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The Zanzibari

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#14 of 19 Hotels in Nungwi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zanzibari is a small, peaceful place to be. My review is strictly from my experience of their food and service. I have never spent a night there so I will not touch about their rooms or any amenities. As most of the hotels nearby Zanzibari, beach access is a down. But I love the fact that they created a nice... More 

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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Zanzibari is a haven of peace away from the the hustle and bustle of a somewhat litter strewn Zanzibar. Rooms are very comfortable, clean, airy and with a balcony/veranda facing the ocean. The beach is fantastic, but beware sea urchins. The was a wide choice of food which was very good, especially the Swahili buffet. Paul and his staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at this hotel after five days at Sable MountIn Lodge and had booked an extended stay of seven nights. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to a whole apartment, although one real frustration being that we didn't have a decent shower working throughout. The rest was great - the gardens, the pool, the beach, the super super... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a dream! Nice staff, excellent manager and the best place for a relaxing stay. Due to its size (the hotel only provides 3 suits and 8 rooms) - you can have a perfect rest. If it gets hot, you jump into the pool that has the perfect size, cold water and is partly sun protected. The rooms... More 

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

Thank you for the kind review, I will pass your comments onto the staff. Palzori sends his regards.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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 June 30, 2016

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 

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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: $179 - $352 (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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