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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Savanna & ocean is a family friendly and very cozy place. It feels like home to be here and the pattio of the hotel make a lovely and chilled atmosphere. The food is great and the staff are very sweet. Try their delicious chicken pilau and feel like home

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just went back from a wonderful holiday in Zanzibar, where I stayed at Savanna & Ocean for 2 weeks together with my husband and 3 kids. The hotel is placed in a quiet place, where you either can stay during the day and have a quiet and relaxing day in the lounge area upstairs from the restaurant or you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Talk about very misleading marketing! The pictures and reviews of this place are so contradictory to the real thing. It's much more of a hostel than a cozy chilled B&B. We had a huge room with two extra bunk beds because the other regular rooms were booked. Lots of space but zero charm or character. Our room was right next... More 

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Nuuk, Greenland
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 2 weeks at the Savanna and Ocean. Helpful and service minded staff and a comforting, laid back atmosphere. The hotel has a private beach 2 mins. away and rooms are neat and clean. Great assistance with arranging tours and diving. Their kitchen offers both local and international food of good standard (hygiene standards are high as well - quite... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

You´ll get greeted by the friendlist staff you´ve ever met and who will make sure that your stay will be a delight. The amenites are great and it is very close to the beach. There will be movienights, volleyball and all other kind of activities for those who wants it, but lying in the hammock is also an option. The... More 

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David J, Owner at Savanna and Ocean, responded to this review

Hi Zam Thanks a lot for your very nice words. Our hotel means a lot to us, but it is nothing without great guests like yourself - we hope to see you again here in our small paradise and beat you again in volley. Br. David More 

Idestrup, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

My son and I stayed for two weeks in march 2016 and it was one of the nicest stays I have experienced. The rooms are fairly basic, but very comfortable, and fitted with everything you need: A wonderful double bed, a clean and well-functioning shower and bathroom, safe etc. We had seperate rooms opposite each other and it was perfect.... More 

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David J, Owner at Savanna and Ocean, responded to this review

Dear Carina Thank you very much for your very nice review, which made us very happy. Your warm words regarding our staff has been shared with them and it has been received with big smiles and made the work they are doing more meaningful. Your long description shows you have been spending a lot of time on giving your experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We stayed five nights at the Savanna & Ocean hotel in Paje. The hotel was supposed to have been a cheap way of resting after our safari but ended up as one of the highlights of our 2.5 weeks Tanzanian holiday, not least thanks to the exceptionally friendly staff. The rooms are basic but comfortable and of a good size.... More 

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David J, Direktør at Savanna and Ocean, responded to this review

Dear Rasmus Thank you so much for spending your time on this very detailed review of both Savanna and Ocean hotel and safari organiser. We are very pleased to learn about your very good experience especially with our staff, hotel atmosphere and safari. We are sure your review will help others to an amazing holiday in Tanzania. We hope to... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

My boyfriend and I needed a place to stay for New Years eve. At Savanna and Ocean they told us that we could stay for free as someone already paid for the reservation, but hadn't shown up. This however meant, that if the people who booked showed up, we would have to leave. So the entire evening we were obviously... More 

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Jan I, Manager at Savanna and Ocean, responded to this review

Dear Toopsen T, Thanks very much for taking your time to write a review about Savanna and Ocean We are truly sorry about the bad experience you have had ,We had a very long days in the hotel on the mentioned period . We promise to refund your friends please do send their names and email so that we can... More 

Aarhus, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We spent a week at this wonderful hotel in the beginning of December. The hotel is really cosy and infomal. The rooms are furnished with basic local furniture and airconditioned. The service at the reception as well as the restaurant is a true pleasure. You are always met with a smile and a greeting no matter how early or late... More 

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Jan I, General Manager at Savanna and Ocean, responded to this review

Dear Jette, Its nice to hear that you have enjoyed your stay hear at Savanna and Ocean We are grateful ,that you have taken your precious time to review our hotel at Tripadvisor . so that other guest might use your advises . We hope to see you soon again Merry Christmas and Happy new year :-) Best regards Savanna... More 

Goa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I spent 4 days at Savanna and Ocean during my stay on Zanzibar. Hotel is well located in Paje makes easy to move around as it is not far from the beach and close to most other cool spot in Paje area. at the same time they offer various activities and tours to discover the island. the hotel itself is... More 

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Jan I, General Manager at Savanna and Ocean, responded to this review

Hi William Thanks very much for taking your time to write your review in TripAdvisor about our hotel Its pleases as to hear you have good stay . We hope to welcome you again. Best Wishes Savanna and Ocean More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We warmly welcome you to Savanna & Ocean Hotel in Paje on the beautiful east coast of Zanzibar. Here you can relax in the peaceful surroundings, while you are being swept away by the adventurous Zanzibar with its countless senses of impressions. When Zanzibar a few years back was given an honour by the BBC for being the world’s best holiday island, this was mainly because of the combination of paradise, adventure, history and the grand hospitality. Words that we do not just agree with 100 %, but also really believe meet the values of what we have to offer here in our little paradise hotel. We wish to inspire our guests with an authentic atmosphere and give them the opportunity to experience the many facets of Zanzibar and Tanzania. Our friendly and obliging staff will make sure that you get exactly what you wish for, out of your stay. We offer you one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, where you can relax and just dream away for a while, we are specialists within a big range of experiences for those who wish to explore that inner adventurer, we have local African art visible everywhere in the hotel area, and we offer short afternoon courses for those who would like to be introduced to the local language, Swahili or if you simply have interest in the Swahili culture in general. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Savanna and Ocean

Address: Paje east coast, Paje 0915, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $47 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Savanna And Ocean Zanzibar Island/Paje
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