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Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse

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Jambiani Road, Paje 0000, Tanzania
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Paris
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay. Dina the host is very kind and helpful. She gave us very good advices, she did evrything for us to make our stay very plesant. Wonderful breakfast on the beach every morning and the best place to eat in Paje ! Nice room, king size bed but not the best mattress. We recommed it !!... More 

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Thank gaetika
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte and Gregory, THANK YOU for your review. We appreciate all comments. It is just always sad that guests do not put our attention to faulty mattresses while they are in the guest house. We would have changed it immediately. Next time... please speak to us. It is vety important for us that our guests have good rest and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from our stay at this hotel. Sadly we only had 3 amazing nights here as we stayed the first 9 nights of our trip at an inferior hotel in Jambiani (see other review). After having enjoyed a lunch here and liking what we saw, I contacted Dina to enquire about room availability for our final 3... More 

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Thank TravellingOrange
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

THANK YOU for your nice review. We are always very glad that we reach the expectations of our guests. You were also wonderful guests and the beauty cuts to both sides. It will be so nice to receive you back into our guest house for your next visit. We are looking forward to it. Best wishes from the KK Team. More 

Munich, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I work as a travel agent and I´m a extensive traveller. I´ve stayed in some amazing places around the world (1* to 6* Hotels) but Kilima Kidogot tops all of the guesthouses I´ve ever been. If you love small, cozy (11 rooms) guesthouses designed and furnished with loving attention to detail and a place where you feel like home -... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

THANK YOU Stephanie,... Thank you for your nice review and your truly observation ... we love our guests, and we are always so great full to get guests that appreciate our hospitality. May we be blessed with good health and spirit to continue this great job. Kilima Kidogo guest house is very special to us, and that is what we... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We visitted Kilima Kidogo in March, and we loved the relaxing place! But the kitchen then needed some improvement. We came back this weekend with some other Norwegian friends, and it was AMAZING!!! Among the best meals I've eaten in Zanzibar (and we have now lived here for 5 months). The place is also one of the most relaxing places... More 

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Thank Mariann M
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mariann Roger family and friends.... it is always amazing good when we can make a change, and we have won the challenge. Our Kitchen trainer Louise is amazing and the kitchen staff loved all her skills and teachings. It is so nice to have now happy guests and staff that is enjoying their job! THANK YOU Mariann that you... More 

London
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Spent for 10days during my holiday, had the best time of my life! The owned (Mama Dina) is very welcoming, great personality and larger then life. The staff extremely polite, funny and friendly. Attention to details are high and it's been a great pleasure staying at KK. The housekeeping are impressive and I love their different styles of making my... More 

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Thank jennydn78
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, THANK YOU for your well appreciated review. When we get reviews like yours, then we know our work are appreciated and well experienced by our guests. THANK YOU! For the past SIX years we try to keep this high standard level to give our guests a great holiday experience to remember for life time. Jenny, we hope we... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Basic but what do you want when you have got this place right on the fantastic beach. Okay would be good to provide free water but it does not cost much to buy anyway. Dina was lovely and escorted us on two trips to Stone Town to include giant tortoises and a trip to the coral reef to include snorkelling.... More 

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KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

It was amazing with you all in the house... THANK YOU for your well appreciated review. It is for me and my staff a great pleasure to entertain guests who appreciate our hosting in all the small things we try to make a memoir from this little friendly island! Bless you all and your families. Best wishes to you all!... More 

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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

very friendly owner and staf; basic hostel, a bit remote from the places where it actually happens (walking along the moonlit beach to get there, a bit of hassling from not unfriendly locals) ; good breakfast (banana pancakes!) and good food. nice pool.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

It has been a year since our stay at Dina's Kilimakidogo Hotel. We were booked at another hotel which was horrendous, and Dina was so kind to take us in at the last minute. I have saved so long for our very special family holiday and was so disappointed by our previous hotel and I think Dina could see this... More 

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sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

The guesthouse located in the south of Paje beach. Perfect if you aren't after kite surfing. The room is specious and simple (with air-con) Few points i think worth noting: -any food or drinks (including water) are not allowed in the room. No water is provided even for teeth brushing and a water bottle cost here $3 (4 times more... More 

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KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

We at KK take every review very seriously. Some we can respond to, and others we do not have to respond to,... like in this case. Our guests that stayed the same time in the house had the following comments in our comment book, and then we know the problem is not us, but rather a bad planning on budget... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

This has to be up there with one of the best holidays I have ever had, and that has an awful lot to do with Dina the owner. From the moment I arrived (tired from a 20 hour journey) in the blistering heat, I was welcomed with a huge smile from Dina and the worries and stress of life started... More 

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Thank Alexa R
KilimaKidogo, Owner at Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Alexa... THANK YOU for your nice review and comments. We must say... we also enjoyed your group tremendously,... and we hope to see you all soon again. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse is situated on the east coast of Zanzibar between the villages Paje and Jambiani. This mini boutique has great spirit, value and is situated right on the white beaches and great views of the crystal blue seas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse

Address: Jambiani Road, Paje 0000, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $127 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse Hotel Paje
Kilima Kidogo Guesthouse Zanzibar Island/Paje
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