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LAARNE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feel home place Place you can chill,relax and enjoy your holiday like it's your own home and garden Very friendly people, always ready to help and always with a smile and some humor... All basic you need in room and outside Close to the beach...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself was quite nice, the dining area was okay and the food they served was not the best but alright. Really nice and quiet area above the restaurant to chill at night. In my opinion an excellent location, only a few minutes from the beach. The staff was friendly and helpful. But the room we stayed at SUCKED!...

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Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Savanna and Ocean hostel by mistake, I was lost and looking for a different hotel. I went in to get directions and the atmosphere was so welcoming and beautiful, I decided to stay. The staff is quite helpful (as a solo female traveler, I did not feel sexually harassed or put off by the staff).They were kind but...

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Koh Tao, Thailand
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This hotel/hostel is really nice, the central area is beautiful, but the food is overpriced and obviously aimed at foreign tourists who have no idea what things actually cost in Tanzania. Regardless the staff are super helpful and the location great. The beachside bar and beds area probably the best thing about staying here. Otherwise it's very hard to meet...

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

First of all I want to say that Savanna and Ocean Hotel is a beautiful place. The surroundings are amazing, the rooms are nice, the food is tasteful and the beach is fantastic. But with that said... Me and five other girls spend nine days at the hotel and we couldn't wait to go home. Not because of the surroundings,...

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

Dear Mia Thank you very much for your feed back and we always use this to improve our hotel. We are very sorry to hear your experience when staying with us and it is unusual for us to hear this. However we have investigated what has happend and taken measures so that this will not happend again. We are normally...

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 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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David J, Owner at Savanna and Ocean, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful words, the Pilau is also my favourite :-) Br. David

Denmark
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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...

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

Dear Amoellegaard Thank you for your nice review, I have passed on your words to our staff which I know will make them happy. It was a pleasure to have you all here and we look forward to see you again. Br. David

UAE
Reviewed July 20, 2016 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...

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

Dear Rana K We are so sorry to hear about your experience at Savanna and Ocean and a review this negative is very rare to us. We take your inputs very seriously and have discussed it with our kitchen staff, who has promised to think about their noise makings in the future. Further we have had a very busy July...

Nuuk, Greenland
Reviewed July 14, 2016

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...

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Stockholm, Sweden
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...

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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

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • 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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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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: $39 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“The rooms are all similarly good, it doesn't really matter which one you choose.”
 of 5 bubbles carinawoollhead, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are attached to the courtyard, some are a bit separate from the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles 255irisv, Jan 14, 2015 | Read review
“Our room was C and had air conditionning and also a fan (the air conditionning is stopped during the day, but if you ask they can leave on for you).”
 of 5 bubbles DianaBG2014, Mar 22, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms full air conditional,larger bed and more comfort,very cool hotel stuated in a secret hide way.”
 of 5 bubbles p-chaga2013, Jan 25, 2014 | Read review
“No preference”
 of 5 bubbles yves123, Oct 20, 2013 | Read review
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