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Mnarani Beach Cottages

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great stay in Mnarani Beach Cottages with our group and then with my friend, when we extended our stay. The resort has a really beautiful location and we had a bungalow just meters away from the ocean. Food was really nice (very local) and staff was really kind in overall. We had the chance even to spot... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best and friendliest service from staff and nothing is a problem. Venue is picturesque and the beach area is magical. The rooms are clean and always remade daily. The food is very local and it is a good experience for local cuisine. Thank you management and staff from Mnarani Beach Cottages, Elroy and Annemie

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

Dear elroy_vblerk, Thank you for choosing to spend your holiday with us at Mnarani . On behalf of the whole team; we are very pleased that overall you found your vacation relaxing and that you liked our hotel services and location and we hope that you will be back to visit us in the near future. More 

Copenhagen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a very pleasant stay at Mnarani Beach Cottages. The staff was friendly, the restaurant made great food and the overall stay was just perfect. The surrounding beaches are magical. Truly an amazing place for those looking for a couple of days off with nothing else than blues skies and tropical feeling.

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

Dear mortenschantz Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such a wonderful review about your stay with us. We are absolutely delighted to know that you had a perfect and amazing days with us and you loved our staff friendliness, our wonderful location and our food . When you need another relaxing holiday it will be a... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a brillianr 3 night stay at this fantastic resort in Nunwi, north Zanzibar.staff was really helpful and accommodating, helped us get settled in and even sortes out our acitivty schedule for the duration of our stay at a very reaaomable price.

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

Dear shomeresh.....We cannot wait to see you again! Thank you for this lovely review.The pleasure was ours and we look forward to your return visit. Best regards from us all! More 

Abuja, Nigeria
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Main beaches lenses, Nungwi etc with all the water sports are very close to the property. No need to go to far away beaches if your stay is 3-4 days. Beach infront of Mnarani is hard one and you need to go there with foot wears all the time.

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

Dear Diwasj, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this review. We were delighted to welcome you and your family at Mnarani Beach Cottages.... We already miss seeing the kids around and we hope to see you back again in the very near future. Best Wishes from us all! More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights at this lovely resort in September 2016. The deck out to the ocean is amazing with a bar and a nice and clean pool. Food is really good, staff is friendly and service minded and rooms are wonderful with sea view balconies. I´m going back here!

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

Dear Anton E, We are pleased to read your review on your recent stay with us and to hear that you had great time and you enjoyed all we had to offer . Thank you very much and we hope to see you back on our beaches very soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful friendly and helpful staff, the owner is sociable and mingles with the guests- he even bought me a drink one evening- what a guy! And sourced a surfboard for my 10 year old- the waves are nice! Small but perfectly formed. Lovely day trips to go snorkelling and to Stone City. Great place to unwind for a few days... More 

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

Dear Charles S, Thank you for your kind review of your recent stay at Mnarani Beach Cottages.How great to know that you enjoyed everything we had to offer. It was really our pleasure to welcome you and your family to our home and we certainly look forward to seeing you back soon. Best regards from us all! More 

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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Zanzibar for my wife's birthday and we stayed in his lodging. It was a wonderful stay at the Mahaba Cottage. Bear in mind that the cottage was open to the outside at certain locations with no air conditioning. A fan was available though. We visited in August so the weather was amazing, no need for AC. The stay... More 

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

Dear Anouar Z, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this review and we are all looking forward to welcoming you back to Mnarani in the near future. More 

Kakamega, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our honeymoon in Zanzibar was beautiful thanks to Mnarani Beach Cottages, Nungwi. Both the receptionists and other attendants were very helpful and efficient. Pick up and drop off from and to the airport was an excellent arrangement since it was our first time in Zanzibar.

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

Dear daisy_mukoya Thank you so much for your lovely review and for choosing Mnarani Beach Cottages for the very special occasion of your honeymoon. We are wishing you both a very happy future together and and we do look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Vegreville, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival to the airport, you are asked to complete a blue customs? Card. They take it, not even giving it a glance, and wave you through.. What's the point? Airport bathrooms are awful. No toilet seat and filthy. On the 2 hr drive from the airport here, I was extremely nervous.... I have been in Africa for 6 weeks... More 

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

Dear Ironpro, Thank you for writing a review about your stay with us. It’s great to know that you’ve enjoyed our location, the relaxing atmosphere, library, our amazing bar area and the beach; and yes, you are right,hagglers and hawkers are not allowed on this side.Mnarani having been participating on community projects, we have build a garbage house for the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
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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: $129 - $182 (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:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Nungwi
#10 Family Hotel in Nungwi
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Nungwi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nungwi
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