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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 3, 2013

We stayed at Sele's our first night in Zanzibar to save money before going to a pricier resort. However, we were really surprised at what a great place Sele's was especially considering the price. The bungalows are simple, but close to the beach and have a chill, relaxing vibe. It really just makes you feel like you are enjoying the...

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Stayed here with family for 11 nights in May this year and had an amazing time. I stayed in one of the upstairs bungalows which are pretty open (no glazed windows, more window coverings) but it was lovely to wake up to the cool sea breeze and have such an elevated view - plus there was a hammock in the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 5, 2013

We stayed here for 5 nights after 2 weeks volunteering in Zambia and before 3 weeks volunteering at the Zanzibar Animal Affection Society (ZAASO) so we were looking for a relaxing break. We were reccomended Sele's and got in touch with Janet who runs the place who was very helpful with booking information. Sele's is about a 45 mminute drive...

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Reviewed March 20, 2013

great value for money. rooms are simple and well equipped. food is great, cocktails also ... one of the rare places on this side of the island to go and hang out. guest include staff from other hotels so the bar is always buzzling. scoccer nights are alwaya busy :-)

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Zanzibar
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Thank you for 2 wonderful nights of well needed rest, excellent food and great company! Rooms have everything we needed, and service, as usual was very good. The best coconut prawn curry, and cocktails! Asanta Sana

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Pointe-Noire, Kouilou, Republic of the Congo
Reviewed January 9, 2013

We spent 3 nights there before New Year Eve. Place is really nice. As the team. Food is really good Our stay there was quite good but I guess Tripadvisor is also a good way to suggest few improvments: For the upstairs room, it would be great to put a bigger fan or to find a way to put the...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed January 5, 2013

We stayed in Seles in December 2012 and we enyoyed immensely. Seles and his staff are extremely nice and helpful, food is fantastic, the best juice I have had in ages for breakfast. The beach in Kendwa, where we also stayed is much better, but our best memories in this trip are from Seles thanks to how well this place...

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Alameda, California
Reviewed December 8, 2012

We stayed at Sele's for four nights in July... the rooms are clean and what you would expect for the price, but what realy sets them apart is their wonderful, relaxed bar/restaurant. Every time we tried to eat someplace else we were disappointed.

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Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
Reviewed November 30, 2012

food is good yes, small bar is nice but bungalow to small, dirty sheets mine had some blood spots...so value to expensive for the quality and no coffee before 8h00...didn t like too narrow spot, i much prefer jambiani beach!!!!!!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed November 7, 2012

We stayed at Sele's for 4 nights at the beginning of October 2012. It was the most wonderful relaxing vasation spot! The food is some of the best we've had in the continent (don't miss the jumbo prawns with coconut sauce), and the rooms are really good value for money. We also stayed in a few other places in Nungui...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Sele's Bungalows

Address: Matemwe Beach | P.O. Box 3215 Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: $76 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Upstairs rooms with balcony are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles howcottrell, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“we got a slight discount for being in the back room - was absolutely fine for us (2 more 'budget-y' inclined, 25 year old travellers)”
 of 5 bubbles Eddyt23, Jul 22, 2015 | Read review
“A two pax bungalow is a much better choice, take dollars with you, unless you like to be surprised by some very unpleasant (incorrect) exchange rates.”
 of 5 bubbles Golyadehond, Mar 6, 2015 | Read review
“- Room number 6 was cheap, but a bit too small for comfort! - Bigger rooms are located closer to the beach and lounge/dining area and are probably worth the extra money if you have the budget to spare. - Rooms located closer to the lounge/dining area might have acces to the free offered Wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles 256jordig, Jan 17, 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi in the bar/restaurant area.”
 of 5 bubbles Z9992SWsimonb, Nov 8, 2014 | Read review
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