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Indigo Beach Zanzibar

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Pool & Beach (70)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
A Barefoot paradise! As you step into Indigo Beach Zanzibar, you will immediately feel that your holidays have started.. Barefoot....This is how you will spend your holidays. Forget everything, free your mind and spirit! Relax in our cozy "boutique Hotel"! The resort shows simplicity & informality.  The turquoise of the lagoon melts into the background of an immaculate white sandy beach, planted with coconut palms close to the small fishing village of Bweju, near Paje Beach. With its whitewashed walls, marine blue roofs and cozy bungalows, Indigo Beach Zanzibar, is full of coastline charm. The garden is planted with coconut palms and exotic trees rustled by the cool sea breeze. From the deck of the pool you'll find a direct view on the lagoon, that spreads its color less than 30m away. Stylist boutique hotel based on the barefoot concept 9 bungalows typical of a beach lifestyle, each with a private lounge area ("baraza" in Swahili) and garden, an external bathroom, with 3 of these bungalows offering 'Family' rooms option. • 8 Romantic sea view bungalows & one garden view • 1 Restaurant and bar overseeing the pool • 1 guest house with 8 traditional & simple rooms & bathroom • 1 kids corner- Mtoto Club • Free Wi-Fi in dedicated areas • Check in :14h00 & check out :11h00 • Reception(souvenirs, excursion desk and other products)
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Ocean View
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I don't know why it is open. It is not hotel.please don't reservation nothing in this place. Run away. Go for the another hotel's. Please believe in me. This hotel don't have conditions. I pay for 7 night after 3 night decide to run this hotel because not sleep. I talk the
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Response from indigobeachznz, General Manager at Indigo Beach Zanzibar
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Daniel, Please allow us to be surprised and very disappointed upon reading your comment. Indeed, it seems you were not satisfied with your experience with us, but every time you met the management team you did not share negative feed backs. We regret if you did not enjoy the room.When you informed the team about your decision to leave, the only reason from your side was the lack of AC. As you know, Indigo Beach is an eco-friendly boutique hotel trying to respect the nature. That information is well shared on all the websites and agencies to avoid that situation on site. The management team is always visible, and talking to us on the spot is always more effective to have your experience enhanced rather than a comment afterwards. We are even more surprised to read your comments as we tried our best to improve your stay. Indeed, we even offered you a complementary lunch and drinks during all day due to a technical problem during your stay at Indigo. Let me come back on your last point. At your check out, my colleague explained to you that she could not guaranty a refund on site as you booked through an agency and not as a direct guests, we do apologize if the information was not clear. We hope that you found another hotel more suitable to your needs and enjoyed the end of your vacations in Zanzibar. Best regards Maelle Collot, General Manager
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We were staying for 3 nights in the garden house at Indigo Beach Zanzibar. We were surprised of the size of the room for the price we paid, the room was super clean, towels were changed every day and every thing was just working the way it was supposed to not like other hotels
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Response from indigobeachznz, General Manager at Indigo Beach Zanzibar
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Jack, First of all, thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay at Indigo Beach Zanzibar ! We feel extremely happy that you have had such a wonderful experience with us and that you have found the service excellent. Please note that all your comments have been shared with the rest of the team. Thank you once again, we hope to welcome you with your wife again very soon to our small paradise. Best regards Maelle Collot, General Manager
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We stayed at the guesthouse Citrus Inn by Indigo Beach Zanzibar. We booked it for two nights, but left after one. I don’t recommend anybody staying there. Better find another place. It was dirty and disgusting. Our room was really small and dark. There was only one lamp in a
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Response from indigobeachznz, General Manager at Indigo Beach Zanzibar
