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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All of the staff there go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable, happy, and relaxed. The customer service is exceptional...for example we had an early commute to the airport and they packed some fruits for us to take on the journey since we wouldn't have time to eat breakfast. I was very sad to leave at the end... More 

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Choma, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Hard to complain about a place that is arguably 'too chill'. Thought the single room w shared bathroom was very reasonably priced for the island so jumped on it. Food is good but overpriced in my opinion. Grounds are beautiful, fantastic pool comes in handy when the tide is far out. not on the beach but such a short walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Be it the people that work there, or other fellow travelers, the conversations and the openness experienced were exactly what was needed. A cocktail as you're checking in, 2 mins walk to the beach (or the pool!), delicious dinner, amazing breakfast, all while you're being caressed by the warm winds, great music, the sound of water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Such a cool place! Nice pool, delicious food, friendly staff and 30 sec walk to the beach! The beach are really nice.We felt safe and the prices are low! We stayed for 8 nights. Also a cool bar, and Gabriel and Shaggy will help you with everything you need!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience here. Felt so welcomed from the first minute and staff are friendly and attentive always willing to give advice and help you out. Can't recommend this place enough and I will defiantly be going back. Like most people I only planned a couple of nights but stayed for 8! Paradise

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

If you want to avoid big international hotels and want to stick to the locally run places, don't hesitate and go to Mustapha's. The over relaxing place is run by friendly and helpful people. they helped us organize a beautiful snorkelling trip. The place is comfortable, clean and the restaurant serves very good food. Recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

If you’ve headed south rather than north, you’ve already opted for something more laid-back. On the Island’s bottom east-side, Mustapha’s keeps that going with its rasta-chill’d but professionally run operation – headed by Sadie when I stayed, a “Motherland” homeboy who splits time between there and the UK; he made everything wonderful from the get-go. From Stone Town, a private... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

It's hard to fully describe the experience we had at Mustpahas as it was simply put, magical. First off, it's absolutely beautiful set in a quaint garden with unique bungalows where you feel the taste of nature. Mustapha, the owner, is probably one of the loveliest people I have had the opportunity to meet and hang out with. Not only... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Mustapha's Place is located in Bwejuu, which is like a 45 minute walk from Paje, 10 minutes by car. The beach is really disappointing, because there is seaweed everywhere. It doesn't look like the pictures at all, for those pictures you should go to Kendwa. The premise itself looks quite nice but the wifi never works. Besides that the staff... More 

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cultureHamada, Manager at Mustapha's Place, responded to this review

Hi Cover Just few words regarding your review. . hopefully in the future you will "responsible travel" with respect for the country where you go and the people. Mustapha’s place is located in south Bwejuu, 15/20minute walking to Paje, about 2 or 5 minute drive. We thanks mother nature for the stunning beach give us! Our staff are all honest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I would definitely recommend this lovely oasis of chilled out beauty, close to the beach with amazing sunrises! The staff are on hand for every whim and fancy and the food is excellent and obviously freshly prepared. The accommodation comprises of many traditionally handcrafted huts/houses with fabulous artwork and design. We stayed in the round house and it was cleaned... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If your idea of nirvana is to unwind totally in a friendly, unique and unpretentious guesthouse set in stunning gardens, minutes from one of the most gorgeous beaches anywhere, you’ve come to the right place...Our rooms, restaurant and bar are funky and original, and there’s always a good mix of travellers and locals. If you want to meet new people, exchange ideas and experience the real Zanzibar, Mustapha’s is the place for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mustapha's Place

Address: Paje, Bwejuu, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Bwejuu
Price Range: $45 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
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