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Kimte Beach Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere - so chilled out and quiet. A good escape from big resort style accommodation, small enough to be really personalised and know the other guests. Finally left jambiani and immediately regretted leaving. Bar/restaraunt staff are extremely helpful. Only fans but not that hot during the night. We were able to pay with card which was convenient given that...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Stayed at Kimte for 8 days, for about $20 a night for a dorm bed. It's very chilled and quiet. It also has a bar and restaurant with limited food choices. Kitesurfing shop right next door. Dive shops are far away but the staff can help you and call dive shops to arrange transportation to dives. NO WIFI in the...

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Reviewed July 3, 2016

Jambiani is really a wonderfull place, wonderfull sand nice people all around. Kimte is a small hotel with an awesome bar directly on the beach. cheap rooms but clean and good fans and nets. the owner is a fantastic guy really friendly and helpful like all his staff. we stayed there one week with my 8yo son but after 2days...

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Thank jeremy74930
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed April 2, 2016

This is a small place run by an Italian man , Antonio , with a good vibe and very relaxed. The place is right on the sea .. And what a sea! One of the most beautiful water we have seen on the island . This side of the beach in jambiani has still not been invaded by big resorts...

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Reviewed February 24, 2016

Spent 10 days in the dorm. It was great. Lovely staff. The bar/restaurant is right on the beach. You will have your meals with your feet on the sand. The rooms are a little too hot, but who wants to spend time inside the room with this amazing beach right there?! You can use the wi-fi and the pool from...

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Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Kimte lies next to a beautiful beach in a nice part of Jambiani. We stayed there for three nights and had a good time. The staff was helpful and friendly. Only the owner is quite a character. When we were there, he didn't really seem to be in to the whole hospitality thing. Though he did change our room because...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Here the staff is very friendly and helpful and may even invite you out after work or to their villages during their days off. The location is right at a beautiful beach though Jambiani is quite far from Stone town (1hr) so not many restaurant options, most of them linked to the hotels in the area. You can also walk...

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Thank reescal
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed January 19, 2016

We stayed for 5 nights in Jambiani, at Kimte and I think this is the best place in Jambiani! Just few meters from the beach, with bar/restaurant on the beach, great staff, very helpful and friendly. Rooms are nice and clean, with fan and mosquito net. I definitely would recommend Kimte!

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Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed January 11, 2016

My friend and I stayed in a spacious dorm room with (huge) ensuite bathroom. Both bathroom and rooms were extremely clean, with even flowers decorating each bed. Staff was very helpful. The guesthouse and its bar, which also serves food, are right on the beach. Guests of Kimte are allowed to use both wifi and the swimming pool of the...

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South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Although there were certainly some good things about Kimte: the location is superb, the staff is sweet, and the food is decent- I left here more disappointed than anything else. I know this is one of the cheaper places to stay in Jambiani, but I still don't think the price (we paid $70/night) matches the value of what we got....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Featuring free WiFi (nearby partner hotel), a restaurant and a terrace, Kimte Beach Guesthouse & Restaurant offers accommodation in Jambiani, 44 km from Zanzibar City. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Every room is equipped with a private or shared bathroom. Guests can make free use of the outdoor pool at a neighboring hotel. Free private parking is available on site. The area is popular for snorkeling and windsurfing. The bed and breakfast also offers bike hire and car hire. Kiwengwa is 43 km from Kimte Beach Guesthouse, while Paje is 9 km from the property. The nearest airport is Kisauni Airport, 40 km from the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimte Beach Inn

Address: Urban West, Jambiani, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Jambiani
Price Range: $24 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Kimte Beach Hotel Jambiani
Kimte Beach Inn Zanzibar Island/Jambiani
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Dorm rooms are very spacious. No bunk beds.”
 of 5 bubbles gkwc85, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“The place itself has no pool but you can use the one at the next hotel for free”
 of 5 bubbles SimbadTravels, Apr 2, 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother with a private bathroom unless you're really fussy as the shared ones are fine and affect the price a lot.”
 of 5 bubbles Pickles1991, Jun 5, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in double room, which had the most comfortable big bed.”
 of 5 bubbles NicolaM886, Feb 9, 2012 | Read review
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