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Blue Oyster Hotel

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P.O. Box 007, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful view at the sea. Restaurant could improve speed. 90 Minutes for chips, if you have 6 customers a the neigbor table with burger is little slow. We where wondering how they handle more people.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms might seem a bit basic at first but everything works, the water is hot, the room is clean, the bed is great. Most rooms offer sea view. Try to book a room on the first floor to get a breeze at night!

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Thank Sonia B
Windhoek, Namibia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I was taking a late afternoon walk by the beach immediately discovered Blue Oyster Hotel, the view up close was irresistible, it was so inviting I had to had up, there is a nice beach bar where i bought a passion soda, while sipping on my soda, i checked their menu and decided to try their prawns pizza, and came... More 

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Thank Mickezm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

this is a mid range hotel, definitely needs some TLC in the bathroom - i.e. new tiling, toilet and sink set. the hand soap smells very, very unpleasant! but we had the most relaxing 7 nights of our honeymoon trip. pros - staff are the best! so friendly and out going. they are as asset to the hotel - we... More 

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Thank sweetmanuka
Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Very nice food, but patience is needed. Also don't expect starters to be served before the main courses!! Very nice paste and pizza dishes though. Beautiful settings, great location and small a causy restaurant with atmosphere.

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Thank ClausM45
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

The people here kill you with politeness, but they don't solve basic needs/issues. Just checked out today. Good Points: - beautiful landscaping - friendly staff with great attitude - entertainment for guests in a quiet village Unpleasant: -if you pay by card, there's a surcharge of 5%. Why should I pay for their taxes? - bathroom tiles stained, I'll upload... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Blue Oyster has a lovely beach feel to it, and plenty of space to chill and just watch the ocean. The room I stayed in, a garden room, was a bit outdated and in need of refurbishing. The shower didn't work properly and was either boiling hot or freezing cold. There was no ac in the room and only a... More 

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

The beach is beautifull All the staff had a big smile and well trained The food is OK and the rooms are confortable The overall impression was excellent Quality price ratio was also quite good compared with other places on the island

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Surrey, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed here for 5 nights in 2 rooms. Chosen due to excellent reviews which are well deserved. Situated on the most beautiful beach you are steps away from 7 miles of white soft sand and the turquoise sea which never failed to bring a smile to my face! I can be a bit of a pool... More 

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Blue Oyster was a charming hotel. Quiet, smal, romantic and relaxing. Its located on a beautiful beach and has comfortable sunbeds with straw parasol. The beach was beautiful, but if you love to swim be aware of the tides, that will make the beach unswimable for some time of the day. And there is alot of beach sellers walking by,... More 

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