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Hotel Kiwengwa Apartments

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Only 200 meters from what feels like an exclusive beach, downwind of what would be considered the hustle and bustle of "pole pole" east-coast Zanzibar. Your host, Domenico is a great chef, portions are very generous and tasty, if slightly on the pricey side (but in-house guests receive a 25 per cent discount). The staff are attentive. On the plus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 10 days a year ago, and now I revisited again for dinner. It is undoubtedly the best food on the beautiful island of Zanzibar. Chef Domenico is in a class of its own. Fresh ingredients, prepared with skill and love. Also great accommodation, clean pool and fantastic setting in lush gardens. Excellent staff and the hospitality... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Facilities are good - nice restaurant/bar area, pool, etc. Beside beach with loungers available. Apartments are a little dated but nice touches to make the stay very pleasurable. Food is great in the restaurant and the staff are lovely.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Discovered this gem of an Italian restaurant with cheap delicious food in a lovely quiet location. The chef is Italian and was head chef at one of the large resorts up the coast. Excellent service. His apartments look really nice too. Unfortunately no beachfront. My rating is predominantly for his brilliant restaurant though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is not a luxury resort but it’s nice, clean and quiet with very friendly staff and management. The owner, Domenico, and his staff were really great and always ready to help. We appreciated the beautiful grounds and the nice pool area. We spent ten days at this resort and we enjoyed our stay very much. Free wifi is also... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It is very relaxing to stay in Kiwengwa apartments and the service is excellent. It is located very close to the beach which is fantastic. We were met by Domenicos who is the owner of this apartments and fantastic chef. He can help you with trips, transportation and everything you need. Fantastic vacation. I would not hesitate to recommend Kiwengwa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Cleen, very good food, nice pool area, close to the beach and very friendly staff and owner. All apartments are close to the pool and only a 1 minute to walk to the beach. Domenicos (the owner) passion for cooking and his hotell is amazing, you directly feel very welcome. He can help you with trips, transportation and everything you... More 

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milano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We arrived very early in the morning to be greeted by very friendly staff and with a complimentary tour and drink with the owner. I was astonished at the high level of cleanliness. The language spoken was mainly broken English but with such politeness and trying the staff always were spot on. Manager very welcoming and helpful, especially on 'dos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The best food! The best service. The best place to go for a vacation get away! Kiwengwa Apartments is simply a wonderland. Owned by an Italian chef you will be amazed at how fantastic it is here. Last night he made a spectacular five star meal that featured a beef fillet that was the best I've ever had. Robust flavor... More 

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Warrenton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I have visited Zanzibar several times - each time searching for a place to stay. My searching days are over - this is the ONLY place to stay in Zanzibar! Domenico and Gertrude have made an absolute oasis at Kiwengwa. I plan to escape again to the clean, comfortable rooms, the beautfully maintained pool and courtyard, and the incredible food!... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kiwengwaapartments are fine holidays homes close to a white sandy private beach,located 40 km from the airportand ZANZIBAR Town.Kiwengwaapartments comprises of 14 room, 8 Apartments bungalow, with one double bedroom, and kitchen facility)*(on request)and 6 Family rooms, with veranda facing the swimming pool ,have two double bed roomsAll rooms include# en-suite Bathroom ,TV,Fridge,Air-conditioning,Fan and Telephone, our facility include well stocked BAR Ala carte Restaurant,Dhow table setting for a private dinner maximum 14 pax seat, swimming pool and intenet facility ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kiwengwa Apartments

Address: P.O 3768 | Kiwengwa East Coast beach, Kiwengwa P.O 3768, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kiwengwa
Price Range: $60 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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