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Mnarani Beach Cottages

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Townsville
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in one of the superior rooms, the room was nice and clean and big enough for a family. We had a very relaxed stay, it is quiet at night wich was exactly what we wanted. If you are looking for nightlife and party you are in the wrong place! 😉 The staff was very friendly, very helpful and...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bungalow was clean and with good standard. Hot water, functioning airdondition and good shower. Mnarani Beach cottages is not actually on a beach. To get to the beach one has to walk for 5-10 minutes, and to get to the really beautiful beaches youll need to walk 30-45 minutes. However the place is on a beautiful spot, in a...

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Usa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived , are rooms weren't ready till an hour later. The tide was to far in the water, couldn't swim the time were there, not one day, we had to walk 15 min along the beach to swim or just get in to the water...not fun just wanted to relax and walk to the beach, and get refreshed,couldn't no...

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Nassor M, Owner at Mnarani Beach Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Eli O, Thank you for your review. We always appreciate all the feedback we get. We are happy that you liked our rooms, the swimming pool and that everyone was nice and friendly. Zanzibar beach is very tidal and this is more pronounced especially at the periods of the Full moon. You can find this information on our website....

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for those wanting to just relax in a casual atmoshere. Activities at the hotel were a bit limited and equipment a bit well used for those wanting to 'do things' but friendly helpful staff could organise for you with others. Food was good and the extra effort for Christmas was great with special barbecue and...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Mnarani Beach Cottages for 4 nights and it was awesome. The view onto the indian ocean was perfect. We enjoyed the snokling trip with Ali. The rest of the team was always friendly and very helpful with any wish. Big thanks also to the spa team. I really enjoyed the massage with the sound of the ocean...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 weeks in this wonderful place. We had two sea view beach cottages, one for myself and my husband, one for his son. They are small but do have everything you need in them. Unpack and stack wisely and there is no problem. The view was lovely, straight onto the deck which was sometimes interesting at high...

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Velp, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mnarani beach resort is comfortable, not excellent. The cottages at the sea side are very tiny, but all the things you need are in. The cleaning is good. The crew is polite and helpfull. The swimming pool is not very great, but sufficient and with beds around the pool.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very welcoming and helpful during my stay. There was a place you could sign up for different activities during the day. The ocean view was spectacular both at high and low tide. I would come again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights and enjoyed the common areas at Mnarani such as sunbeds, pool, bar and restaurant. But the hotel is placed on the wrong side of Nungwi far away from both the beach and restaurants. And you can not swim in the ocean by the hotel. Wifi is good but only in common areas. The room was...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this quaint resort for 5 days and 4 night. I had extensive conversations with Margaret via email prior to booking and she was beyond helpful. I had a ton of questions for her and her responses were direct and informative. The hotel is about an hour from stone town and I'd recommend taking a cab from ST...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mnarani Beach Cottages is a beach resort hotel, located on the northernmost tip of Zanzibar Island in the village of Nungwi, next to the old lighthouse.Mnarani has been independently recommended by The Lonely Planet Guide, The Bradt Guide to Zanzibar and many other East African travel guidebooks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mnarani Beach Cottages

Address: North Coast, Nungwi, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Nungwi
Price Range: $127 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mnarani Beach Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Mnarani Beach Cottages Hotel Nungwi
Mnarani Beach Hotel
Mnarani Beach Resort
Mnarani Beach Cottages Zanzibar Island/Nungwi
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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“Great view but no beach for swimming.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertH30, 1 week ago | Read review
“The apartments give value for money for groups.”
 of 5 bubbles Jichoman, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Please avoid the smallest sea view rooms. They are too small and don't have enough furniture to keep things.”
 of 5 bubbles igorm435, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Spacious house, 2 floors, balcony. Fitted just like should be. ”
 of 5 bubbles Oleg2017_t, Jan 19, 2017 | Read review
“We had a little house in two stores, called double room Superior.”
 of 5 bubbles ElisabethA318, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
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