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Woonona, Australia
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for two nights to dive at Mnemba atoll. Location was amazing, beachside bar, with a nice breeze that we lacked in stone town to escape the heat. We lucked out with the room which was at the back of the property away from the breeze so was very stuffy. Order your food in advance as it takes a while...

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Good value for money. Big and clean rooms. Food was great (both breakfast and dinner). Friendly and helpful people. A perfect place to relax! We first planned to stay only 1 night, but we decided to extend our stay to 3 nights. We had a great time.

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Cheapest accomodation at Matemwe. It's right to the beach. The rooms are big and contain everything you need. The stuff is friendly and help you with everything. You can eat there good and cheap (meal around 15000TSH). They rent bicycles, bikes and snorkling gear.

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I didn't actually stay at the bungalows but just wanted to recommend the car hire service also run by Ally. Something of a local legend, Ally couldn't be more helpful, from meeting us at a bar to take us to the car to the same upon return, as well as delivering our possessions mistakenly left in the car back to...

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Reviewed June 13, 2016

I loved my stay at Keys Bungalow:) It is a very relaxing place!! It is right on the beach with hammocks The staff is very friendly. They have good food and fresh juice Another benefit is that this place is near Mnemba island. A boat trip will bring you to this snorkel place, which is also the best snorkel place...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed February 9, 2016

(+) The view from the room, a lot of friendly local people around! (-) cockroaches (dead & alive); sand in the room: loud; no windows; incompetent staff; too expensive; the water didn't work; the fan didn't work; the food is moderate. We had a Bungalow with a big bed for two persons. If you come into a room and you...

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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice low key bungalow collection. The staff and Ali is extremely friendly and helpful. Food is great. Ali also has a car rental on the side and it is very fun to drive around and explore Zanzibar. But we had a run-in with some local corrupt cops that ask for a bribe **IMPORTANT** if you rent...

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Philippines
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

I booked Keys Bungalows for New Year's Eve. One day before my arrival I asked at Keys if everything's alright with my booking and the transfer from the airport which I booked, they confirmed. One day later I arrived at the airport on Zanzibar, but no one was waiting for me. Thanks to the nice taxi driver Said who knew...

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Vienna
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Was there in January 16 and enjoyed it very much! Ally(the owner) is such a nice and helpful person and he also gives you a lot of advice if you ask him for some tips what to do or where to go! Me and my friends had a lot of fun adn enjoyed the stay very much! It is also...

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Dubai
Reviewed December 21, 2015

I love that this place exists, yes I hated sleeping there there were massive ants but that's because it's on the beach and it's a hut! And yes it feels like a hostel but what do you expect at $50 a night, what the place lacks in hygiene/luxury/comforts it really makes for with its charming staff, surprisingly good food, amazing...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning location, right on the pearl white beach of Matemwe. See, feel and hear the proximity of the ocean while having a sundowner on the seaview terrace. Keys Bungalows is the perfect spot to enjoy snorkeling, diving, taking a spice tour, visiting the daily fish market or discovering the subaquatic wonders of nearby Mnemba Island. Feel at home thanks to the helpful staff and the laid-back atmosphere of this budget friendly accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Keys Bungalows

Address: Darajani Street | North East Coast Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Matemwe
Price Range: $38 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Sea look is worth it and not more expensive”
PhenixFelix, Jan 8, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great”
GardenKitchen, Dec 5, 2014 | Read review
“The middle bungalow was the best.”
frydayuk1, Jul 2, 2014 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any room. We had the bungalow next to the bar/restaurant and it was great. Not to noisy and very convenient with a lovely view.”
ccardenaspinzon, Jun 23, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you bring enough cash as most places along the beach do not take cards!”
Sigrid-Marianella, Jan 1, 2014 | Read review
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