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Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great time here. The pools are awesome, the food is generally good, and the grounds are well kept. We stayed in both the garden room (the one with two floors) and the honeymoon suite and we enjoyed both of them. The honeymoon suite is awesome tho!! Everyone is really friendly and welcome. We really loved our stay...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel was extraordinary. The staff was really helpful and welcoming. Our room had a beautiful view on the ocean. The cuisine was excellent although we would have liked to have a bit more choice in the menu. Overall, we had a wonderful stay.

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Thank Anne B
Markham, Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, clean, quiet, well run hotel. Very helpful staff. Enough lounge chairs, fresh towels daily. Annoying beach vendors (as is the case with most beachfront properties) No air conditioning so a little hot at night but manageable with fans. Would gladly go again.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant could have been better and cheaper. We ate at other places along the beach. The pools were great, especially the one which had plenty of shade around it. Staff were willing and helpful. We liked the reef shoes which were supplied

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the best hotels in the area. A lot of posibilities for activities. Amazing food and friendly staff! Beautiful view!!! ..... a lot of Peace.... People who work there are trying to fulfill any wish you made.

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Thank Milos R
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Stayed in the "Honeymoon suite" which was simply amazing. Had our own pool and our own part of the beach. The room was dominated by a very big bed, and everything was very clean and functional. Staff is friendly. The area around the hotel is mainly beach, other hotels and a small village. The inhabitans of the village are very...

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Thank Joachim H
Reviewed November 11, 2016

We loved our stay at this lodge. The staff was very professional and helpful, even waiting for us when we checked in a bit late. The room was airy, beautiful, well decorated, with organic soap, which we appreciated. The restaurant is very nice too, as is the food. Especially the breakfast, that has everything you could ask for. The beach...

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Thank Alice G
Nacka, Sweden
Reviewed October 26, 2016

A very good lodge with everything. Food ok, breakfast very good, but dinner could have a lager choice. A cleaning of the beach is urgent, there are machines that can take up the sea weed. Otherwise IT was a marvellious place.

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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Nice hotel, friendly personnel. The rooms are fantastic, the view over the beach and the see was amazing. The kitchen is very good, nice breakfast, lunch or diner. It's a good place to stay when you like a relaxing holiday.

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Reviewed October 7, 2016

My friend and I booked a 5 night stay and arrived at the hotel very late evening as there was a delay with our flights at the airport. On arrival the staff were very warm and welcoming regardless of the fact we were arriving late at night. The reception was closed as it closes at 7pm but this wasn't a...

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SunshineZanzibar, Guest Relations Manager at Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar, responded to this review

Wow! Dearest Beki and Kirsty Thank you sooo very much for such amazing review – it is truly such a joy to know that you enjoyed the stay with us and share it in such detailed way. You know that having you around was special and we all are looking forward hosting you anytime again and again ;) You have...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sunshine Hotel is a 16 room, beach hotel, located in Matemwe on the north-east coast of Zanzibar. Eco friendly, stylish and cozy, carefully designed by professional designers, creates a unique chill-out ambiance to make you feel happy and relaxed. Set right on the unspoiled white sandy beach, lined with palm trees and washed by warm, turquoise waters of Indian Ocean, it's a perfect gateway from everyday life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar

Address: P.O. Box 4749, Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: $148 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sunshine Hotel Zanzibar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Honeymoon suite is beautiful and the private plunge pool and private beach is awesome!! ”
 of 5 bubbles lydiam919, 5 days ago | Read review
“Don't book room 4 its noisy as its very close to Reception and a store room for housekeeping.”
 of 5 bubbles 945pamelal, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“Blue Breeze suite or the Honeymoon Suite!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 673iljav, Mar 2, 2016 | Read review
“There are approx 4 buildings with 4 suites in each, 2 up and 2 down. I liked our upper room... but really all the rooms had nice views.”
 of 5 bubbles bebeth1919, Oct 9, 2015 | Read review
“Go for the special”
 of 5 bubbles kalimata, Aug 12, 2015 | Read review
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