were given ).we enjoyed the food immensely .you ordered in the morning for the evening meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having spent busy time travelling round mainland Tanzania we decided to add on some chill time at the zanzibari. What a great decision. From the moment we were warmly welcomed by Paul, the manager we felt instantly relaxed. Our room was beautiful and Rose added the extra touches. Pool and beach area perfect. Highly recommend the Zanzibari and all its... More 

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Zanzibari_Tanzania, Manager at The Zanzibari, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Our aim is to make our clients relaxed and we do everything we can to accommodate your needs and by the sounds of it we achieved that goal. Thank you again for taking the time to write this review. More 

Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My stay at the Zanzibari was totally unplanned and after a stressful week of work and a hectic day in Stone Town, I was ready for some relaxation. I called the Zanzibari about 2 hours before I arrived and when the manager, Paul, mentioned I'd be the only one at the hotel I was worried it would be a bit... More 

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Zanzibari_Tanzania, General Manager at The Zanzibari, responded to this review

Well who needs a promotions manager when you give us such an outstanding review! Thank you for your kind words it is very much appreciated and I have passed your comments to all the staff. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I came to Zanzibar on very short notice and had the most wonderful experience at the Zanzibari. Although I landed there by chance after the manager hepled me out greatly, I wouldn definitely go back anytime! The location is beatiful. Since it is at the end of a beach it is very private, you have perfect access to the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I'll save the best for last in this review. First of all, the location is absolutely stunning. If you want white sandy beaches and turquoise sea, this is IT! We were upgraded to a suite and it was definitely incredible. The views from our villa was exactly what we were looking for when we came to Zanzibar. Words cannot describe... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We have been here 2 days so far and simply cannot fault it. Anything we wish for the hotel management will arrange for us. They do their own tours and will customise any for you at a very reasonable price .We are interested in the turtles,boat making , and colobus monkeys but there are opportunities for snorkeling and water sports... More 

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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: $180 - $363 (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 Luxury Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
#11 Family Hotel in Nungwi
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