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    Shooting Star Lodge

    Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good25%
    • Average6%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible2%
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    “infinity pool” (43 reviews)
    “beach bar” (26 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 217 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is a small (17 rooms?) intimate hotel with fabulous views of the sea, friendly staff and high quality food. Riccardo and his team looked after us wonderfully and were flexible too - for example they laid on breafast early just for me as I...More

    Thank Tim L
    Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Tim good afternoon, thank you very much for your kind feedback and consideration, which I will keep in mind to improve more and more our service. looking forward to guest you and your family again in the future, regards Riccardo Grimaldi

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We enjoyed our stay at the shooting star lodge a lot. the view from the room was breathtaking and from the pool even better (sea view). the rooms are very clean and spacious. the staff was very helpful and welcoming and made our stay so...More

    Thank lailaschnurrenberger
    Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, General Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Madam good evening, Thank you very much for your kind feedback regarding your stay in Shooting Star Lodge. Hoping to see you again . Kind regards Riccardo Grimaldi

    Reviewed August 15, 2017

    We had both our wedding here and just got back from celebrating our 10th anniversary at Shooting Star. For the past 10 years we have been raving about our magical wedding at this beautiful oasis in Zanzibar and, of course, had to return to celebrate...More

    Thank mwendwa2433
    Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge, General Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Sir good evening, thank you very much for your kind feedback and appreciation. Your sincerely comment is the best respond to our effort to alway give the best service to our guests. Looking forward to see you again in Shooting Star Lodge, I wish...More

    Reviewed June 4, 2017

    We stayed at the Shooting Star Lodge over Christmas 2016 and it was simply Great. The Location is marvellous, build on a cliff with a fantastic view over the bay. Relaxing in the Swimming Pool on top of the cliff gives you a true Feeling...More

    1  Thank JaninaseMUC
    Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

    Accommodation is ok, staff is very friendly. But in Zanzibar head north for the nice sandy beaches. Here all you'll have in low tide is a great rocky reef stretching 300m until you get to the sea. We ended up taking a costly taxi drive...More

    Thank Fabio C
    Response from Christine S, Manager at Shooting Star LodgeResponded April 12, 2017

    Dear Fabio, we are very happy that you did enjoy your stay with us. Regarding your comment to Kiwengwa - Beach, the appearing and disappearing of the sand is a natural fenomena witch happens every year. Before raining season the sea moves the sand away...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $185 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Kiwengwa
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Kiwengwa
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Kiwengwa
    • Also Known As
    • Shooting Star Hotel Zanzibar ,
    • Shooting Star Lodge Zanzibar Island/Kiwengwa
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    Traveler (248)
    Pool & Beach (61)
    Room & Suite (54)
    Dining (16)
    Hotel & Grounds (143)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (6)
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    Stanley107
    August 1, 2015|
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    Response from Amy T | Reviewed this property |
    It's really relaxed - no dress code for dining, flip flops absolutely fine.
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    Caroline G
    June 1, 2015|
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    Response from Shooting_Star_Lodge | Property representative |
    Yes, we provide you with beach towels in your room. And pool towels can be found at the pool.
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    Cristina C
    September 1, 2014|
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    Response from Sarah W | Reviewed this property |
    Looks like you can also book through agoda Or just found their site shootingstar
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