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    Dhow Inn

    Paje Beach, Paje, Tanzania
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    • Excellent57%
    • Very good26%
    • Average7%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible1%
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    “paje beach” (12 reviews)
    “nice porch” (2 reviews)
    “private area” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Restaurant
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    1 - 5 of 128 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    If you like the South East Coast of Zanzibar, this is the place to be. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the breakfast excellent, the dinner inconsistent but you get a refund if you complain: Beware that every dish is charged separately, not the...More

    Thank Ullrich K
    Reviewed June 30, 2017

    The initial approach to the Dhow Inn was via some very unprepossessing rutted village lanes, but don't let this put you off as most beachside properties are similarly located. Once inside the complex everything was very clean, tidy and well presented, although it was evident...More

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    1  Thank Dave H
    Response from Dhow2013, Guest Relations Manager at Dhow InnResponded July 4, 2017

    Dear Dave, thank you very much for your lovely feedback. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a good time in Dhow Inn. We would be very happy to welcome you back very soon as...More

    Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

    We've been to the beach section of the Dhow Inn many times and were absolutely delighted with the quality of the service, i.e. the gentleman who tends to that part is totally sweet, attentive and professional. Today we went in for lunch and were really...More

    Thank marinaaab
    Response from Dhow2013, Guest Relations Manager at Dhow InnResponded July 4, 2017

    Dear Marina, thank you for your constructive feedback. We are sorry to hear that the lunch did not meet your expectations. As mentioned it was raining that day and therefore it was not possible to eat in our Open Restaurant. We always have the alternative...More

    Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

    Arrived at the hotel after having to arrange my own transfer from the airport with no response from hotel prior to my arrival on the matter. Thankfully it wasn't terribly hard to arrange at the airport. I was quite put off that despite booking online...More

    Thank Jessica M
    Response from Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow InnResponded June 6, 2017

    Dear Mrs. Martin, thank you for staying with us and your feedback. Unfortunately we have to read that you did not enjoy your stay in Dhow Inn and we are very surprised to read about your feedback. If you would have checked with us directly...More

    Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Dow Inn for three days in May. The location in Paje is quite good. You have to walk to the beach about 100m and the beach is beautiful. But it is not a place to sit and relax. Men walk up to...More

    Thank Algreen345
    Response from Dhow2013, Manager at Dhow InnResponded May 22, 2017

    Dear Paul, thank you for staying with us and your feedback. As soon as we knew about your concern, I offered you a transport to go to the hospital and you told me it was not necessary, that you were doing fine. The well being...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $138 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Location
    • Tanzania >
    • Zanzibar Archipelago >
    • Zanzibar Island >
    • Paje
    • Also Known As
    • Paje Dhow Hotel Paje ,
    • Dhow Inn Zanzibar Island/Paje
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    Traveler (149)
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    Jemma J
    March 25, 2017|
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    Response from Dhow2013 | Property representative |
    Dear Jemma, we are not a Adults only Hotel. We welcome all kind of guests from Adults only, families with children etc. I hope I answered your question and managed to help you.
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    chrisblanken
    January 31, 2017|
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    Response from Dhow2013 | Property representative |
    Dear Chris, yes the hotel has a bicycle rental, once you arrive just let us know the days you want to rent them and we will organise the rest for you
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    patricia H
    November 11, 2016|
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    Response from Adventures_travel123 | Reviewed this property |
    yes, entry visas are USD 50 at the Zanzibar airport.
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    "No matter which room you choose it's OK."
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    "Rooms with pool view - superior room"
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    "Ask for a pool view!"
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    "All rooms have nice view to the pools. There is no ocean view, but you won't be missing it."
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