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Marafiki Bungalows

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Pool
Free parking
Restaurant
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Refrigerator in room
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Non-smoking rooms
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Marafiki Bungalows are what beachy dreams are made of! We recently had the majority of our guests (40+ people) stay at Marafiki for part of our wedding vacation. They absolutely SMASHED it! They are such a well run, family oriented, helpful resort. The staff are very friendly
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Wonderful experience and job well done by the entire staff accommodating a large group for a recent wedding. The bungalows themselves are charming and spacious with very nice touches, right on the beach with a beautiful view. The meals were excellent, and the pool was very
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Marafiki did an amazing job accommodating a huge group of us for a wedding. They rolled with a lot of punches, and helped people figure out transfers, tabs, and other logistics with great flexibility. As for the property, it's perfect for what it is – safe, remote, rustic but
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Marafiki is the best choice if you really want a relaxing environment. Staffs were really friendly and tried their best if you encoured any unexpected issue. For example, one day of my scuba diving was cancelled and I needed to find another store to dive with on next day. Pawet,
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Response from Joanna F, Kierownik at Marafiki Bungalows
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Emma, thank you for taking your time to share your opion. It means a lot to us to know that had good time and food ;-) at Marafiki! Hoping to see you again Joanna & Marafiki Team
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Overall a cozy hotel, but i was disappointed about how dark the bungalows where. They were not light and sunny. A bit depressing actually. Also i would not rate this hotel a 4 star hotel. More like 3. Mostly because of the bungalows and the food. The poolside was nice and cozy.
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Taras Honeymoon Suite - dekoracja z muszelek wykonana przez naszych gości
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Marafiki is not the best location for swimming in the ocean. During low tide, the ocean escapes sometimes almost 1.5 km away, so you can swim only during high tide. But the infinity pool facing the ocean is amazing :-)
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The best is the the Honeymoon Suite! it's a separate ocean front villa with a small private pool on a big tarrace. You could have the birthday dinner on your tarrace.
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You can probably take a taxi (wich are very cheap) to Kiwengwa where there are lot of other hotels you can eat. But the food at the resturant in Marafiki is really good.
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Pani Jadziu, hotel Marafiki znajduje się bezpośrednio przy ogólnodostepnej plaży, którą można spacerowac przy odpływie. Ocean Indyjski charakteryzują bardzo duże różnice poziomu wody, które zmieniaja się kilkakrotnie w ciągu doby. W czasie przypływu, woda nie pozwala na spacery, ale za to jest możliwość kąpieli i pływania. Plażą można dojśc do wioski, ok 20 minut spacerem. Trochę dalej znajdują się duże hotele i lokalne sklepy.
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"Best place if you want a quite and realxing holidays. Gorgeous Garden and sea view. Excellent food."
"Take bungalows with sea view - it is stunning"
"If you cannot bare the sound of the ocean during high tide at night, better ask for a bungalow a bit distant from the ocean."
"As noted by other reviewers, bungalows toward front have better view but more noise."
"Best Hotel premises. Gives a local flavor"
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PRICE RANGE
$79 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandKiwengwa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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