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Mnarani Beach Cottages

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family was staying at the Mnarani beach cottages in Nowember 2016 - and it was a perfect vacation for us. Three kids of 5-6 years and a teenage girl and two adults. Wonderful food, cooked and served by a very kind staff - no chips, burger and other easy crap, all was very good, local and delicate. We enjoyed...

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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very attentive staff, perfect meal, cute idea of separate houses with own garderns. Some 20m from central location (with pool, bar and restaurant) and you feel like you are alone with your family, no intersections with other people - considered location!

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

Dear Oleg 2017, It was a pleasure to welcome you and your Family at Mnarani Beach Cottages, how great to hear that you had such a wonderful feeling and experience . Thank you for this review and on behalf of the team we wish you the very best and hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent there 6 nights in Jan 2017,hotel doesnt provide drinkable water for basic rooms, each bottle cost 2$ At hotels's bar. Outside - 0,5$. So dont be lazy and go out if you drink a lot.Our room was stuffy and stinky and i couldnt sleep because of horrible stinge of muld.Additionally, in our room anti- mosquito spray was not...

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

Dear Joanne L, We would like to thank you for your valuable feedback relating to your recent stay at Mnarani Beach Cottages. We are happy that you liked our clean and quite environment. We apologise that you found the service slow and that we failed to spay in your room. We always strive to give the best possible service to...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is beautiful and the staff friendly. Most of the needs you can possibly get are taken care of if you ask for it. If you are going to Zanzibar for great weather, sun, bathing and relaxation with no worries then this is the place. It is in the northern parts of the Island which has a great view...

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

Dear fredclasen, What a nice review and thank you very much. The Pleasure was indeed ours and we certainly hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards from us all!

Knivsta, Uppsala Län, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mnarani Beach Cotteges has all that you need for a relaxing vacation. Charming house/room with balcony, nice beds, seaview and airconditioning. The pool and relaxing area with different kind of beds, hammock and chairs just by the beautiful sea is perfect for days in harmony. The food that is included in the price is good, especially the breakfast. In the...

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

Dear Elisabeth A, We are delighted that you had a pleasant stay with us and i hope you had a good trip back home. It really was our pleasure to welcome you to Mnarani and we already look forward to your next visit. Best wishes from sunny Zanzibar

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am finally writing my first review to praise Mnarani for doing it right. I was so impressed with the grounds, the location, and the food! All purely amazing. I cannot praise this place enough. I even had a couple of friends living in Zanzibar over, and they were ooing and aahing at the place. I had a beach bungalow,...

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

Dear travelguidewriter, I would like to thank you on behalf of all our staff for your lovely and valuable review. We are glad that you enjoyed our services , location and food options , how wonderful to hear that your first review is about Mnarani! Thank you so much for such a good feedback about our property....when you need another...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach hotel has everything a holiday maker at the coast would like to have: very friendly staff who provide instant solutions to problems that tourists face, ample and clean rooms, very good security; all sorts of food recipes (international and Zanzibarian), clean beach, water sports, clean swimming pool, etc. I stayed there with my family for six days and...

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

Dear jmburu2017, Hope you had a pleasant trip back home and thank you very much for allowing us to be part of your holiday. Happy clients mean the world to us and we definitely hope that we will see you again in the near future. Best regards from us all!

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of nine who stayed for a few days after safari. Everyone was super pleased with this resort. I had a ocean front cottage that had a fan and A/C unit to help defeat the heat. I also had great water pressure and hot water in my room, which was appreciated after several days camping. Breakfast and...

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

Dear Satanyah, We are humbled by your review and thank you very much.We are glad that you were satisfied with the services that we provide. We always strive to give the best possible service to all our clients. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we would love to welcome you again in the near future. Best...

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely resort-style accommodation. We spent 6 nights in the two of the two-story bungalows facing the ocean. While there was a little mix-up with our rooms, we were fully content with the accommodation. The people were incredibly friendly and willing to accommodate to our requests. While there, we went on a snorkeling day-trip organized through the hotel. We would definitely...

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

Dear NicoleNoordhoek Thank you very much for your extremely valuable review. We are glad that you enjoyed everything we have to offer our accommodation style, friendly staff and the snorkeling trip.I have taken your note regarding adding more activities for young and old. We certainly look forward to seeing you back. Best regards from us all!

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here over Christmas and it was an absolute paradise!! 7 days went way too quick and I did not want to come home! The effort made for Christmas was incredible especially being a Muslim country and was greatly appreciated by us all! Cannot wait to go back and stay there again..miss it so much!

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

Dear Ave O, What a lovely review and thank you very much for your nice words about our team and for appreciating our efforts in making your holiday memorable. We are really happy to see that you really enjoyed Christmas celebrations at Mnarani. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and would love to welcome you again soon....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $124 - $218 (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
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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“Spacious house, 2 floors, balcony. Fitted just like should be. ”
 of 5 bubbles Oleg2017_t, 4 days ago | Read review
“We had a little house in two stores, called double room Superior.”
 of 5 bubbles ElisabethA318, 1 week ago | Read review
“beach bungalows for privacy and ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles travelguidewriter, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The hotel rooms are on 3 floors, so if you have trouble with stairs, get one on the ground floor. They all have patios facing the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles garyk95, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“Double with seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles rossanac70, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
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