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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Well, we arrived on PARTY NIGHT... We were not mentally prepared for the wild, noisy, crowed affair at all. If you want loud music, lots of drinking, etc (Frat party), that's the place to go! Many locals said it's the best party around - every Friday night, and it typically goes well past 3 am. The DJ's speakers are so...

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

The place is beautiful, we were very impressed when we got there. The staff are friendly and incredibly laid-back which causes you to be the same. We would have stayed a week but - the two shower/toilet buildings had no running water most of the time, and we were sent 200 meters to the neighbors. When the wind picked up...

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay at the bungalows (thankfully) we went one night for their weekly beach party. We were charged $5 each on entry (entry to what is basically just the beach) then we enquired about drinks, being told Whisky was $2.5 a shot, we ordered 2 with coke then were told the price is $5 per drink! Meaning a coke...

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Jambo Beach B, Manager at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Hello guest Thanks that you come and join with us in party and also let me tell you somethings, in Jambo Beach Bungalows beach party is place where peoples don't force you to come or to buy somethings,if you just arrive and hear the cost of entry fee,you decide your self if you can join party or go another place...

Garden Route, South Africa
Reviewed September 9, 2016

In July 2016 I was part of a group of 17 people who traveled to Zanzibar and visited at least 5 different islands in 2 weeks. Starting in Dar Es Salaam and closed off the trip in Stonetown, Malindi. One of our destinations was Jambo beach and wow what a wonderful experience. Fish braai on the beach front singing rasta...

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Jambo Beach B, Manager at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks so much for good review it was really nice to have you here as well, and is true that we had a lot of fun with you guys and hope to see you next time when you have time.

Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

When I arrived in paje I didn't had anything to stay so I searched there and I'm so happy that I choose jambo. For backpackers it's ideal, 15 $ for a bed in a dorm. The environment is just amazing. Directly on the beach, you can walk the whole time barefoot. Rent a bike or do kitesurfing, walk in the...

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Jambo Beach B, Manager at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks that you choosed us and was really nice to have you here, hope to see you next time.

Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is one of the best hostel I've had the opportunity to stay at. Prices are perfect for budget travelers, it's right on the beach with the sea even touching its bar floor in the afternoons. Food is ok and Faith will help you with whatever you need. Awsone place to relax and take the sun, or go kitesurfing.

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Jambo Beach B, Manager at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks for good review, was nice to have you here and we hope will see you again next time.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed August 13, 2016

I spent two nights out of my seven nights moved to simba gardens where i enjoyed my stay.I was sleeping very close to the ocean and i couldn't stand the waves.but i missed the sunrise They have a very beautiful beach. The friday night party its huge .

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Jambo Beach B, Manager at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stay with us, was nice to have you here and we hope to see you next time.

Oakland, California
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a terrible time here. The dorm smelled, had bed bugs (we both saw them and had many bites), the mosquito nets were full of holes, and the beds and mattresses were falling apart. One of our phones was stolen off our beds in the middle of the night and the staff was utterly unhelpful. They suggested we had...

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Jambo Beach B, Manager at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we want to say that very sorry for avery things what happened,if you get misunderstand with some of us we say again sorry for this, we will get in touch to fix all things what you saw was bad, cause that it could happen to have some thing wrong but we are happy for telling...

Reviewed June 3, 2016

Cheap and cheerful! The beach was white, the beach as blue as blue can be and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I had such an amazing time and would not hesitate to return to Jambo. Kick back, grab a Savannah and enjoy the view.

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Jambo Beach B, Manager at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks that you chosen to stayed with us, it was nice to have you here and we are looking forward to welcoming you back any time.

Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We had a really good chillout time there. The Beach is white and perfect, water is warm and clean and clear, its not crowded of people and the Bungalows are close to the water, like in the morning you do two steps to take a bath in the ocean, but attention they have also the tides.. Something the water is...

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Jambo Beach B, Owner at Jambo Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks for good review and we hope to see you here next time and enjoy time together in our little paradise.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jambo Beach Bungalows is situated right on the beautiful beach of Paje, Zanzibar. Paje is one of the most amazing kitesurfing spots in the world, but even if you don't want to kite you can relax on the stunning beach, go snorkeling or we can arrange any sort of tour on the island such as Spice- or Dolphin Tour (eg).All the prices include our delicious breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jambo Beach Bungalows

Address: Shangani Post Office, Kenyatta Rd, Paje, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Paje
Price Range: $30 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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 of 5 bubbles YanaFedorenko, Apr 22, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the bungalows near the bar and party area.”
 of 5 bubbles NicolaXhaar, Jan 20, 2016 | Read review
“We had a group of 5 and were able to reserve a whole bungalow - Simba is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles laurenr0se13, Oct 23, 2014 | Read review
“check the customer review in this website before you go to Africa, Zanzibar. They charge the accommodation in USA/European price but offer the service in Africa level.”
 of 5 bubbles 421minl, Aug 21, 2014 | Read review
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