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Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“food was amazing”(16 reviews)
“stone town”(26 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spend a wonderful holiday at the Zanzibar retreat hotel. The hotel is small and well taken care, the food is great and the service excellent. We spent 8 days of complete relax, no shoes, no hurry, nothing to worry about. The beach is not...More

Thank Ana A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely small hotel where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful beach and peaceful surroundings of Matemwe village. Jan, the owner, and the great staff are really kind and helpful, always happy to tell you about the region and the people living...More

Thank kristina120914
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great place to come and relax after 9 days of a safari before heading home. The beach is gorgeous and a great place to take morning and evening walks. The staff is very accommodating and helpful. A great surprise was how good...More

Thank ppetersenj
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful few days at the retreat - staying as a family with 2 boys aged 8/11. Really easy and helpful booking online from London via Jan (owner) and he helped us choose family room (room 10) which was excellent and our favourite...More

Thank KVMP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small and quiet hotel, good for resting. Location, just in front of a seclueded beach, is ideal for those looking for a retreat. The atmosphere is very familiar and employees are kind and helpful. Jan, the owner, was amazing giving a lot...More

Thank Belozen
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$127 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$127 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dimoda_8
June 12, 2017|
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Response from kismet80 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with what the others have answered, no seaview from the standard rooms, but the beach is right outside. Can really recommend this hotel, if you are looking for a comfortable hotel away from the crowds, with nice... More
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swarnsma
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Lee M |
Hi, It's about an hour from Stone Town or the airport to the hotel. Taxis are available.
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carolyneawino99
March 3, 2017|
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Response from GoZanzibar | Property representative |
Hi. Send me an email and I have easier task to answer your questions. Google the hotel online and you will find the email you can use. Thanks Jan
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Room Tips
"Seaview room is fantastic"
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"I'd choose ground floor for the pool and the beach."
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"Standard rooms are the only ones on the ground floor -- handier for beach and pool."
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"Very quiet."
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