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Natacha, The customer satisfaction in our first priority at Indigo Beach. We always try our best to give an amazing experience to all our guests and we are very sorry to read that we did not succeed with you. Let me please take the opportunity to come back on the different points mentioned in your comment. First of all, we can see on the pictures that they were taken after you used the room – trash bins already full & bed unmade. We can guaranty that the room was perfectly clean at your arrival as a supervisor is checking all the rooms before the arrival of the guests. The pool attendant is cleaning it every morning by using pool products – chlorine, anti-stain, magic blue and not detergent as you suggested. He is mixing the product in a bucket with water before to put them inside the pool. On the picture, you can see a nice and blue water with leaves brought by the wind probably. Concerning the beach bed, those are for all the guests of Indigo Beach, we put them in two different areas – at the pool and on the beach in front of the Ocean view Bungalows. Our team on site is always willing to help and to move the beach bed to another place if the guests request it. We are sorry that you did not dare solicit our team to improve that situation. Indigo Beach is a property right on the beach with a direct access to the Ocean. It is a beautiful paradise full of authenticity with a natural beach and quiet environment, the perfect place to relax and recharge the battery. On the other hand, the reception team is always very happy to organize taxi to go to Paje – only 5 minutes’ drive - and to share tips about restaurants & bars. We are very sorry that you didn’t share those comments upon arrival to give us the chance to improve your stay instead of leaving the hotel without given us a real on time feedback. Best regards Maelle Collot, General Manager
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My second visit to this beautiful and well maintained property and i was not deceived. You are greeted by the massai guards at the entrance, familiar faces at the hotel with a welcoming smile, my usual bungalow right on the beach and impeccable service. Thank you chef for the
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Response from Maelle C, General Manager at Indigo Beach Zanzibar
Responded Jan 21, 2019
Dear Guests, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. All the team and me were very happy to welcome you back to our small paradise. We are all looking forward to welcoming you back very soon to relax under the sun of Zanzibar. Best regards Maelle Collot
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We were back to INDIGO ... happy to see it unchanged and still fantastic. The hotel is right in the middle of Bweju village so you can see the locals playing football on the beach, kids and women picking shelves at low tide. it is really far from the club/ large tourist hotels
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Response from Maelle C, General Manager at Indigo Beach Zanzibar
Responded Dec 25, 2018
Dear guest, Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful experience with us and for choosing to stay at Indigo for a second time. We were delighted to welcome you again. We are glad you enjoyed our ocean front bungalows which had an amazing view of our ocean and also happy that you enjoyed the wonderful birds chirping and amazing wave sounds. Indeed the garden has grown since your last visit, maintaining and improving our coconut palms, exotic trees and flowers is very important to us to give a more calm, peace full and nature friendly environment to our guests. We appreciate the lovely comments about our staff and will pass along this comment to the rest of the team We hope to see you again at our little paradise Wishing you a Merry Christmas, Best regards Maelle Collo
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Guest House Garden Double Room
moulded bathroom
No so bring a good book.
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Dear OlgaOlqa, Yes, it is possible to get the All Inclusive Option. For a week, it would cost per person $420. You can pay for this option upon arrival and we will organise everything. For your information, with the all inclusive you would have free breakfast (from 7am to 9.30am), free lunch (from 12pm to 2.30pm), free dinner (from 7pm to 9.30pm) and you will be able to order drinks all day long - bottles of wine and Heineken would be with an extra fees. Do not hesitate if you need more information, Best regards Maelle Collot, General Manager
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Dear Madam, Indeed, as the others guests answered, we have beach beds next to the pool and on the beach. If all the beach beds on the beach are taken, our team will help you and move an available bed to put it in the required place. We hope you will choose our beautiful small paradise for your next vacations, Best regards Maelle Collot, General Manager
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Good Afternoon, In our restaurant, all the food is Halal. Concerning the restaurant in the surrounding areas, most of them offer Halal food but I would advise you to ask before to be sure. We have a play area with a small house, chairs, table and some toys. It is not a baby club but a baby corner. Do not hesitate if you have additional questions. Have a great day Maelle, the manager
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It is safe to go out alone you can get a taxi to the Sahara or other hotels if you want to venture out. Just never walk on the beach at night on your own or with others. It's lovely there hope you have a fantastic time
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"book the bungalows facing the sea not the guest house.. the NO 6 is exceptional"
"We stayed in the houses situated beside the beach and they were stunning."
"All beach front villas are great"
"Take the villas or be prepared for a very small room!"
"hire a car and travel around - its fantastic"
$64 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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